Fundraising event at Hardin Planetarium takes place Saturday

The Hardin Planetarium in Bowling Green is in desperate need of renovations. 

This weekend, the planetarium will host a fund-raising event with the goal of generating $150,000.

Magic of the Mind: An Evening In Support Of Hardin Planetarium will take place Saturday night from 7:00-9:30.

Entertainment will be provided by mentalist, Lewis D. Chaney.

Tickets are free and can be purchased on

The Hardin Planetarium first opened on the Western Kentucky campus all the way back in 1967. Over the years, the planetarium has experienced a number of budget cuts.