How-To Nightlife w/ King Most


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Start your new year with a new skill (or many!) at NightLife's annual salute to all things hands-on.
Music by DJ Kingmost.


DIY Demos
(African Hall)
6:00-10:00 pm, Weave your own macrame planter with GoGo Craft and unlock the mysteries of lock picking with demos from TOOOL (The Open Organization of Lockpickers).

Feeling thirsty? Wash down all of your newly-acquired skills with a digestif demo by Punk Domestics and learn how to taste tea with Fabula Tea.

Learn how to sustainably sea forage (while singing a sea chantey or two!) with the fine folks of Sea Forager.

Then, refine your senses while learning how to wine taste like a pro with The Barrel Room and pick up tips on pickling with Japanese fermented food experts Aedan SF.

Sashimi Demo
(East Pavilion)
*Schedule TBD
Discover the art and science of sushi with a sashimi demonstration by Chef Tim of Ichi Sushi (one of SF’s buzziest sushi spots).

Screen Printing Demo
6:00-10:00 pm, Get your creative juices flowing while learning how to screen print with San Franpsycho (BYO t-shirt!)

Then, marvel at intricate skin designs with Healing Henna.

A variety of food options are available at NightLife from 6:00-9:30 pm, including The Academy Cafe, The Terrace located in the West Garden, and The Academy Cafe Food Cart located in the front lobby. Enjoy a different fresh seasonal "craft on draft" cocktail at each NightLife bar area designed by our resident mixologist Shane McKnight! All bars accept cash and credit cards.

6:00-7:45 pm, Osher Rainforest—explore a lush, four-story rainforest that's teeming with life.

6:00-10:00 pm, Discover a world of dazzling live animals and shimmering scientific specimens in Color of Life


Planetarium passes are distributed to visitors on a first-come first-served basis.
Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will also be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.



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