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Fall 2017

The 2017 fall season at the Fred G. Dale Planetarium includes the most diverse selection of shows yet! See 18 out of the possible 24 unique shows this fall season and win an astronomical prize!

September

8: Earth, Moon, and Sun (7 p.m.)

9: Family Day at WSC: Earth, Moon, and Sun (11 a.m.), Stargazer (12 p.m.), STARS (1 p.m.), Astronaut (2 p.m.), From Earth to the Universe (3 p.m.)

15: Oasis in Space (7 p.m.)

16: Astronaut (2 p.m.)

22: Kids Weekend: One World, One Sky (7 p.m.)

23: Kids Weekend: Animals of the Sky (2 p.m.)

29: STARS (7 p.m.)

30: Cosmic Colors (2 p.m.)

October

6: Homecoming: Two Small Pieces of Glass (6:30 p.m.)

7: Homecoming: Flight Adventures (2 p.m.), Compass, Clock, and Calendar (3 p.m.), Secret Homecoming Show! (4 p.m.)

13: Back to the Moon (7 p.m.)

14: Firefall (2 p.m.)

20: Kids Weekend: Zula Patrol (7 p.m.)

21: Kids Weekend: My House Has Stars (2 p.m.)

27: Science Nerds Only Weekend: The Last Question by Isaac Asimov (7 p.m.)

28: Science Nerds Only Weekend: Distant Worlds - Alien Life?  (2 p.m.)

November

2: Music in the Planetarium (7:30 p.m.) -- A special live musical show!

3: Music in the Planetarium (7:30 p.m.) -- A special live musical show!

4: Stargazer (2 p.m.)

10: From Earth to the Universe (7 p.m.)

17: Kids Weekend: Rusty Rocket (7 p.m.)

18: Kids Weekend: Secret Kids Show! (2 p.m.)

December

1: Holiday Show: Season of Light (7 p.m.)

2: Holiday Show: The Sistine Chapel (2 p.m.)

8: Holiday Show: Season of Light (7 p.m.)

9: Holiday Show: Secret Holiday Show!  (2 p.m.)

15: Holiday Show: The Sistine Chapel (7 p.m.)

16: Holiday Show: Season of Light (2 p.m.)

22: Holiday Show: Secret Holiday Show!  (7 p.m.)

Planetarium shows generally include a tour of the current night sky, a view of the constellations, and the fulldome video listed in the schedule.

All shows last about 45 minutes.

The planetarium schedule is always subject to change given the ups and downs of life, so check the website often. If you absolutely cannot plan your visit to the planetarium according to the planetarium’s schedule, please feel free to contact the planetarium to explore your options.

And while at the planetarium, please feel free is ask about some of the other wonderful stops you could make in Wayne America!