Explore Bend's Dark Skies

Summer Skies Series

Celestial Discoveries Await

This summer series will guide you through the complexities of outer space, addressing concepts like scale, time, distance, and speed in our solar system and beyond. With immersive experiences and engaging educational programs with local astronomer Grant Tandy, Tetherow guests can gain a deeper understanding of stars, planets, galaxies, and more.

Every Other Thursday From 5:30 to 7:00 PM

The Mega Star

Join us for a solar gazing event exploring celestial wonders under the sun’s brilliance.

With up close views of the closest star, experience the power of the sun in a safe and educational environment. Observe sunspots, solar flares, and other solar phenomena alongside Grant Tandy, a NASA-JPL Solar System Ambassador.

Event Dates
June 13 | June 27
July 11 | July 25
August 8 | August 22

Privately Guided

Stargazing Adventure

Under the night sky, observe a variety of deep-sky objects such as star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies from the fireside comfort of your private terrace. Guided by Grant Tandy, delve into fascinating insights about the cosmos and gain a deeper appreciation of the universe.

Exclusively available to guests of Tetherow’s Ridge Homes, this private experience offers a personal constellation tour, scientific insights, and engaging stories about astronomy and dark skies.

Available Sundays through Tuesdays
9:30 to 11:00 PM
Perfect for all age groups, includes celestial themed dessert and beverages

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