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March 2017

Laser Legends of the Night Sky

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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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 will lead you on a light-hearted look at the Greek mythology associated with some of the constellations. This includes the stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus, the beautiful princess Andromeda, Cetus, the terrible sea monster, Scorpio the scorpion, and Orion the hunter.…

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The Fats in the Fire: Rendering Lard

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, 4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
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"Good homemade lard is one of the choicest fats the house wife can use." Our stove is hot and small pieces of hog fat are melting or rendering down. Soon the sweet cracklins' will float to the top and the liquid fat will be poured off into the lard stand to cool. Do I smell…

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Smokehouse Magic: Smoking the Pork

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2017

Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, 4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
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Smokehouse at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum

Follow your nose to the smokehouse. Peek inside and smell the rich aroma as the green hickory wood works its magic on the salted pork hanging just above the swirling gray smoke. The rich smoke will put the finishing touches on the family's pork supply. Ages 13 and up - $5 Ages 5-12 - $3…

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Life on the Farm-March at the Homeplace 1850s Farm

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until March 31, 2017

Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, 4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
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Daddy daughter time with the chickens and ducks at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm.

The earthy smell of freshly plowed soil mingling with hickory smoke greets visitors daily. Experience everyday farm life and lend a hand with daily late winter work. Farm chores could include smoking pork, starting plant beds, stripping last year’s tobacco, lye soap and candle making, wood working, building rail fences, cooking on hearth and woodstove, spinning,…

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Wildest Weather in the Solar System

March 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until May 31, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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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 the other planets in our solar system. From a storm the size of a 100-megaton hydrogen bomb, to a 400-year-old hurricane, to a dust tempest that could engulf entire planets, you'll be glad you live on Earth!…

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Back to the Moon for Good

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Back to the Moon For Good

Your entire family will enjoy this full-dome presentation narrated by Tim Allen. There is a new space race to the moon going on right now as teams of young scientists all around the globe compete for 30 million dollars in prize money offered by Google to see who will be the first private organization to…

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Tonight’s Sky Live

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Planetarium

A live presentation about wonders found in tonight's sky. You will learn what constellations and planets are currently visible and get some tips on how to find them. This live presentation is recommended for ages 6 and above. Ages 13 and up - $5 Ages 5-12 - $3 Ages 4 and under - Free

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TOTALITY

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Total solar eclipse

TOTALITY is a Bays Mountain production all about eclipses - from lunar to total solar. It covers how they occur and what happens when they do. Take a look back to the proof of general relativity and then look forward to upcoming eclipses and where to witness them. A very special part of the show…

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Harry Potter School of Wizardry: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

March 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 2:30pm

Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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Harry Potter at Nature Station

Guest instructor "Mudpuppy" Scamander (distant relative of the famous Newt Scamander) will teach us how to find the fantastic beasts that live deep in the woods and waters at Land Between the Lakes. Learn some clues and signs that signal the presence of fainting possums, horn-sparring cockroaches, parachuting squirrels, and snood-billed gobblers, and then join…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2017

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until May 31, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Earth, Moon, and Sun Planetarium Show

This planetarium show explores the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. Learn why the Sun rises and sets and the basics of fusion and solar energy.  Examine…

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For Goodness Snakes!

March 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2017

Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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Tim educating visitors about snakes during a program at Woodlands Nature Station.

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. Ages 13 and up - $5 Ages 5-12 - $3 Ages 4 and under - Free

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Afternoon Animal Encounters

March 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2017

Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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turkey at nature station

Nature Station offers live animal programs featuring a different animal each afternoon in spring. Enjoy a closer look, and sometimes a chance to touch or help feed, as staff introduces you to one of our resident animal ambassadors. The schedule for spring is: Monday | April-May | Turtle Time! Tuesday | April-May | Dinnertime for…

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From Earth to the Universe

March 29 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until May 31, 2017

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2017

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until May 28, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United 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. Viewers can revel in the splendor of the nearby worlds in our Solar System.  Then go out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out beyond the Milky Way…

