Inside the city’s GardenWalk center, in the suite formerly occupied by Tommy Bahama, is a new walk-through exhibition called “Encounters: U.F.O. Experience,” which organizers call a beginner’s course to ufology — the study of visual records and other alleged evidence of unidentified flying objects — that will appeal to both children and adults.
“This is a 101 on UFOs,” said Brian Bouquet, a San Juan Capistrano resident who curated the content and created the storyline.
The exhibition, which opened Jan. 1 and is tentatively scheduled to run through May 31, features galleries containing replicas of artifacts related to ufology, as well as videos and informative text, all in about 3,800 square feet. […]