MEDIA ADVISORY: McDonald Observatory to Host Dark Skies Festival April 29-30, 2022
29 October 2021
McDonald Observatory will host its first Dark Skies Festival, sponsored by Apache Corporation
Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30, 2022
McDonald Observatory Frank N. Bash Visitors Center near Fort Davis, Texas
Save the dates of April 29-30 for McDonald Observatory’s inaugural Dark Skies Festival! This family-friendly celebration of the night sky will feature daytime and evening activities, tours of facilities, telescope viewing, educational activities, guest speakers, food, and live music. A new exhibit on protecting dark skies, funded by Apache Corporation, will debut at the Frank N. Bash Visitors Center.
Admission to daytime programs and events will be free. Reservations will be required for evening programs. A detailed schedule of events will be published at http://mcdonaldobservatory.org.
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Rebecca Johnson, Communications Mgr.
The University of Texas at Austin