Trek around the globe with new World Trekkers program at HMNS
WHAT: Tour the globe right from HMNS with World Trekkers, a new series of cultural festivals that lets visitors explore the cultures of different countries—all without the baggage fees or jet leg.
Each festival features crafts, native cuisine, and entertainment inspired by the featured country. Passports are available to track each attendee’s travels. Have your photo taken, get a sticker for passing through each country and earn stamps for completing crafts. Journey through Egypt , May 3; France , Aug. 9; and Russia , Nov. 15.
Egypt activities include: live camels; Egyptian-style make-up and airbrush tattoos; a photo opportunity with King Tut and Cleopatra; face painting; belly dancing performances; tanoura; live DJ; crafts and games. Cash bars and food trucks are available. Food trucks include: H-town StrEATs; Flip ‘n Patties; and Custom Confections. Also, see Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, during this special event only, in the Giant Screen Theatre. A separate ticket is required. For more information and ticket prices, visit www.hmns.org.
World Trekkers generously underwritten by GDF Suez Energy Resources.
WHO: Latha Thomas , Vice President of Marketing and Communications, HMNS, is available for interviews.
WHEN: Friday, May 3, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive, 77030
HOW: Contact Sami Mesarwi at (713) 639-4722 or Melodie Wade at (713) 639-4743 or come to Museum Services for assistance.
The Houston Museum of Natural Science—one of the nation’s most-heavily attended museums—is a centerpiece of the Houston Museum District. With four floors of permanent exhibit halls, including the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, Cockrell Butterfly Center , Burke Baker Planetarium and George Observatory and as host to world-class and ever-changing touring exhibitions, the Houston Museum has something to delight every age group. With such diverse and extraordinary offerings, a trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science, located at 5555 Hermann Park Drive in the heart of the Museum District, is always an adventure.