E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial + Stargazing

Sept. 18, 2015, 7 p.m.

This 1982 American science-fiction-family film, co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison, tells the story of Elliott, a lonely boy who befriends an extraterrestrial, dubbed "E.T.", who is stranded on Earth. He and his siblings help it return home while attempting to keep it hidden from their mother and the government.

Running Time: 2 hours 1 minute

PLEASE NOTE: This film has a PG rating and may not be suitable for all ages.

Stargazing After the Film

Members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club will be on hand after the movie (about 9:00 p.m.) with their telescopes.

For more information, see September 2015 Friends of the Planetarium Weekend: Fall Fundraising Kick-Off

Doors open: 6:30 p.m. Show begins: 7 p.m.

Our capacity is 58 seats. We set aside 20 seats to accommodate those who arrive without a reservation, so if the show is sold out you can still try to attend by arriving close to 6:30 p.m. However, although we will do whatever we can to seat all comers, there is no guarantee of admission without a reservation.