Guests are invited to visit the Yahn Planetarium at Penn State Behrend on Saturday, Oct. 19, for “Eerie Legends and Lore: The Dark Side of Erie’s History.”

Guests are invited to visit the Yahn Planetarium at Penn State Behrend on Saturday, Oct. 19, for “Eerie Legends and Lore: The Dark Side of Erie’s History.” The one-hour, narrated show will include several stories about Erie’s haunting legends complete with photos and synchronized audio.

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Enjoy ‘Eerie’ stories inside Penn State Behrend’s Yahn Planetarium

Special planetarium shows to be held Saturday, Oct. 19

A spooky story is only as good as the setting in which it’s told. So how does a 30-foot dome inside a dimly-lit planetarium sound?

Guests are invited to visit the Yahn Planetarium at Penn State Behrend on Saturday, Oct. 19, for “Eerie Legends and Lore: The Dark Side of Erie’s History.” The one-hour, narrated show will include several stories about Erie’s haunting legends complete with photos and synchronized audio.

The show will be held at both 7 and 8 p.m. inside the planetarium, located within Penn State Behrend’s School of Science. Cost to attend a showing is $5, and attendees can register at http://bitly.com/eerielegends.

Stories that will be covered include a UFO sighting on the Peninsula, the legend of Axe Murder Hollow, a disappearance from Erie Cemetery and many more. The program is suitable for ages 12 and up.

Attendees should plan to bring either a printed or digital version of their confirmation from the registration website. For additional information, contact the Yahn Planetarium at 814-898-7268.

Contacts: 

Steve Orbanek

Marketing Communications Coordinator, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Work Phone: 
814-898-6522