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Dark Skies Festival

McDonald Observatory’s inaugural Dark Skies Festival is a family-friendly celebration of the night sky and features daytime and evening activities, tours of facilities, telescope viewing, educational activities, guest speakers, food, and live music. A new exhibit on protecting dark skies, funded by Apache Corporation, debuts at the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center. Admission to daytime programs and events is free. Reservations are required for evening programs.

When:

April 29-30

Where:

McDonald Observatory FORT DAVIS, Texas

More Information:

Phone: 512-475-6763

Website: mcdonaldobservatory.org

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