ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC [July 11, 2017] – On Saturday, July 15, Rocky Face Park and the Piedmont Amateur Astronomers Club will be hosting a public star gazing for families to enjoy.
This event will be held from 9:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. in the parking area at Rocky Face Park. This particular program will be a deep-sky observation. The moon will not be visible, which gives the opportunity to see further into space to view planets such as Jupiter and Saturn. Telescopes will be set up in the parking area for the public to use, or you are welcome to bring your own.
Please approach the parking area with parking lights only. This event is weather dependent. Park Rangers will be on duty. All trails will be closed.
For more information, visit www.rockyfacepark.com or call (828) 632-1093. The park is located at 3451 Rocky Face Church Road, Hiddenite, NC 28636.