Take a walk back in time on that very same day - through the doors of the Putnam's Grand Lobby - and experience a recreated 1969 living room, courtesy of Riverbend Retro, where millions watched Apollo 11 touchdown on the moon — 50 YEARS after this major human achievement!
What to expect:
- Dance the Mashed Potato and Twist to the music of the time!
- One Small Step for Mankind — the ACTUAL FOOTAGE shown at the exact time (9:56 p.m.) — on the GIANT Screen.
- Space Age fun! Stomp Rockets, Paint a Planet, Create a Comet AND join friends from the Quad Cities Astronomical Society
- Enjoy appetizers of the time period and cosmic cocktails! Each guest gets one complimentary cocktail.
- Take home a movie pass to come back to the Putnam to see the latest Putnam movie — Apollo 11: First Steps Edition, exclusive to the Putnam's GIANT Screen Theater! Each guest receives one pass. Learn more about this thrilling new documentary here!
- Lunar loonies and astronomy aces - grab your favorite 1960s period attire
For more information, visit http://www.putnam.org/Calendar/Lunar-Landing-Party