Science After DarkPolar ExpressCorks & Forks Museum Events


Science After Dark
Every First Friday 5:30–9 pm
Discover the mysteries of the universe during our monthly adventures! Learn how to use and create your own star charts or journey through the night sky in The Dome with a special all-live Cosmic Expedition. Gaze through telescopes and see firsthand some of the wonders of the nighttime sky, weather permitting. This incredible event is brought to you in partnership with the Institute for Advance Learning and Research. Members and students with college ID enjoy free admission to Science After Dark; general admission is $5.

The Polar Express at the Danville Science Center
Saturday, December 2 and 9, 10 am and 4 pm

Climb aboard the Polar Express! Children are invited to dress in their favorite pajamas and bring the entire family along. Children and adults are invited on a magical journey! Space is limited, so call the Science Center at 434.791.5160 ext. 0 or visit Facebook and The Polar Express Event to purchase your tickets today. $12 for members; $15 for non-members.

Corks & Forks
Friday, January 12, 6:30–9:30pm

Enjoy fine wine from California’s central coast, Napa Valley, and Sonoma, as well as specialty beers, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and participate in an exciting auction for your chance to win a trip to Cabo San Lucas, Cortona, Italy or Monterey, California. Tasting wines and beers will be available by the glass/bottle for $5.00 each. Tickets are $50.00 per person. All proceeds benefit the educational programs at the Danville Science Center.