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Wish Upon a Star at the Astronomy Festival at Turner Park


Due to inclement weather, this event has been canceled.


Take the family out for a night of stargazing and other out-of-this-world activities at the Astronomy Festival at Turner Farm’s Observatory Park on September 15, 2018!

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Permanently-mounted telescopes allow for excellent sky gazing at Observatory Park! This roll-top observatory includes an Observation Room complete with three telescopes, a retractable roof, and an Orientation Room for educational programs.

At this special event, enjoy guided stargazing, looking through a telescope, and listening to ancient stories about the constellations around the campfire. Plus, there will be games and activities, and hot chocolate and snacks will be available for purchase, too.

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Please note, the Astronomy Festival will be canceled in the event of rain; pre-registration is required by clicking here.

Turner Farm is located at 925 Springvale Rd., Great Falls, VA 22066.

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