Last night was the inaugural edition of International Sidewalk Astronomy Night where amateur astronomers the world over set up and bring the wonders of the night sky to the public.
Dr. Pamela Gay has written a great article about this on Sky & Telescope's website, so go check it out.
Unfortunately for my area we were cloudy, so nothing could be celebrated. But it's sure to go against next year.
And also unfortunately, since it was cloudy I missed out on taking some photos of the Moon/Venus apparition. It' snot that I don't have dozens of images like that already; it's just a chance to taken more. And as a photographer and an astronomer, who can pass up the chance if it's available.