Public Shows

Public Shows are held every Friday and Saturday.  Public shows are also held on Wednesdays in the summer.  The schedule is below.

There are two types of programs Children’s Shows and All-Ages Shows.

  • Tickets can be reserved online using a major credit card in advance through Eventbrite for small fee: (clicking  will take you to a 3rd party website)
  • Tickets can be purchased with CASH ONLY at the door starting 20 minutes before show time.

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(Ages 3-8)

  • Saturdays 12:30 pm & 2:00 pm
  • 40-50 minutes
  • Prices: Child $3, Adult – Free

These interactive shows are specially designed for our youngest visitors.  You can expect to get up out of your seat and get moving! Show topics vary: Hula hoop with Saturn, bounce on the moon, find and make up your own constellations, fly to another star system and much more!  Children’s Show Descriptions.

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ALL-AGES SHOWS

  • Wednesdays 1 pm, 2:15 pm (Summer Only)
  • Fridays 7 pm (Year-round)
  • Saturdays 3:15 pm (Year-round)
  • 1 hour
  • Prices: Adult – $6, Child $3, Pierce College Student – $3

General Audience shows start with a half hour interactive tour of our current night sky and are followed by a 25-40 minute fulldome video.  Videos are shown on a rotating basis.  Descriptions of the videos can  be found here.  A question and answer period will follow the video if time permits.


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Science Dome Show Schedule: 

Day Date Time Show
Tue 7-Oct 7:00 PM **Special Show** Blood Moon with video:  Chasing the Ghost Particle (Tickets are cash only at the door.)
Fri 10-Oct 7:00 PM Stellar Graveyard with video: Flying Monsters
Sat 11-Oct 12:30 PM Children’s Show: Haunted Night Sky
2:00 PM Children’s Show: Haunted Night Sky
3:15 PM Stellar Graveyard with video: Flying Monsters
Fri 17-Oct 7:00 PM Dark Skies with video: Sea Monsters
Sat 18-Oct 12:30 PM Children’s Show: Haunted Night Sky
2:00 PM Children’s Show: Haunted Night Sky
3:15 PM Dark Skies with video: Sea Monsters
Thurs 23-Oct 1-4 pm Solar Eclipse Viewing & Planetarium presentaitons at 1:15, 2:15, 3:45 pm (FREE)
Fri 24-Oct 7:00 PM Astronomical Doomsday with video: Experience the Aurora
Sat 25-Oct 12:30 PM Children’s Show: Haunted Night Sky
2:00 PM Children’s Show: Haunted Night Sky
3:15 PM Astronomical Doomsday with video: Experience the Aurora
Fri 31-Oct 7:00 PM Dark Skies with video: Flying Monsters
Sat 1-Nov 12:30 PM Children’s Show: Haunted Night Sky
2:00 PM Children’s Show: Haunted Night Sky
3:15 PM Dark Skies with video: Flying Monsters