From laser light shows to planetary journeys around the solar system, discover the galaxy this fall at the Allen F. Blocher Planetarium and the Arthur J. Pejsa Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Rock music laser light shows will be offered at 8 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. from October 27 to 30 and November 3 to 6. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 7:30 p.m. and will be valid for that evening only. Admission is $ 6 for adults, $ 5 for students, and $ 4 for UW-Stevens Point students with ID
The laser show program includes:
· Oct. 27 and Nov. 4 – Laser Zeppelin
October 28 – Laser Vinyl (classic rock with Kiss, Queen, Aerosmith, AC / DC, Van Halen, Pink Floyd and more)
· October 29 and November 6 – “Dark Side of the Moon” by Pink Floyd
· October 30 and November 3 – “The Wall” by Pink Floyd
November 5 – Laser Beatles
A free junior science program will be offered on November 24 from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with the UW-Stevens Point Museum of Natural History. “Phases of the Moon” will be offered in the planetarium.
Planetarium shows are offered at 2 p.m. on Sundays. The shows are free and open to the public, but donations are appreciated. Shows in November and December include:
· November 7 – “Mars Quest”
· November 14 – “Planet nine”
· November 21 – “Imagine the Moon”
· December 5 – “Destination of the solar system”
· December 12 – “Meetings of travelers”
Planetarium seats are allocated on a first come, first served basis for a maximum of 55 people. Groups of eight or more can schedule a special screening of any planetarium program by calling 715-346-2208 or filling out an online request form. There is a cost of $ 25 per group for these presentations.
The Arthur J. Pejsa Observatory Telescope is open to the public free of charge from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Wednesday evening. Tours will only take place if the sky is clear and the temperature is above 10 degrees Fahrenheit.
The planetarium and observatory are located on the second and fourth floors of the UW-Stevens Point Science Building, 2001 Fourth Ave., Stevens Point. Parking is available in lot D behind the building and is free in all university lots after 7 p.m. and on weekends.
Face coverings are required indoors at UW-Stevens Point.
Learn more about www.uwsp.edu/physastr/plan_obs/Pages/default.aspx.
“Into the Woods” Brings Fairy Tales and Music to the UW-Stevens Point Stage
Join Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood and other fairy-tale characters as they travel “Into the Woods” November 5-7 and 11-13 through the Drama and Dance Department of the University of Canada. Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the musical “Into the Woods” will be performed at the Jenkins Theater at the Noel Fine Arts Center at 7:30 pm on November 5, November 6 and November 11-13. Mornings will be at 2 p.m. on November 7 and November 13. Members of the audience should cover their faces.
A Tony Award-winning musical, “Into the Woods” weaves together memorable stories and characters from several classic fairy tales, including “Jack and the Beanstalk”, “Cinderella” and “Rapunzel”, while introducing new characters.
Tickets cost $ 27 for adults, $ 24 for seniors, teachers and staff, and $ 16 for youth. UW-Stevens Point students with ID can get tickets for $ 10 in advance or $ 7 on the day of the show. Buy your tickets online at tickets.uwsp.edu, by calling 715-346-4100 or by visiting the information and ticket office at the Dreyfus University Center in Stevens Point.