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Parade of Raptors

March 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2017

Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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Come face-to-face with a barn owl, barred owl, screech owl, American kestrel, and red-tailed hawk as our staff introduces these birds to you up close before bringing them into their nighttime shelter. Program included with general admission | Ages 13 and up $5 | Ages 5-12 $3 | Ages 4 and under free Nature Station is open Wednesday-Sunday…

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Laser Legends of the Night Sky

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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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 will lead you on a light-hearted look at the Greek mythology associated with some of the constellations. This includes the stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus, the beautiful princess Andromeda, Cetus, the terrible sea monster, Scorpio the scorpion, and Orion the hunter.…

Find out more »

Smokehouse Magic: Smoking the Pork

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2017

Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, 4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
+ Google Map
Smokehouse at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum

Follow your nose to the smokehouse. Peek inside and smell the rich aroma as the green hickory wood works its magic on the salted pork hanging just above the swirling gray smoke. The rich smoke will put the finishing touches on the family's pork supply. Ages 13 and up - $5 Ages 5-12 - $3…

Find out more »

Life on the Farm-March at the Homeplace 1850s Farm

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until March 31, 2017

Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, 4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
+ Google Map
Daddy daughter time with the chickens and ducks at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm.

The earthy smell of freshly plowed soil mingling with hickory smoke greets visitors daily. Experience everyday farm life and lend a hand with daily late winter work. Farm chores could include smoking pork, starting plant beds, stripping last year’s tobacco, lye soap and candle making, wood working, building rail fences, cooking on hearth and woodstove, spinning,…

Find out more »

The Little Star That Could

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until May 28, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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The Little Star That Could

An average yellow star in search of planets to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers star clusters and galaxies. Eventually, Little Star finds his planets. Each planet is introduced to the audience with uncomplicated information about our Solar System. Ages 13 and up…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until May 30, 2017

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2017

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until May 31, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Earth, Moon, and Sun Planetarium Show

This planetarium show explores the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. Learn why the Sun rises and sets and the basics of fusion and solar energy.  Examine…

Find out more »

Tonight’s Sky Live

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
Planetarium

A live presentation about wonders found in tonight's sky. You will learn what constellations and planets are currently visible and get some tips on how to find them. This live presentation is recommended for ages 6 and above. Ages 13 and up - $5 Ages 5-12 - $3 Ages 4 and under - Free

Find out more »

TOTALITY

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Total solar eclipse

TOTALITY is a Bays Mountain production all about eclipses - from lunar to total solar. It covers how they occur and what happens when they do. Take a look back to the proof of general relativity and then look forward to upcoming eclipses and where to witness them. A very special part of the show…

Find out more »

Harry Potter School of Wizardry: Astronomy-A Sirius Study of the Stars

March 30 @ 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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Harry Potter at Nature Station

Wizards and muggles alike have created stories and drawn inspiration from the stars. Enjoy a fun, daytime program where we will learn more about astronomy, the stars that have lent their names to famous wizards, and the fantastic beasts depicted in the night sky. Ages 13 and up - $5 Ages 5-12 - $3 Ages…

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From Earth to the Universe

March 30 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until May 31, 2017

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2017

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until May 28, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United 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. Viewers can revel in the splendor of the nearby worlds in our Solar System.  Then go out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out beyond the Milky Way…

Find out more »

Talkin’ Turkeys

March 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Thursday, repeating until May 25, 2017

Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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turkey at nature station

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! Ages 13 and up - $5 Ages 5-12…

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Afternoon Animal Encounters

March 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2017

Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
turkey at nature station

Nature Station offers live animal programs featuring a different animal each afternoon in spring. Enjoy a closer look, and sometimes a chance to touch or help feed, as staff introduces you to one of our resident animal ambassadors. The schedule for spring is: Monday | April-May | Turtle Time! Tuesday | April-May | Dinnertime for…

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