Now in our fourth year of jamming to toe-tapping bluegrass standards, ballads, and gospel tunes, our Bluegrass Jam plays something for everyone. The group is dedicated to playing bluegrass and sharing it with others. And that means Sunday Bluegrass Jams on the Back Porch are back! Sundays from 1 –[…]
The Science of Music with “Mad Scientist of Music” Frank Ferrante: This Friday 3 pm in the Planetarium!
Frank Ferrante makes music using the electrical signals from fruit, muscle contractions, even his own brain! But there is a lot more to the science behind music… join us in the planetarium for a wacky and enlightening series of demonstrations of the science of music! Dec 22, 2017 @ 3[…]
5:30 – 8:30 pm Fri, Sat, Sun December 8-10 and 15-17 Members are free, and if you are attending the Holiday Lights Event (special event wristband for each evening), you can get discounted admission to the Holiday Laser Show at 6 pm in the planetarium: $5/seat (regular price $10/seat). Full-length[…]
The quarterly Laser Light Shows at Calusa Nature Center Planetarium are back: get your Laser on! Schedule: http://calusanature.org/laser-shows/
Tickets are available here: http://calusanature.org/concerts/
Saturday Oct 28th 10 am – 4 pm – Trick or Treat Day for Under-12s at Calusa! TRICK OR TREAT DAY AT CNCP IS FOR CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS OLD AND WILL BE ON SAT., OCT. 28 ALL DAY LONG. INCLUDED WITH REGULAR ADMISSION YOU ARE INVITED TO WEAR YOUR[…]
Back by popular demand, this is a March Madness laser extravaganza… Shows at 7, 8, 9 and 10 pm on each of the evenings listed below. Tickets at the door: $10/adult/show. Matinee kid-laser shows are M 3/20 – F 3/24 at 4 pm (see below). For full show descriptions, see[…]
NOTE: Sun Mar. 12th 10 – 1pm: There will be live music and special earlier Sunday opening hours for this event! BYO lawn chairs, please.
Enjoy a Night Walk on a Decorated Trail! * Holiday Music * Family Fun * only $5/pp
Take pictures with Santa! Visit with some of our animals, walk along the holiday lights trail, do holiday crafts, enjoy refreshments, a bonfire and a special seasonally-themed planetarium show!
This was shot in late June and early July 2016 by the amazing Tyler Shore… so many of our wonderful volunteers, and there are so many more who make this place special!
Only Ten Days in May, this is a fundraiser and “trial balloon” — if you like laser shows, definitely let us know! All seats are $10/show. Early evening shows on W, Th, and later shows as well on Fri, Sat. Saturday MIDNIGHT shows! Online seat sales: click here
Saturday, April 23rd 7:00 – 9:00pm Celebrate Earth Day and the Full Moon with a Crepuscular Hike, Bonfire and Drum Circle! It’s a trifecta of fun in nature! Learn about how our Florida wildlife survives during the twilight, and which critters prefer the night time. Enjoy a Naturalist-led hike through[…]
Modern physics and the theory of parallel universes bewildering you? “Doctor GoodVibes” & “Dean Smiley” are Ambassadors of the Multiverse, sent from GoodVibes Multiversity to help prepare humans for their coming awakening to “The Multiverse,” the next REALLY big thing! Using wild visuals and wacky music, GOODVIBES MULTIVERSITY explores the[…]
Patrick “Rick” Smith — A Land Remembered — March 4th and 5th at 6 pm in the Planetarium (Don’t Miss This!)
Friday Evening VIP Preview: March 4th, 6:00 pm – Patrick “Rick” Smith’s Historical Florida “V.I.Preview” In the Planetarium. Patrick “Rick” Smith Jr., videographer & author based in California with deep roots still in Florida (son of noted Florida author, Judge Patrick Smith) presents a dramatic evening in a “Living History”[…]
Come on out to say farewell to some of our Gettin’ Picky band members with Barbecue & Bluegrass! “Gettin’ Picky” will entertain with beautiful bluegrass tunes while smokin’ barbecue will complete the experience. Dr. Bill Hammond will be on hand for storytelling and/or night trail walking. Members: only $8, Non-members[…]