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A Taste of Science
Saturday, October 26th from 6:00 – 9:00pm

Join us for an extra special HALLOWEEN edition of ‘A Taste of Science’ to benefit the nonprofit Lancaster Science Factory!

This SPOOKTACULAR night will feature delicious food and drink by local restaurants, music and dancing, costumed fun, and MORE – all set against the backdrop of a newly expanded Science Factory. We’ve grown by 50%, added a ton of fun new exhibits and Maker Space. These exhibits aren’t just for kids – we can’t wait to share the new space with you at this party!

NEW FOR THIS YEAR, our host and mistress of ceremonies will be THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, Kahmor Vixenn! For your dancing pleasure, DJ Smiles will be spinning the scientific and spooky tunes. Go all out for your chance to win our costume contest or craft your own Halloween mask or costume in our Maker Space. Wear your costume over to Tellus360 where you can receive $5 off admission to their Halloween Party with your Taste of Science proof of attendance!

What to Expect

This year the theme is spooky science, and that includes the food! Sample delicious small plates from the best local restaurants at eight stations throughout the Hall of Science. There will be an enticing array of savory and sweet dishes to choose from.
The Baker’s Table
The Commons Company
Quip’s Pub
Four54 Grill
TFB Hospitality – Per Diem at the Rock Lititz Hotel
American Bar & Grill
The Horse Inn

Open bar. Enjoy beer, wine and cocktails!
Raffle and 50/50. Enter the raffle to win local experiences, treats, and treasures!

Get Your Tickets Today!

Only 250 tickets are available for this event. Early bird specials and ticket bundles are available until October 7th.

Ticket prices are as follows:
Single Ticket
$85 in advance
$90 at the door (if available)

Ticket Bundles
$160 for 2 tickets (Save $5 per ticket)
$300 for 4 tickets (Save $10 per ticket)

Please join us for a fun and casual evening to benefit Rock Ford featuring your choice of steak ($80), lobster ($90) or steak and lobster ($100). Dinners include salad, scalloped potatoes, corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll and butter and ice cream sundae.

Cash bar.

Music by Chuck Colson Entertainment.

For reservations, please click here.

If you have any questions, please call the Rock Ford office at 717-392-7223.

RSVP deadline: Friday, August 3, 2018

All proceeds benefit Rock Ford Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.

Event co-chairs: Marilyn Berger and Mary Burton

We would like to thank Clermont Wealth Strategies, Fulton Financial Advisors and Brubaker Connaughton Goss & Lucarelli, LLC for their support of this event.

You are invited to…

LANCASTER SCIENCE FACTORY

A Taste of Science

Join us for the Science of Fun, Food and Adult Beverages including a Silent Auction to benefit the Lancaster Science Factory!

When: Friday, October 13, 2017 | Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Where: Lancaster Science Factory

454 New Holland Avenue | Lancaster

Cost: $75 per person

The Lancaster Science Factory is pleased to host an encore event of A Taste of Science. This year’s event is sure to be another wonderful and unique evening for adults to experience the science of food and drink! Come explore the Science Factory exhibits while tasting extraordinary food and drink – all with a twist on how science relates to us in everyday things such as eating and drinking. There will also be a silent auction during the evening’s festivities.

Dress code for the event is “casual chic”. Lab coats and other scientist-type clothing – optional!

Again This Year…
The games were such a hit we are bringing them back! Come play Periodic Table Bingo and Science Jeopardy. Tickets to play are $5.00 each/5 tickets for $20, each winner receives additional 5 chances to enter their name in a drawing for specially designated prizes.

The Tasting Offerings:
There will be food and drink offerings at different areas throughout the building. Local restaurants will prepare tempting dishes all with a unique twist relating to science. Wine, beer and cocktails will also be offered to enhance the food selections. They too will have an aspect of science. Come prepared to be delighted and amazed!

Silent Auction:
As part of the night’s festivities, we will be having a silent auction with many unique and varied items to delight you. Below is a very short sampling of some of the items that will be offered. Auction Items purchased must be paid in cash, by check, or by credit card at the end of the evening.

What can you expect to find at the silent auction?

Theatre Tickets Sports Memorabilia Local Artists’ Prints
Restaurant Certificates Golf Certificates Jewelry

…and much, much more!!

