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Stargazing Fun Night @ Kimmel Orchard
August 22, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us for an evening under the stars as we team up with our partners at the Kimmel Education & Research Center for our first ever STARGAZING FUN NIGHT!
Stargazing Fun event details-
5:30PM – Telescope Workshop: build your own telescope with Extension Educator Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp! (See further details for workshop below.)
6:30PM – Grill & Chill at the Kimmel Pavilion: Food and Drinks will be available for purchase. Also enjoy free hay rack rides around the Orchard as we wait for the movie to start!
8PM – Outdoor Movie “October Sky” PG: Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets!
AT DARK- Telescope Viewing and iPad Apps: Some telescopes and iPads will be available to share, but you are welcome to bring your own!
It’s going to be an event filled, fun and educational evening for the entire family!
Telescope Workshop Details:
Hey kids come early to the Stargazing Fun event at Kimmel Orchard and “build your own telescope” with Extension Educator Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp. Workshop fee $20 if you register by August 19th and $25 at the door. Space is limited!
For more information and workshop fee call Kimmel Education & Research Center 402-873-3166. This workshop is in conjunction with the Stargazing Fun at Kimmel Orchard. Nebraska Extension educators and UNL Astronomy students will be here to assist with telescopes and iPads.