Venue Details

5 Star Starred
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC 20024
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Reviews & Ratings

"Yuri's Night"
3 ratings
3.3 average rating
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4 events
3 reviews
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attended Jul 25 2013

This was a very well run event with lots of activities, fun music, and a fun crowd.

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Quotes & Highlights

Check out the Science Cheerleader website.


Smithsonian at 8: The Smithsonian’s premier 21+ after-hours event series — a unique mix of culture, art, history and science, including music, a cash bar, and special access to Smithsonian exhibits, collections and experts.

Grab a specialty cocktail and get in on the conversation about the future as you chat spaceships, tech, and science with the folks from SpaceUp DC.

Be a citizen scientist with the Science Cheerleaders and collect microbe samples for the International Space Station. Show off your geek chic or lunar luxe for a costume contest with prizes from ThinkGeek. Get an inside look at a space shuttle orbiter in amazing 360-degree GigaPan images by photographer Jon Brack.

In the vacuum of space, sway to the sounds of the Silent Disco with music spun by DJ Collective OneLoveMassive.

As the sun goes down and the stars come out, surround yourself with a mix of space facts and fun at a stellar evening you won’t want to miss.

Event scheduled to feature:

Music by OneLoveMassive

Cash bar acrobatics by Capital Flair

Science Cheerleaders table

GigaPan tour of a space shuttle orbiter

Space origami tables

Yuri’s Night temporary tattoo station

ThinkGeek costume prize table

About the Ticket Supplier: Smithsonian Associates

Smithsonian Associates offers unparalleled access to the Smithsonian’s world of knowledge through innovative, engaging programming that promotes learning, enrichment, and creativity for people of all ages.

The largest museum-based educational program in the world, Smithsonian Associates annually offers more than 750 seminars, performances, lectures, studio art classes, and local and regional study tours. Performances at Discovery Theater and more than 80 educationally focused summer camps are among the programs that fosters the joys of learning for young people and their families.