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Something a little less ordinary… for adults!


Image: Martin Lipman © Canadian Museum of NatureImage: Martin Lipman © Canadian Museum of Nature Looking for something out of the ordinary to do this weekend? Get ready to party, because the Canadian Museum of Nature hosts its third Nature Nocturne event this Friday, March 22 from 8:00 pm until midnight.

This month’s theme is SPRING! Although there may still be a bit of snow on the ground, the environment inside Nature Nocturne this weekend is sure to be warm and “blooming” with adventure!

For those of you who haven’t already heard about these incredible monthly events, Nature Nocturne is an evening of discovery, dancing, DJs, and drinking (responsibly!) in a dramatic setting: the museum itself! The museum transforms into a nightclub, with two dance floors and access to the museum exhibits and special installations.

Have a “whale” of a time in the main foyer or snap some shots with dinosaurs while you roam throughout the exhibits. Don’t forget to tag your Twitter photos with the hashtag #naturenocturne to get them displayed on the giant screen at the top of the stairs in the atrium.

In the Queen’s Lantern (the dramatic glassed-in area above the main entrance), DJ Tdot is returning to keep you on your feet, and the fourth floor dance floor will host several different DJs: Adam Saikaley, Jas Nasty, Greg Reain and VJ Ina.

The team at the museum has created a craft workshop where you can build your own ode to spring if your feet get tired from dancing! Catch a glimpse of upcoming exhibits in the “pilot lab” and explore local artists’ fibre-art rock installation coordinated by Wabi Sabi.

It’s recommended to book your tickets in advance to lessen the wait time to get in, and to ensure you don’t miss this amazing event. Tickets are $20 (taxes included) per person. Cash bars can be found on all four levels, and snacks are for sale throughout the museum. And mark your calendars: the next Nature Nocturnes are scheduled for April 26; September 20; October 25; and November 22.


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