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Schedule of Events

Summer 2018

The 2018 summer season at the Fred G. Dale Planetarium is ongoing!

All shows (except those during Chicken Days) will be determined by audience participation upon arrival at the planetarium.

Doors open at least 20 minutes prior to the start of a show. 


May 12 at 2 p.m.

May 19 at 2 p.m.


June 9 at 2 p.m.

June 23 at 2 p.m.


Wayne Chicken Days
July 14 at noon (STARS), 1 p.m. (Earth, Moon, and Sun), 2 p.m. (Astronaut), 3 p.m. (Two Small Pieces of Glass), and 4 p.m. (Oasis in Space)

July 28 at 2 p.m.


Aug. 11 at 2 p.m.

Aug. 17 from 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 3 p.m.  SPECIAL OPEN HOUSE!!!  Stop by, have some refreshments, and check out the most educationally versatile and technologically advanced planetarium in the state of Nebraska!

Aug. 25 at 2 p.m.

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

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!