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Grand Rivers Festival of Lights

Throughout Grand Rivers - Grand Rivers, Grand Rivers

Jan 1, 2021 thru Jan 31, 2021 - Each Night

The "grandest" holidays happen in "The Village Between The Lakes"! The Festival Of Lights begins each year the first Friday in November with over 1.5 million lights. Visit Patti's Settlement to view amazing light displays, shop and visit with Santa and the Mrs. Drive through the light tunnel as you enter Little Lake Park, watch the sparkling lights dance off the waters of the marinas and enjoy decorated store fronts. Grand Rivers is a must see during the Christmas Season!

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EXPLORE

Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, LBL

Jan 2, 2021 thru Feb 28, 2021 - Various Times

Have you ever wondered how our modern spacecraft can navigate quickly and accurately to Earth orbit and beyond? Find out in EXPLORE, the lavish 2017 full dome production from Creative Planet. It's the story of humanity's fascination with the stars - from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler. Today's explorers depend on Kepler's genius for their work in space. Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download this PDF for showtimes.

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Laser Legends of the Night Sky

Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, LBL

Jan 2, 2021 thru Feb 28, 2021 - Various Times

Get into the holiday spirit with the music of the season and colorful dazzling laser effects! Featuring classic holiday favorites like Burl Ives' "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," modern hits like Randy Travis' "Jingle Bell Rock," and unique reimagining's of timeless songs like Enya's beautiful "Oiche Chiun (Silent Night)," this delightful program is fun for the whole family. It's an animated Christmas laser light display like no other you've ever seen! Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download this PDF for showtimes.

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From Earth to the Universe

Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, LBL

Jan 2, 2021 thru Feb 28, 2021 - Various Times

Please come and enjoy the many beautiful full-dome images of our universe on this virtual space tour as seen from the eyes of the world's largest telescopes including the Hubble Space Telescope. Along the way, you will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and see impressive images from today's giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe. Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download this PDF for showtimes.

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Habitat Earth

Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, LBL

Jan 2, 2021 thru Feb 28, 2021 - Various Times

Living networks connect and support lifeforms big and small-from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. In the California Academy of Sciences' latest original planetarium show, Habitat Earth, discover what it means to live in today's connected world. Through stunning visualizations of the natural world, dive below the ocean's surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in kelp forest ecosystems, travel to see how Earth's tallest trees rely on tiny fungi to survive, and journey to new heights to witness the intricate intersection between human and ecological networks. Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download this PDF for showtimes.

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Firefall

Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, LBL

Jan 2, 2021 thru Feb 28, 2021 - Various Times

Some of this debris collides with the Earth daily and is harmless. Some of the other objects may also collide with us, but we surely hope not. But we know it has happened before as you will learn in the show. Dedicated nightly searches are carried out around the globe using the most sophisticated instruments and computer software to detect Near Earth Objects (NEOs). A collision with a large comet or asteroid has the potential to destroy an entire civilization and change the course of history. Just ask the dinosaurs. Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download this PDF for showtimes.

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Back to the Moon for Good

Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, LBL

Jan 2, 2021 thru Feb 28, 2021 - Various Times

Your family will enjoy this full-dome presentation narrated by Tim Allen. Right now there is a new space race going on as teams of young scientists all around the globe compete for 30 million dollars in prize money offered by Google to see who will be the first private organization to land a rover on the moon in 2018. Not since the Apollo missions 40 years ago has there been this much lunar exploration. Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download this PDF for showtimes.

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Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, LBL

Jan 2, 2021 thru Feb 28, 2021 - Various Times

Teens, adults, and even children can appreciate this full-dome presentation from National Geographic. Join us aboard the imaginary space ship Erion as you journey through our solar system looking for the planet with the wildest weather. Witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system! Once enlightened, you will most assuredly be thankful that we live on Earth! Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download this PDF for showtimes.

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Tonight's Sky Live: Camping Under the Stars

Golden Pond Planetarium - 238 Visitor Center Dr, LBL

Jan 2, 2021 thru Feb 28, 2021 - Various Times

Take a tour of the night sky while we highlight star patterns and planets currently visible in the early evening. We also highlight and discuss location deep-sky objects, these are those objects of interest that are a little farther from home, things you may want to search for if you have a medium to a large telescope. This is a live interpretation of the night sky and may not be suitable for younger audiences who might find it challenging to sit quietly though a live presentation. Admission fees apply. For details, call (270) 924-2233. Download this PDF for showtimes.

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Western Kentucky Polar Plunge & Polar 5K

Kentucky Dam Village SRP - 113 Administration Drive, Gilbertsville

Mar 6, 2021 -

The Polar Plunge & Polar 5K for Special Olympics Kentucky challenges you to get the "Chill of a Lifetime" in support of the 11,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities who participate in year-round sports and health programming provided by Special Olympics Kentucky.

A Polar Plunge is one of the most unique fundraisers around. Itís a great way for everyone to get involved in supporting Special Olympics Athletes. Become a part of the coolest event of the season in 2021! Grab some friends, get excited, and register at WesternKYPlunge.com.

NEW FOR 2021! Make your Polar Plunge personal. If you're not able to attend the event in person, you can take your plunge in the privacy of your own home by registering for our Personal ďat homeĒ Plunge. You can run through a sprinkler, make a snow angel, fill a kiddie pool on the lawn, get creative and have fun! Be sure to video and post your Personal Plunge to Facebook and Instagram #ChillOfALifetime.

Please note that Covid safety precautions will be in place and enforced according to local and state health recommendations.

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Cast-N-Blast

Paris Landing State Park Marina - 16055 Highway 79 N, Buchanan, Buchanan

Apr 17, 2021 -

Cast-N-Blast is scheduled for April 17 at Paris Landing State Park Marina on Kentucky Lake. The event is a bass fishing tournament and a turkey blast. The bass fishing tournament features a first place payout of $2,000 with a big fish prize of $250. The tournament begins at 6:00 a.m. You can register at 731-642-8455 or to inquire more details about the bass tournament and the turkey blast.

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