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Arkansas Dark-Sky Festival
From Thursday, September 26, 2024 -  08:00pm
To Saturday, September 28, 2024 - 10:00pm
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On September 26-28, 2024, just one month before DarkSky Missouri's Festival, the Arkansas Natural Sky Association will once again hold a festival alongside Bear Creek just south of the Buffalo National River in Searcy County. 

The festival will feature Jennifer Wiseman, the Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope and a former resident of Mountain Home, as the keynote speaker.

Festival activities include a star party featuring the Summer Milky Way, activities such as hiking, swimming, floating, and talks.

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Our Mission

The mission of DarkSky Missouri is to raise awareness about light pollution issues in Missouri, promote quality outdoor lighting, protect our natural environment and our beautiful night sky, and educate the public how reducing light pollution can lower energy costs.