Moon Rocks

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Saturday July 20

6:00 PM  –  10:00 PM

Let’s Party Like It’s 1969!

Moon Rocks Party

Saturday, July 20, 6-10 pm

Kaleideum North

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of a “giant leap for mankind” – the Apollo 11 moon landing – at Kaleideum North!

  • Countdown to the thrilling launch of a Saturn V model rocket!
  • Watch the captivating Apollo 11 documentary, which recently screened in theatres nationwide! (8-9:30 pm; limited # of seats on a first-come basis; recommended for ages 11 and up)
  • Listen to the real-time audio feed recorded as astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin walked on the moon!
  • Get a taste for something out of this world with Stoo and his friends in a pop-up performance of Peppercorn Theatre’s new play, Stoo’s Famous Martian-American Gumbo!
  • Make your own groovy tie-dyed bandana!
  • Rock out with Carolina Crossing, a six-piece band that covers a wide variety of genres ... including '60s pop and rock!
  • Sample some of the '60s classics: Tang and Moon Pies from our friends at Lowes Foods Reynolda Road!
  • View the stars through professional telescopes with Forsyth Astronomical Society! (9-10 pm, weather permitting)

And there's more!  Door prizes, science demonstrations, and planetarium shows. Food available for purchase, including dessert from the Ice Queen. Cash bars hosted by Foothills (beer & wine) and Mayberry Spirits Distillery (mixed drinks & non-alcoholic specialty drinks). Retro attire encouraged!

Purchase your tickets in advance for a discount and easy check-in!

  • Adults $10
  • Youth Ages 1-19 $5
  • Children 11 months and under Free

Ticket prices at the door:  Adults are $12 and Youth Ages 1-19 are $6. EBT cardholders may purchase tickets at the door for a discounted price through our Museums for All program.