Purchase Your Tickets Today!

We invite you to join us and purchase your tickets now for this fabulous, fun event.

On behalf of the Lancaster Science Factory, THANK YOU for your support!

Questions? Contact Susan Eberly at susane@alegreconcierge.com or call 717.725.5783.

The Rock Ford Lobster Picnic is a fun and casual evening to benefit Historic Rock Ford! This event will be held in the Event Tent by the Rock Ford Barn.

Dinner includes your choice of:

Steak $75, Lobster $85 or Steak & Lobster $100 (baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll and butter, and blueberry cobbler).

Live Music

Cash Bar

For reservations, call the Rock Ford office at 717-392-7223.

RSVP deadline is Friday, August 11, 2017.

Join us for a battle of the brains Thursday, March 9th at 7pm for Science Trivia Night at The Lancaster Science Factory!

Matt Johnson will be the Master of Science Ceremonies leading the Trivia Challenge. All of the Factory exhibits will be open and prizes will be awarded to overall winners and the team with the most creative science-themed name.

Grab your buzzer and participate in a Science Jeopardy showdown! This evening’s entertainment will include a Jeopardy challenges, with topics including “climate science” and “weather.”

The cost is $10 per person and all attendees must be age 21 and over. Admission includes 1 beer from Wacker Brewing Company, 1 slice of pizza from Four54 Grill and 5 brain busting rounds of science themed trivia and jeopardy. Guests will be able to purchase additional brews (Wacker Kolsch or Dunkel) at our Science Cafe cash bar.

We ask that each team pre-register on Eventbrite to help us estimate event attendance. Teams can be up to 8 players.

Questions? Please contact Audrey Lilley at Alilley@tlsf.org or 717-509-6363 x104.

Hope to see you there!

The Science of Star Wars Returns!

The Lancaster Science Factory will be participating in the Extraordinary Give with two events that are out of this world! Events will feature kid-friendly Star Wars science activities and plenty of costumed characters.

Saturday, November 12th, 1 – 4 pm:
• See the Capital City Jedi Knights and Ghost Base perform a lightsaber battle.

Sunday, November 13th, 12 – 2 pm:
• Mingle with Darth Vader and dozens of Star Wars characters from Garrison Carida, local unit of the 501st Legion.

Friday, November 18th , 3 – 6 PM
The Lancaster Science Factory will be offering FREE ADMISSION from 3 – 6 pm for the Extraordinary Give. Join us in the Science Cafe for some hands-on activities related to the movies.

Please consider supporting the Lancaster Science Factory during the 24-hour giving event on Friday, November 18. Give online at:https://extragive.org/

Hope to see you there!

The Lancaster Science Factory is pleased to host an encore event of A Taste of Science. This year’s event is sure to be another wonderful and unique evening for adults to experience the science of food and drink! Come explore the Science Factory exhibits while tasting extraordinary food and drink – all with a twist on how science relates to us in everyday things such as eating and drinking. There will also be a silent auction during the evening’s festivities.

Dress code for the event is “casual chic”. Lab coats and other scientist-type clothing – optional!

New This Year…
We will be holding interactive games throughout the evening for chances to win specially designated prizes. Come play Periodic Table Bingo, Blackhole Corn Hole and Scientific Wheel of Fortune! Tickets to play are $5.00 each/5 tickets for $20, each winner receives additional 5 chances to enter their name in a drawing for    specially designated prizes.

The Tasting Offerings:
There will be food and drink offerings at different areas throughout the building. Local restaurants will prepare tempting dishes all with a unique twist relating to science. Wine, beer and cocktails will also be offered to enhance the food selections. They too will have an aspect of science to share. Come prepared to be delighted and amazed! Confirmed food and drink sponsors are:

American Bar & Grill, The Horse Inn, Classic Cuisine Catering, The Federal Taphouse, The Bakers Table, Four54 Grill, Wacker Brewing Co and Pour on Prince

Silent Auction:
As part of the night’s festivities, we will be having a silent auction with many unique and varied items to delight you. Below is a very short sampling of some of the items that will be offered. Auction Items purchased must be paid in cash, by check, or by credit card at the end of the evening. You will receive a number for bidding and a detailed event program at the door.
What can you expect to find at the silent auction?
Theatre Tickets
Sports Memorabilia
Local Artists’ Prints
Restaurant Certificates
Golf Certificates
Jewelry
…and much, much more!!

