FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University Planetarium’s most popular holiday show The Mystery of the Christmas Star investigates possible dates for the birth of Christ and looks at recorded sightings of significant astronomical events during this timeframe.
Dates for this special holiday presentation are:
• Thursday, Dec. 13 and 20;
• Friday, Dec. 14 and 21;
• Saturday, Dec. 15.
Show times are 3 and 7 p.m. each show date. Admission is free for the 46-minute program, but seating is limited to 86 guests per show.
During The Mystery of the Christmas Star, visitors to the Tarleton planetarium will see how signs in the sky could have been remarkable enough to cause the wise men to travel across the desert from Babylon to Bethlehem to see the newborn king. This modern retelling of the Christmas story is sure to charm and captivate audiences of all ages.
To schedule school groups, clubs or other gatherings at the planetarium, call 254-968-0523 or email [email protected]. Advance notice is required for private screenings.
Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.
Contact: Phil Riddle, News & Information Specialist