Summer Solstice Welcome at Bernheim
Join us on June 20 at 8:50 p.m. – June 21 at 6:50 a.m. as we witness the last sunset of spring and welcome the first sunrise of summer. This unique overnight program will be held at Bernheim’s Earth Measure, a limestone sculpture located in the Big Prairie. As night rises, Volunteer Naturalists will share stories of the constellations and the Louisville Astronomical Society will provide telescopes for viewing the crescent moon, six planets, stars, clusters, nebulae and galaxies – including the brilliant summer Milky Way at 1 a.m.
Other nocturnal activities include a meet and greet with Earth Measure sculptor Matt Weir, small bonfire and a drum circle open to other acoustic instruments and impromptu jamming.
Chairs and blankets are recommended for viewing the cosmos, and small tents can be set up. Snacks and beverages are welcome, but alcohol, fires, and pets are strictly prohibited. All participants must register by 4 p.m. on Friday, June 19.
Bernheim members $20, non-members $30.
For more information or to make reservations call 505-955-8512 or visit bernheim.org