Tickets are on sale for Stars Over Newberry, where nearly 200 attendees will delight at stargazing, live music, an art auction and fabulous local beer, wine and cuisine. At Stars Over Newberry, Friday, August 12, 7–10pm, guests will get a one of a kind after-hours experience atop Lava Butte, one of Central Oregon’s most well-known volcanic features with breathtaking views of the valley and the night sky.
This year’s festivities will coincide with the height of the Perseid Meteor Showers, giving visitors an unparalleled vista of the night sky.
Stars Over Newberry is the annual fundraising event for Discover Your Forest which supports stewardship, conservation education and volunteer programs in Central Oregon’s National Forests.
Live music will be provided by the Moon Mountain Ramblers. Worthy Brewing Company will debut the third in a series of limited edition beers inspired by the 25th Anniversary of the Newberry National Volcanic Monument and Volcano Vineyards will serve a selection of local wines and sangria.
Astronomy experts will lead guests on a journey through the skies at telescope stations throughout the event and a silent auction will feature local photographers’ depictions of scenes from the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forest.