The Force Returns


The Lancaster Science Factory is being invaded! Don’t miss our fourth-annual, weekend-long takeover celebrating the science and characters of the beloved Star Wars films. Each day will offer unique experiences as well as Star Wars themed, hands-on science at the Science Café.

All events take place among our 60+ hands-on STEM exhibits and are included with your paid admission each day or membership!

Visitors are encouraged to come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character!


Saturday, November 10th, 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Capital City Jedi Knights and Ghost Base will perform choreographed light saber duels. Will the light or the dark side win? Costumed characters, movie props, and photo opportunities will abound!

Sunday, November 11th, 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Explore the exhibits alongside dozens of costumed characters from Garrison Carida, part the 501st Legion, “The World’s Definitive Imperial Star Wars Costuming Organization” specializing in Dark Side characters.

BOTH DAYS! Enjoy special hands-on activities in our Science Café. We’ll highlight the science and engineering behind the movies. Can you control the force?