Maifest at Mainstrasse gives attendees a chance to 'touch the mo - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Maifest at Mainstrasse gives attendees a chance to 'touch the moon'

Posted: Updated:
  • More newsMore>>

  • Teacher hit by train expected to make full recovery

    Teacher hit by train expected to make full recovery

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:53:13 GMT
    Officials at the Smiths Station Fire Department say the victim, later identified as Vivian Martin, was transported to Midtown Medical Center with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries.More >>
    Multiple sources tell News Leader 9 that a Smiths Station teacher was hit by a train earlier today in Lee County.

    Officials at the Smiths Station Fire Department say the victim, later identified as Vivian Martin, was transported to Midtown Medical Center with what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries.
    More >>
  • US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

    US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:52 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:52:25 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.More >>
    The United States and the European Union are preparing a powerful one-two punch against the Russian economy, with EU ambassadors meeting Tuesday to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc's sanctions.More >>
  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:46:12 GMT
    Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.More >>
    Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the...More >>
COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) -

Attendees at the 34th annual Maifest in Mainstrasse this weekend will have a chance to touch the moon.

Visitors will have the opportunity to touch a 3 billion-year-old moon rock brought back aboard Apollo 17, the last manned mission to the moon in 1972 as part of NASA's Driven to Explore exhibit.

Mainstrasse runs Friday, May 17 from 5 to 11:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 18 from noon to 11:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 19 from noon to 9 p.m.

Maifest is free to the public and fills over six city blocks along the tree-lined 6th Street Promenade, Main Street and Philadelphia Street, and extends into Goebel Park. Free parking is available in the IRS parking lot at 4th & Johnson streets.

The event features food, drinks, games, artwork and live entertainment.

Copyright 2013 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • Maifest at Mainstrasse gives attendees a chance to 'touch the moon'More>>

Powered by WorldNow