Things To Do

Harvest Moon Gazing

Thursday, September 19, 2013

star gazing 

 

Share the beauty of the Harvest Moonrise over the historic EJE Ranch.

Moonrise and sunset occur simultaneously this year at 6:56 PM.

Enjoy campfire hot dogs, s’mores, and hot chocolate.

Learn fun, interesting facts about the moon.

See the sites of the Apollo moon landings.

 

Meet at the High Point Welcome Center (I-80, Exit 20) between 5:30 and 6 PM.

We will caravan to the ranch, departing the Welcome Center at 6 PM.

The drive is approximately two miles.

Welcome Center gates lock at 6 PM. Take your car with you!

 

Tickets: $3 adults, $5 couples, and $1 children ages 5-15.

Purchase your ticket at the Welcome Center, I-80, Exit 20

or Chamber of Commerce, 122 S. Chestnut St.

Only 50 tickets are available!

 

 Bring lawn chairs and binoculars. A telescope will be available.

Bring a jacket. The evening will cool off after sunset!

 

For more information contact:

Shaun Evertson: 308-241-0878 or shaunevertson@charter.net

High Point Welcome Center: 308-241-0573 or visit@kimballne.org

 

In case of inclement weather, rain date will be Friday, September 20, same place, same time.