Attractions

Bay Area-Wide Star Party

When: Sat., Nov. 5 2011

Space lovers will find ample opportunity for stargazing at the Bay Area-wide Star Party on Saturday, Nov. 5, in which twenty schools, observatories, and science centers from Antioch to Walnut Creek (including Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science at 1 Centennial Dr.) open their doors and share their telescopes for free observations of the night sky. Held in conjunction with the nine-day Bay Area Science Festival, the event features viewings and observation tips by both professional and amateur astronomers, plus astronomy-related lectures and events at certain locations. Check website for a full list of participants and activities. 7-11 p.m., free. 650-949-7888 or AstroSociety.org/events/starparty.html

Cassie McFadden

Price: free

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