Selected Community Events


Discovery Center Museum Special Event: Discovery After Dark

Dec 7, 2012 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Discovery Center Museum: 711 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61103
Grownups (21 and older), come release your inner child and experience Discovery Center’s fun exhibits -- without the kids! Wear your most hideous holiday sweater and compete for prizes. Get creative with art activities as you make your own ornaments or craft your own cards. Shop for unique gifts in our museum store where you’ll receive 20% off along with complimentary gift wrapping. Explore the night sky in our planetarium, and more! Food for purchase. Cash bar.
Make your reservations online at or by calling 815-972-2839. Admission: $3 Members / $7 Public.

Grown-Ups-Only Gingerbread House Class:

Wander into our lunchroom during Discovery After Dark between 6:30 and 8:00 to decorate a Gingerbread House without the kids! Learn piping techniques, experiment with design, and nibble as you go. Get all the fun and the finished product. Reservations required; $10 Members / $15 public includes admission to Discovery After Dark.
Discovery Center Museum: (815) 963-6769