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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 - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 15, 2019 - Each Monday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Turtles are so cool! Some can live over 100 years, some can grow over 200 pounds and some are even nocturnal! Join us to meet several turtles native to Land Between the Lakes, see what makes each one unique and even give them a pat on the shell! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 16, 2019 - Each Tuesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Come see Nature Station's resident groundhog enjoy some of her favorite treats during chow time! While we enjoy watching her munch on lunch, we'll learn about groundhogs and how they survive as one of nature's best burrowers! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 16, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Did you know that owls "puke"? It's called an owl pellet! Did you also know that you can dissect that pellet to figure out what an owl has been eating? Join us for an owl dissection activity where we pull apart sterilized (and completely sanitary) owl pellets! Guided by a naturalist, you'll learn why owls "cast" pellets, and identify what creature's bones are in your pellet! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 17, 2019 - Each Wednesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Have you ever touched a live snake? Here's your chance! Meet several of our resident snakes as we learn how these special creatures survive. We'll also discuss how to be safe around snakes when we're outside. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 18, 2019 - Each Thursday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Who rules the waters and skies over Land Between the Lakes? The bald eagle, of course! Visit with our resident bald eagle at her dinnertime and discover her secrets of survival. Also find out about the successful bald eagle recovery project that brought this majestic bird back from the brink of extinction in this area. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 18, 2019 - 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Did you know you can help real scientists with their research from your own backyard? Ever wonder what lives in your local creek or pond? What about those cute little birds that come to your feeders? Join one of our naturalists as they demonstrate a couple of easy projects that bring science into your home! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

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

When:  April 19, 2019 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

To dig potatoes in July you must plant in the early spring. But what day? Some planted on Good Friday, others on St. Patrick's Day and even others in the Dark of the Moon. We've chosen to plant our potatoes today, Good Friday. One thing for sure we'll plant the potato "eyes" up, so they can see which way to grow. At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

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

When:  April 13, 2019 thru April 19, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

The Homeplace ladies have set themselves a challenge to "spin yarns" - and they don't mean tall tales! As soon as the first wool fleece is cut off on Sheep Shearing Day, it's ready for the first of many steps to turn it into knitting yarn. In only seven days, does finishing the fleece stand a chance?

Saturday, April 13: "Picking Party" - Picking wool
Sunday, April 14: "The Rainbow Connection" - Natural Dyes
Monday, April 15: "Have ewe any clean wool?" - Washing wool
Tuesday, April 16: "We Can Work It Out" - Carding wool
Wednesday, April 17: "Let the Spinning Wheel Turn" - Making Yarn
Thursday, April 18: "Just Keep Spinning" - Making even more yarn
Friday, April 19: "We Can Ply, We Can Ply, We Can Ply!" - Twisting Yarn

At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 19, 2019 - Each Friday at 4:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

It's time to give the deer their daily treats, and you can help! Join us to feed the deer some of their favorite fruits and veggies and learn more about these cautious creatures. This is the best time to get a good look at the Nature Station's resident deer, since they often approach closely at feeding time. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

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

When:  April 20, 2019 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

From flintlocks to cap lock rifles, snares to rabbit boxes, come learn about the different methods for getting wild game in the 1850's. See how each was used and the tremendous amount of wilderness and wildlife knowledge needed to be a successful hunter/ trapper. At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 20, 2019 - Each Saturday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Meet Nature Station's resident wildcat! Learn about how bobcats live, how common they are in Land Between the Lakes, and maybe even see Bobcat play with his food! He certainly gets excited about feeding time! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - South Welcome Station - 1268 The Trace, Dover, TN

When:  April 20, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Free. Meet at South Welcome Station parking lot. Wear shoes that can get a little wet. Join wildflower expert Dr. Edward W. Chester, Austin Peay State University, for a leisurely hike along the lush banks of Bear Creek, in search of spring wildflowers such as trillium, iris, Jacob's ladder and more. Learn folklore, medicinal uses and identification tips about these woodland beauties from one of the co-authors of Wildflowers of the Land Between the Lakes Region, KY and TN.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 20, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Spring is filled with nesting birds! Spend some time designing your own bird nest and baby birds to take home with you! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 20, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

