Free State Brewing Company, 633 Massachusetts St. Join moderator Sarah Hill-Nelson for our inaugural science café, hosted by Free State Brewing Company. Hill-Nelson, owner-operator of Bowersock Mills and Power Co., will introduce the history of hydroelectric power in Lawrence and discuss the pros and cons of harnessing the energy of the Kansas River, now and into the future. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for Science on Tap; program begins at 7:30. Moderators introduce a topic. After a short break for food and drink, the moderator encourages the crowd to ask questions about the subject and interact. Come early for dinner, or join us just for the conversation.
We’ll be putting out the welcome mat on Oct. 11 for KU’s homecoming game. Stop in before or after the game to check out our exhibits. While you’re here, shop at Natural selections, the museum gift shop. The store will have an indoor sidewalk sale with discounts on books, games, toys and other gifts.
From a land of darkness comes a tale of light. CORBIAN Visual Arts and Dance presents Darwin the Dinosaur, a unique theatre experience featuring larger-than-life, glow-in-the-dark characters that light up the stage. With moments of both calamity and comedy, this heartwarming tale tells the story of a scientist, his creation and the true meaning of love. Register at the museum’s gift shop for free tickets!