View the Moon & Stars at Legacy Vineyard in Salem

View the Moon & Stars at Legacy Vineyard in Salem

Website SquareRickreall, OR ­Eola Hills Wine Cellars invites the public to a Star Party at its Legacy Estate Vineyard in Salem on the evening of Friday, July 17. Members of the Salem­-based astronomy
club, NightSky45, will be on hand with their telescopes and knowledge about features visible in the night sky, from the moon to familiar constellations named after months of the Zodiac.

Children 8 years and older are welcome at this family ­friendly event. (Please leave dogs at home.) To make sure the evening is comfortable for all, it’s recommended that stargazers wear
appropriate clothing for the weather, bring bug spray, lawn chairs or a blanket to rest on (or provide warmth if it gets chilly).

Star Party Schedule
Friday, July 17

7 ­ 9 pm
A “Star Flight” of wines will be offered at the Legacy Hills Tasting Room ($10). Wine will also be available by the glass.
Stargazers are welcome to bring picnics or supplies to roast marshmallows and make s’mores. (S’mores supplies available as well, for $2/person)

Family ­friendly games on the lawn.

8:30pm Latest suggested time to arrive.
8:53 pm Sun sets, twilight begins.
9:30 ­ 11:30 pm Optimal viewing time. Telescopes provided.

About Legacy Estate Vineyard
Legacy Estate Vineyard is Eola Hills Wine Cellars’ newest and largest vineyard, where plantings
began in 2008. Now coming into full production, Legacy offers beautiful vineyard and valley
views, and is a prime location for viewing the night sky. Legacy’s tasting room can be found in
an old barn on the site, and is open Friday­ – Sundays, 11 am ­ 6 pm.

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