MAR 19-21, 2015

Celebrate Nerd culture with our third annual Nerd Fest. Try our challenging Nerd Culture Trivia, play (or learn to play) your favourite games all night long, and witness the evolution of printing from stamps to 3D. Boring shmoring! Forget your regular goings-on and bring your friends right here, to the Galt, for a guaranteed good time, or your money back! Stay up-to-date via our social media sites.

 

 

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regular admission rates apply for each night - available online or at the door: $3 post-secondary and youth 14-17 | $6 adults | $5 seniors | free for Annual Pass Holders | includes exhibit access | $3 bar [ID required] | concession | free popcorn
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Thu 19 | 7:00 pm
Nerd Culture Trivia Night

Who Played Spiderman in 2002? Was American Pie written about the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly? Does The Hobbit pre-date the Lord of the Rings? These and many more questions will be on the screen… play as individuals or as a team using our state-of-the-art Trivia Machine, and compete to win fabulous prizes!

Come in a group or join new friends; come as an expert and share your knowledge, or come to learn new games!

must be 14+

 


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concurrent exhibit:

Voices from the Engraver

Fri 20 - Sat 21 | 8pm-9 am
All-night Games Night

Supported by:

Kapow Comics, Cards & Games

Have you been involved in Magic the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, Settlers of Catan, or other games? Or are you the curious type who would like to see how they unfold? Then get your game on at our third All Night event! Feel free to bring a midnight picnic or indulge in the concession, your favourite game(s), pillows in case you need a break. But who wants to nap when there's all-night gaming going on?!

You'll also be part of the unveiling of a brand new archival card game featuring Lethbians/Lethbridgians/YoQuLs.

Kapow will provide a number of games for the evening.

must be 14+


Sat 21 | 2:30 - 4:30 pm
History of Printing: From Stamping to 3D

Where would we be without printers? From the early days of stamps and ink to today's 3D printing of limbs, cars and copies of museum artifacts, the world of printing has come a long way. Discover the evolution of printing, and witness a 3D printer in action with Patrick Wirt from Corbel 3D.

all ages


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