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May 2017

Tonight’s Sky Live

May 23 @ 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

May 23 @ 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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From Earth to the Universe

May 23 @ 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
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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. 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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Feeding Time on the Farm

May 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until June 30, 2017

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

As they day winds down, feeding time starts for our farm animals! It usually starts with the pigs, but things happen on the farm, so we may start with one of the other animals. Meet at the pig pen to lend a hand and learn how to care for farm animals the 1850s way! *Ideal…

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Dinnertime for Bald Eagle

May 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 30, 2017

Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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Bald Eagle, Photo by Ray Stainfield

Who rules the waters and skies over Land Between the Lakes? The Bald eagle, of course! Visit with our resident Bald eagle at her dinnertime and discover her secrets of survival. Also find out about the successful Bald eagle recovery project that brought this majestic bird back from the brink of extinction in this area.…

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Afternoon Animal Encounters

May 23 @ 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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Firefall

May 23 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Throughout Earth's violent history, impacts from comets and asteroids have mercilessly shaped its surface. The ancient barrage continues today; from harmless meteors - those brilliant streaks in the night sky - to mountain-sized boulders wandering perilously close to Earth. This ceaseless barrage is our only tangible connection to the universe beyond and is an ever…

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Parade of Raptors

May 23 @ 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 November 30, 2017

Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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John with Barred Owl at Nature Station

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  

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Laser Legends of the Night Sky

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2017

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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Wildest Weather in the Solar System

May 24 @ 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

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until May 31, 2017

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

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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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

May 24 @ 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 »

Earth, Moon, and Sun

May 24 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until May 30, 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 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…

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Feeding Time on the Farm

May 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until June 30, 2017

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

As they day winds down, feeding time starts for our farm animals! It usually starts with the pigs, but things happen on the farm, so we may start with one of the other animals. Meet at the pig pen to lend a hand and learn how to care for farm animals the 1850s way! *Ideal…

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For Goodness Snakes!

May 24 @ 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

May 24 @ 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…

Find out more »

From Earth to the Universe

May 24 @ 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…

Find out more »

Parade of Raptors

May 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
+ Google Map
John with Barred Owl at Nature Station

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  

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Laser Legends of the Night Sky

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2017

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 »

The Little Star That Could

May 25 @ 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

May 25 @ 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

May 25 @ 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

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

From Earth to the Universe

May 25 @ 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 »
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