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May the Fourth be with you in Lubbock, Texas

Star Wars fanboys know today as the film’s unofficial holiday. May the 4th—chosen for its similar sound to “May the force be with you”—celebrates the film trilogy, books, and culture of Star Wars.May the FourthAlthough, you won’t be able to find lightsaber-wielding prairie-dogs, you don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away to see lasers. The Moody Planetarium at the Museum of Texas Tech University has all your “long time ago” and science-spectacle needs. With a new state-of-the-art, full-dome digital projection system, capable of creating a brilliant, seamless image over the entire 30-foot dome surface, where spectacular images surround the audience, extending beyond peripheral vision, the longest-serving planetarium in Texas leads to an experience that is fully immersive and totally engaging.

Days: Wednesday-Sunday
Time: 2:00 Dinosaur Prophecy | 3:00 Black Holes
Location: 4th Street and Indiana
Cost: $5 General Admission

You can visit the museum’s website for a complete list of events and hours of operation.

If blasters are more of your interest, make sure to check out Bodyworks’ Adrenaline City, located at 5402 4th Street. Play laser tag in a ancient ruins, defy gravity in the trampoline park, and use your Jedi training to get through the Sky City ropes course. Hours and price vary, so make sure to check out the website for more details.

For more holiday fun and galactic adventures, be sure to check us out online at www.visitlubbock.org. May the fourth be with you.