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Upcoming Events

School District of Waukesha

2021 Friends of the Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium Membership

Waukesha, WI CST
The “Friends” of the Planetarium was formed in January of 2000.   It is a community organization for anyone interested in astronomy, space exploration and the effective use of the planetarium.  It is also a support group for… read more

Our Place in Space

Waukesha, WI CST
This award-winning children’s planetarium show introduces jungle animals and a space crossword puzzle to explore the wonders of the universe.  This program will inspire your young astronomer to appreciate the beauty of the n… read more

Big Astronomy- People, Places, and Big Discoveries!

Waukesha, WI CST
This planetarium show will take audiences to cutting-edge telescopes in the remote mountains of Chile and introduce the people who make sure these instruments operate day and night, unlocking the secrets of the universe. Exp… read more

Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs?

Waukesha, WI CST
This amazing program explores the possibility that an asteroid may have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.  Realistic and scientifically-accurate computer generated animations bring dinosaurs back to life in a big way! … read more

Stargazers of Africa (NEW)

Waukesha, WI CST
From the dawn of time, African people have looked to the skies above for inspiration and guidance. Stargazers of Africa is a journey connecting the stars, moon, and planets to the people across this great continent- from lon… read more

It's All About Time: Cosmic Cycles We Live By

Waukesha, WI CST
Time impacts us everyday -- but what is it exactly? Where does time come from? Explore these mysteries and many more in the Planetarium’s newest creation. Join friendly robots Tortoise and Hare in their voyage around the Ear… read more

Romance Under The Stars 2022

Waukesha, WI CST
This Valentine’s Day, treat your special someone to a romantic tour of the universe at the Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium. Bring out your romantic side by exploring beauty of the current night sky with your Valentine in the com… read more

CapCom Go! The Apollo Story

Waukesha, WI CST
On July 20th, 1969, 600 million people around the world gathered to witness a historic moment of human achievement broadcast live from the Moon. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” Neil Armstrong. The… read more

Space Quiz

Waukesha, WI CST
”Space Quiz” is an interactive and educational film that shows the relationship between the three best known astronomical bodies- the Earth, Moon, and Sun, the solar system, and the phases of the Moon. Why is the Moon someti… read more

The Little Star That Could

Waukesha, WI CST
This is a story about Little Star, an average yellow star in search for planets of his own to protect and warm.  Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to f… read more

Cosmix

Waukesha, WI CST
Have you ever wondered how the astronauts do their job?  After watching the Cosmix show it will be absolutely clear to you!  But hold tight, it will be a crazy ride.  You will find out what a space flight looks like and how … read more

Defying Gravity

Waukesha, WI CST
Defying Gravity, it really is “rocket science!” This program explores and engages audiences in the basic science of rocket flight. Visitors explore Newton’s laws of motion, rockets, roller coasters and even a Zero-G airplane… read more

The Solar System Show

Waukesha, WI CST
Looking to explore way out worlds?  Join us as our delightful students present their spectacular show about the sun, moon and planets.  Climb aboard as we land on the sand dunes of Mars, zoom in on the red spot on Jupiter, a… read more

Cosmic Colors: An Adventure Along the Spectrum

Waukesha, WI CST
Discover why the sky is blue, Mars is red and why things appear the colors they do.  Then step into the invisible universe to investigate the electromagnetic energy all around us, from radio waves to gamma rays.

Nine Planets and Counting

Waukesha, WI CST
There are currently eight official planets in our Solar System. But, what exactly is a planet? Discover the answer to this question with a journey through the Solar System, visiting each planet as well as other objects in ou… read more

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Waukesha, WI CST
Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination.  During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the ri… read more

Satelix (NEW)

Waukesha, WI CST
They are with us all day. When we wake up, go to school, to work or for a trip, and when we spend time with our families in the evening, too. And at night? In the darkness of the night, they guard us while we sleep. Without … read more

Amazing Planet

Waukesha, WI CST
Why is the Earth so various and amazing? To get answers, join our interactive Quiz! We’ll journey from the mind-bending beauty of coral reef shallows to the deepest depths of the Mariana Trench. Climb the highest mountain pe… read more

On the Blue Planet

Waukesha, WI CST
The Earth is just one of the planets orbiting the Sun, but the only one where conditions are just right to support life. Explore the remarkable variety of life on Earth. How long has the Earth existed and what are the condit… read more
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Past Events

