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New date added for Cub Scout workshop

Jan 15 2014 - 7:00pm

If you missed out on the first Cub Scout workshop, you'll be glad to know that Morehead has added another date for this workshop! Registration is now open for Feb. 28.

For Boy Scouts, Morehead offers its astronomy badge workshop on Jan. 24, and you can still register. Boy Scouts will work toward the merit badge requirements as they model Earth, our Moon and our Sun; identify constellations in a simulated night sky; and use telescopes and binoculars to discover the real night sky. Prior registration is required.

Night Lights - A Family New Year's Eve

Dec 28 2013 - 7:00pm

Dec. 31, 2013 4-6 p.m.

This event is full! If you are already registered, you will receive a wristband when you arrive on Tuesday evening that will determine which "countdown" you will attend.

Join us for an early evening of FREE activities, performances and a kid's countdown under the stars to celebrate New Year's Eve!

Morehead's holiday hours

Dec 18 2013 - 7:00pm

See your favorite planetarium shows at Morehead this week!

Morehead will follow its usual Saturday schedule on these days:

Monday, Dec. 30 Tuesday, Dec. 31 Thursday, Jan. 2 Friday, Jan. 3

Monday will follow its Sunday schedule (afternoon shows) on New Year's Day:

Wednesday, Jan. 1

Starry Nights: Winter Skies

Dec 8 2013 - 7:00pm

Learn how to identify the planets, bright stars and constellations that are easiest to find during the winter season.

Click here to register now!

Starry Nights programs are designed for adult learners and are open to teens with a strong interest in astronomy and science.

Science on the sundial

Dec 5 2013 - 7:00pm

On Friday, Dec. 13 come to Morehead for a wonderful evening of planetarium shows, science activities and food! The Chirba Chirba food truck will be here, serving their famous dumplings.

Click here for more information.

Star Families: Galaxies

Dec 5 2013 - 7:00pm

Discover our place in the universe as we take you and your family through the galaxies!

Find more information and register here.

Holiday Concert Series at Morehead

Nov 10 2013 - 7:00pm

On Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m., enjoy exceptional performances of holiday music as two of UNC's famous a cappella groups, the Clef Hangers and the Loreleis, sing under the stars of the GSK Fulldome Theater.

Click here to purchase tickets now.

Family Science Fun Day

Oct 15 2013 - 8:00pm

Investigate your world at Morehead's Family Science Day! On Nov. 16, meet scientists, learn about their research and conduct your own experiments! Click here for more information.

Follow our fall schedule!

Oct 10 2013 - 8:00pm

Morehead's new fall schedule begins now! Look for a full schedule of fulldome planetarium shows and Science Stage presentations on Saturdays and Sundays only. Click here for the complete schedule.

International Observe the Moon Night

Oct 1 2013 - 8:00pm

Unfortunately, weather forecasts for Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, predict overcast skies, so the "International Observe The Moon Night" skywatching session scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled.