Remaining Wayne State College Planetarium Holiday Shows

WAYNE – This past weekend kicked off the holiday season at the WSC Planetarium.

According to a release from Wayne State College, the 2019 December showings began on Friday, December 6 with the “Season of Light”. This show traced the history and development of many of the world’s most endearing holiday customs, all of which involve lighting up the winter season.

The holiday shows are free to the public as free-will donations are appreciated. For more information, visit or contact Dr. Todd Young at

Other upcoming shows at the Fred G. Dale Planetarium will be “The Sistine Chapel” at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 13; “The Christmas Star” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 14; “Season of Light’’ at 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 15; Saturday, December, 21 and Sunday, December 22 as well as “The Longest Night,” which is a special show for kids, at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 20.


“The Sistine Chapel” is a historical and deeply moving show that provides explanations of all Michelango’s works in one the most amazing places on Earth. “The Christmas Star” searches for an astronomical explanation for what the wise men saw in the sky at the birth of Jesus. A special show for kids – “The Longest Night” is a one-of-a-kind show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. The show informs audience members about the Winter Solstice.