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Discovery Saturday – FREE Apollo Celebration Day!

July 27, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


FREE Apollo Celebration Day!

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing at this fun-filled day of hands-on activities. Learn about the Apollo missions and the history of space travel in the Farish planetarium. Rocket launches by the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, larger-than-life sized hero puppets with Squallis Puppeteers. Take a ride on the SPINtron from Newton’s Attic and create your own moon alien in the Maker Space.

Also included with FREE admission…

Marksbury Discovery Exhibit | Catching the Wind: the Nature + Science of Flight
Art Exhibitions | Rules & Play 2019 in the Kinkead Gallery; Roy Livingston’s X-Ray Visions: Robots 3D in the Glo Gallery; LASC Summer Arts Camp Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery
Moosnick Maker’s Space | Alien Invasion: If the first Apollo astronauts had found life on the moon, what would it have looked like? Use your imagination and a collection of found objects to create your own aliens to take home.
Farish Planetarium | 11:00 AM: Earth, Moon, Sun; 12:15 PM + 1:15 PM: We Choose Space!

Squallis Puppeteer’s Presentation: Art & Science Heroes | 10:00 AM – Noon

Squallis Puppeteers teamed up with campers in June to create larger-than-life Heroes of Science & Art using repurposed and recycled materials. See these amazing puppets come to life and have all your puppeteering questions answered.

Astro-Fun | 10:30 AM – Noon 

Explore the different challenges astronauts face when living in the International Space Station. Observe real life astronauts while navigating through the NASA website and astro-cams. Then prepare your own astronaut snack by hydrating and dehydrating different foods. Finally, craft your own astronaut space gear and you’ll be ready to launch into outer space!


July 27, 2019
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Living Arts & Science Center
362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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