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July 2016

Quota Deer Hunt Applications

July 1
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until July 31, 2016
Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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The White-tails coats change to a stone gray color as they head into the peak of rut in November, Photo by Ron Kruger

Land Between The Lakes Quota Deer Hunt applications, for fall deer quota hunt dates, are available July 1-31, 2016, online at https://lblquotahunt.hometracker.com/. For more information call 270-924-2065.

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Laser Legends of the Night Sky

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until August 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Laser Legends of the Night Sky Planetarium Show

Children and adults will enjoy this animated laser show where Aesop the owl leads you on a light-hearted journey as you look at the Greek mythology associated with some of our constellations.

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July at the Homeplace

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until July 31, 2016
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum,
4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
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double pen house

As summer heat sets in, the daily work moves to cooler times of the day. Harvesting and preserving continue as folks get ready for Independence Day, the most important holiday in 1850.

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Firefall

July 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 29, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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FireFall_Poster-fdp3

Where do meteors come from? What they are made of? What past evidence do we have of their visits? What you learn may just surprise you.

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Back to the Moon for Good

July 1 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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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 August 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Back to the Moon For Good

Right now there is a new space race going on as teams of young scientists all around the globe compete to land a rover on the moon in 2017.

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Red Wolf Treat Time

July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.34 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 31, 2016
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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Endangered Red Wolf at Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between The Lakes

Visit with our red wolves, one of the most endangered mammals in the United States, and watch them “wolf” down a tasty treat. Find out what scientists and regular citizens are doing to bring them back from the brink of extinction.

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Tonight’s Sky – Live!

July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until August 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Planetarium

Somewhere along the line, planetariums became cool shaped movie theaters and the technology got ahead of the message. You are invited to quietly relax under a 40 foot canopy of stars that represent tonight’s sky. As you do, our knowledgeable and entertaining staff will personally lead you on a tour of planets, constellations, and special celestial events. This live presentation is recommended for ages 6 and above.

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From Earth to the Universe

July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until August 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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From Earth to the Universe Planetarium Show

Enjoy beautiful full-dome images of our universe on this virtual space tour as seen through the world’s largest telescopes, including the Hubble Space Telescope. Along the way, you will learn about the history of astronomy, invention of the telescope, and see impressive images from today’s giant telescopes—allowing us to probe ever deeper into the Universe.

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Afternoon Animal Encounters

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 31, 2016
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Touch a real turtle at Woodlands Nature Station, Photo by Melodie Anderson

Nature Station offers live animal programs featuring a different animal each weekday. Enjoy a closer look, and sometimes a chance to touch or help feed, as staff introduces you to one of our resident ambassadors.

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Feed the Animals Fridays

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until August 26, 2016
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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A groundhog 'hello' from Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between The Lakes

Help staff feed one of our animals–different animals featured each Friday including our resident deer, groundhog, snapping turtles, turkeys, and opossum.

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Earth, Moon, & Sun

July 1 @ 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 August 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Earth, Moon, and Sun Planetarium Show

The entire family will enjoy discovering the secrets about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has misconceptions about how these three celestial objects interact. Laugh out loud as Coyote attempts to explain how the moon and sun always appear to astound us with their celestial antics.

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Feedin’ Time on the Farm

July 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until August 31, 2016
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum,
4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
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Tamworth Mix Pigs at The Homeplace

It’s feeding time for our farm animals beginning with the pigs! Meet at the pig pen and lend a hand and learn how to care for farm animals the 1850 way!

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

July 1 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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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 August 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Two Small Pieces of Glass 3

Each member of your family can tag along with two teenagers at a Star Party where they learn how the telescope has helped us understand space and how telescopes expand our understanding of the Universe. While looking through the astronomer’s telescope we explore the Galilean Moons, Saturn’s rings, and galaxies. This is a great full-dome show for those who may be considering a telescope purchase.

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Parade of Raptors

July 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until August 31, 2016
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Red-tailed Hawk at Nature Station

Come face-to-face with a barn owl, barred owl, screech owl, and red-tailed hawk as our staff moves these birds from their outdoor perches to their indoor shelter during the parade of raptors.

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$7

Evening Laser Light Music Shows

July 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 30, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
abstract square laser

Join us for evening laser shows, planetarium shows, and summer star parties. All laser music show seats are $7. Star parties are weather dependent.

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Evening Laser Light Music Shows

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 30, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
See awesome lasers dance across our 40 foot dome to your favorite music at Golden Pond Planetarium!

Join us for evening laser shows, planetarium shows, and summer star parties. All laser music show seats are $7. Star parties are weather dependent.

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Quota Deer Hunt Applications

July 2
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until July 31, 2016
Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
The White-tails coats change to a stone gray color as they head into the peak of rut in November, Photo by Ron Kruger

Land Between The Lakes Quota Deer Hunt applications, for fall deer quota hunt dates, are available July 1-31, 2016, online at https://lblquotahunt.hometracker.com/. For more information call 270-924-2065.

Find out more »

Laser Legends of the Night Sky

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until August 31, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Laser Legends of the Night Sky Planetarium Show

Children and adults will enjoy this animated laser show where Aesop the owl leads you on a light-hearted journey as you look at the Greek mythology associated with some of our constellations.

Find out more »

July at the Homeplace

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until July 31, 2016
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum,
4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
+ Google Map
double pen house

As summer heat sets in, the daily work moves to cooler times of the day. Harvesting and preserving continue as folks get ready for Independence Day, the most important holiday in 1850.

Find out more »

Drag Boat Races

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until July 3, 2016
Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map

Parking at Birmingham Ferry Campground. For more information go to www.kdba.net or call 800-732-0088.

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Summer Dinner

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum,
4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
+ Google Map
Dinner Table

Follow the delicious smells to the kitchen as summer dinner is cooking on the wood burning stove. Discover how women kept cool doing this daily chore.

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All-American Scavenger Hunt

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Bald Eagle, Photo by Ray Stainfield

Celebrate the holiday with a scavenger hunt inspired by the U.S.A.! Search the Nature Station for red, white, and blue animals and other patriotic picks. You might even win an All-American prize!

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Earth, Moon, & Sun

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 28, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Earth, Moon, and Sun Planetarium Show

The entire family will enjoy discovering the secrets about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has misconceptions about how these three celestial objects interact. Laugh out loud as Coyote attempts to explain how the moon and sun always appear to astound us with their celestial antics.

Find out more »

Holiday Feast for the Animals

July 2 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Nature Station,
3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Red Wolf Family Photo, Staff Photo, August 2014

Come watch the bobcat, red wolves, turkeys, and more enjoy their festive feasts. Who ordered rat ravioli and cucumber salad with cricket dressing?

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

July 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 28, 2016
Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory,
238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Two Small Pieces of Glass 3

Each member of your family can tag along with two teenagers at a Star Party where they learn how the telescope has helped us understand space and how telescopes expand our understanding of the Universe. While looking through the astronomer’s telescope we explore the Galilean Moons, Saturn’s rings, and galaxies. This is a great full-dome show for those who may be considering a telescope purchase.

Find out more »
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