Museum Hosts After Dark Event in July

Posted July 5, 2018 at 9:48 am     Category: NewsMuseum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science presents Museum After Dark, a memorable summer museum experience engaging visitors to share and connect over a common interest – food. Taste, experiment and learn at this interactive event where food meets culture on Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 7 to 10 p.m. Some of the event stations and activities for the evening include: 

  • Spherification – turn ordinary juice into edible jelly spheres
  • Cricket chips – sample this protein rich snack
  • Super tasting – test your taste buds and determine different levels of bitterness
  • Animal versus plant taste test – try to tell the difference between jackfruit and pulled pork
  • Food art – craft masterpieces with snacks and candy
  • Wine slushy demonstration – sample a liquid nitrogen-infused frozen cocktail
  • Pop Rocks – discover what makes this candy pop
  • Make ice cream – work for dessert and churn ice cream
  • Taste changing berries – sample berries that make lemons taste like sugar

Museum After Dark is an 18 and over event sponsored by Cape Fear Museum Associates. Food and adult beverages will be available for purchase and include Port City Que, A&M’s Red Food Truck and Bombers Bev Co.

Advance tickets are now available for Museum After Dark, $6 for members and $8 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased at the Museum admission desk or Tickets may also be purchased at the door on Thursday, July 19, $8 for members and $10 for non-members.

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, 814 Market Street, is open Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended summer hours on Thursdays until 7 p.m. through Labor Day; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. General admission is $8 for adults; $7 for seniors, students and military with valid ID; $5 for children 6-17; and free for children 5 and under and for museum members. New Hanover County residents’ free day is the first Sunday of each month. More information:

Release Contact: Barbi Baker,, 910-798-4367

814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382
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