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RMSC After Dark: Yule Ball

RMSC After Dark is a series of after-hours social events for adults 21 and over featuring full Museum & Science Center access and cash bars. 

  • Museum & Science Center
  • December 2, 2022 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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RMSC After Dark is a series of after-hours social events for adults 21 and over featuring full Museum & Science Center access and cash bars. Costumes encouraged! 

Prepare to be charmed as the RMSC casts a wintry spell over its grounds! Join us as we weave enticing enchantments, dance merrily through the halls, celebrate the winter season, and explore the magical world of science throughout all three floors of the magnificent RMSC. 

Event highlights include: 

  • Meet Murray, the Mastodon who Lived
  • Witches and wizards from all over dressed in their finest ball attire (costumes highly encouraged!)
  • Get sorted into one of the RMSC’s three mysterious and magical houses: Macedonius House (the RMSC), Ursa House (the Planetarium), or Greenvale House (the Cumming Nature Center)
  • Compete in various challenges throughout the RMSC, including holiday games (sponsored by FlowerCity Comic Con) and live trivia, to earn points for your House
  • Enjoy a meet and greet with birds of prey from Braddock Bay Raptor Research and ponder what it would be like to have one as your very own familiar
  • Cash bars to warm the belly and spirit 
  • Float & waltz across the ballroom floor to a live DJ to flaunt your yule outfits 
  • Craft your very own spell-bound wand 
  • Learn a Yule Ball dance from a professional dancer, and then perform it as a group ensemble in a stunning finale
  • Food trucks with feast-able options for purchase
  • Explore wintry and whimsical scenes in Virtual Reality
  • Manage some mischief by going on a scavenger hunt to unlock access to a secret chamber
  • Witness the Rochester Lego User Group’s spellbinding builds
  • And much more! 

*VIP members will receive early access to the RMSC to view the new Wonders of Water exhibit and embark on an opportunity to peek behind the veil of our Collections vaults. VIP members are asked to arrive at 6pm. Tours will exit from the Wonders of Water exhibit promptly at 6:15pm. Tickets for missed tours will not be refunded.


About The Event

  • Museum & Science Center
  • December 2, 2022 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • 4 hours

Pricing

  • Members: $24.00

  • General Admission: $29.00

  • VIP Admission: $40.00

    VIP tickets are limited! Your experience will include a drink ticket and a Behind the Scenes tour before the official event begins.

Must be 21+ with a valid ID at entry

Tickets are non-refundable and include access to all activities as well as Museum & Science Center exhibits and interactives.