Happiest Hour Returns to The Strong Museum on December 7

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700 museumofplay.org

November 18, 2016

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365, srhinewald@museumofplay.org

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325, nmcelrath@museumofplay.org

Happiest Hour Returns
to The Strong Museum
on December 7

ROCHESTER, NY—Happy Hour just got happier. Adults age 21 and older are invited to attend an evening of museum exploration and fun during the Happiest Hour at The Strong® museum on Wednesday, December 7 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The evening is presented by Simon Business School, generous sponsors, and The Strong Play Makers, a volunteer group of young professionals. All proceeds from this event support The Strong’s educational mission and community outreach programs.

Enjoy a sampling of bar-style snacks courtesy of Marshall Street Bar and Grill and cash bars featuring the local beers of Roc Brewing while exploring two floors of interactive exhibits, including the new Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and IceTM. Get up close with touchable dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes, including a Tyrannosaurus-rex and Triceratops; grab tools to dig up dinosaur fossils; and more. The evening also features fireside karaoke with Wildbyrd Productions, a grown-up foam dart battle courtesy of the Rochester Foam Dart League, an ugly sweater contest, and a dance party with DJ Naps from BreakThrough Entertainment. Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in The Strong's food court will be open until 8 p.m.

Admission is limited to guests 21 years of age or older. Please bring valid photo ID. Tickets must be purchased in advance at museumofplay.org/happiest-hour for $15 (limited quantity available). Ticket sales are final and not refundable. Bar is cash only. An ATM is available on site. Parking is available in the museum lot on a first-come, first-served basis.

The event is made possible by generous sponsors: Simon Business School, Marshall Street Bar and Grill, Roc Brewing Co., Blue Moon Brewing Company, CITY Newspaper, Yelp Rochester, 98 PXY, Breakthrough Entertainment, Rochester Foam Dart League, Wildbyrd Productions, and Sugary Delights.