Science Straight Up

The Connecticut Science Center’s new happy-hour events are for curious adults who want to have fun and expand their knowledge. At Science Straight Up, ages 21+ will explore socially relevant topics with hands-on activities, science experts, entertainment, and cocktails. Welcome to Hartford’s smartest happy hour.

Date & Time

Science Straight Up: For the Love of Food

Friday, February 8 | 5:30–8:30PM


Do you LOVE Food? Join us at Hartford’s smartest happy hour to explore the connection between food and love with celebrity chefs, hands-on activities, science experts, entertainment, local vendors, and cocktails.


  • Chef Demonstrations / Presentations
    - “Flair” bartender and Celebrity Mixologist, Francesco Dionese, courtesy of Brockmans Gin
  • Brockman’s Gin Sampling
  • Chocolate Making with Tschudin Chocolates
  • Molecular gastronomy demonstrations: Liquid nitrogen ice cream and candy
  • Kitchen Chemistry and Live Science Demonstrations
  • Dogology CT: Ask the Dogologist, Cooking for your Dog
  • J. Rene Coffee Roasters presentation about coffee from seed to cup
  • BaR Rated Trivia
  • Sea Tea Improv
  • Wine Making with Musto Wine Grape (make your own wine at home!)
  • Card Making and Potato Prints with Artpeace Studios
  • Bears Smokehouse
  • Plus, local vendors with food items for sampling and purchase.


This event is 21+, photo ID is REQUIRED.

  • $10 in advance / $5 for Members & College Students
    $12 at the door
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