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Relive Your Grade School Science Fair at an Upcoming Philly Fest

April 19, 2012 at 1:23 PM | by | ()

Tomorrow, geeks from around the country will descend on Philly for the second annual Philadelphia Science Festival.

The fest, which runs from April 20 to 29, 2012, offers science-centric events and festivities for everyone—from sports fans to foodies.

Below are a few of the this year's highlights:

On April 27, 6 p.m., history buffs can learn about the forensics behind the assignation of Abe Lincoln, including a reenactment and crime investigation, during Murder at the Mütter: President Lincoln Is Shot!.

On April 28, the Phillies will host a “Science Night” to showcase the athletic side of science.

Science Carnival on the Parkway is a free event for families that will take place on April 21, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and will feature fun experiments and activities.

All Things Fermented — The Science of Beer and Cheese will take place on Saturday, April 28, 3:30 p.m. at the Triumph Brewing Company where anyone (over 21) can learn about the science behind the making of beer and cheese. Tickets are $50.

To learn more about the festival or buy tickets to any of these events, visit http://www.philasciencefestival.org.

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