Have you ever gazed through a telescope to see a Moon crater up close? Now is your chance!
Props Restaurant and Lounge is hosting Orion Telescopes & Binoculars for a Moon Viewing Party from 7-10 p.m. Friday. This family event is geared towards amateurs and beginning stargazers. Orion’s expert astronomers will be on hand with a few of their telescopes and binoculars, ready to answer questions and teach folks how to use their equipment.
- Free Public Telescope Viewing of the Moon & Venus (clear skies permitting.)
- Free entrance for the community
- Raffle Prizes, including a tabletop telescope, stargazer’s toolkits, gift cards to Props and more! – must be present to win.
- Astrophotography slide show (Rain or Shine!)
- “Out of this World” Dinner and Drink Specials by Props, in addition to their regular menu items
Props “Out of This World” menu specials include a Bleu Moon Skirt Steak Salad with bleu cheese crumbles for $11.95, Planetary Pasta (Seafood Fettuccine in a cream sauce) for $18.95, & a Twilight Teriyaki Rib-eye Dinner for $19.95. Drink specials include a Moonlight Margarita and a "Mars"tini for $7.50 each.
For the kiddos there will be Planet Punch (non-alcoholic) for $1.75 and an Inter-Planetary Ice Cream Sandwich (vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate chip cookies) for $3.50. Please RSVP for the event on the Props Facebook page. Entry is limited to the first 130 people. https://www.facebook.com/events/587984351259846/
“We are thrilled to be working with our neighbors at Orion for a fun filled evening for the community of Watsonville!” say Kryss and Andrew Crocker, owners of Props.
Orion Telescopes & Binoculars is a local company that sells telescopes around the world. Located just a stone’s throw from the airport on Hangars Way in Watsonville, Orion was founded in Santa Cruz in 1975. They offer quality optics at affordable prices with a 30 day money back guarantee. Their telescopes and binoculars can be seen online at www.telescope.com or by visiting their flagship store at 10555 S De Anza Blvd. in Cupertino.