The Tales of Perseus Night Sky EventName: The Tales of Perseus Night Sky EventDate: August 10, 2020Time: 10:00 PM - 11:55 PM EDTWebsite: http://www.LavenderHillFarm.comEvent Description:
Join us for a rich evening of storytelling under the stars with Star Lore Historian Mary Stewart Adams, your engaging guide to naked eye observation of summer's night sky wonders. During this star adventure Mary will lead you to the outer edge of the Perseid Meteor Shower peak, to cast your best wishes to the stars and hear the tales of Perseus, the comet that causes his shower, and the drama unfolding through the night overhead in this season. Participants will receive star maps and guidance around the night sky for an unforgettable evening under Northern Michigan's starry skies.
WHEN: 10 PM – Midnight - August 10th, 2020
COST: $12 Per Person or $15 Day of Event
AGES: 8 & Up
Join us for Free Movie Night Monday before the event! 7 PM Bonfire and 8 PM Movie in the Barn
PLEASE BRING: blankets or camp chairs. Meet in front of the barn. In the event of inclement weather, this event will take place in the barn. “If you cannot see the stars, you can be the stars!”
MEET THE INSTRUCTOR: Mary Stewart Adams is a Star Lore Historian and founder of Michigan’s only International Dark Sky Park, in Mackinaw City. She has received numerous honors for her work and travels extensively, advocating for natural darkness and teaching a humanities-based approach to understanding the night sky. You can hear the story in the stars each week on Mary’s radio segment “The Storyteller’s Night Sky” , which airs every Monday on Interlochen Public Radio.
QUESTIONS: Please direct any questions to Mary Stewart Adams 231-838-8181 firstname.lastname@example.org
SAFETY FIRST. To ensure the safety of our guests and staff, we ask that everyone wear face masks when inside our boutique or barn, participating in artisan classes, or within close range to others. We are actively taking steps to keep our farm as clean and as safe as possible and greatly appreciate your cooperation.