LBL’s Golden Pond Planetarium Offers Holiday Shows
By WestKyStar Staff
GOLDEN POND, KY - Looking for a fun, family holiday outing? Come explore the customs and celebrations of the holiday season with two new shows at the Golden Pond Planetarium at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area.

The planetarium offers shows daily from November 23 to December 23. Season of Light traces celestial reasons behind many of our holiday traditions that involve light–yule logs, lighted trees, luminaries, and Menorahs. The Star of Bethlehem offers a live interpretive program that guides audiences on the discovery of the “star” that brought the wise men to the Christ child those many years ago and what to expect in our skies this Christmas season.

Returning this year is the ever popular Laser Holidays. Enjoy many of your favorite holiday songs while lasers dance to music from Bing Cosby to Burl Ives and many others.

“For our new programs we’re including some astronomy education on popular winter constellations,” explained Ross Workman, Planetarium Manager. “We will discover why we have seasons and learn more about the earth’s tilt and orbit around the sun.”

Admission to the Golden Pond Planetarium is $4 ages 13 and up; $2 ages 5-12; free ages 4 and under. Laser Light Music Shows are $6. Groups of 10 or more may schedule shows at other times and receive group rates. Please call 270-924-2020 for more information.

Shows and times are as follows: 

Daily Planetarium & Holiday Shows 
Monday-Friday 10 am, noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm & 4 pm

Saturday-Sunday 10 am & 11 am, noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm & 4 pm

Laser Light Music Shows  
Saturday, Dec. 1 & 8, 5:30 pm

Evening Holiday Show  
Saturday, Dec. 15, 5:30 pm

Come Outside and Play at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Land Between The Lakes provides outdoor recreation, lake access, and environmental education for the public to enjoy. Visitors are encouraged to review the official website at often for Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, temporary trail and road closures, and additional information, or call 800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000. Follow LBL on or

Published 04:30 PM, Friday Nov. 16, 2012
Updated 03:17 PM, Friday Nov. 16, 2012


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