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Finally Friday: The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The museum will open at 5:30. There will be Science Stations, food, drink and music. Music will be by Loos Change, a Raleigh based trio that plays a wide range of material from the 1960s to today. The movie will begin at 7 and runs for 1 hr 16 mins. Trivia with prizes will happen after the movie. Dr. Roland Kays, Head of the Biodiversity Research Lab at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, will be this month’s expert to help separate the science from the myths following the screening. Tickets are $5 for nonmembers and $2 for Friends of the Museum. They can be purchased in advance at or at the door, if it doesn't sell out. SCIENCE STATIONS (5:30–7PM) Ghostly Faces NC Museum of Natural Sciences Become an honorary citizen of Halloweentown! You can achieve that perfect ghostly look and show off your brand new scars with our face painting station. Merry Voodoo Ragdoll NC Museum of Natural Sciences Create a terrific yarn doll and give it your own personal touch for the holidays. No black magic or spells are allowed! Jack’s Laboratory NC Museum of Natural Sciences Like Jack Skellington, use the Scientific Method to discover the secrets of Christmas by trying different experiments. You can create snow in seconds, mix two solutions to create an edible worm, and more! Terrific Christmas Ornament NC Museum of Natural Sciences There is nothing like creating your own Christmas ornament, but in Halloweentown they can be a little bit scary. So come make your own special Halloweentown-inspired Christmas ornament. Oh Deer! NC Museum of Natural Sciences Do you know how to recognize a reindeer from another type of deer or an elk? If you are planning to take over Christmas, you’ll need to learn the differences in order to choose the perfect ones to pull your sleigh.

North Carolina: Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601

North Carolina: Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601 · Raleigh, No

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