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

Join us for a battle of the brains Thursday, June 30th at 8pm for Science Trivia Night at the Lancaster Science Factory!

The cost is $10 per person and all attendees must be age 21 and over. Admission includes 1 beer from Wacker Brewing Company, 1 slice of pizza from Four54 Grill and 5 brain busting rounds of science themed trivia. Guests will be able to purchase additional brews (Wacker Kolsch or Dunkel) at our Science Cafe cash bar.

Matt Johnson will be the Master of Science Ceremonies leading the Trivia Challenge including “Science of Love” and “Medical Anomalies.” All of the Factory exhibits will be open and prizes will be awarded to the overall winners as well as the team with the most creative name!

We ask that each team pre-register on Eventbrite to help us estimate event attendance. Teams can be up to 8 players.

Questions? Please contact Audrey Lilley at Alilley@tlsf.org or 717-509-6363 x104.

Hope to see you there!

MAY THE FORCE OF GIVING BE WITH YOU AS THE LANCASTER SCIENCE FACTORY PRESENTS THE SCIENCE OF STAR WARS!!

LANCASTER, PA – On November 20th, The Lancaster Science Factory will be participating in the Extraordinary Give, and this year, we are creating an out of this world event as we host “The Science of Star Wars” on November 15th and November 20th.

Friday, November 20, 3 – 6 pm:
• Participate in science activities inspired by the famous movie franchise! What is force? Did you know there are “invisible” forces? The featured activity will be making, flying, and keeping paper Starfighters! Our Star Wars-themed events are for kids of all ages, because we think STEM education is best served with a dose of fun and imagination. The Lancaster Science Factory will be offering FREE ADMISSION during this event from 3-6 pm!

On November 20th, for 24-hours only, visit ExtraGive.org, make a donation to the Lancaster Science Factory (min. $25) and every dollar you donate will be stretched by $300,000 from the Lancaster County Community Foundation and their presenting sponsors. PLUS, there’s an additional $50,000 in funds we can win just from your donation!

Money raised will benefit the Lancaster Science Factory, a non-profit science and technology center located at 454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA, where we create an environment of learning which helps children develop curiosity, think creatively and build self-confidence as they learn the principles of science and the application of science in engineering and technology. For general information and admission prices, please call 717.509.6363 or visit www.lancastersciencefactory.org

You are invited to…A Taste of Science!

Join us for the Science of Fun, Food and Adult Beverages including a Silent Auction

When: Saturday, October 24, 2015 | Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Where: Lancaster Science Factory | 454 New Holland Avenue | Lancaster

Cost: $75 per person

The Lancaster Science Factory is pleased to host an encore of ‘A Taste of Science’. This event is sure to be another wonderful and unique evening for adults to experience the science of food and drink! Come explore the Science Factory exhibits while tasting extraordinary food and drink – all with a twist on how science relates to us in everyday things such as eating and drinking. There will also be a silent auction during the evening’s festivities.

The Tasting Offerings:
There will be food and drink offerings at different areas throughout the building. Local restaurants will prepare tempting dishes all with a unique twist relating to science. Wine, beer and cocktails will also be offered to enhance the food selections. They too will have an aspect of science to share. Some of this year’s food offerings will be presented by:
American Bar & Grill
Quips
454 Grill
Cork & Cap
Classic Cuisine Catering
Commonwealth on Queen
The SEED
Wacker Brewing Company
Pour on Prince
Thistle Finch Distillery

Silent Auction
As part of the night’s festivities, we will be having a silent auction with many unique and varied items to delight you. Below is a very short sampling of some of the items that will be offered. Auction Items purchased must be paid in cash, by check, or by credit card at the end of the evening. You will receive a number for bidding and a detailed event program at the door.

Purchase Your Tickets Today!
We invite you to join us and purchase your tickets now for this fabulous, fun event.

On behalf of the Lancaster Science Factory, THANK YOU for supporting us!

Questions? Contact Susan at susane@alegreconcierge.com or 717.725.5783