How do you say "owl" in Spanish? How about "wolf" in Chinese? Or "turtle" in sign language? We'll take you on a guided tour to meet a variety of the Nature Station's resident animals and learn how to say their names in different languages. You'll also find out a few interesting stories about how some of them got their English names. Each participant will go home with a guide listing the animals and the different names they learned. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 20, 2019 - 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Hey Kids! Who will win the famous race: the Tortoise or the Hare? Let's find out! We will start by reading the Aesop Fable, and then we'll watch the Nation Station's rabbit and box turtle race to settle the matter! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 20, 2019 - 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Let's play around with some eggs and fun science experiments! Can you create a contraption that will keep an egg from breaking when dropped? How about an egg catapult? We'll try our luck with these tasks and more, and then feed the leftovers to our excited (and hungry) animals! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

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

When:  April 21, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Sunday morning hop over to the Homeplace to have a day of fun. The hens are suppling the eggs and nature will create the rainbow of dyes to color them. Then relax with us in the parlor by the fireplace as we read a few Easter stories. All you have to bring is your smiling face. 11am-1pm: Dyeing Easter Eggs; 1-3pm: Story Time in the Parlor. At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 21, 2019 - Each Sunday at 11:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Most of us enjoy a nice Sunday brunch and so do our snakes! In fact, Sunday brunch is their only meal of the week! Come watch as our rattlesnake, kingsnake, rat snake and more chow down their mouse-alicious meal. You'll even get to meet one of the snakes up close! Bring your camera for a snake selfie! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 21, 2019 - 2:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Hop, hop, hop to Nature Station as we discover the hidden world of the "Easter Bunny," better known in our area as the Cottontail Rabbit. There's a lot to learn about the natural history and folklore of "bunny rabbits." As a special treat, we'll have a tame, domestic rabbit on hand for you to meet and pet! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 21, 2019 - 3:30 to 3:50 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Everyone loves having fun and today it's playtime for all our animals! Watch as some of our resident animals celebrate Easter in style as they get their very own Easter baskets filled with treats! The wolves say they claim any basket that smells like meat! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 22, 2019 - Each Monday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Turtles are so cool! Some can live over 100 years, some can grow over 200 pounds and some are even nocturnal! Join us to meet several turtles native to Land Between the Lakes, see what makes each one unique and even give them a pat on the shell! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 22, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to Noon

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Want to be an ornithologist for a day? Come learn what it takes to be a Purple Martin scientist by helping our naturalists record data, and maybe even see baby birds! Purple Martin landlords have been keeping track of martin nests for years, all while helping real scientists in the process!At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 23, 2019 - Each Tuesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Come see Nature Station's resident groundhog enjoy some of her favorite treats during chow time! While we enjoy watching her munch on lunch, we'll learn about groundhogs and how they survive as one of nature's best burrowers! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 24, 2019 - Each Wednesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Have you ever touched a live snake? Here's your chance! Meet several of our resident snakes as we learn how these special creatures survive. We'll also discuss how to be safe around snakes when we're outside. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 24, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

What lives in a pond besides fish? Let's find out! We'll use nets and magnifiers to explore a pond in search of critters like crayfish, dragonflies, turtles and tadpoles. We'll also learn how to use chemical tests to see if the water is healthy. Come see what critters you can discover! Wear shoes that can get wet and muddy. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 25, 2019 - Each Thursday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Who rules the waters and skies over Land Between the Lakes? The bald eagle, of course! Visit with our resident bald eagle at her dinnertime and discover her secrets of survival. Also find out about the successful bald eagle recovery project that brought this majestic bird back from the brink of extinction in this area. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 26, 2019 - Each Friday at 4:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

