Dark Sky West Marin - with Don Jolley - Best night 7/30-8/8 - Limited enrollment

Mark Switzer • May 28, 2021
in group Marketplace


Date: 1st Clear night between July 30-August 8


Come stargaze at night in the wetlands. Every month this year, local astronomy teacher, Don Jolley will acquaint stargazers to the celestial magic that sits above Point Reyes. The talks are part of a collaboration between the Point Reyes Station Village Association and the National Park to bring  “Dark Sky” designation to this area. Tickets available at  bpt.me/5171706.


Spend an evening under the stars with astronomy teacher and storyteller extraordinaire Don Jolley of Point Reyes Station. Join the Point Reyes Station Village Association and support its work to preserve the local nightscape. The best view of the stars over West Marin is just before the new moon. The event will occur on the first clear night between July 30 and Aug. 8, 2021


Naked eye astronomy. Participants will walk out to the Giacomini Wetlands, gaze upward, and discover the secrets of our August sky. Don't worry. If you can't make it the night we call— your ticket(s) will be suitable for any future monthly Dark Sky West Marin events.

Presented by Point Reyes Station Village Association in association with the Point Reyes National Seashore.


Dark Sky preservation work includes efforts to help property/business owners/managers lessen light pollution and light trespass, qualify West Marin as an International Dark Sky Community (darksky.org), and update Marin County Lighting regulations. 

Tickets $10-$20.