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When

10:10 a.m. Wednesday
10:10 a.m. Thursday
10:10 a.m. Friday
10:10 a.m. Dec. 9, 2019
10:10 a.m. Dec. 10, 2019
10:10 a.m. Dec. 11, 2019
10:10 a.m. Dec. 12, 2019
10:10 a.m. Dec. 13, 2019
10:10 a.m. Dec. 16, 2019
10:10 a.m. Dec. 17, 2019
10:10 a.m. Dec. 18, 2019
10:10 a.m. Dec. 19, 2019
10:10 a.m. Dec. 20, 2019

A fun, gorgeously animated fulldome show about cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins, this dazzling film reveals how hydrogen and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the universe and then brings it all back to us – we are made of stars!

Recommended for Younger Audiences.

When

11 a.m. Dec. 17, 2019
11 a.m. Dec. 24, 2019
11 a.m. Dec. 31, 2019

Our annual family favorite “Season of Light” will fill you with seasonal sparkle! Aholiday classic, now in fulldome format, this showexplores the many festivals of light (including Christmas and Hanukah) that celebrate the spirit of renewal around the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the year. Full of popular holiday music, you’ll learn the origins of today’s Christmas songs and customs. And you’ll discover how the dark days of winter have inspired luminous festival traditions in other times and cultures, and how all of those traditions connect back to astronomy. Noah Adams from National Public Radio narrates the show.

Recommended for General Audiences. 

When

2 p.m. Nov. 30, 2019
2 p.m. Saturday
2 p.m. Dec. 14, 2019
2 p.m. Dec. 21, 2019
2 p.m. Dec. 28, 2019
2 p.m. Jan. 4, 2020

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it! Take a relaxing look at the night sky as one of our skilled "Console Captains" gives you a guided tour of the stars, planets, constellations and current events happening in the night sky. This live show is never the same and there is always a surprise in store.

Recommended for general audiences.

When

4 p.m. Friday
4 p.m. Dec. 13, 2019
4 p.m. Dec. 20, 2019
4 p.m. Dec. 27, 2019
4 p.m. Jan. 3, 2020

Our annual family favorite “Season of Light” will fill you with seasonal sparkle! Aholiday classic, now in fulldome format, this showexplores the many festivals of light (including Christmas and Hanukah) that celebrate the spirit of renewal around the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the year. Full of popular holiday music, you’ll learn the origins of today’s Christmas songs and customs. And you’ll discover how the dark days of winter have inspired luminous festival traditions in other times and cultures, and how all of those traditions connect back to astronomy. Noah Adams from National Public Radio narrates the show.

Recommended for General Audiences. 

When

2 p.m. Dec. 1, 2019
2 p.m. Sunday
2 p.m. Dec. 15, 2019
2 p.m. Dec. 22, 2019
2 p.m. Dec. 29, 2019
2 p.m. Jan. 5, 2020

A fun, gorgeously animated fulldome show about cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins, this dazzling film reveals how hydrogen and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the universe and then brings it all back to us – we are made of stars!

Recommended for General Audiences.

When

5 p.m. Nov. 30, 2019
5 p.m. Saturday
5 p.m. Dec. 14, 2019
5 p.m. Dec. 21, 2019
5 p.m. Dec. 28, 2019
5 p.m. Jan. 4, 2020

It's the holiday season a la Laser Fantasy. This highly popular program features a mix of everyone's favorite holiday music, and gives new meaning to the term "holiday lights".

Recommended for General Audiences.

Playlist
Joy to the World - Manheim Steamroller
Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Andy Williams
Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
The March - Nutcracker
Rockin‘ Round the Christmas Tree - Ronnie lane/Darlene Love
We Three Kings - Cast In Bronze
Snow Miser - Nick at Night
Linus and Lucy - Vince Guaraldi
Up on the House Top - Alvin & the Chipmunks
White Christmas - Bing Crosby
Russian Dance - Nutcracker
Let It Snow - Dean Martin
Sleigh Ride - Spice Girls

When

2 p.m. Dec. 16, 2019

Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive down the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms at Jupiter. And walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? This is the solar system journey for space travelers of all ages.

Recommended for younger audiences.

When

11 a.m. Dec. 16, 2019
11 a.m. Dec. 19, 2019
11 a.m. Dec. 23, 2019
11 a.m. Dec. 26, 2019
11 a.m. Dec. 30, 2019
11 a.m. Jan. 2, 2020

A fun, gorgeously animated fulldome show about cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins, this dazzling film reveals how hydrogen and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the universe and then brings it all back to us – we are made of stars!

Recommended for Younger Audiences.

When

1 p.m. Dec. 1, 2019
1 p.m. Sunday
1 p.m. Dec. 15, 2019
1 p.m. Dec. 22, 2019
1 p.m. Dec. 29, 2019
1 p.m. Jan. 5, 2020

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it! Take a relaxing look at the night sky as one of our skilled "Console Captains" gives you a guided tour of the stars, planets, constellations and current events happening in the night sky. This live show is never the same and there is always a surprise in store.

Recommended for general audiences.

When

4 p.m. Tuesday
4 p.m. Dec. 10, 2019
4 p.m. Dec. 17, 2019
4 p.m. Dec. 24, 2019
4 p.m. Dec. 31, 2019
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