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Natural Awakenings Northwest Florida

Science of Spirits and Planetarium Nights

This month, Emerald Coast Science Center is offering exciting events for those interested in science and fun!

On Thursday, May 5 and 19, ECSC proudly presents Planetarium Night from 5 to 8pm. Explore the galaxy in their mobile planetarium. This inflatable dome seats 20 guests on the floor and allows for a full view of the night sky, constellations, galaxies and nebulae. Shows are 45 minutes long and begin on the hour starting at 5pm. 

While members are free, adult admission is $9, seniors pay $8 and children tickets are $7. 

For those interested in the art of distilling alcohol, attend Science of Spirits on Sunday, May 15 from 2 to 4pm at the Timber Creek Distillery in Crestview. Learn the science behind creating your favorite liquor. 

Admission for nonmembers is $25, members pay only $20. 

Location: Emerald Coast Science Center, 31 SW Memorial Parkway, Fort Walton Beach. For more information, call 850-664-1261 or visit

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