Welcome the Night Party

  •  06.03.22
     7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Grab your headlamps and join us outside at the High Desert Museum to celebrate sundown, the transition between day and night when crepuscular and nocturnal wildlife stir. Learn how a dark night sky free from artificial light pollution is critical for wildlife. This family-friendly event will include telescope tours, insect discoveries, bat watching, a constellation talk, food and drinks for purchase, raffle prizes and more!

If you have one, please bring a headlamp or flashlight for after sundown.

Adults and children (3 and older): $10
Children 2 and under: FREE
Members: $8

Special thanks to the following event partners: Deschutes Land Trust, International Dark-Sky Association Oregon Chapter, Oregon State University-Cascades Audible Bat Project, Worthy Garden Club, Sunriver Nature Center and Observatory, United States Forest Service, Deschutes National Forest, Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District

Food vendors available from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm:





The following Refund Policy is in effect for the High Desert Museum. For Museum events and programs: no refunds, unless the Museum cancels the program or event. For more information on the policy, contact the Museum at 541-382-4754 ext. 241.