Sip & Stargaze

Experience the starry sky with telescopes and assistance provided by enthusiastic amateur astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society. 

Public Event

Thursday, August 11, 8pm-12am

Info & Tickets

With little light pollution, an optimal viewing location, and near-peak timing for viewing the Perseid Meteor Shower, you’ll be fully immersed in the splendor of stargazing – and in the magic of Oxbow at night! Learn about constellations, planets, stars, and unique galactic landscapes. Enjoy Latta Wines, hot beverages, and charcuterie and vegetarain platters by Chef Seth Fernald—all available to purchase at out Outdoor Kitchen.

Oxbow Member Day*

Friday, August 12, 8pm-12am

Info & Registration

In addition to to stargazing, Members have an opportunity to observe and monitor our local native bat population through a guided tour of our fields and restoration sites at dusk—led by our Conservation team.

To make it the perfect evening we will have wine, coffee, tea, hot cocoa, and other delicious beverages available to pair with Chef Seth Fernald’s creations. Admission is free & food is complimentary for Members. 

*This is a Members-only event. Not a member? Sign-up today.

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Even though the Perseids are especially bright, moonlight can make viewing a bit tricky. This year, the peak of the Perseids will be affected by the full moon illuminating the sky. Please remember we cannot guarantee a clear sky and full view of the meteor shower.  Learn more about tips and tricks so see it better here