Dec 17, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Follow the Drinking Gourd

Discover how people have used the stars throughout history as a guide. Explore the African American folk song, “Follow the Drinking Gourd,” and learn how its words helped freedom-seekers on their journeys. See stars during a virtual experience thanks to the Joseph Moore Museum’s planetarium and learn more about the “drinking gourd” in the night sky. Partake in astronomy-focused crafts and  hands-on activities. Registration required by 5 p.m. on Dec. 16. Recommended for ages 8-12.

Price: $6/youth, 25% discount for members