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Among his many accomplishments, Thomas Jefferson is considered to be one of America’s first astronomers. Join Trish Cerulli, MSc., Outreach Coordinator for Belk Astronomical Observatory at the Claytor Nature Study Center at the University of Lynchburg, on Jefferson’s south lawn for an illuminating look at the night sky. Reservations are required as tickets are limited due to COVID-19 concerns. Admission is $15 per person.
NEW This Year—Grazing Box Add-on!
Enjoy a grazing box provided by Purple Door Catering! Each box includes seasonal vegetables, fresh fruits, chef-inspired dips, breads and crackers for $10. Bring a blanket, order a grazing box and turn Stargazing into a socially-distanced night out! Note: Grazing box orders must be in by Sept. 18th.
Recommended Stargazing Apps
For more stargazing fun, download one of the below apps and use it to explore the skies while on Jefferson’s south lawn: