press & News

RMSC’s Uncorked & On Tap: An Evening of Food, Drinks, & Science

    ROCHESTER, NY—Community members are invited to Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) for RMSC Uncorked & On Tap, an evening-long tasting event, on Saturday, March 7, from 6–10 p.m.

    At RMSC Uncorked & On Tap, guests will sip and sample their way across three levels of the Museum. Dozens of local and regional craft beer, wine, spirit, and food vendors will offer their finest products for guests to sample, as well as products to purchase. Guests will also enjoy live music by Alphonso Williams and Ben Haravitch. 

    “This event is a great opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled evening at the RMSC while sampling the amazing local wine, craft beer, and food of our region. It is always one of Rochester’s most popular events, and we love the energy it brings into the museum,” said Lisa E. Ireland, Vice President for Institutional Advancement at RMSC.

    Guests are also invited to attend educational seminars throughout the evening. There will be opportunities to explore the science of food and drinks, mixology, viticulture, brewing, and distilling. Additionally, all three floors of exhibits are open to visitors, including the current featured exhibit SciFiTech—an interactive exhibit that explores the impact of science fiction on modern technology. 

    There will be more than 45 local and regional vendors at the museum, including: 58 Main BBQ & Brew; Three Heads Brewing; Get Caked Bakery; Tommyrotter Distillery; OSB Ciderworks; and nearly a dozen wineries. 

    RMSC Uncorked & On Tap is a 21 and older event, and attendees must show proof of age at the door. Tickets are $65 general admission and include a tasting glass, a tote bag, and access to seminars. VIP tickets are $80 and include VIP check-in, a champagne welcome, a VIP-only seminar with Lindsay Tarnoff from Laughing Gull Chocolates, and additional tote bag goodies. 

    Proceeds from RMSC Uncorked & On Tap will support all areas of the RMSC including educational programming and exhibits.  

    Attention Media: The very popular VIP tickets are nearly sold out. For up-to-date details and to purchase tickets, visit #RMSCUncorked

    RMSC Uncorked & On Tap is made possible, in part, by the generous support of our presenting sponsor, Vincent Associates.

    For high-resolution images and additional information, contact Felicia Swartzenberg, Communications Coordinator, RMSC, 585.271.4552 or

    The mission of the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) is to inspire a better future for all through curiosity, exploration, and participation in science, culture, and the natural world. RMSC includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives significant funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. 

    For more information about RMSC, visit Connect with us on FacebookTwitterYouTube and Instagram.