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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:  February 5, 2019 thru February 28, 2019 - 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:  February 5, 2019 thru February 28, 2019 - 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 held throughout the day and week. For details, call (270) 924-2233

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

When:  February 5, 2019 thru February 28, 2019 - 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. Showtimes are held throughout the week. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Admission fees apply.

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

When:  February 5, 2019 thru February 28, 2019 - Various Times

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. Showtimes are held throughout the day. For details, call (270) 924-2233.

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

When:  February 5, 2019 thru February 28, 2019 - 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. Admission fees apply. For showtimes, call (270) 924-2233.

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

When:  February 5, 2019 thru February 28, 2019 - Various Times

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. Showtimes are held throughout the week. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Admission fees apply.

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

When:  February 5, 2019 thru February 28, 2019 - 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! Admission fees apply. For showtimes, call (270) 924-2233.

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Eagle's Nest
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

This bald eagle keeps an eye out for it's mate from their nest high in a tree top in Land Between the Lakes. The average eagle's nest is five feet wide!