Science on the Rocks: Sweet Carolina

Celebrate all things Carolinas at this night out at the Museum with highlights of Carolina-made products and progress.

  • Test your paper airplane skills at our First in Flight station
  • See if you can withstand the heat of Carolina reaper pepper
  • Find out if you can kick like a football professional at our Field Goal Challenge
  • Learn about home brewing with award-winners from Carolina Brewmasters
  • Get a photo with everyone's favorite mascot, Sir Purr

Discover the island nation of Cuba
Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and rich biodiversity of ¡Cuba¡. This stunning exhibition from the American Museum of Natural History highlights the fascinating wildlife, multicultural hermitage and daily life of this island 100 miles off the cost of Florida. Upgrade your experience for just $3 more.

For an additional $5, see CUBA the film in IMAX®. CUBA tells the powerful story of a land persevered in time, yet poised on the cusp of dramatic change. Through the eyes of Cuban artists, historians and scientists, the film provides an intimate look this vivacious island nation. Filmed exclusively for IMAX® and giant screen formats, CUBA reveals why Cuba continues to stir the imagination of the world. Showtime at 7:00 p.m.

Online ticket sales end at 3:30 p.m. on the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Must be 21 or older. All sales final. Activities subject to change. Photo ID required for Museum entry. All IDs will be checked at the door. Check-in will be at Tryon St. Admissions. Cash/credit bars featuring beer, wine and liquor throughout Levels 1 and 2. Parking fee for Discovery Place Science Parking Deck is not included. Curio City Kitchen will be open, serving beer, wine and a special menu.

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  • Adults 21+
  • November 15
  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Science on the Rocks