Category: Programs and Events

Night Owl Club

Night Owl Club

Posted: January 2, 2023| Categories: Planetarium News, Programs and Events, Space Science, StarGazing

Thurs, Feb 2 @ 7:00 PM Mark Breen, director of the Lyman Spitzer Jr Planetarium and producer of Eye on the Night Sky, is our guest! Join with questions or come to hear what this month holds for skywatchers. Night Owl Club is a monthly conversation about astronomy and space… Read More
Stars and Sparkles Open House

Stars and Sparkles Open House

Posted: December 1, 2022| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

Sat, Dec 10, 1:00 – 3:00 PM  Celebrate the season! This community gathering is our way to say “thank you” to our members, neighbors, and friends as we ring in the season with cookies and crafts. Travel across the seasonal night sky in our planetarium. Thanks to students at St. Read More
Eyewitness to NASA

Eyewitness to NASA

Posted: July 29, 2022| Categories: Planetarium News, Programs and Events, Space Science

Thursday, August 11, 6:00 PM  What does it take to travel to space? Dr. Ken Kremer and Jean Wright from Space UpClose bring their first-hand experiences working with NASA to St. Johnsbury. Their discussion will focus on human and robotic explorers to the space station, moon, mars and beyond… Read More
Bears and Brews

Bears and Brews

Posted: June 29, 2022| Category: Programs and Events

TODAY! 3:00 – 7:00 PM: taste the best small-batch brewing! This outdoor event features great beer, food, and music. PLUS, you’ll be able to explore the Museum’s galleries and take in a planetarium show. Bears and brews … what could be better? Sample beers from the finest nano- and micro-breweries… Read More
Vacation Destination

Vacation Destination

Posted: April 13, 2022| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Planetarium News, Programs and Events, Star Struck

Daily tours of the cosmos are waiting for you to take off! Want to do something out-of-this-world during school vacation? A visit to Vermont’s only public planetarium won’t let you down. Check the calendar to learn about daily planetarium presentations. You can choose from a tour of the cosmos… Read More
Astronomy Camp

Astronomy Camp

Posted: March 23, 2022| Categories: Astronomy Camp, Planetarium News, Programs and Events

Calling space explorers ages 9 – 14! Astronomy camp is happening April 18 – 22. What does it take to get to the moon? And what will you find once you get there? Let the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium help prepare you to become a Citizen of the Cosmos! With… Read More
Animal Buddies

Animal Buddies

Posted: March 10, 2022| Category: Programs and Events

An Overnight Adventure for your Stuffed Buddy! April 8-9, ages 2 to 5, $5 per child/stuffed animal. Ever wonder what the animals in the Museum do at night? We invite families with young children to drop off a stuffed animal on the Museum on… Read More
Night Sky: Science and Wonder

Night Sky: Science and Wonder

Posted: February 10, 2022| Category: Programs and Events

Tonight at 7:00 PM! We learned yesterday morning that Wanda Díaz-Merced had a health incident and will not be able to deliver her planned presentation this evening.  She expects to make a full recovery, and we’ll host her as an Eddy Lecture speaker at some point in the future. In… Read More
Strawberry DNA

Strawberry DNA

Posted: January 27, 2022| Category: Programs and Events

Feb 21 and 22: our STEM Lab is all about DNA. Delicious DNA! Every living thing — including you — is made up of unique DNA (or deoxyribonucleic acid), the main constituent of chromosomes. It’s our DNA that gives us character because it’s the carrier of our distinctive genetic information… Read More
Living with Beavers

Living with Beavers

Posted: January 17, 2022| Category: Programs and Events

January 25 at 11:00 AM Open to the public via Zoom (in person for Homeschool Day participants) Beavers are often considered a nuisance species because they greatly impact their environment- cutting down trees, blocking streams, and flooding new land. But in most cases, there is another side to the story. Read More