Stargazing event set for Saturday

Published: Friday, January 25, 2008 at 7:47 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 25, 2008 at 7:47 a.m.

Stargazers can view the stars and planets miles away from city lights on Saturday at Paynes Prairie. Hosted from 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday by the Alachua County Astronomy Club, the event will also feature music from Hamhock and Slide, hayrides, a campfire, hot chocolate, smores and more.

The event is planned at Hickory Ranch, 9300 SE County Road 234. Admission is a $5 requested donation. Participants are asked to RSVP by sending the number of people attending to:

For more information and a map of the location, visit the Friends of Paynes Prairie website.

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