It's time to give the deer their daily treats, and you can help! Join us to feed the deer some of their favorite fruits and veggies and learn more about these cautious creatures. This is the best time to get a good look at the Nature Station's resident deer, since they often approach closely at feeding time. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 26, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Join us for the 7th annual Homeschoolers Day at Nature Station as we launch into the earth sciences with engaging educational programs and activities based around this year's theme - Mission: Earth! Dive into STEAM inspired lessons exploring everything from Archeology to Astronomy. We are also welcoming very special guests the Ben E. Clement Mineral museum and WPSD Chief Meteorologist Jennifer Rukavina to the program! Missions and activities run from 10am-3pm. Join our crew as we explore all the wonders of our home planet! We recommend planning at least a 2-hour visit to experience all the day has to offer. A complete activity schedule will be available online by April 1. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

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

When:  April 27, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact:  (931) 232-6457

Discover the age old art of hand quilting this weekend at the Spring Quilting Bee, original quilt displayed, and opportunities to learn to hand quilt. Not a just a hobby in the 1850s, handmade quilts offered layers of warmth on a cold winter's night. Join us by the quilt frame as we share stories of past quilting bees or pick up a needle and thimble and help us quilt our newest quilt.

For four decades the Homeplace has reproduced mid-19th century quilts and we will teach you the basics of hand sewing so you will be able to hand piece and quilt your very own heirloom. You can purchase a Homeplace quilt kit or just have a seat by the quilt for a crash course. We will even teach you how to make a batting for your quilt.

Visit the parlor to see an exhibit of the Homeplace collection of original land between the rivers quilts. Popular 1850 quilt patterns will be available for you to take home. Children's sewing cards will be available to practice their stitches. If stitching isn't your cup of tea, gather a team and play a rousing game of horse shoes, visit with the farm animals or watch the blacksmith turn an iron bar into something useful.

11- 2pm - Woodworking: Making Baskets
1 - 3pm - Forging the Past: A Farm Blacksmith Shop

At the Homeplace 1850s. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 27, 2019 - Each Saturday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Meet Nature Station's resident wildcat! Learn about how bobcats live, how common they are in Land Between the Lakes, and maybe even see Bobcat play with his food! He certainly gets excited about feeding time! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 27, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Curious about our feathered friends? Come visit the Nature Station to meet some common birds like cardinals, woodpeckers and even owls and hawks. You'll learn how to identify these birds and what makes each one unique. Bring binoculars if you have them, but don't worry if you don't... we have extras. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 27, 2019 - 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

"Gentlemen, start your engines!" It's racing season again at Woodlands Nature Station and it's time to rev up those "Ribbets" for a Nature Station frog race! We're going to test the speed and endurance of three of frog-racing's finest. Bullfrog Bodine is favored to win but Leopard Labonte and Treefrog Truex plan to give him a leap for his money! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 28, 2019 - Each Sunday at 11:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Most of us enjoy a nice Sunday brunch and so do our snakes! In fact, Sunday brunch is their only meal of the week! Come watch as our rattlesnake, kingsnake, rat snake and more chow down their mouse-alicious meal. You'll even get to meet one of the snakes up close! Bring your camera for a snake selfie! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 28, 2019 - 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

All animals are amazing, but have you ever wondered how they measure up to each other? Get an up-close look at our resident wildlife and compare the strength, agility and special abilities of cats and dogs! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 28, 2019 - 3:30 to 4:00 p.m.

