NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The North Salem Bridle Trails Association (NSBTA) is looking to the heavens to raise funds for its important work here on earth.
“A Conversation with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson”
NSBTA is staging “A Conversation with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson” on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, N.Y, hosted by comedian Eugene Mirman. The 90-minute conversation, which includes a question and answer session, is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m. Eastern. Dr. Tyson is the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at New York City’s famed American Museum of Natural History.
A renowned astrophysicist and popular commentator on science, Dr. Tyson is host and executive editor of the new, 13-part television series “Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey,” which is scheduled to air on the Fox Network next spring. The program will be a 21st Century reboot of Carl Sagan’s groundbreaking 1980s series “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.”
General-session tickets for the NSBTA event with Dr. Tyson are $75. A limited number of all-access tickets – including the general session, a private cocktail reception and a book signing, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. – are available for $200.
Tickets can be purchased at the association’s website, www.nsbta.org. Proceeds from “A Conversation with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson” will benefit NSBTA’s work with the preservation, maintenance and protection of over 100 miles of trails in the North Salem, New York and Ridgefield, Connecticut area.
About the North Salem Bridle Trails Association: Founded in 1970, the North Salem Bridle Trails Association maintains and develops the historic system of trails which extends and connects more than one hundred miles of trails in the towns of North Salem, NY and Ridgefield, CT. The NSBTA works to foster interest in the preservation of “horse country” and the unique and rural character of some of the most beautiful trails in the eastern United States.