Beakerbar

Fri Sep 21, 2018 @ 3:00PM MDT
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Sun Sep 23, 2018 @ 6:00PM MDT

This is a free event and no tickets are required, except where specifically indicated under Beakerbar programming (Local Music Lab and Beakernight).
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Pull up a chair with old (and new) friends to toast the spirit of invention with a beverage in hand (family friendly)! Soak in the sunshine (we hope) or bask in the glow of human ingenuity all around you. If it rains, we’ve got you covered!

Hours: 
Friday: 3:00 – 11:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00  – 11:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00  – 6:00 pm

BEAKERBAR PROGRAMMING

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 3:00 - 11:00 pm

All day
Make, draw, build, play! 
Roll up your sleeves in the Beakerbar for some seriously creative times. Play Cards Against Science, challenge your buds at Cornhole, build a flying machine, draw on your own clothes.

3:00 - 5:00 pm
Time Travel Happy Hour 
Calling all entrepreneurs, community builders, coworking champions, future supporters, Rainforest Alberta members, and innovators to eat, drink and travel through time. Connect with other future-focused Calgarians in a casual setting. Meet at an activity table, grab a bite from the food trucks, have a few happy hour refreshments and imagine a future inspired by both art and science. Beakerbeer on tap and, of course, screwdrivers. Tools are good.

5:00 - 6:00 pm
Better Your Bitters 
What a difference a drop makes! See for yourself in this tasting workshop all bitters, which are super cool and all around us these days. Best of all, learn the science behind the magic. This workshop is presented by Black Cloud Bitters.

6:00 to 8:00 pm
Lab Coat Lab
Geeky grimy lab coats are a thing of the past. Get warm, and creative in this Lab Coat Lab, a drop-in session where you can get help from maker Kat Dornian to turn a $25* lab coat into a work of art. You buy the lab coat, we supply the art  supplies. *Extras are extra (like art supplies, electronics). 

8:00 to 11:00pm
Local Music Lab
This musical arts experiment brings together beloved indie-bands and musicians into a Supergroup for a first-of-its-kind performance mash up. Including Windigo, 36?, The Ashley Hundred, Future Womb, Laura Hickli, Mikaela Cochrane and others. Inspired by other Calgary creativity projects such as Rockin’ For Dollars and One Big Jam, Local Music Lab is a collaborative happening that, heads up, could include the audience! Tent flaps open at 8:00 pm. $10. Get tickets in advance here to secure a spot. 

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - Noon - 11:00 pm

All day
Make, draw, build, play! 
Roll up your sleeves in the Beakerbar for some seriously creative times. Play Cards Against Science, challenge your buds at Cornhole, build a flying machine, draw on your clothes.

Noon - 4:00 pm
ATB Innovation Market 
Sometimes all you need to take the next steps toward unbounded wealth, fame and happiness is the right conversation. Or, maybe you’ll just have a better day by meeting some awesome people – inventors and inspiring movers and makers who are here to share their stories with you. Grab a relaxing and inspiring afternoon. Brought to you by ATB.

Noon - 4:00 pm
Fun Slingers
Winning never felt so good. This immersive VR game is a MUST TRY. Players take on the role of a “Fun Slinger” to fight negativity with happiness based on the aggregate sentiment analysis result of their Twitter account. Players will input their Twitter handle to receive a score based on their positive Tweets. The higher the score, the more HP (happiness points) the player receives.

6:00 - 11:00 pm
Beakernight! 
Bass Bus will be makin’ it good all night long in the Beakerbar. Tickets for Beakernight are $8.00 in advance here, $10.00 at the door. 14 and under are free. 

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - Noon - 6:00 pm

All day
Make, draw, build, play! 
Roll up your sleeves in the Beakerbar for some seriously creative times. Play Cards Against Science, challenge your buds at Cornhole, build a flying machine, draw on your clothes.

1:00 - 3:00 pm
Meet the Makers
Who are those people behind the Beakerhead creations and how did they figure out how to make such a …. massive tesla coil, inflatable sculpture, interactive phenomenon? Meet the creative personalities behind the works at Beakerhead this year! 

3:00 - 6:00 pm
Pitch Deck Karaoke
This is where you come in to entertain. Try your hand at Pitch Deck Karaoke! You’ll be given a slide deck for your brilliant pitch about a new company you want to create. Except, here’s the thing. You have never seen the slide deck before so you’ll have to make it up as the slides are revealed. Some liquid courage is recommended. This. Is. Hilarious. 

5:00 - 6:00 pm
Rally the core for a final farewell to Beakerhead 2018, with all of the exhausted Beakerhead staff, contractors, crews and volunteers. Everyone welcome. Let’s raise a glass!

This is a free event and no tickets are required, except where specifically indicated under Beakerbar programming (Local Music Lab and Beakernight).

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750 9 Ave SE, Calgary