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Events in Land Between The Lakes

Check out these entertaining and educational events happening in Land Between The Lakes!

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  October 2, 2018 thru November 30, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. Daily

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Somewhere along the line, planetariums became cool shaped movie theaters and the technology got ahead of the message. You are invited to quietly relax under a canopy of stars that represent tonight's sky. As you do, our knowledgeable and entertaining staff will personally lead you on a tour of planets, constellations, and special celestial events. This live presentation is recommended for ages 6 and above. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  October 2, 2018 thru November 30, 2018 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

If you have ever enjoyed a meteor shower or made a wish upon a "shooting star", you will enjoy this full dome presentation. All aspects of meteor showers are explored in vivid detail. Where meteors come from, what they are made of, past impact evidence, and possible future impact predictions may surprise you. Comets and asteroids are also discussed making this show about anything that could fall on your head! Showtimes are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at Noon. Also Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday at 4:00 p.m. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  October 2, 2018 thru November 30, 2018 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Your family will enjoy this full- dome presentation narrated by Tim Allen. Right now there is a new space race going on as teams of young scientists all around the globe compete for 30 million dollars in prize money offered by Google to see who will be the first private organization to land a rover on the moon in 2018. Not since the Apollo missions 40 years ago has there been this much lunar exploration. Showtimes are Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 3:00 p.m. Also Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 4:00 p.m. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  October 2, 2018 thru November 30, 2018 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

The entire family will enjoy discovering the secrets about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions, who has many misconceptions about how these three celestial objects interact. Laugh out loud as Coyote attempts to explain how the moon and sun always appear to astound us with their celestial antics. Admission fees apply. Showtimes are Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. Also showing on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:00 p.m.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  October 2, 2018 thru November 30, 2018 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Teens, adults, and even children can appreciate this full-dome presentation from National Geographic. Join us aboard the imaginary space ship Erion as you journey through our solar system looking for the planet with the wildest weather. Witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system! Once enlightened, you will most assuredly be thankful that we live on Earth! Showtimes are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. Also on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday at noon. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - The Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd

When:  November 30, 2018 - 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Today is the last day Nature Station will be open for the season! Join our naturalists for a special behind the scenes tour to meet our resident animals, learn their histories, and how we care for them in the winter. You'll even help feed some of them.

At the Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  October 2, 2018 thru November 30, 2018 - Daily at 10:00 a.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Children and adults will enjoy this animated laser show where Aesop the owl will lead you on a lighthearted look at the Greek mythology associated with some of the constellations. This includes the stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus; the beautiful princess Andromeda; Cetus, the terrible sea monster, Scorpio the scorpion; and Orion the hunter. A non- laser full-dome version of this show is also available. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  October 2, 2018 thru November 30, 2018 - Daily at 2:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Please come and enjoy the many beautiful full-dome images of our universe on this virtual space tour as seen from the eyes of the world's largest telescopes including the Hubble Space Telescope. Along the way, you will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and see impressive images from today's giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe. Admission fees apply.

Where:  Dover, TN - The Homeplace - 4512 The Trace

When:  November 30, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Contact:  931.232.6457

The kettle is in the back yard along with the laundry fork to mix up a new batch of lye soap. See the transformation with your own eyes as simple ingredients, water, lard, and lye, are stirred together to form this all-purpose cleaner.

At the Homeplace 1850s in Land Between The Lakes. Admission Fees Apply.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr

When:  October 2, 2018 thru December 22, 2018 - Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Laser lights shows at the Golden Pond Planetarium. Featuring many genres of music including retro, rock, pop, country, faith-based and so much more. Download the fall schedule here. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Visitor's Center - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond

When:  January 5, 2019 - 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Contact:  270-924-2020

$15 per person. Registration limited. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Moderate walking may be required.

Winter is peak season for bald eagle viewing in Land Between the Lakes! Both our year-round resident eagles and visiting winter "snowbirds" are out looking for fish around the lakes. Join this van tour to discover favorite bays, shorelines, and roosting spots of bald eagles. We'll search for these majestic birds, as they soar through the sky and perch in the trees, and maybe even catch one in action hunting for fish! Our naturalists will help you spot eagles and other wildlife, as well as zoom in with spotting scopes for a closer look.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Visitor's Center - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond

When:  January 6, 2019 - 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Contact:  270-924-2020

$15 per person. Registration limited. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Moderate walking may be required.

Winter is peak season for bald eagle viewing in Land Between the Lakes! Both our year-round resident eagles and visiting winter "snowbirds" are out looking for fish around the lakes. Join this van tour to discover favorite bays, shorelines, and roosting spots of bald eagles. We'll search for these majestic birds, as they soar through the sky and perch in the trees, and maybe even catch one in action hunting for fish! Our naturalists will help you spot eagles and other wildlife, as well as zoom in with spotting scopes for a closer look.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Visitor's Center - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond

When:  January 12, 2019 - 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Contact:  270-924-2020

$15 per person. Registration limited. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Moderate walking may be required.