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Everyone loves having fun and today it's playtime for our groundhog! Watch as she reacts to an interesting new food item or an exciting new toy and learn more about how the Nature Station cares for its rescued wildlife through fun enrichment activities! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 29, 2019 - Each Monday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Turtles are so cool! Some can live over 100 years, some can grow over 200 pounds and some are even nocturnal! Join us to meet several turtles native to Land Between the Lakes, see what makes each one unique and even give them a pat on the shell! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

When:  April 30, 2019 - Each Tuesday at 3:30

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

Come see Nature Station's resident groundhog enjoy some of her favorite treats during chow time! While we enjoy watching her munch on lunch, we'll learn about groundhogs and how they survive as one of nature's best burrowers! At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

Where:  LBL - Nature Station - 3146 Silver Trail Rd, Cadiz

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

Contact:  (270) 924-2299

$15 per child. One adult admitted free with child. Price includes Nature Station admission. For ages 7 and above. Limited to 8 children. Reservation and deposit required. Call 270.924.2020 to reserve your space.

Hey kids! Would you like to experience what it would be like to work as a zookeeper? Here's your chance! Spend the afternoon with our naturalists and learn the basics of taking care of reptiles, birds and mammals. What are some of the important needs that these different animals have? Then get some hands-on experience by helping our naturalists with animal care duties such as feeding, cleaning and handling of some of the animals. Parents are welcome to attend and take pictures, and must remain on site while their child takes the class. At the Woodlands Nature Station. Admission fees apply.

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

When:  March 1, 2019 thru May 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

Have you ever wondered how our modern spacecraft can navigate quickly and accurately to Earth orbit and beyond? Find out in EXPLORE, the lavish 2017 full dome production from Creative Planet. It's the story of humanity's fascination with the stars - from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler. Today's explorers depend on Kepler's genius for their work in space. Showtimes are Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 2:00 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon. Download the showtimes tables here.

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

When:  April 1, 2019 thru May 31, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. Daily

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

Many people envision a brilliant rendering of the night sky star field displayed on the domed theater screen whenever they think of a planetarium. All planetariums did tours of the night sky once upon a time. We used analog star instruments and it was the highlight of the programming. As our media moved more towards digital technology, many planetariums began featuring more dynamic offerings using all the new bells and whistles technology afforded.

We have also gone in this brave new direction, but we will also always keep one block each day dedicated to a live star show. This is that show, the one where we spend the full 45 minutes touring the sky, highlighting star patterns and planets currently visible in the early evening. We also highlight and discuss locating deep-sky objects, these are those objects of interest which are a little farther from home, things you may want to search for if you have a medium to large size telescope. And of course, all this brought to you via a live presentation with a real person talking to you. This is a live interpretation of the night sky and may not be suitable for younger audiences who might find it challenging to sit quietly through a live presentation.

Showtimes are 1:00 p.m. daily. Admission fees apply. Recommended for age 6 and above. Download the showtimes tables here.

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

When:  April 1, 2019 thru May 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

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 Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00 p.m., Mondays and Fridays at 11:00 a.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download the showtimes tables here.

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

When:  April 1, 2019 thru May 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

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. Showtimes are Saturdays and Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and Wednesdays at noon. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Admission fees apply. Download the showtimes tables here.

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

When:  April 1, 2019 thru May 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

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. Showtimes are Saturdays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 4:00 p.m.; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:00 a.m. Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download the showtimes tables here.

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

When:  April 1, 2019 thru May 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

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. Admission fees apply. Showtimes are Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:00 p.m. Download the showtimes tables here.

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

When:  April 1, 2019 thru May 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

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. Showtimes are Saturdays and Sunday at noon; Mondays and Fridays at 4:00 p.m.; Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m.; Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.; Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Admission fees apply. Download the showtimes tables here.

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

When:  April 1, 2019 thru May 31, 2019 - Various Times

Contact:  (270) 924-2233

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! Admission fees apply. Showtimes are Mondays and Fridays at noon; Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m., and Thursdays st 3:00 p.m. Download the showtimes tables here.

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Hematite Lake
Photo by Shawn Dunnaway

One of the hidden gems is this beautiful small lake in Land Between The Lakes. This shallow lake features lily pads, abundant wildlife, and a two-mile trail circling the lake. The trail in the back features a unique boardwalk.