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Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.

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Community Viewing Night

Bare Dark Sky Observatory 66 Energy Exchange Drive, Burnsville, NC

Join us for an evening of stargazing as you've never seen before! You will have the opportunity to view the moon, planets and stars through our 34" diameter Sam Scope, as well as our smaller planetary telescope. With the assistance of our observatory manager, up to 25 people will spend two hours viewing and learning […]

$5 – $15

Early Morning Stargazing

Bare Dark Sky Observatory 66 Energy Exchange Drive, Burnsville, NC

Are you an early bird? Join us for a morning of stargazing as you've never seen before! You will have the opportunity to view the moon, planets and stars through our 34" diameter Sam Scope, as well as our smaller planetary telescope. With the assistance of our observatory manager, up to 20 people will spend […]

$10 – $20

Community Viewing Night

Bare Dark Sky Observatory 66 Energy Exchange Drive, Burnsville, NC

Join us for an evening of stargazing as you've never seen before. You will have the opportunity to view the moon, planets and stars through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, as well as our smaller planetary telescope. With the assistance of our observatory manager, guests will spend two hours viewing and learning about the dark […]

$5 – $15

Star Party 2019

Bare Dark Sky Observatory 66 Energy Exchange Drive, Burnsville, NC

Join Mayland Earth to Sky Park and Bare Dark Sky Observatory to take part in the statewide NC Star Party. Watch the groundbreaking for the new planetarium, and enjoy astronomy activities, a food truck, and plenty of stargazing hosted by the MCC Astronomy Club.

Free

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Community Viewing Night

Bare Dark Sky Observatory 66 Energy Exchange Drive, Burnsville, NC

Enjoy an evening of stargazing as you’ve never seen before. Through the 34-inch diameter Sam Scope, you can see the craters of the moon in detail, as well as Saturn's rings and the eye of Jupiter. Take part in fun astronomy trivia and gain a greater knowledge of the night sky. No parking is allowed […]

$5 – $15