Feelings of awe and wonder can come over you when gazing up at the endless stars and amazing planets on a dark night. Join the Camdenton Astronomy Club and the Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site team on Friday, Oct. 21, for a night full of dark sky marvels.

Starting at 6:30 p.m. in the day-use area, there will be an informative presentation on light pollution and telescopes. Following the presentation, participants can stick around to view the stars and planets from 8 to 10 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available while supplies last. Participants are asked to dress for the weather and to bring insect repellent, chairs and flashlights. In the event of rain, the program may be postponed until Saturday, Oct. 22, from 6 to 10 p.m.

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Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site is located at 19349 Bothwell State Park Road in Sedalia. Once inside the park, the day-use area is the first left off of Bothwell Lodge State Park Road. For more information concerning the event, please call 660-827-0510 or email andrea.goldstrom@dnr.mo.gov.

For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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