California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, August 25
This week, NightLife salutes the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with a celebration of centennial proportions.
Catch an enlightening talk by author Dan White, whose book “Under the Stars” takes a humorous and heartfelt look at how America fell in love with camping.
Join outdoor …
This week, NightLife salutes the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with a celebration of centennial proportions. Join outdoor rockstars from REI as they present a special talk by Outdoor School Guide Banning Lyon, exploring the ins and outs of backpacking in Yosemite.
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Thursday, September 1
This week, NightLife breaks down the science of fermentation—from beer to cheese and everything in between.
Watch a mouth-watering mozzarella demo with Kirstin Jackson of It’s Not You, It’s Brie,
learn about the process of lacto-fermentation and how to make tasty chevre with Farm Curious,
explore the fermented …
Thursday, September 8
NightLife’s summer music series returns. Inspired by science and powered by sound, the Academy will transform into an oasis of music and art on one special night per month with NightLife Live.
This September, rock out to lo-fi psychedelic riffs from White Fence—fronted by former Darker …
Thursday, September 15
One of the Academy’s most iconic aquarium residents is turning 21. Come celebrate the birthday of Claude the albino alligator with a NightLife bash of gator proportions.
Catch a very special appearance by the Alonzo King Lines Ballet, performing a routine from their production “Sand.”
Gather around the …
Thursday, September 22
From the forest floor to the treetop canopies, join NightLife and the US Forest Service for a deeper look at the natural wonder and fascinating science of forests.
Take a selfie with Smokey the Bear while learning about fire safety and experimental forests, then check out …
Thursday, September 29
It’s that time of year again—when toothy sharks and thirsty humans unite for a salute to brews with an aquatic twist.
In the East Garden, sip your way through a pop-up beer garden with libations on tap from dozens of local breweries, including Ale Industries, Almanac …