Category: Programs and Events

Night Owl Club

Night Owl Club

Posted: September 21, 2021| Category: Programs and Events

Thursday, October 7, 7:00 PM We’ll take a deep dive into the latest news in space exploration! This month, our focus is on Bepicolombo: a joint venture between the European Space Agency (ESA) and Japan’s Space Agency (JAXA) that has just flown by Mercury for the first of six times. Read More
Summer in the Planetarium

Summer in the Planetarium

Posted: August 2, 2021| Categories: Planetarium News, Programs and Events

No boundaries! Summer is time to test your limits, and Vermont’s only public planetarium invites you to journey beyond time and space. With 6 shows scheduled every day, our Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium takes you on a romp with dinosaurs of prehistoric Antarctica, brings you alongside cutting-edge scientists in Chile,… Read More
Bears and Brews

Bears and Brews

Posted: July 7, 2021| Category: Programs and Events

Saturday, October 2, 3:00 – 7:00 PM: taste the best small-batch brewing! Tickets are SOLD OUT! We have a limited number of non-alcohol tickets available to enjoy the great food, music, and company. This outdoor event features great beer, food, and music. PLUS, you’ll be able to explore the Museum’s… Read More
D&D in the Museum

D&D in the Museum

Posted: July 2, 2021| Category: Programs and Events

Dungeons and Dragons: Science Adventures at the Fairbanks Museum! Join us for a science-based twist on this popular fantasy role-playing game. You’ll work as part of a team to complete a mission through old-school Dungeons and Dragons style storytelling. Add to the mix a hands-on component, using the museum… Read More
A World of Wonder

A World of Wonder

Posted: June 16, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

Our signature Feast with the Beasts marks the beginning of summer — it’s a chance to get together with friends and neighbors to sample fresh flavors from talented local kitchens in one of Vermont’s true treasures. We can’t hold a party this year, instead you’re invited to celebrate the wonders… Read More
Eddy Lecture Series: Vermont’s Changing Climate

Eddy Lecture Series: Vermont’s Changing Climate

Posted: March 18, 2021| Category: Programs and Events

May 5 at 7:00 PM: Exploring the Science of Vermont’s Climate Delve into the science of Vermont’s climate. How is it changing, and how are these changes experienced by Vermonters? How are our natural communities impacted, and what can we do to make the biggest difference? We invite families and… Read More
Animal Buddies

Animal Buddies

Posted: March 10, 2021| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Programs and Events

Welcome, Animal Buddies Families! Here is what your buddies have been up to during their night at the Museum! They have been busy exploring the galleries, finding animals that look like them, have having lots of fun!       The Museum Store looks like a good place… Read More
Vermont’s Lost Lady Beetles

Vermont’s Lost Lady Beetles

Posted: March 2, 2021| Categories: Observing, Programs and Events

A virtual presentation for all ages Saturday, March 27 at 10:00 AM in partnership with the Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Free and open to everyone. What do you think of when you imagine a ladybug (officially known as a lady beetle)? Is it red with black spots? Many people are… Read More
Astronomy Camp

Astronomy Camp

Posted: February 2, 2021| Categories: Astronomy Camp, Programs and Events

A virtual camp with one day of socially distanced rocket launching! April 12-16, 2021 Ages 9 to 14 What does it take to get to the moon? Let the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium help prepare you to become a Citizen of the Cosmos! With some imagination and ingenuity, we’ll find… Read More
Mars Rover Landing Watch Party

Mars Rover Landing Watch Party

Posted: February 1, 2021| Categories: Learning, Programs and Events

Feb. 18, 3:00 – 4:30pm livestream event! Be part of the moment-to-moment excitement as we join NASA scientists and engineers and their team who guide a new rover to landing on Mars! After a cold, lonely, nearly eight-month-long trip through space, a robot named Perseverance is going land on Mars! Join the… Read More