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May 2016

Early Squirrel Hunting Season

May 23
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 17, 2016
Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
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These noisy Gray Squirrels become even more noisy as they search high and low for acorns and hickory nuts. Trying hard to defend their cache against rivals, Photo by Ron Kruger

All hunters age 16 and older are required to purchase a Land Between The Lakes Hunter Use Permit, in addition to the appropriate state hunting licenses. Tick repellent use is highly encouraged. Please see www.LandBetweenTheLakes.us/seendo/outdoor-rec/hunting/ for additional hunting information.

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Early Squirrel Hunting Season

May 24
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 17, 2016
Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
These noisy Gray Squirrels become even more noisy as they search high and low for acorns and hickory nuts. Trying hard to defend their cache against rivals, Photo by Ron Kruger

All hunters age 16 and older are required to purchase a Land Between The Lakes Hunter Use Permit, in addition to the appropriate state hunting licenses. Tick repellent use is highly encouraged. Please see www.LandBetweenTheLakes.us/seendo/outdoor-rec/hunting/ for additional hunting information.

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May at the Homeplace

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum,
4512 The Trace
Dover,TN37058United States
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Plowing with mule

Experience every day farm life and lend a hand with the daily late spring farm chores. Learn some practical skills that are still as valuable today as they were in the past.

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The Little Star That Could

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
The Little Star That Could

Join the journey of Little Star, an average yellow star in search of planets to protect and warm. Each planet is introduced to the audience with basic information about our Solar System.

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
Two Small Pieces of Glass 2

While attending a local star party, two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They also learn about the discoveries of Galileo, Huygens, Newton, Hubble and many others.

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Earth, Moon & Sun

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
Earth, Moon, and Sun Planetarium Show

Learn why the Sun rises and sets and the basics of fusion and solar energy. Examine the Moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. Also, the show explores past and future space travel to our Moon and beyond.

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From Earth to the Universe

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
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From Earth to the Universe Planetarium Show

This stunning, full-dome voyage through space and time conveys, through sparkling sights and sounds, the Universe revealed to us by science.

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Tonight’s Sky – Live!

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
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Planetarium

A live presentation about wonders found in tonight’s sky. Learn what constellations and planets are currently visible and get some tips on how to find them.

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Wildest Weather in the Solar System

May 24 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
Wildest Weather in the Solar System Planetarium Show

Join National Geographic on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena on other planets in our solar system.

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Feedin’ Time on the Farm

May 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum,
4512 The Trace
Dover,TN37058United States
+ Google Map
Homeplace pigs, Photo by Selena Ball

Feedin' time for our farm animals begins with the pigs! Meet at the pig pen, lend a hand and learn how to care for farm animals the 1850 way!

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Afternoon Animal Encounters

May 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
Red Wolf Family Photo, Staff Photo, August 2014

Daily (Wed-Sun in March) at 3:30pm, Nature Station offers live animal programs featuring a different animal each day. Enjoy a closer look as staff introduce you to one of our resident animal ambassadors.

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Treats for Turkeys

May 24 @ 3:30 pm - 3:50 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 31, 2016
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz,KY42211United States
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Tom Turkey at Nature Station, photo by Brian Truskey

Come help feed the Nature Station’s resident wild turkeys during their chow time! Join our staff in giving the toms and hens some of their favorite treats. While they sample their snacks, we’ll observe these fascinating birds up close as they strut, cluck, and maybe even gobble!

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Firefall

May 24 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
FireFall_Poster-fdp3

Throughout Earth's violent history, impacts from comets and asteroids have mercilessly shaped its surface. This ceaseless Firefall is our only tangible connection to the universe beyond and is an ever present reminder of our own humble beginnings in the hostile environment of space.

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Parade of Raptors

May 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz,KY42211United States
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Barn Owl, Photo by Kelly Bennett

Come face-to-face with a variety of raptors including a barn owl, barred owl, screech owl, and red-tailed hawk as our staff introduces these birds to you up close before bringing them in to their night-time shelter.

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Early Squirrel Hunting Season

May 25
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 17, 2016
Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
These noisy Gray Squirrels become even more noisy as they search high and low for acorns and hickory nuts. Trying hard to defend their cache against rivals, Photo by Ron Kruger

All hunters age 16 and older are required to purchase a Land Between The Lakes Hunter Use Permit, in addition to the appropriate state hunting licenses. Tick repellent use is highly encouraged. Please see www.LandBetweenTheLakes.us/seendo/outdoor-rec/hunting/ for additional hunting information.

Find out more »

May at the Homeplace

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum,
4512 The Trace
Dover,TN37058United States
+ Google Map
Plowing with mule

Experience every day farm life and lend a hand with the daily late spring farm chores. Learn some practical skills that are still as valuable today as they were in the past.

Find out more »

Earth, Moon & Sun

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 30, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
Earth, Moon, and Sun Planetarium Show

Learn why the Sun rises and sets and the basics of fusion and solar energy. Examine the Moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. Also, the show explores past and future space travel to our Moon and beyond.

Find out more »

Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
Two Small Pieces of Glass 2

While attending a local star party, two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They also learn about the discoveries of Galileo, Huygens, Newton, Hubble and many others.

Find out more »

The Little Star That Could

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 30, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
The Little Star That Could

Join the journey of Little Star, an average yellow star in search of planets to protect and warm. Each planet is introduced to the audience with basic information about our Solar System.

Find out more »

From Earth to the Universe

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
From Earth to the Universe Planetarium Show

This stunning, full-dome voyage through space and time conveys, through sparkling sights and sounds, the Universe revealed to us by science.

Find out more »

Tonight’s Sky – Live!

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
Planetarium

A live presentation about wonders found in tonight’s sky. Learn what constellations and planets are currently visible and get some tips on how to find them.

Find out more »

Firefall

May 25 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 30, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
FireFall_Poster-fdp3

Throughout Earth's violent history, impacts from comets and asteroids have mercilessly shaped its surface. This ceaseless Firefall is our only tangible connection to the universe beyond and is an ever present reminder of our own humble beginnings in the hostile environment of space.

Find out more »

Feedin’ Time on the Farm

May 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 31, 2016
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum,
4512 The Trace
Dover,TN37058United States
+ Google Map
Homeplace pigs, Photo by Selena Ball

Feedin' time for our farm animals begins with the pigs! Meet at the pig pen, lend a hand and learn how to care for farm animals the 1850 way!

Find out more »

Afternoon Animal Encounters

May 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 31, 2016
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
Red Wolf Family Photo, Staff Photo, August 2014

Daily (Wed-Sun in March) at 3:30pm, Nature Station offers live animal programs featuring a different animal each day. Enjoy a closer look as staff introduce you to one of our resident animal ambassadors.

Find out more »

For Goodness Snakes!

May 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 25, 2016
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz,KY42211United States
+ Google Map
Snake Selfie at Woodlands Nature Station, Photo by Jan Bush

Have you ever touched a live snake? Here’s your chance! Meet several of our resident snakes as we learn how these unusual creatures survive. We’ll also discuss how to be safe around snakes when we’re outside.

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