International Observe the Moon Night

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Saturday, September 26, 2020
7 to 8 PM

International Observe the Moon Night is a worldwide celebration of lunar science and exploration and occurs in early fall when the Moon is around first quarter.

Virtually celebrate with Cape Fear Museum on Facebook Live!

Join us for a virtual, fun-filled evening of lunar science exploration, dancing, art and storytelling. Sandra, The Midday Miss will DJ our event and activities for the evening include:

  • Dance the Moon Walk
  • Discover Moon phases with Oreos
  • Make Moon art
  • Listen to a lunar story
  • Learn how to use a planisphere AKA star wheel. Click here to download and assemble prior to the event.
  • And more!
  • Click here to check out other cool Moon resources

And last but not least, go outside and spend a few minutes observing the moon and night sky!

International Observe the Moon Night FREE Materials Kit
Become a Junior Ranger Night Explorer! Pick up a kit of materials to use on and after International Observe the Moon Night. Kits will be available to pick up at Cape Fear Museum September 19 through September 26. Due to overwhelming response, the Moon Night Kits have all been reserved. 

Limit ONE per household, supplies are limited and first come first come, first serve.  Appropriate for ages 5-12. 


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