Moonlight Bazaar in Saint John

Link to the Moonlight Bazaar in Saint John on July 20, 2019A gigantic 7 meter Moon will float over Grannan Street in uptown Saint John on Saturday, July 20. Astronomy by the Bay and volunteers from the Saint John Astronomy Club and RASC NB will be offering film, draws and prizes commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, along with the other street entertainment. Map showing location of the 2019 Moonlight Bazaar in Uptown Saint John.The free event starts at 7pm is open to anyone 19 or older and is sponsored by Civilized.

Interesting Event~

Photo of street scene of the Moonlight Bazaar in Saint John. Source--Huddle Today.International cuisine, oyster bar, great music, mystical practitioners, fire dancing, films, telescopes set up–what a party! You can read more about it here at Huddle Today.

Interesting Prizes~

Photo of some of the prizes offered for the 2019 Moonlight Bazaar in Saint John, NB.

The “Neil Armstrong” prize package, consisting of a Skywatcher 130mm tabletop Dob, a copy of the book “Nightwatch” , a copy of the book “50 Things to See on the Moon”, and a red astronomy flashlight.

The “Buzz Aldrin” package, consisting of a set of Celestron 10 x 50 binoculars, a copy of the book “Nightwatch” , a copy of the book “50 Things to See on the Moon”, and a red astronomy flashlight.

The “Michael Collins” package, consisting of set of Celestron 10 x 50 binoculars, a copy of the book “Nightwatch”, and a red astronomy flashlight.

Generous Donations~

Logo of CanLease, a financing solution for small business in New Brunswick.        Logo of the RASC New Brunswick Centre

We wish to thank CanLease Inc. and RASC NB for their generous support in these prize packages, and a special Thank You to Larry Hachey of CanLease for his help.

The Best of Saint John~

Photo of street scene of the Moonlight Bazaar in Saint John.

The Moonlight Bazaar is an award-winning urban event that blends music, food, art, and creative performances together into one unique experience. “The Bazaar is a creative celebration of the weird and the new; it is unconventional and unpredictable; it plays on people’s curiosity while delivering a fun-making event that explores new boundaries in the urban context.”

You can view Civilized’s Facebook Event for more info and updates.

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