Sunset Beach, NC – On October 5, throughout the Sunset at Sunset Festival, you can enjoy half-price admission to full-dome shows at Ingram Planetarium. Ingram Planetarium is introducing its newest full-dome film, Cosmic Colors, during the first weekend of October and it will be included in the half-price Sunset at Sunset lineup. The half-price shows on October 5 are Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea (11:00), The Sky Tonight (12:00), Accidental Astronaut (1:00), Cosmic Colors (2:00), and Tales of the Maya Skies (3:00).
October 5 is also International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN). InOMN is an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation and appreciation of the Moon. Ingram Planetarium is holding a special Into the Unknown: Moon Special during the Science at Sunset program at 7:00 PM on October 5. Join Joe Kaczvinksky, scientist and planetarium volunteer, as he delves into the more mysterious side of our most familiar celestial neighbor, the moon. Weather permitting, Ingram Planetarium will top off the festivities with a moon observation party with telescopes and binoculars at 8:00 PM.
Half-price admission to the full-dome programs during the day for Sunset at Sunset is $4.75 for adults, $4.25 for seniors (62+), $3.75 for children (3-12), and free for age 2 and under. Admission for Stars at Sunset at 7:00 PM is $9.50 for adults, $8.50 for seniors 62+, and $7.50 for children 3 to 12.
There is no charge for Planetarium members or for children age 2 and under. The outdoor moon observation activities beginning at 8:00 PM are FREE. For more information, call 910-575-0033,
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