Category: Programs and Events

Bears and Brews

Bears and Brews

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

Saturday, October 2 Join us this fall for the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium’s second annual Brewfest! Sample beers from the finest breweries in northern Vermont and New Hampshire, and get a taste for fall in “the Kingdom.” Surrounded by the natural and cultural history of the Fairbanks Museum, this brewfest… Read More
D&D in the Museum

D&D in the Museum

Posted: July 2, 2021| Categories: Programs and Events, What's Happening

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
Night Owl Club

Night Owl Club

Posted: February 26, 2021| Category: Programs and Events

Thursday, August 5th, 7:00 PM Join us each month for a virtual conversation about astronomy and space! The Fairbanks Museum’s astronomy program is featured on WCAX StarStruck, with educator Bobby Farlice-Rubio leading you on a journey to the cosmos! You’ll learn about the latest explorations in space, once-in-a-lifetime astronomical occurrences,… 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
Great Conjunction

Great Conjunction

Posted: November 10, 2020| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Planetarium News, Programs and Events, StarGazing

December 21, 4:00 – 5:00PM A live-stream celebration with astronomy educator Bobby Farlice-Rubio! This evening, Winter Solstice, the two largest planets in the Solar System — Jupiter and Saturn — will look closer together than they have since 1623.  Once every twenty years, these giant planets come together in our… Read More