Winter is peak season for bald eagle viewing in Land Between the Lakes! Both our year-round resident eagles and visiting winter "snowbirds" are out looking for fish around the lakes. Join this van tour to discover favorite bays, shorelines, and roosting spots of bald eagles. We'll search for these majestic birds, as they soar through the sky and perch in the trees, and maybe even catch one in action hunting for fish! Our naturalists will help you spot eagles and other wildlife, as well as zoom in with spotting scopes for a closer look.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Visitor's Center - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond

When:  January 13, 2019 - 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Contact:  270-924-2020

$15 per person. Registration limited. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Moderate walking may be required.

Winter is peak season for bald eagle viewing in Land Between the Lakes! Both our year-round resident eagles and visiting winter "snowbirds" are out looking for fish around the lakes. Join this van tour to discover favorite bays, shorelines, and roosting spots of bald eagles. We'll search for these majestic birds, as they soar through the sky and perch in the trees, and maybe even catch one in action hunting for fish! Our naturalists will help you spot eagles and other wildlife, as well as zoom in with spotting scopes for a closer look.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Visitor's Center - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond

When:  January 20, 2019 - 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Contact:  270-924-2020

$15 per person. Registration limited. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Moderate walking may be required.

Winter is peak season for bald eagle viewing in Land Between the Lakes! Both our year-round resident eagles and visiting winter "snowbirds" are out looking for fish around the lakes. Join this van tour to discover favorite bays, shorelines, and roosting spots of bald eagles. We'll search for these majestic birds, as they soar through the sky and perch in the trees, and maybe even catch one in action hunting for fish! Our naturalists will help you spot eagles and other wildlife, as well as zoom in with spotting scopes for a closer look.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Visitor's Center - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond

When:  January 27, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  270-924-2020

$15 per person. Registration limited. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Moderate walking may be required.

Winter is peak season for bald eagle viewing in Land Between the Lakes! Both our year-round resident eagles and visiting winter "snowbirds" are out looking for fish around the lakes. Join this van tour to discover favorite bays, shorelines, and roosting spots of bald eagles. We'll search for these majestic birds, as they soar through the sky and perch in the trees, and maybe even catch one in action hunting for fish! Our naturalists will help you spot eagles and other wildlife, as well as zoom in with spotting scopes for a closer look.

Where:  LBL - North Welcome Station - 1820 The Trace, Grand Rivers

When:  February 2, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Contact:  270-924-2020

$15 per person. Registration limited. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Moderate walking may be required.

Discover favorite bays, shorelines, and roosting spots of bald eagles on the north end of Land Between the Lakes. We'll search for these majestic birds both in and outside of LBL visiting one of the local dams as the eagles soar through the sky and perch in the trees, and maybe even catch one in action hunting for fish! We'll help you spot eagles in the field and zoom in for closer looks with spotting scopes.

Where:  LBL - North Welcome Station - 1820 The Trace, Grand Rivers

When:  February 2, 2019 - 2:00 to 5:30 p.m.

Contact:  270-924-2020

$15 per person. Registration limited. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Moderate walking may be required.

Discover favorite bays, shorelines, and roosting spots of bald eagles on the north end of Land Between the Lakes. We'll search for these majestic birds both in and outside of LBL visiting one of the local dams as the eagles soar through the sky and perch in the trees, and maybe even catch one in action hunting for fish! We'll help you spot eagles in the field and zoom in for closer looks with spotting scopes.

Where:  LBL - Homeplaces 1850s - 4512 The Trace, Dover

When:  February 2, 2019 - 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

1-2:30pm - Fort Henry Anniversary Program
3-4pm - Fort Henry Anniversary Walk (weather dependent)
$5/$3 Registration limited. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Registration and full deposit required. Invited historian: Susan 'Ski' Witzofsky 156 years ago, Land Between the Rivers was bracing for war. Confederate forces occupied Fort Henry with federal forces moving up the Tennessee River. In The Homeplace theater, through period images and maps, learn about Fort Henry, its impact on the Civil War, and its legacy. Later, gather at Fort Henry Trail Parking area for a guided walk and relive the siege.

Where:  LBL - Golden Pond Visitor's Center - 238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond

When:  February 3, 2019 - 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Contact:  270-924-2020

$15 per person. Registration limited. Reservation & full deposit required. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Moderate walking may be required.

Winter is peak season for bald eagle viewing in Land Between the Lakes! Both our year-round resident eagles and visiting winter "snowbirds" are out looking for fish around the lakes. Join this van tour to discover favorite bays, shorelines, and roosting spots of bald eagles. We'll search for these majestic birds, as they soar through the sky and perch in the trees, and maybe even catch one in action hunting for fish! Our naturalists will help you spot eagles and other wildlife, as well as zoom in with spotting scopes for a closer look.

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Bison
Photo by Jill Asher

The Elk and Bison Prairie in Land Between The Lakes is one of the most popular attractions for visitors year-round.