With it is looking like winter is FINALLY dead and gone I want you to circle April's calendar on the 14th and 15th.
That is when Mars will be at its closest approach to Earth for this opposition season and the Moon will be totally eclipsed.
Here are two great links for your reading pleasure:
I will be at sea in the Atlantic for both of these events on board Oceania's ms Riviera and look forward to seeing them in the dark that only the sea can provide. Here is our itinerary - maybe you can join us!
I saw the December 2010 Total Lunar Eclipse and the Geminids aboard Holland America's Zuiderdam and it was wonderful.
If you haven't been on a cruise you owe it to yourself to take one and the transatlantic crossings are great if you like being at sea.
Sky Guy in Finally Warming Up VA