Workshops, Planetarium & Other ActivitiesBesides Star Parties, Night Hikes, Sun Parties, Southwest Astronomy Festival participants offered many additional family-friendly educational activities.
For example,Cedar City’s North Elementary hosted a "Astronomy Extravaganza" which included seven different activities for children and their families! Games, planet walks, drawing, and activities with Cedar Breaks National Monument rangers were all a part of this science-filled night. Even the SUU Planetarium was there! Afterwards there was a night walk and a public star party.
In St. George, the Children’s Museum hosted a sun party and hands-on children’s activities. These provided learning about the night sky and astronomy and were designed with a wide variety of ages in mind.