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Stargazing & Hot Cocoa

Stargazing & Hot Cocoa


6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Musquash Esker Trail
Milford Road, Grand Lake Stream, Maine, 04668

Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to offer an evening under the stars with guest speaker Shawn Laatsch from the Versant Power Astronomy Center in Orono, ME. Bring a blanket or chair and your favorite mug and come discover the autumn sky. Enjoy some hot cocoa as we learn tips and tricks for “star-hopping,” how to find constellations, and gaze at shooting stars. Please bring binoculars if you have them.  For more information, please email

This event is weather dependent so keep an eye out on our website and Facebook page for event updates.

Shawn has over 30 years of experience in planetariums and has served as an executive officer in the International Planetarium Society, Inc. for 25 years (the world’s largest organization of planetarium professionals).