Mystery of the Christmas Star

Mystery of the Christmas Star

Waukesha, WI
Journey back over 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. This modern retelling of the Christmas story is sure to charm and captivate audiences of all ages. Recommended for all ages
Sat, Dec 5 2020 1:00 PM Sat, Dec 18 2021 2:00 PM

Khrumka's Adventures in the Winter Forest

Khrumka's Adventures in the Winter Forest

Waukesha, WI
Recommended for ages 3+ On their way through the fairy tale winter forest, little Khrumka and his friends watch the Northern Lights, witness the flight of an asteroid, and admire the constellations of the winter sky.  Thrilling rides, magic, and surprises await them on their fantastic full dome jo…
Sat, Dec 5 2020 11:00 AM Wed, Dec 29 2021 12:00 PM

JANBOREE EVENT- The Sun and Su Familia

JANBOREE EVENT- The Sun and Su Familia

Waukesha, WI
Our bilingual solar system program is sure to spice up children’s vocabulary. Students take part in an interactive bilingual expedition through the solar system. Show is offered in English with a supplemental Spanish component. During this program, children will learn the English and Spanish words …
Monday, January 17 2022 6:30 PM 7:30 PM

George and Oatmeal Save Santa

George and Oatmeal Save Santa

Waukesha, WI
Recommended Age: 3+ Looking for something to do during your Winter Holiday Break? The Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium will be providing a family-friendly planetarium show throughout the week. Santa Claus is missing! Mrs. Claus is worried and asks Oatmeal the snowman to help find him. Join Oatmeal and …
Mon, Dec 28 2020 11:00 AM Thu, Dec 30 2021 12:00 PM

JanBoree Special- Mayan Archaeostronomy- Observers of the Universe

JanBoree Special- Mayan Archaeostronomy- Observers of the Universe

Waukesha, WI
Learn how the Mayan temples were actually observatories that were critical to the lives of the Mayan civilization. The stars and planets became their calendar for floods, feasts and wars. The messages they read in the stars guided all aspects of their lives. The show takes viewers on a tour of six …
Saturday, January 15 2022 11:00 AM 3:00 PM

Season of Light

Season of Light

Waukesha, WI
Recommended:  All Ages Season of Light explores the reasons humans are so fascinated with lighting up our lives during the December holiday season. It’s an exploration of the astronomical meanings behind seasonal traditions, including the “Star over Bethlehem”. Topics: Constellations, Comets, Hist…
Sat, Dec 5 2020 2:30 PM Sat, Dec 18 2021 12:00 PM

Max Goes to the Moon

Max Goes to the Moon

Waukesha, WI
Max (the dog) and a young girl named Tori take the first trip to the Moon since the Apollo era.  Along the way, the story sets the stage for the more sophisticated scienceof the "Big Kid Box" sidebars, which cover topics including "Phases of the Moon," "Wings in Space?,", and "Frisbees and CurveBal…
Wednesday, November 10 2021 11:00 AM 12:00 PM

Wilbear's Adventure

Wilbear's Adventure

Waukesha, WI
Follow Wilbear, the Teddy Bear, as he wants to fly and discover flight. His grandpa uses demonstrations about the nature of flight to build up to the story of the Wright Brothers’ historic first airplane experience. Grandpa Bear captivates audiences with tales of inventions over time, from kites an…
Sat, Apr 3 2021 11:00 AM Wed, Nov 17 2021 12:00 PM

Flight Adventures

Flight Adventures

Waukesha, WI
Recommended for Ages 8+ Dreams of flying, model aircraft and a young girl and her grandfather come together inthis multi-media planetarium show about the science of aeronautics. Learn aboutfamous inventors and aviators of the past and the pioneers who first revealed the 4forces of flight. See imag…
Sat, Nov 7 2020 11:00 AM Wed, Dec 8 2021 12:00 PM

Seasonal Melodies Under Starry Skies

Seasonal Melodies Under Starry Skies

Waukesha, WI
The Spring City Recorder Consort will share holiday and winter cheer under the stars!  Various-sized recorders will delight you with music from medieval to modern times.
Sat, Dec 4 2021 2:30 PM Sat, Dec 18 2021 3:30 PM
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