2023 Summer Events
- Thu, Jun 08Lake Fork Earth & Sky CenterAs part of Lake City Star Fest, the Dark-Sky Summit is a 2-day gathering of dark-sky professionals and astronomers from Colorado's Western Slope (and beyond). This event will feature guest speakers, networking opportunities, and of course, a star party!
- Sat, Jul 29Lake San Cristobal Marina & PeninsulaJoin us for an fun-filled, action-packed day of Stand-Up Paddleboarding at Lake San Cristobal. Yoga happens first, followed by SUP Race. Event times TBD
- Sat, Aug 26Lake City Town ParkThe Lake City Alpine 50 is an epic, 50-mile, alpine endurance bike race with 6,000+ feet of climbing.
- Mon, Sep 04Lake Fork Earth & Sky Center
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Lake Fork Earth & Sky Center
Lake City Star Fest
As part of Lake City Star Fest, the Dark-Sky Summit is a 2-day gathering of dark-sky professionals and astronomers from Colorado's Western Slope (and beyond). This event will feature guest speakers, networking opportunities, and of course, a star party!
Time & Location
Jun 08, 11:30 AM MDT – Jun 09, 7:00 PM MDT
Lake Fork Earth & Sky Center, 2700 CO-149, Lake City, CO 81235, USA
About the event
The Lake City Dark Sky Summit is a gathering of astronomy and dark sky professionals from across Colorado's Western Slope region. The event will feature guest speakers from the International Dark-Sky Association as well as industry leaders from both government agencies and non-government organizations. Attendees will also have a chance to share updates from their region during a round-robin info session (sign-up in advance). Of course, night sky viewing is on the docket!
The Dark Sky Summit is the kick-off event for the Lake City Star Fest, which runs from June 9-11. This Lake City Star Fest is open to the public and will feature family friendly events such as a solar telescope viewing party, space themed film festival at the Mountaineer Theater, Astro-art at Lake City Arts, stargazing sessions with Phillip Virden and more! Please check out the Lake City Star Fest website for more information.
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