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Way Late Play Date: Boldly Go Beyond

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Friday, August 12, 2022  |  7:00 –10:00 pm

Are you ready to boldly go on this themed adventure? Make it so and join us on Friday, August 12th at  Adventure Science Center for Way Late Play Date: Boldly Go Beyond! Designed for our 21+ audience, this Star Trek-themed, after-hours event will be jam-packed with Star Trek references and space-related activities to honor this pop culture classic. Grab a cocktail and a bite, and then set your course heading to “Fun.” Resistance is futile for Star Trek and space enthusiasts; this is an event not to be missed!
 

Details

Upon entering the Great Beyond, you’ll receive your very own Star Fleet Mission Guide and Badge. Throughout the night, you’ll have the opportunity to earn “Level Up” badges by completing a host of challenges and activities:

Command Level Badge

Attend any one of the night's timed activities:

Trivia Challenge

Test your knowledge of the Star Trek universe and the Great Beyond

Trivia Times:
8:00 – 8:30 pm
9:00 – 9:30 pm

Talks

A presentation from our friends in Vanderbilt’s Physics & Astronomy Department

Presentation times:
7:30 – 7:45 pm - Death by Blackhole
8:30 – 8:45 pm - Wormholes: The Ones You Can Use to Travel Through Space & Time

Planetarium Show

Showtimes:
7:30 – 7:55 pm - Spotting the USS Enterprise: A show from Ph.D. candidate KeyShawn Ivory
8:30 – 8:55 pm - Incoming!
9:30 – 9:55 pm - Incoming!


*times listed above are estimations

Engineering Level Badge

Construct a foam spacecraft and test to verify if it will withstand NASA’s rigorous testing.

Science Level Badge

Slip-on special Geordi-style glasses and learn about the visible light spectrum.

Medic Level Badge

Witness the impacts on your body in a vacuum and learn how a proper spacesuit is key to outer space survival.

Communications Level Badge

Test your communication skills in the Innovation Incubator (i2) by translating and decoding a scrambled alien message received from somewhere in the Sector.
- Advanced decoders can take a shot at solving an encrypted message.
- And, don't forget to check the digital monitor to brush up on a few essential phrases necessary for a successful interface with resident Klingons. 

Additional Activities:

Infinium Room

Step into an out-of-this-world, fully immersive sensory experience and contemplate the endless concept of infinity. Some could even call it our very own Holodeck.

Spy the Spock

How many Spocks can you find as you explore Adventure Science Center?

Vendors:
Daddy's Dogs
Retro Sno
 
Tickets:


Adventure Science Center is a non-profit organization with a mission to open every mind to the wonders of science and technology, fostering a better understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Your ticket purchase to Way Late Play Date: Boldly Go Beyond is a donation to our Beyond 75 campaign; an initiative to transform over 15,000 square feet of the science center in the next three years and ensure another 75 years of extraordinary memory making.
 

$35 per Adult (21+)
Members receive a $5 discount. >> Become a Member


Tickets include admission, a planetarium show, and activities.
 
* Food and beverage are an additional cost at the event. 

Sponsored by:  

Minuteman Printing 

Questions:  

events@adventuresci.org 

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