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Scare-olina Skies at Morehead Planetarium

  • Morehead Planetarium 205 E Franklin St Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 United States (map)

Start & End Time: Oct. 25: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.-9 p.m., Oct. 26: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Oct. 30: 8 p.m.-9 p.m.

Event Description: Celebrate the Halloween season by joining Morehead Planetarium and Science Center for “Scare-olina Skies,” a holiday-themed version of Morehead’s classic “Carolina Skies” star show. Morehead educator Amy Sayle will explore tales of the constellations through dark legends of monsters, madness and mayhem! 

The regular show times are Saturday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 30, 8 p.m. This version is appropriate for adults and older teens. 

A family-friendly version (ages 5+) will be showing on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 26, 3:30 p.m. These will be replacing the regular “Carolina Skies” show. 

Ticket sales begin approximately 30 minutes before show time. Ticket prices are $7.68 for adults; $6.51 for children, students and senior citizens. (Prices do not include 7.5 percent North Carolina sales tax.) Morehead members are admitted free. 

Morehead is located on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus at 250 E. Franklin Street. For more information, call919-962-1236 or visit