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See the tasty side of science at ETHOS' 'The Science of Mixology' event

This isn’t your everyday chemistry lesson. 

Science and food collide and ETHOS Science Center’s “The Science of Mixology” Thursday night, Sept. 17 with appetizers, drinks and a delicious demonstration. 

Demonstrations and hands-on science education are part of ETHOS’ mission to show children science in action and support STEM-based education.

The Science of Mixology
5:30 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17 

ETHOS Science Center, 2521 Industrial Parkway, Elkhart 

There will be a guacamole station, a bruschetta station and a Caprese salad station, and eight appetizers will be served, said ETHOS executive director Patsy Boehler.

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While you sample different appetizers, there will be hands-on science activities and demonstrations, including former Bayer scientists making Golden Cadillac and Grasshopper-flavored Dippin’ Dots from scratch, Boehler said. 

McCarthy’s will have mixology creations for the night, Boehler said, including frozen raspberry mimosa, deconstructed peanut butter and jelly and non-alcoholic mixtures. 

“We just want people to come and have lots of fun,” she said. 

The event is open to those 21 and over. Tickets are $50 and are still available by calling the center at 574-266-7149 or by emailing

The event is hosted by Lippert Components, Kristin and Scott Mereness, The Bill Deputy Foundation, Lisa and Ron Fenech and Mary Pat and Bob Deputy. 

Follow editor Danielle Waldron on Twitter @DanielleWaldron

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