|Saturday, February 3||3pm||Follow the Drinking Gourd||6-12|
|Saturday, February 3||4pm||Laser Hollywood||6+|
|Saturday, February 3||5pm||The Sky Above *sensory friendly||All Ages|
|Saturday, February 3||7pm||Astronomy Tonight||8+|
|Saturday, February 3||8pm||Rock of Ages laser concert||10+|
|Saturday, February 10||3pm||Follow the Drinking Gourd||6-12|
|Saturday, February 10||4pm||Laser Hollywood||6+|
|Saturday, February 10||7pm||Romancing the Stars||16+|
|Saturday, February 10||8pm||Laser Queen||10+|
|Tuesday, February 14||7pm||Romancing the Stars |
|Tuesday, February 14||8pm||Laser Queen||10+|
|Saturday, February 17||3pm||Earth, Moon, Sun and Coyote||6-12|
|Saturday, February 17||4pm||Laser Hollywood||6-12|
|Saturday, February 17||7pm||Two Small Pieces of Glass||10+|
|Saturday, February 17||8pm||Laser Queen||10+|
|Saturday, February 24||3pm||Rockin’ Rocket Ride||3-8|
|Saturday, February 24||4pm||Storybooks in Space||4-8|
|Saturday, February 24||7pm||Two Small Pieces of Glass||10+|
|Saturday, February 24||8pm||Rock of Ages laser concert||10+|
Follow the Drinking Gourd, Saturdays, February 3, 10, 3 p.m.
Learn to find the Big Dipper and other stars in our night sky. Then, we’ll go back in time to follow a family trying to escape oppression. The Big Dipper guides them through a frightful but rewarding voyage. Sing along with the slaves who used the song of the Drinking Gourd to travel north on foot from Alabama to Canada. Based on Jeanette Winters’ book by the same title, this show describes the astronomy behind the slave song “Follow the Drinking Gourd.” (recommended for ages 6-12)
Laser Hollywood, Saturdays, February 3, 10, 17, 4 p.m.
Themes from some of your favorite movies have inspired this NEW laser concert, including Raiders of the Lost Ark, Pink Panther, Star Wars, and Beverly Hills Cop. (recommended for ages 6-adult)
*The Sky Above, Saturday, February 3, 5 p.m.
“The Sky Above” show includes music, laser lights, stories, and information about the planets, the Moon and constellations. Content is presented on a kindergarten level.
Rockin’ Rocket Ride, Saturday, February 24, 3 p.m.
Put on your space suit and blast-off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun and planets. A lively experience for young people with selected music from "Journey into Space" by Jane Murphy. (recommended for ages 3-8)
Storybooks in Space, Saturday, February 24, 4 p.m.
Enjoy story time in the planetarium as we learn about the stars and planets. (Recommended for ages 4-8)
Astronomy Tonight, Saturday, February 3, 7 p.m.
Using the Planetarium’s DigitalSky digital theater, experience a guided tour of the night sky. Learn about some of the popular constellations visible from sunset to sunrise, as well as the stories behind them. Hear about how and where in the sky to find the brightest planets. Weather permitting, the 3M Observatory will be open after the show. (Recommended for ages 8 to adult)
Romancing the Stars, Saturday, February 10, Wednesday, February 14, 7 p.m.
For ages 16 & older (no children, please)
It’s date night at the Planetarium! Enjoy a light-hearted look at the Universe. Stars, constellations, songs, and stories all celebrate love.
Two Small Pieces of Glass, Saturdays, February 17 and 24, 7 pm
Discover which stars are visible in tonight’s sky. Then explore the evolution of telescope technology from Galileo’s experiments to the Hubble Space Telescope and beyond. There’s an incredible Universe we can observe with just two small pieces of glass. Recommended for ages 8-adult.
Laser Queen, Saturdays, Feb 10, 17, Wednesday, February 14, 8 p.m.
Some of the hit songs include “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Under Pressure,” and “We Are the Champions.”
Rock of Ages laser concert, Saturdays, February 3, 24, 8 p.m.
Enjoy a laser concert with songs drawn from the popular Broadway show and feature film. Sing along to “We Built This City” by Starship, “I Wanna Rock” by Twisted Sister, and “Talk Dirty to Me” by Poison.