Rollins Planetarium to Present “Laser Country” and “Laser Spirit”

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
General College
Media Contact: Maddy Elledge
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Rollins Planetarium to Present “Laser Country” and “Laser Spirit”

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium will present two shows—"Laser Country” and “Laser Spirit”—on Friday, June 30, at 7 and 8 p.m. The evening will conclude with a special showing of the popular “Totally Eclipsed!” at 9 p.m. Planetarium admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and free with YHC ID. Tickets are available for advanced purchase online at or at the door 30 minutes prior to each show.

From Garth Brooks to Patsy Cline, “Laser Country“ features some of the greatest country hits of all time. This star-spangled extravaganza is a boot-scootin’ good time for every generation!

The inspirational show, “Laser Spirit,“ will make you proud to be an American through laser effects, beautiful images, and a mix of pop, classic rock, oldies, and patriotic music. 

O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium features a state-of-the-art GOTO Chronos Space Simulator star projector with a full-dome digital projection system, the Sky-Skan Definiti, in a 40-foot dome theater with 5.1 surround sound. With comfortable seating for 104, Rollins Planetarium offers public shows and educational opportunities for school groups throughout the year. Rollins Planetarium is located in the Maxwell Center on the YHC campus.

For more information about planetarium and observatory events, call (706) 379-5195 or visit

About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2016-2017 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit