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8th Annual Acadia Night Sky Festival

September 22 – 25, 2016

Protecting and celebrating Acadia’s nighttime splendor

Since 2009, Friends of Acadia has partnered with Acadia National Park and other area organizations to host the Acadia Night Sky Festival, a community celebration to promote the protection and enjoyment of Downeast Acadia’s stellar night sky as a valuable natural resource through education, science, and the arts.

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The 2016 event will feature talks, films, outings, workshops, and star parties in Acadia National Park: a fantastic array of events for night-sky enthusiasts of all ages! For more information, visit the Acadia Night Sky Festival website. This year also marks the Acadia Centennial and the 2016 Acadia Night Sky Festival will be a part of the yearlong celebration.