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Planetarium Programs at Cedar Crest High School

Events at the Cedar Crest High School planetarium are free of charge, but reservations must be made in advance to ensure program availability. Donations to the Falcon Foundation are proudly accepted. Please contact Rich Fried at 717-272-2033 x5412 at least one day prior to the event you wish to attend. If Rich is unavailable to answer your call due to teaching duties, please leave a message and phone number at which you may be reached.

Daytime Shows for Senior Citizens

Constellations of the Fall & Winter Sky 

Senior Citizens and their family members are invited to a free viewing of “Constellations of the Winter Sky,” at the Cedar Crest High School Planetarium. Take a tour of the current night sky and see its many constellations through the eyes of ancient astronomers. Listen to some of the stories told by people hundreds or thousands of years ago about the same stars we may look upon today.

  • Tuesday, November 19, 10:00 –10:45 AM
  • Tuesday, December 17, 10:00 –10:45 AM


Evening Shows for all ages

Constellations of the Fall & Winter Sky

Take a tour of the winter night sky inside of the CCHS digital planetarium. In this family friendly event, instructor Rich Fried will lead a 45-minute program where he shares constellation stories about the brightest constellations in the winter sky. The program will conclude with an opportunity to ask questions or to observe other interesting objects in the current night sky.

  • Thursday, November 14, 7:00 – 7:45 PM
  • Tuesday, December 17, 7:00 – 7:45 PM