Dec
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Festival of Trees @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Festival of Trees is an exciting opportunity to see the Museum decorated in beautiful holiday decor, as well as a fundraiser for the Museum of Coastal Carolina, Ingram Planetarium, and individual tree sponsors. The museum raises funds through admission to the festival and selling votes for favorite tree. Sponsors accrue funds through a silent auction for each tree’s lights and decorations.

The Festival of Trees opens on Thursday, Nov 10 and closes on Saturday, Dec 31, 2022. During that time the Festival will be open to the public on Thursday thru Saturday during regular open hours. Additional public hours from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm will be offered on the following Sundays: Nov 13, 20, and 27 as well as Dec 4, 11, and 18.

HoliDAY at the Museum is on Friday, Nov 25.  This is a family friendly event including all day activities for children.

Earth, Moon, and Sun @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Coyote has a razor sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he sees in the sky. Join this amusing character (adapted from Native American oral traditions) in a fast-paced and fun show that explores lunar phases, eclipses and other puzzles.

Family Program: Backyard Explorers! @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come to Backyard Explorers! the first Saturday of each month. The program will dive into local species and ways to investigate your backyard through animal tracks, trail cameras, and more. This fun, interactive program is family friendly and will leave you with ways to explore at home.

Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Astronaut_200x200Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body. Discover the perils that lurk in space as ‘Chad’, our test astronaut, is subjected to everything that space has to throw at him.

A Place Like No Other @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Alaska is a place like no other. For many people, a trip to Alaska is a life-long dream. People who live in Alaska depend on and protect an enduring way of life. But there are places so remote, so wild, that few Alaskans have ever gone. Here in the planetarium, we’re going to take you to these places, to the remote wilderness to see iconic animals and landscapes that define the Last Frontier, places that make Alaska…Alaska.

Sky Theater Show: Red-eye to the Stars (NEW) @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

All Sky Theater shows are family friendly and include a brief star show after the main presentation. The Planetarium’s new offering, Red-eye to the Stars—the flying observatory SOFIA, shows the unique atmosphere during a science flight aboard the “Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy” (SOFIA) and follow how the secrets of the universe are uncovered by witnessing an expedition for a glimpse into hidden regions of the universe.

The Sky Tonight @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is a live star show. The presenter will display the night sky on the planetarium’s dome ceiling and take you on a tour, pointing out the stars, planets, and constellations that are visible in our area. Later, as you are walking along the beach on a clear night, you will be able to recognize by name the celestial sights you see.

Laser Music Show: Laser Holidays @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join this sensory experience unlike any other as live lighting and laser effects accompany classic holiday hits heard through the area’s best sound system. This show features colorful laser images displayed on the domed ceiling of the Sky Theater accompanied by holiday music that includes such classics as Sleigh Ride, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Winter Wonderland, and Jingle Bell Rock. The holiday laser music show runs through the end of the year and is appropriate for all ages.

Laser Trans-Siberian Orchestra @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is a progressive rock band that pushes musical boundaries. TSO has sold millions of albums and is well-known for its exciting live concerts.

Dec
4
Sun
Festival of Trees @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Festival of Trees is an exciting opportunity to see the Museum decorated in beautiful holiday decor, as well as a fundraiser for the Museum of Coastal Carolina, Ingram Planetarium, and individual tree sponsors. The museum raises funds through admission to the festival and selling votes for favorite tree. Sponsors accrue funds through a silent auction for each tree’s lights and decorations.

The Festival of Trees opens on Thursday, Nov 10 and closes on Saturday, Dec 31, 2022. During that time the Festival will be open to the public on Thursday thru Saturday during regular open hours. Additional public hours from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm will be offered on the following Sundays: Nov 13, 20, and 27 as well as Dec 4, 11, and 18.

HoliDAY at the Museum is on Friday, Nov 25.  This is a family friendly event including all day activities for children.