BoBfest - The Regional Gathering of Amateur Astronomers

Saturday, January 23, 2021
Auditorium of Catawba Science Center,
Hickory, North Carolina
Only 171 Days Until BoBfest 2021

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BoBfest Schedule


There will NOT be any Pre-BoBfest Friday Evening Observing at Miller Observatory. Join us Saturday at 7pm after BoBfest!

Saturday - Visit our Exhibits Page for More Activities!

     All Day - Main Event Room - Refreshments

     8:30am - 3:45pm Lobby - BoBfest Registration

     8:30am - 4:00pm Lobby Area - Door Prize Ticket Sales

     8:30am - 4:45pm Lobby Area - T-Shirt Sales

     8:30am - 4:00pm Room 7 - Vendors Open - BoBfest Marketplace

     8:30am - 4:00pm Room 7 - Swap Tables Open - BoBfest Marketplace

     9:30am - Main Event Room - Welcome and Club Announcements

     9:45am - 3:45pm Room 1 - Family Science Events

     10:00am - 4:00pm Catawba Science Center - Aquarium, Planetarium, Science Hall, Exhibits

     10:30am - Main Event Room - Club Announcements / Break

     11:40am - 12:15pm Planetarium - Special Sky Show

     11:30am - 12:45pm Various Locations - Lunch, Visit Vendors, Marketplace, CSC, Solar Observing

     12:20pm - 12:45pm Planetarium - Special Sky Show

     12:45pm - Main Event Room - Club Announcements & Orientation to Afternoon Schedule

     4:00pm - Main Event Room - Awards, Announcements, Door Prize Drawings

     4:30pm - Main Event Room - Closing Remarks - BoB Eskridge

     7:00pm - 10:00pm Lucile Miller Observatory, Maiden - FREE Observing for Everyone!