Rollins Planetarium Presents “The Ooky Spooky Light Show”

Monday, October 8, 2018
Planetarium

Media Contact: Baylie Whitten
(706) 379-5339,  bwhitten@yhc.edu

Rollins Planetarium Presents “The Ooky Spooky Light Show”

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College’s O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium will present “The Ooky Spooky Light Show” at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 and Friday, Oct. 26. Planetarium admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and free with a YHC ID. Tickets are available for advance purchase online at yhc.edu/planetarium. Remaining tickets will be available at the door 30 minutes prior to each show.

This family-friendly show includes Halloween tunes such as “Monster Mash,” “Ghostbusters,” “Thriller” and “Night on Bald Mountain,” as well as several pop songs. This full-dome graphics and light show will leave audiences smiling in delight.

The 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 the Rollins Planetarium, call (706) 379-5195 or visit yhc.edu/planetarium.

About Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution 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 an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has three academic divisions: Arts and Humanities, Professional Studies, and Mathematics, Science and Technology, with more than 1,300 students enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga. has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, residence facilities and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. For more information, visit yhc.edu.

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