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Grab your lightsaber and use the Force this Halloween to score a bagful of sweet treats during Jedi™ Nights, the Star Wars-themed family fun costume party at The Tech Museum of Innovation

Press Release Date 
Wednesday, 30 October, 2013
SAN JOSE, CA – Tired of trolling the cold streets of Earth scouring for candy every All Hallows’ Eve?
This Halloween get set for an out-of-this-galaxy event as Star Wars takes over The Tech. Don your favorite disguises and Star Wars costumes and join us to celebrate all things Star Wars and Halloween. Festivities will include indoor trick-or-treating, training for the Jedi™ Academy, and the chance to re-create your favorite Star Wars scenes with live members from the 501st Stormtrooper Legion.
 
Tickets for Jedi™ Nights includes admission to the exhibition, Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination, where Halloween guests will have the chance to explore more than 80 authentic costumes and props from Darth Vader, Yoda, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, and other favorites. Come engage in hands-on design labs where you defy gravity, engineer Droids™, and manipulate robots. Explore space travel, robotics, and magnetic levitation.
 
WHAT:  Jedi™ Nights - The Tech’s own hands-on workshops at Jedi™ Tech. With Techsabers visitors will tinker with circuitry, LEDs, and various light diffusing and reflecting materials. At the Skywalker Writing workshop guests will leverage the Force to create intergalactic light paintings and even control their own hovercrafts. Candy will be given at stations throughout the museum. Also, you can grab a photo with costumed Stormtroopers, Jedi Knights, and other Star Wars characters roaming the museum.
 
WHEN:  Halloween Night, Thursday October 31, 2013 @ 6:30p.m.  – 9:30 p.m.
 
WHERE: The Tech, 201 S. Market St., San Jose, CA
 
For more information go to: http://www.thetech.org/plan-your-visit/special-exhibitions/STAR-WARS#Jed...
 
 
 
Contact
Roqua Montez
Director of Public Relations
1-408-795-6225
rmontez@thetech.org
 
Michelle Tran
Public Relations Specialist
1-408-795-6321
mtran@thetech.org
 
About the Exhibition
Star Wars®: Where Science Meets Imagination, presented by Bose Corporation®, was developed by Boston’s Museum of Science in collaboration with Lucasfilm Ltd. and the exhibition makes use of an extensive archive collection on loan from the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum.
Lucasfilm, the Lucasfilm logo, STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks and/or copyrights, in the United States and other countries, of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates. TM & © 2013 Lucasfilm Ltd.  All rights reserved.  All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.
This material is based upon work supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0307875. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
 
 
About The Tech Museum of Innovation
The Tech is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds. The museum—located in the Capital of Silicon Valley —is a non-profit, experiential learning resource established to engage people in exploring and experiencing applied technologies affecting their lives. Through programs such as The Tech Challenge presented by Cisco, our annual team-design competition for youth, and internationally renowned programs such as The Tech Awards presented by Applied Materials, The Tech endeavors to inspire the innovator in everyone.