The Herrett Center for Arts & Science

Coming to the Faulkner Planetarium

“The Ooky Spooky Light Show”

A ghoulish collection of Halloween favorites, set to spine-tingling 3D/motion graphics on the dome.  Frightfully fun!  (From Flint, Michigan's Longway Planetarium.)

  • "This is Halloween" – from The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • "I Put a Spell On You" – by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
  • "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell
  • "Night on Bald Mountain" by Mussorgsky
  • "Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker Jr.
  • "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder
  • "Bad Moon Rising" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • "Spirit in the Sky" by Norman Greenbaum
  • "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett
  • "Thriller" by Michael Jackson

Show times October 1st through October 29th

  • Tuesdays: 7:00 PM
  • Fridays: 8:00 PM
  • Saturdays: 2:30 & 8:00 PM

Show times October 30th

  • Saturday: 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 6:00, 7:00, & 8:00 PM


Take a journey across time and space to understand the science behind the phenomena and to experience the stories of our ancestors.  Guided by the lullaby of the Dawn Goddess, this cinematic adventure invites you to join the dance of these eerie lights over remote Icelandic landscapes.

Opening November 26th

“Sea Lions: Life By a Whisker”

Between a jagged cliff face and a roaring ocean, lives a colony of Australian Sea Lions.  In an environment equally as harsh as it is beautiful, be immersed in a classic coming of age tale guided by one of Australia's most unique, intelligent, and playful animals.  Take an intimate journey inside the colony where a life of great intimacy, tenderness, and clumsiness, must often give way to a life of great sacrifice and bravery.  Dive into the world of a rare Australian Sea Lion pup – and meet the people that are trying to save her species.

Opening December 28th

“Black Hole: First Picture”