Join 88.5 WFDD for Look Up And Listen, a special evening event featuring a Dinner Party Download listening party, stargazing, and a bar meet-up!
Meet us at Hanging Rock State Park for Look Up And Listen, a special Dinner Party Download episode designed to encourage you to go outside and reacquaint yourself with the wonders of nature. Follow along as hosts Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano lead you on an aural adventure through forests, deserts, and beaches where they'll encounter Neil deGrasse Tyson, Fleet Foxes, Feist, and more. You'll hear chats on the influence of nature on creative work and suggestions, wisdom, and songs to enhance your experience.
Plus, there'll be s'mores! Bring a picnic to have while you listen, and enjoy dessert on us. We'll provide all the necessary accoutrements, right down to the campfire! After the episode concludes, you're invited to explore the stars with the Forsyth Astronomical Society! This weekend will be the peak of the Orionid Meteor Shower. Telescopes will be set up for you to observe celestial objects in the night sky.
Later, follow us to Green Heron Ale House, adjacent to Hanging Rock State Park, where you'll get your very own 88.5 WFDD "Radio For Thirsty Minds" pint glass, filled with your choice of brew from the bar-- it's on us!
"Doors" open at 7pm, and we'll play the episode at approximately 7:30pm. Be sure to check in at our welcome table upon your arrival. Bring your tickets and we'll provide you with your goodie bag, which will include the ticket you'll need to get your pint glass at Green Heron Ale House.
To get to Hanging Rock State Park, it's best to follow the directions on the Park website. Feel free to come early and explore the Park; then meet us at the Visitor Center by 7:30pm. Don't forget to bring chairs and blankets!