First ever adult camp-in next weekend at NM Museum of Natural History

Posted at: 07/18/2014 4:51 PM
By: Jorge Torres, KOB Eyewitness News 4

It's the first sleepover party of its kind in America, and it's happening at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History next weekend.

"We always do camp-ins for the children. This time we're adapting it and changing it a bit and it's going to be for adults," said Lauren Landavazo, the Special Events Manager for the museum.

Next Saturday night on July 26th, adults will be the ones roaming the exhibits in the first ever adult camp-in.

This event is only for people 21 and up.

Landavazo says that the museum always gets asked by parents why there isn't a camp-in for adults.

"That got us thinking about could we do this for adults and how would we do it. We worked with our team and came up with a really great program. That's how we decided to move forward with this," she said.

The "camp-in" includes lots of grown-up things too.

A buffet dinner, standup comedy, dancing, a Jurassic Park movie marathon, and a Trivia Quiz sponsored by Geeks Who Drink.

There's even going to be insect tasting, including bacon and cheese grasshoppers!

The museum says tickets are going fast.  For more information on spending the night with dinosaurs, click here: http://www.naturalhistoryfoundation.org/jurassicafterhours/