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Events in Land Between The Lakes

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

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Laser Christmas Music Shows

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  December 17, 2016 - 5:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us for holiday themed laser music shows this December. Shows include Laser Holidays, Season of Light, and Let it Snow. Presentation time: 45 minutes. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Where:  LBL36.9016496,-88.0383153

When:  December 17, 2016 - 6:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Birders nationwide participate in this annual Audubon Society bird count and you can be part of it here. We are looking for birders of all experience levels to help. Registration requested. Call 270-924-2299 to sign up or for more information. Bring binoculars, field guides, and lunch. Dress for the weather.

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Tonight's Sky Live!

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  September 1, 2016 thru December 31, 2016 - 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. Daily

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us at this live show as we explore the night sky above us with its celestial bodies. Our planetarium interpreter will show you the current positions of planets, sun, stars, constellations, and galaxies as seen from Land Between The Lakes. You'll learn about the wonders of our night sky that you can share with others. Recommended for 6 & above. Presentation time: 40 minutes. Daily show time is 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  September 1, 2016 thru December 31, 2016 - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays

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! Presentation time: 40 minutes. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: The Little Star That Could

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  September 1, 2016 thru December 31, 2016 - 11:00 a.m. Saturdays & Sundays

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Children love a good underdog story. This full-dome presentation is about the newest baby star in the sky - Little Star. He quickly discovers he is just an average star, but he yearns to become special and have planets of his own. Along the way in his quest, he meets other stars and learns what makes each star special. He also discovers much about planets and what it takes to lead a solar system. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Season of Light

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  September 1, 2016 thru December 31, 2016 - Daily, Various Times

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

This visual journey portrays the customs and celebrations that humans have devised through the ages to light up the darkest time of the year. Stories of Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's, Santa Claus, and the Star of Bethlehem will be told through the magic and immersive imagery of our full-dome projection system. Catch the show on Saturdays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 4:00 p.m.; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:00 a.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: From the Earth to the Universe

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  September 1, 2016 thru December 31, 2016 - 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Daily

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

This stunning, full-dome voyage through space and time conveys, through sparkling sights and sounds, the Universe revealed to us by science. Viewers can revel in the splendor of the worlds in the Solar System and our scorching Sun. From Earth to the Universe takes the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out beyond the Milky Way to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad of galaxies. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today's giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe. Age 13 and up $5; Age 5-12 $3; Age 4 and under Free Daily Show times are 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Laser Christmas Music Shows

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  December 10, 2016 thru December 31, 2016 - 12:00 p.m. Daily (ex Tues & Thurs)

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us for holiday themed laser music shows this December. Shows include Laser Holidays, Season of Light, and Let it Snow. Presentation time: 45 minutes. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Eve & Day.

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Laser Christmas Music Shows

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  December 6, 2016 thru December 31, 2016 - 11:00 a.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays

Contact:  1-800-LBL-7077

Join us for holiday themed laser music shows this December. Shows include Laser Holidays, Season of Light, and Let it Snow. Presentation time: 45 minutes. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Eve & Day.

Golden Pond Planetarium Presents: Firefall

Where:  LBL238 Visitor Center Dr, Golden Pond, KY 42211

When:  September 1, 2016 thru December 31, 2016 - 3:00 p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri

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! Presentation time: About 45 minutes. View a complete listing of all Golden Pond Planetarium Shows (PDF).

Eagle Viewing Van Tours

Where:  LBL36.7777233,-88.0651322

When:  January 7, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Enjoy a guided van tour of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley shorelines for eagle viewing in Land Between The Lakes. Meet at the Golden Pond Visitor's Center. Reservations are required. The cost is $10 per person. Call (270) 924-2020. Other dates and times are available - check the full calendar listing for other opportunities to view the eagles.

Eagle Viewing Van Tours

Where:  LBL36.7777233,-88.0651322

When:  January 14, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Enjoy a guided van tour of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley shorelines for eagle viewing in Land Between The Lakes. Meet at the Golden Pond Visitor's Center. Reservations are required. The cost is $10 per person. Call (270) 924-2020. Other dates and times are available - check the full calendar listing for other opportunities to view the eagles.

Eagle Viewing Van Tours

Where:  LBL36.7777233,-88.0651322

When:  January 14, 2017 - 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Enjoy a guided van tour of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley shorelines for eagle viewing in Land Between The Lakes. Meet at the Golden Pond Visitor's Center. Reservations are required. The cost is $10 per person. Call (270) 924-2020. Other dates and times are available - check the full calendar listing for other opportunities to view the eagles.

Eagle Viewing Van Tours

Where:  LBL36.7777233,-88.0651322

When:  January 15, 2017 - 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Enjoy a guided van tour of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley shorelines for eagle viewing in Land Between The Lakes. Meet at the Golden Pond Visitor's Center. Reservations are required. The cost is $10 per person. Call (270) 924-2020. Other dates and times are available - check the full calendar listing for other opportunities to view the eagles.

Eagle Viewing Van Tours

Where:  LBL36.9016496,-88.0383153

When:  January 21, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Enjoy a guided van tour of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley shorelines for eagle viewing in Land Between The Lakes. Meet at the Nature Station. Reservations are required. The cost is $10 per person. Call (270) 924-2020. Other dates and times are available - check the full calendar listing for other opportunities to view the eagles.

Eagle Viewing Van Tours

Where:  LBL36.7777233,-88.0651322

When:  January 22, 2017 - 1:30 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Enjoy a guided van tour of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley shorelines for eagle viewing in Land Between The Lakes. Meet at the Golden Pond Visitor's Center. Reservations are required. The cost is $10 per person. Call (270) 924-2020. Other dates and times are available - check the full calendar listing for other opportunities to view the eagles.

Eagle Viewing Van Tours

Where:  LBL36.9016496,-88.0383153

When:  January 29, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Enjoy a guided van tour of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley shorelines for eagle viewing in Land Between The Lakes. Meet at the Nature Station. Reservations are required. The cost is $10 per person. Call (270) 924-2020. Other dates and times are available - check the full calendar listing for other opportunities to view the eagles.

Fort Henry Anniversary Program & Walk

Where:  LBL36.6555083,-87.9730305

When:  February 4, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Ft. Donelson National Battlefield - Meet at Homeplace 1850s Farm. Reservations are required. Cost is $3 to $5.

1-2:30pm Ft. Henry Program | 3-4pm Walk

Invited historian, Susan "Ski" Witzofsky, will explain Fort Henry's impact on the Civil War in the Homeplace theater. Later, gather at Fort Henry Trail Parking for a guided walk to relive the siege. Walk is weather-permitting.

Eagle Viewing Van Tours

Where:  LBL36.97074,-88.2005927

When:  February 4, 2017 - 9:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Enjoy a guided van tour of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley shorelines for eagle viewing in Land Between The Lakes. Meet at the Golden Pond Visitor's Center. Reservations are required. The cost is $10 per person. Call (270) 924-2020. Other dates and times are available - check the full calendar listing for other opportunities to view the eagles.

Eagle Viewing Van Tours

Where:  LBL36.97074,-88.2005927

When:  February 5, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2020

Enjoy a guided van tour of the Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley shorelines for eagle viewing in Land Between The Lakes. Meet at the Golden Pond Visitor's Center. Reservations are required. The cost is $10 per person. Call (270) 924-2020. Other dates and times are available - check the full calendar listing for other opportunities to view the eagles.

Looking for more?  View all the Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley Events.


Geese
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

These geese float gracefully on a warm autumn day. Honker Lake was actually named for the number of Giant and Interior Canadian geese it attracts.