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Mystery at the Museum

The Annual Fleet Gala

Previous Gala event tables set up with white cloth, blue lighting, and tall white flower centerpieces.

Two older white men holding the same framed photo of themselves.

Blonde white woman at a podium with her arms out standing in front of a blue screen with stars

Blonde white woman speaking with a white man wearing a red chefs jacket

Table with seven adults smiling at the camera

Older blonde woman playing a ring toss game set up with multiple wine bottles on a black cloth table

A mystery to solve. Wines to experience. Food pairings to enjoy. Games to play. Auction items to win. The Fleet Science Center's annual fundraiser to connect everyone to the power of science. 

The Fleet Science Center’s annual in-person fundraiser returns on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Put on your detective’s hat and purchase your ticket to solve the Mystery at the Museum at this gala event featuring an elegant wine-paired dinner.
Access to clues begins Sunday, June 19 with the launch of a weeklong online silent auction of wines and experience packages. 

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Event Details

Your Mystery at the Museum ticket, auction purchase or donation will support the Fleet Science Center’s many education and community programs, helping the Fleet connect everyone in San Diego to the power of science. 
Online Silent Auction—bid on wine and experience packages beginning Sunday, June 19 at 5 p.m., auction closes Saturday, June 25 at 7 p.m. Registration and access to the online silent auction is free!
Mystery at the Museum gala event will be held in person at the Fleet Science Center on Saturday, June 25 at 6 p.m. and features a wine-paired dinner, curated by Gary Parker, Founder of the WineSellar and Brasserie.

General Schedule

6 p.m.: Reception in the upstairs galleries with wine, hors d'oeuvres, games and clues.

7:15 p.m.: Live program in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater, featuring The Grape Day Mystery in addition to a live auction and paddle raise.

7:45 p.m.: Seated wine paired dinner designed by Chef Andrew Spurgin and Gary Parker. (Tables seat eight and will be placed to allow additional space between guests.)

For information contact:

Laci Pierce at (619) 685-5759 

Email us!

The funds raised during this event will directly support the Fleet's education programs and ongoing initiatives to further engage our communities of San Diego to the power and possibilities of science. 

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