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July 2017

Feeding Time on the Farm

July 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until August 31, 2017

Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, 4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
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Sheep at the Homeplace after a "hair cut", Staff Photo

As they day winds down, feeding time starts for our farm animals! It usually starts with the pigs, but things happen on the farm, so we may start with one of the other animals. Meet at the pig pen to lend a hand and learn how to care for farm animals the 1850s way! *Ideal…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass Planetarium Show

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Two Small Pieces of Glass Planetarium Show

Join us in the planetarium for a special viewing of our astronomy show, Two Small Pieces of Glass, and a preview of what is up in the sky tonight. Tag along with two curious teenagers at a Star Party as they learn how telescopes have helped us understand space and expanded our understanding of the…

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Parade of Raptors

July 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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John with Barred Owl at Nature Station

Come face-to-face with a barn owl, barred owl, screech owl, American kestrel, and red-tailed hawk as our staff introduces these birds to you up close before bringing them into their nighttime shelter. Program included with general admission | Ages 13 and up $5 | Ages 5-12 $3 | Ages 4 and under free  

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Laser Music Shows at Golden Pond Planetarium

July 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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See awesome lasers dance across our 40 foot dome to your favorite music at Golden Pond Planetarium!

A feast for the senses...Laser Music Shows entertain the eyes while music feeds the soul. See these amazing shows in our planetarium dome every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday June 2 through August 29. Ask about glasses you can purchase at the gift shop for a whole new viewing experience! Saturday, May 27 5:30pm Laser Spirit 7pm…

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Laser Music Shows at Golden Pond Planetarium

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2017

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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See awesome lasers dance across our 40 foot dome to your favorite music at Golden Pond Planetarium!

A feast for the senses...Laser Music Shows entertain the eyes while music feeds the soul. See these amazing shows in our planetarium dome every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday June 2 through August 29. Ask about glasses you can purchase at the gift shop for a whole new viewing experience! Saturday, May 27 5:30pm Laser Spirit 7pm…

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Rodeo

21st Annual Wranglers Primitive Rodeo

July 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wranglers Campground, 5100 Laura Furnace Road
Golden Pond , KY 42211 United States
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Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22, from 7:30-10pm Admission is $10 ages 13 and older, $7 ages 5-12, and free for children 4 and under. No coolers permitted. Wranglers Campground will host the 21st Annual Primitive Rodeo, presented by Crossland Rodeo Company. This is an International Pro Rodeo Association sanctioned rodeo and  is open…

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Laser Legends of the Night Sky

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Laser Legends of the Night Sky Planetarium Show

Children and adults will enjoy this animated laser show where Aesop the owl will lead you on a light-hearted look at the Greek mythology associated with some of the constellations. This includes the stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus, the beautiful princess Andromeda, Cetus, the terrible sea monster, Scorpio the scorpion, and Orion the hunter.…

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Daily Life on the Farm in July

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 31, 2017

Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, 4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
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Summer garden at the Homeplace 1850's Working Farm and Living History Museum

As summer heat sets in, the daily work moves to cooler times of the day, early morning and late evening. Crops have out grown the weeds, so hoeing and pulling weeds slows down, giving the children an opportunity to attend school. Harvesting and preserving garden produce continues. Independence Day, the most important holiday in 1850,…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun Planetarium Show

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2017

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Earth, Moon, and Sun Planetarium Show

This planetarium show explores the relationship between the Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. Learn why the Sun rises and sets and the basics of fusion and solar energy.  Examine…

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Bugs, Bunnies and Butterflies

July 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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Buckeye butterfly, Photo by Ray Stainfield

*Ideal for home educators. Who lives in a garden besides plants? How about caterpillars, butterflies, mantises, and more? Let’s learn about garden creatures, meet our resident rabbit and head outside to explore the Nature Station’s gardens in search of insects and other garden critters!

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Two Small Pieces of Glass Planetarium Show

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Two Small Pieces of Glass Planetarium Show

Join us in the planetarium for a special viewing of our astronomy show, Two Small Pieces of Glass, and a preview of what is up in the sky tonight. Tag along with two curious teenagers at a Star Party as they learn how telescopes have helped us understand space and expanded our understanding of the…

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Tonight’s Sky LIVE

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Image provided by NASA

A live presentation about wonders found in tonight's sky. You will learn what constellations and planets are currently visible and get some tips on how to find them. This live presentation is recommended for ages 6 and above. Ages 13 and up - $5 Ages 5-12 - $3 Ages 4 and under - Free

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Growing the Old as the New: Heirloom Vegetables

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, 4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
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Summer garden work at the Homeplace 1850's Farm

*Ideal for home educators Have you ever heard of Bull’s Blood beets, Cosmic Purple carrots, Cow-horn okra or Washday cowpeas?  These varieties of vegetables are not common in today’s gardens but they would have been in the mid-1800s. Come through our garden gates and get the scoop on these heirloom vegetables.  You might decide that…

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TOTALITY Planetarium Show

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Totality Planetarium Show

TOTALITY is a Bays Mountain production all about eclipses - from lunar to total solar. It covers how they occur and what happens when they do. Take a look back to the proof of general relativity and then look forward to upcoming eclipses and where to witness them. A very special part of the show…

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Christmas in July for the Animals

July 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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Groundhog love his treats!

Have you ever wanted to visit the Nature Station in the winter, but couldn't because it was closed? Now is your chance! Our animals will celebrate the holidays 5 months early with their very own Christmas trees complete with presents underneath! Stop by to see what the naturalists have wrapped up for their big surprises. The…

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The Little Star That Could Planetarium Show

July 22 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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The Little Star That Could

An average yellow star in search of planets to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers star clusters and galaxies. Eventually, Little Star finds his planets. Each planet is introduced to the audience with uncomplicated information about our Solar System. Ages 13 and up…

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Feeding Time on the Farm

July 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until August 31, 2017

Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, 4512 The Trace
Dover, TN 37058 United States
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Sheep at the Homeplace after a "hair cut", Staff Photo

As they day winds down, feeding time starts for our farm animals! It usually starts with the pigs, but things happen on the farm, so we may start with one of the other animals. Meet at the pig pen to lend a hand and learn how to care for farm animals the 1850s way! *Ideal…

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Back to the Moon for Good Planetarium Show

July 22 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2017

Back to the Moon For Good

Your family will enjoy this full-dome presentation narrated by Tim Allen. Right now there is a new space race going on as teams of young scientists all around the globe compete for 30 million dollars in prize money offered by Google to see who will be the first private organization to land a rover on…

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Parade of Raptors

July 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2017

Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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John with Barred Owl at Nature Station

Come face-to-face with a barn owl, barred owl, screech owl, American kestrel, and red-tailed hawk as our staff introduces these birds to you up close before bringing them into their nighttime shelter. Program included with general admission | Ages 13 and up $5 | Ages 5-12 $3 | Ages 4 and under free  

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Laser Music Shows at Golden Pond Planetarium

July 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2017

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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See awesome lasers dance across our 40 foot dome to your favorite music at Golden Pond Planetarium!

A feast for the senses...Laser Music Shows entertain the eyes while music feeds the soul. See these amazing shows in our planetarium dome every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday June 2 through August 29. Ask about glasses you can purchase at the gift shop for a whole new viewing experience! Saturday, May 27 5:30pm Laser Spirit 7pm…

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Enjoy a sunset canoe or kayak trip with our Naturalists, Photo by Kelly Sellers

Sunset Kayak Trip

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nature Station, 3146 Silver Trail Rd
Cadiz, KY 42211 United States
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$20 per person to use one of our kayaks; $15 per person if you bring your own kayak.  Participants must be age 13 or above. Cost does not include Nature Station admission. Nature Station closes at 5pm. Reservation and full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space and for location information. Join us for…

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Laser Music Shows at Golden Pond Planetarium

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2017

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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See awesome lasers dance across our 40 foot dome to your favorite music at Golden Pond Planetarium!

A feast for the senses...Laser Music Shows entertain the eyes while music feeds the soul. See these amazing shows in our planetarium dome every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday June 2 through August 29. Ask about glasses you can purchase at the gift shop for a whole new viewing experience! Saturday, May 27 5:30pm Laser Spirit 7pm…

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Rodeo

21st Annual Wranglers Primitive Rodeo

July 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 22, 2017

Wranglers Campground, 5100 Laura Furnace Road
Golden Pond , KY 42211 United States
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Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22, from 7:30-10pm Admission is $10 ages 13 and older, $7 ages 5-12, and free for children 4 and under. No coolers permitted. Wranglers Campground will host the 21st Annual Primitive Rodeo, presented by Crossland Rodeo Company. This is an International Pro Rodeo Association sanctioned rodeo and  is open…

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Bonus Evening Shows and Star Parties at Golden Pond Planetarium

July 22 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Late Shows and Star Parties

Join us for a bonus 8pm show on a select few Saturdays! Sometimes it's a laser music show, sometimes it's a planetarium show with a Star Party after. Take your astronomical knowledge to a new level on Star Party nights, hosted by West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers. Saturday, June 3 5:30pm Laser I-POP 7pm Laser Pop…

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Laser Legends of the Night Sky

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, 238 Visitor Center Drive
Golden Pond, KY 42211 United States
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Laser Legends of the Night Sky Planetarium Show

Children and adults will enjoy this animated laser show where Aesop the owl will lead you on a light-hearted look at the Greek mythology associated with some of the constellations. This includes the stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus, the beautiful princess Andromeda, Cetus, the terrible sea monster, Scorpio the scorpion, and Orion the hunter.…

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