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2024 Dark Sky Awakens Festival
May the 4th be with YOU!
Coonabarabran this weekend

DARK SKY AWAKENS OFFICIALLY INVITES ALL  MEMBERS OF THE SCI-FI GALACTIC WORLD.

WELCOME STAR TREKIANS, RED DWARFIANS, DR. WHOIANS, DUNE-A-MITES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY and all other SCI-FI movie fans. 

Come dressed as your favourite sci-fi character for any or all events!

 

This year, we have an amazing line up of activities and a fun weekend for the whole family.  

 Jack Attack, Capture The Cosmos Astrophotography, Sidewalk Astronomy,  Robotics Competition, Sci-fi Movie Marathon...

 

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK at THE IMPERIAL HOTEL inviting you to a spectacular Moondance with the sensational VAN THE MAN DINNER AND SHOW!

This band recently featured on the ABC... and is constantly filling venues all the way from Sydney to Chicago!

Dance and sing the night away with Australia's Tribute to Van Morrison

 

Tickets Still Available

See Marvelous Night for a Moondance with

VAN the Man 123TIX

May The 4th Be With You!

We have a space packed Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th calendar of events for all ages including...

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Friday 3rd May

Friday 3rd 6pm - 7.30pm - Dark Sky Jack Attack! Night time Bowling - Fun in Costume teams of 3 

Coonabarabran Bowling Club, Edward Street

 

Friday 3rd 8.30pm Sci-fi Movie Marathon at Flix in the Stix FLASH GORDON 

Flix in the Stix - John Street Coonabarabran (Opposite Golden Sea Dragon)

Saturday 4th May

9am - 11am

RoqueOne Lego Challenge Robotics Competition

 Coona High School Library

Your Mission if you choose to accept it:

Use the 'Force' and guidance from Team 6476 mentors to write code, and build mechanisms to fulfill game challenge and earn points.

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Saturday 4th May

9am - 11am RoqueOne Lego Challenge Robotics Competition at Coonabarabran Highschool

Your Mission if you choose to accept - in teams write and build robotics with CHS Student Robotic team mentors 

 

9am - 12 midday THE Forest Shop open Featuring signature star wildflowers 

John street near Mary Jane Cain Bridge

 

11am - 1pm Day time Solar Star viewing Astronomy (front of Post Office)

 

12 Midday 2001 A Space Odyssey 

Flix in the Stix - John Street Coonabarabran (Opposite Golden Sea Dragon)

 

5pm Capture the Cosmos Astro-photography Exhibition 

SPACE gallery - Dalgarno Street

FEATURE EVENT MAY 4th

6.30pm Dinner Dance with Van the Man...
'It's a Marvelous night for a MOON Dance!

and support act Matilda Poole

At the IMPERIAL HOTEL cnr John and Dalgarno Street

10.30pm Spaceballs -
Sci-fi Movie Marathon at Flix in the Stix

Flix in the Stix - John Street Coonabarabran (Opposite Golden Sea Dragon)

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SUNDAY May 5th

Sunday 3pm ET: The Extra Terrestrial - Sci-fi Movie Marathon at Flix in the Stix

Flix in the Stix - John Street Coonabarabran (Opposite Golden Sea Dragon)

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