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Public Star Party

Graphic with fall 2013 star party schedule

Notice of Postponements

If an event must be postponed due to weather, a notice will be posted by 4 p.m. the day of the event on this page, on the planetarium homepage, on facebook and on twitter. Saturdays will serve as back-up dates.

Map of astronomy park location

Getting Here

  • From Interstate 81, take exit 245 for Port Republic Road toward VA-253 (This is a right off the exit if on I-81 south and a left off the exit if travelling on I-81 north).
  • Go along Port Republic Road to the first stop light just past the exit and take a right onto Bluestone Drive. There is a right turn lane into the university.
  • Follow along Bluestone Drive for approximately 0.5 miles until reaching Carrier Drive. Turn right onto Carrier Drive.
  • The entrance to the D-2 parking lot is on the left off Carrier Drive, shortly after crossing the bridge over the interstate. The Physics & Chemistry Building will be on the right side of the road, across the street from the D-2 parking lot. See map above.

Physics and Chemistry Building Address:

901 Carrier Drive
Harrisonburg, Va. 22807

Use mapquest to get directions.