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Guitars Under The Stars

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A unique event that combines classical guitar music and star-gazing! The event, which is free and open to the public, will consist of a classical guitar concert by members of the Heart of Iowa Classical Guitar Society (HICGS) followed by a tour of the observatory and star-gazing using the historic refractor telescope. The tour will be conducted by Dr. Charles Nelson, Professor of Astronomy. Classical and contemporary works for classical guitar will be performed.

Please, note that the telescope dome is kept at ambient temperature and it might be cold. The conference room where the concert will be held is heated.

Details

Date:
December 9
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Drake Municipal Obervatory
4908 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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Phone:
515-248-6302
Website:
http://www.drake.edu/observatory/about/