Yuri Gagarin became the first human to venture into space on April 12, 1961 ushering in the dawn of the space age. Tonight join us as we celebrate this historic event, learn more about our race to the Moon, and see what the future of space exploration holds. We'll feature the full dome show, ...
Tuesday, April 12 2016 6:00 PM — 7:30 PM
From Greensleeves to Lennon and Copernicus to Neil Armstrong, travel through time on a musical and visual tour of the historical development of music, science and engineering. Local musician and recording artist Jamie Sherwood performs an impressive live soundtrack of musical pieces from the Mi...
Fri, Mar 11 2016 7:30 PM — Sat, Mar 12 2016 9:00 PM
This stunning, 30-minute voyage through time and space conveys, through an arresting combination of sights and sounds, the Universe revealed to us by science. The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have b...
Thu, Jan 7 2016 6:00 PM — Thu, Feb 25 2016 7:30 PM
Celebrate Valentine's Day by learning some of the many love stories told in the tapestry of the stars of the night sky. Hear the heroic story of Perseus and Andromeda, the Japanese story of Orihime and Hikoboshi, and the classic Native American tale of Algon and the Pleiades. Feel the romance b...
Saturday, February 13 2016 7:30 PM — 8:30 PM
While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been travelling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catas...
Sat, Jan 9 2016 2:30 PM — Sat, Feb 13 2016 3:30 PM
See one of the most visually stunning fulldome shows created for the planetarium in Natural Selection. February 12, 2016 is International Darwin Day. Ever since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species it has changed our view of biology, cosmology and the scientific process. Join the ...
Friday, February 12 2016 6:00 PM — 7:30 PM
Basketball Season 2015
Tue, Feb 2 2016 2:00 PM — Thu, Feb 4 2016 3:00 PM
This show traces the history and development of many of the world's most endearing holiday customs, all of which involve lighting up the winter season -- from the burning Yule log, sparkling Christmas tree lights and candles in windows, to the lighting of luminarias in the American Southwest and ...
Mon, Dec 28 2015 2:00 PM — Wed, Dec 30 2015 3:30 PM
All ages are invited to join us for our festive full-dome musical planetarium presentation to get everyone in the holiday spirit! Festive visual dome animations are set to the holiday classics from Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, The Eurythmics, Burl Ives, Chuck Berry, and more with the spectacu...
Thu, Dec 3 2015 6:00 PM — Wed, Dec 30 2015 12:00 PM
December 17 is Wright Brothers Day and it commemorates the first successful flights in a heavier than air, mechanically propelled airplane, that were made by Orville and Wilbur Wright on December 17, 1903, near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Learn about this famous world changing achievement and ot...
Thursday, December 17 2015 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM