“On Gathering” Exhibition and Night Sky Friendly Business Recognition

4th Street Gallery 714 4th Street, Blanco, Texas

On October 16th, our newest Business Member, 4th Street Gallery in Blanco, is having an event to open its latest exhibition, "On Gathering."  Owner Lisa Tipps has invited the Blanco County Friends of the Night Sky to set up a Night Sky Information Tent at the event and will donate a portion of her profits from sales to the […]

International Observe the Moon Night

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site 199 Park Road 52, Stonewall, TX

Join the Hill Country Astronomers at LBJ State Park for a night of learning about astronomy! The evening begins with an educational program in the Visitor Center Auditorium at 6:30 PM, followed by telescope viewing in the parking lot. The park store will be open until 7:15 PM for drinks, snacks, and souvenirs! This program […]

Star and Moon Party

Boulder Trail Park 6681 Whitemarsh Valley Walk, Austin, Texas

Join the Travis County Friends of the Night Sky for an evening of stargazing. No equipment of experience is necessary. Astronomers will be on hand, providing a guided tour of the night sky and views of our moon, planets, and deep-sky objects. This is a great event for scouts, students, and lovers of the night, […]

Free

Storytelling Under the Stars

Jones Brother's Park 10301 Lakeside Drive, Jonestown, Texas

Storytelling and Songs Under the Stars The Jonestown Night Sky Advocacy is having a Storytelling Under the Stars event, hosted by The City of Jonestown at the Jones Brothers Park. We will have stories and songs under the stars for all ages that connect us to our starry skies. Materials will be available to help […]

McKinney Falls State Park Star Party

McKinney Falls State Park 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, Texas

Join us as we learn how to navigate the stars above us and about the importance of dark skies. The stars at night are big and bright! Come see them even better with expert and amateur astronomers alike. Bring a blanket and chair and come spend the night with us looking at the stars! Meet: […]

Full Moon Candlelight Dining

Various Venues

Hays County Friends of the Night Sky is inviting restaurants, wineries, distilleries, and breweries to participate in Hill Country Night Sky Month by offering outdoor dining (or imbibing) by candlelight on October 20, the night of the Hunters Moon. Enjoy outdoor dining and drinking at Hays County establishments on Full Moon night. Follow @HaysNIghtSky on […]

Wimberley Hill Country Howl

Wimberley, Texas Wimberley, Texas

At 8:30 PM, residents of the Wimberley Valley will celebrate the night skies and full Moon in one of the following ways: 1. Step outside of their house and give their best howl at the full Hunters moon 2. Join neighbors, POA members, or others at restaurants and bars for a group howl 3. Attend […]

Free

McKinney Falls State Park Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, Texas

Experience the trails at night. Discover a whole new way to experience the night! Join us as we walk an easy trail (about 3/4 mile round-trip). We will keep our eyes and ears open for wolf spiders, scorpions, and nocturnal wildlife! Fun for all ages! - Meet: Location provided following event registration. - Bring: Water, […]

Online – Globe at Night Observations – October 2021

Online

Six Easy Star Hunting Steps During the campaign dates, go outside more than an hour after sunset (8-10 pm local time). The Moon should not be up. Let your eyes become used to the dark for 10 minutes before your first observation. Use a night sky app on your phone outside to find the constellation […]

McKinney Falls State Park Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, Texas

Experience the trails at night. Discover a whole new way to experience the night! Join us as we walk an easy trail (about 3/4 mile round-trip). We will keep our eyes and ears open for wolf spiders, scorpions, and nocturnal wildlife! Fun for all ages! - Meet: Location provided following event registration. - Bring: Water, […]

Wimberley – Blue Hole Star Party

Blue Hole Regional Park 100 Blue Hole Ln., Wimberley, TX

The stars at night are big and bright, deep in the heart of Wimberley! Bring your family and friends to our bi-annual Blue Hole Star Party event to enjoy an evening of stargazing in the Hill Country on April 30th from 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM. The Wimberley Valley Dark Sky Committee and the Texas State […]