First Light at Night

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Nettie Marie Jones Nature Preserve

Join us for the official first lighting and dedication of our new telescopes and observatory. Children and adults alike will be thrilled with the pristine view of the night sky from this idyllic location. If you haven’t seen the Milky Way up close, this is sure to be a new big moment in the woods for you.

The same night, take a guided night hike with us and discover the nocturnal wonders of the woods. Don’t know much about astrology? That’s okay; we’ll talk constellation folklore and legends and enjoy refreshments while gathered together around the campfire.

For the best experience possible, wear casual, comfortable clothing and shoes, bring a flashlight and lawn chair.

Event Type

Special Event


W. Alton Jones Campus



W. Alton Jones Campus



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Cheryl Conti

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