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SUMMER 2023
Don't miss these upcoming events!

movie nightS

Coming 

August 12th

Astronomy eventS

Days and Nights!

First Saturday of each month

TEA IN THE TEA ROOM

SOLD OUT

Coming August 20

Tickets now available online

FALL 2023
Don't miss these upcoming events!

MOVIE NIGHTS

Movie Nights are back!  Click below for more details.

Astronomy event

Day and Night Viewing

October 7, 2023

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Astronomy event
OCTOBER 7, 2023
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y and night 

Free with payment of park entrance fees.  Rain cancels.

day VIEWING
2:00pm - 5:00pm 

 

Join the Westminster Astronomy Society during the day to view the Sun through a solar telescope.

 

LOCATION:  

William Houck (Lake) Area
39.6268, -77.4629
14274 William Houck Drive
Thurmont, MD 21788

DIRECTIONS - DAY

From US 15 in Thurmont, take MD 77 west for 3 miles. Turn left on to Catoctin Hollow Road and proceed 1.3 miles. Turn right on to William Houck Drive, proceed 0.4 miles.  After the entrance station, turn right into the large parking lot.  The viewing is at the far side of the parking lot, by the lake.  An entrance fee may apply in season.

NIGHT VIEWING
9:00pm - 11:00pm 

 

Come back in the evening to see the Moon in its waxing gibbous phase and enjoy viewing other celestial bodies through telescopes.


LOCATION:  

Dam Overlook Parking Area

39.6275, -77.4552

14372 Catoctin Hollow Road

Thurmont, MD 21788

 

DIRECTIONS - NIGHT

From US 15 in Thurmont, take MD 77 west for 3 miles.  Turn left on to Catoctin Hollow Road and proceed 0.4 miles.  The Dam parking lot is on your right.  The viewing area is on the adjacent dam, use a headlamp or flashlight to walk out of the parking lot and on to the dam.

More information: www.westminsterastro.org

Maple Syrup
Festival

March 9 & 10

and 16 & 17, 2024

Turtle Race For Edmund

April 20, 2024

Maryland Iron Festival

May 18 &19, 2024

Details Coming Soon!

Stargazing 
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nights-stars

FIRST SATURDAYS, APR-OCT

Details Coming Soon!

MOVIE NIGHTS

SUMMERTIME 2024

Details Coming Soon!
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