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Night Sky Celebration Week
September 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
One event on September 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on September 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on September 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on September 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on September 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on September 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Night Sky Week Celebration Schedule
Join us for Night Sky Celebration Week! All events will be held at the Fitger’s Theatre (unless otherwise noted) and live-streamed! So, if you attend please follow the CDC mask guidelines and social distancing protocols.
Fitger’s Spirit of the North Theatre (third floor)
600 E Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802 United States
Sunday, September 19, 7-8:30 pm
SPEAKER – Paul Bogard
Author of “The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light” and English and Environmental Studies at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Monday, September 20, 7-8:30 pm
SPEAKERS – Bob DeGross, Ann Schwaller, Trevor Gibb, & Diane Desotelle
Heart of the Continent Partnership & City of Duluth:
Bob DeGross – Superintendent, Voyageurs National Park
Ann Schwaller – USFS Forest Wilderness Program Manager
Trevor Gibb – Quetico Provincial Park Superintendent
City of Duluth
Diane Desotelle – City of Duluth Natural Resources Coordinator
Tuesday, September 21, 7-9 pm
SPEAKER – James Rock
Director of Indigenous Programming at University Minnesota Duluth and Research in Ethno-astronomy and Archeoastronomy.
Wednesday, September 22, 7-8:30 pm
SPEAKER – Mary Stewart Adams
Star Lore Historian, Storyteller, and host of the weekly public radio program and podcast “The Storyteller’s Night Sky”.
Thursday, September 23, 7-8:30 pm
SPEAKER – TRAVIS NOVITSKY
Indigenous Night/Nature/Wildlife photographer based in Grand Portage, Minnesota.
Friday, September 24, 7-9 pm
SPEAKER – BOB P. KING (ASTROBOB)
American photographer, writer for Sky & Telescope Magazine, and an amateur astronomer.
Saturday, September 25, 7-9 pm
WORKSHOP – Home Light Improvements
Cindy Hakala – President of Starry Skies North IDA
CAFE Scientifique Twin Ports – Trivia Night
Creating a more curious, informed, and collaborative society by hosting public discussions in science and technology.
Wildlife Lighting Tour – At Capstone Apartments & Village at Matterhorn.
Randy Larson – Measure and learn about light spectrums from a local expert.