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Adult Swim: GearHeads Menu

For adults 21 and older!

Volunteers still needed!  We'll even provide dinner.  Interested? Contact Addie at 956-0818x113

The next Adult Swim:


Friday, June 13, 2014 from 6:30-9:30pm
For 21+ only.
$15 cover includes one drink ticket. Pre-registration recommended.

Adult Swim takes on the Maker Movement, Steampunk, Bike Culture, and all things DIY!
Grab your goggles, duct tape, and imagination. We'll bring the beer, tools, and soundtrack! Costumes encouraged!

Activity and special guest information coming soon! 
Our AWESOME line-up of tinkering-related activities includes:
Plus ... food from Ricardos and beer and wine from Marine View Beverage to fuel our imaginations!
Thanks to our hospitality sponsors Abby's Cookies & Cupcakes and O'Blarney's Irish Pub!

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What is Adult Swim?
This is a new evening series exclusively for adults that mixes good food and drink, music and dancing, and fun, playful science and art events at the Museum. Leave the kids at home, invite friends, or take a date! Each Adult Swim will feature a special theme or topic as well as tasty spirits and treats.

What about parking?
Free Parking! Parking in the Museum’s lot north of the building is free for Adult Swim and surrounding streets are free after 5pm! You can avoid parking hassles by taking Intercity Transit. The Museum is only two blocks away from the downtown transit center.

Can I be an Adult Swim partner or sponsor?
For more information about being a partner or sponsor for an upcoming Adult Swim, contact Adrienne Testa at atesta@hocm.org.

Photos from Cocktails & Cosmonauts

Below are pictures from our second Adult Swim event, the sold-out Cocktails & Cosmonauts, held Friday, April 11, 2014. Thank you to Suhyoon Cho for the great action shots! (Click here to see pictures from our first Adult Swim event, BeerCraft, January 24, 2014.)