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Planetarium welcomes public to evening shows: December 2 and 9

Planetarium & Science Center public shows

Planetarium & Science Center staff welcomes the public to enjoy a family evening out on select Friday evenings in December. Guests will enjoy Wildest Weather in the Solar System on December 2. On December 9, a double feature of popular holiday shows will be presented. Visitors will see Mystery of the Christmas Star in the new planetarium, followed by Christmas Traditions Around the World in the Science Center. All public shows begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.

December 2, Wildest Weather in the Solar System
Join us on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a storm the size of a 100-megaton hydrogen bomb to a 400-year-old hurricane to a dust tempest that could engulf entire planets, you'll be glad you live on Earth!

December 9, Mystery of the Christmas Star and Christmas Traditions Around the World
Christmas Traditions Around the World explores the different winter season traditions people across the globe celebrate at this time of the year. Mystery of the Christmas Star investigates the possible dates for the birth of Christ and looks at the historical sightings of major astronomical events which so intrigued three wise men to cross a desert in search of a newborn King.

The Planetarium & Science Center is located at 11535 Avenue 264 in Visalia, on the southwest corner of Mooney Boulevard and Avenue 264. Tickets are available at the Planetarium office only after 5:00 p.m. on the day of the show. Tickets are $4 for adults and $3 for children 11 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No late seating is offered once the planetarium doors close.

For more information, visit or call the Planetarium & Science Center office at (559) 737-6334.