Science Center of Iowa Event Calendar

Sunday January 26, 2014

  • Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival Jr.
  • 12:00 PM 
  • The Science Center of Iowa, in partnership with the organizers of the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival, will host a bacon-centric educational event aimed at engaging families in science through the mysteries of bacon.

    The Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival Jr. will fill all of SCI with bacon programming and run from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    The festival will feature a Bacon Expo with samples of the best bacon dishes in town, interactive bacon activities and a brand new live program, The Secret Science of Bacon.

    Admission to the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival Jr. is only $5 for SCI Members! Event tickets much be purchased.Tickets go on sale at 8:00 am on Wednesday, January 8 and once tickets are sold out, no walk-up admission will be granted.

    Purchase your tickets today!

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  • Pig Tales
  • 12:30 PMStar Theater
  • Join us in the Star Theater planetarium for Pig Tales, our Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival Jr. version of Storytime Under the Stars. Bring your youngest into the theater for storytime led by and SCI Programs Presenter!

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  • Secret Science of Bacon
  • 1:30 PMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • See how bacon can be used in science experiments including Other White Heat, a bacon fueled torch!

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  • Pig Tales
  • 2:00 PMStar Theater
  • Join us in the Star Theater planetarium for Pig Tales, our Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival Jr. version of Storytime Under the Stars. Bring your youngest into the theater for storytime led by and SCI Programs Presenter!

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  • Secret Science of Bacon
  • 2:30 PMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • See how bacon can be used in science experiments including Other White Heat, a bacon fueled torch!

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  • Secret Science of Bacon
  • 4:00 PMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • See how bacon can be used in science experiments including Other White Heat, a bacon fueled torch!

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