Stars of the Colonials.

The Mountain Lion Observatory at Fort Roberdeau

Friday, September 25, 2020 

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Learn sky legends and mythologies of early colonists and the Native Americans who knew the land for centuries before. Explore Fort Roberdeau by candlelight during special evening hours! Gather around a campfire inside the Fort as guest presenter Manyfaces shares Native American sky lore and creation stories, while outside, our Observatory telescopes wait to captivate you with wonders of the late summertime skies.

Please bring a blanket, lawn chairs and bug spray for a night under the stars your family won’t soon forget!

Admission: $2/adults, $1/students

Note: To comply with COVID-19 mitigation efforts, masks are required when inside the Observatory and Fort buildings, and when viewing through public-use telescopes. Crowds are limited to 200 guests, as per temporary capacity guidelines outlined by the County of Blair. 

Parking area opens at 6:30 PM for early arrivals. Please have exact change ready for attendants.

No reservations. This is a first come, first served event.