The Catawba Valley Astronomy Club, along with the Catawba Science Center and the Cleveland County Astronomical Society will be hosting the 26th annual "BoBfest" on February 3rd, 2018. Doors will open at 8:30 am and throughout the day the event will feature presentations, astrophotography displays, and door prizes. Equipment vendors will also be available as will information about local events and facilities, and the chance to engage with amateur and professional astronomers from the region.
Staff from the Science Center and the Hickory Public Library will be offering crafts and activities for the whole family. A variety of laser shows, star talks, and children's shows will be playing throughout the day in CSC's Millholland Planetarium.
BoBfest is FREE and open to the public. Attendees ranging from professional astronomers to those who simply have an interest in astronomy are welcome. Anyone looking into astronomy as a hobby is urged to come and ask questions of the more experienced astronomers.
Admission is free! To register or for more details please visit http://www.catawbasky.org/bobfest/