International Observe the Moon Night

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Saturday, October 5, 2019
6 to 8 PM
FREE EVENT

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. Celebrate at Cape Fear Museum with hands-on activities, moon observation, themed story time and more! Activities for the evening include:

  • View the Moon with telescopes from Cape Fear Astronomical Society
  • Virtual Reality experience of the lunar landing
  • Create lunar craters that smell like chocolate
  • Discover the phases of the Moon and then eat them
  • Play with light to explore Moon phases
  • Watch a documentary film showing the first step on the moon
  • Listen to lunar bedtime stories with the New Hanover County children’s librarians
814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382