Statewide Star Party: Town Creek Indian Mound

Statewide Star Party: Town Creek

Statewide Star Party: Town Creek Indian Mound

Statewide Star Party: Town Creek
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WHEN

4/9 (Saturday)
from 10:00am - 3:00pm
2022-04-09 14:00:002022-04-09 19:00:00America/New_YorkStatewide Star Party: Town Creek Indian MoundJoin us for the NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party at Town Creek Indian Mound on April 9th! The daytime event runs from 10am – 3pm and includes activities that help to better understand the Universe, & celebrating the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope. Then, return to Town Creek for an evening under the stars from 7:30 – 9:30pm. This program will begin in the auditorium with the “What’s Up?” presentation, providing a preview of celestial sights that evening. Afterwards, venture out to the village site for a guided tour of the night sky, including sky lore from cultures across the globe.  Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets, binoculars, and dress for the weather to make the most of their time. Both events are free, but space is limited for the evening program & registration to participate is required, via Eventbrite at https://tinyurl.com/49c2am4d The NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party is made possible through the generous support of the NC Space Grant. 509 Town Creek Mound Rd, Mount Gilead, NC 27306
4/9 (Saturday)
from 7:30pm - 9:30pm
2022-04-09 23:30:002022-04-10 01:30:00America/New_YorkStatewide Star Party: Town Creek Indian MoundJoin us for the NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party at Town Creek Indian Mound on April 9th! The daytime event runs from 10am – 3pm and includes activities that help to better understand the Universe, & celebrating the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope. Then, return to Town Creek for an evening under the stars from 7:30 – 9:30pm. This program will begin in the auditorium with the “What’s Up?” presentation, providing a preview of celestial sights that evening. Afterwards, venture out to the village site for a guided tour of the night sky, including sky lore from cultures across the globe.  Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets, binoculars, and dress for the weather to make the most of their time. Both events are free, but space is limited for the evening program & registration to participate is required, via Eventbrite at https://tinyurl.com/49c2am4d The NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party is made possible through the generous support of the NC Space Grant. 509 Town Creek Mound Rd, Mount Gilead, NC 27306

WHERE

Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site
509 Town Creek Mound Rd
Mount Gilead, NC 27306

AUDIENCE

ADMISSION

FREE

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ABOUT THIS EVENT

Join us for the NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party at Town Creek Indian Mound on April 9th!

The daytime event runs from 10am – 3pm and includes activities that help to better understand the Universe, & celebrating the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope.

Then, return to Town Creek for an evening under the stars from 7:30 – 9:30pm. This program will begin in the auditorium with the “What’s Up?” presentation, providing a preview of celestial sights that evening. Afterwards, venture out to the village site for a guided tour of the night sky, including sky lore from cultures across the globe.  Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets, binoculars, and dress for the weather to make the most of their time.

Both events are free, but space is limited for the evening program & registration to participate is required, via Eventbrite at https://tinyurl.com/49c2am4d

The NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party is made possible through the generous support of the NC Space Grant.

AUDIENCE

ADMISSION

FREE!

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

Photo Credit: 

NCDNCR, Town Creek Indian Mound