09/25/2019 - Night Sky Party At Five Rocks Amphitheater
Come explore the night sky and the secrets it holds at an upcoming event at Five Rocks Amphitheater hosted by Scotts Bluff National Monument and sponsored by the Gering Visitors Bureau. “Night Sky Party at Five Rocks Amphitheater” will be held on Wednesday, September 25. Gates will open at 6:30 PM, and the event will be from 7:00-9:00 PM. To kick off the evening, a short movie will be shown about constellations and their mythology. Tom Robinson, WNCC Professor of Science & Math, will then lead an informal talk on what night sky features will be visible through the numerous telescopes. Following the program, the telescopes will be open for viewing.
Free glow sticks will be offered to the first 100 attendees for each event. The public is encouraged to bring flashlights or headlamps, binoculars for personal stargazing, and blankets if desired. Five Rocks Amphitheater policy prohibits alcoholic beverages and coolers. Both events are weather permitting. For weather updates, follow the event “Night Sky Party at Five Rocks Amphitheater” and Scotts Bluff National Monument on Facebook.