Planetarium Show: Season of Light

Posted Nov. 29, 2012, at 12:36 p.m.

Sunday, December 2 to Sunday, December 23, 2012; 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: UMaine Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, 5781 Wingate Hall, 120 Munson Road, Orono, Maine

Contact: Alan Davenport; (207)581-1341


Celebrate the season with loved ones under the stars and enjoy the stories of winter solstice traditions in the program, “Season of Light”. From a Stonehenge sunrise to a kiss under the mistletoe, this star dome program brings the warmth of holiday traditions to light. There are joyful, light-hearted rites and cultural rituals that have brightened the time of the year when the best known constellations shine in the Maine sky. Celebrate under the dome in Wingate Hall on the Orono campus.

Ages 7-Adult

Sunday, Dec. 2, 9, 16, & 23

Friday, Dec. 21

Planetarium shows are held Friday nights 7-8pm, and Sunday afternoons 2-3pm. For more information, visit