MSU MoonFest | Summer of Space

Jul 19, 2019

FREE -- July 19 - July 21 at Abrams Planetarium | Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first moon landing, with WKAR and Abrams Planetarium at the MSU MoonFest!

Luna from Let's Go Luna!
Credit PBS

Join in the FREE festivities all weekend long at Abrams Planetarium on the Michigan State University campus. 

Special events include WKAR's Pop-Up Stories and Abrams shows, such as Imagine the Moon. Enjoy a variety of family activities with special guest Luna from the PBS KIDS show Let’s Go Luna!

The MSU Dairy Store will also be there handing out FREE special blue moon ice-cream while supplies last!

WHERE
Abrams Planetarium
Michigan State University
755 Science Road
East Lansing, MI 48824

PARKING
Parking is free after 6 p.m. in the adjacent 41 parking lot on weekdays and free on weekends.
41 Parking Lot Address: 41, Okemos, MI 48864.
Lansing Map | Simple MSU Map Interactive MSU Map

SCHEDULE
For a detail schedule click here!
FRIDAY | JULY 19
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.     WKAR Pop-Up Stories: Stories of Space
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.    Abrams Show: Imagine the Moon  

SATURDAY | JULY 20
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.   Family activities featuring Luna from Let's Go Luna! 
                                             and the MSU Dairy Store
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.     Abrams Show: The Next Space Race
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.     Special Talk: Artist Alixandra Summitt
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.     Abrams Show & Sky Talk: Imagine the Moon 
9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.    MSU Observatory  Due to extreme weather this event has been CANCELLED!

SUNDAY | JULY 21
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Abrams Sensory Friendly Show: Imagine the Moon
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.      Abrams Sensory Friendly Show: We Are Stars
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.      Abrams Show: We Are Stars
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.        Abrams Show: Imagine the Moon 

MORE ABOUT SUMMER OF SPACE
A Summer of Space multiplatform experience, anchored by the highly anticipated American Experience six-hour film Chasing the Moon, and including new science and history programs, will begin in July timed to the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In addition to Chasing the Moon, the Summer of Space lineup brings five new programs that cover different areas of space exploration combined with the best of PBS’ encore space-themed programming and PBS Digital Studios content. PBS KIDS will also roll out new space-themed content beginning in June, including educational resources for families and educators to use all summer long.

MSU Dairy Store is a proud sponsor of MSU MoonFest.