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Dark Sky Festival

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Dark Sky
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Wood Buffalo National Park’s Second Annual Dark Sky Festival – Experience the majestic northern lights as they dance above the Dark Sky Observation Site at Pine Lake Recreation Area. Picturesque lakeside campsites and cabins provide the ideal locale to experience the deep darkness of the endless northern sky.

Hosted by Parks Canada and the Thebacha and Wood Buffalo Astronomical Society, the event will feature children’s activities, night sky photography lessons, telescope 101 workshops, Aboriginal legends and stories of the night skies, presentations by special guests and an amazing portable planetarium! A must-see event for stargazers of all ages!

August 23 – 25, 2013. Within the Town of Fort Smith and at Pine Lake. Contact the Visitor Reception Centre at 867-872-7960 for more information.

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