Newberry EclipseFest

We are excited to feature more than 120 eclipse events across the Columbia, S.C. region, Aug. 18-21, 2017!  Want to see a list of which events will have eclipse glasses? No problem.

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Newberry EclipseFest

August 18 - August 21

FREE

ECLIPSEFEST IN A NASA DESIGNATED CITY
FOUR DAYS- ENLIGHTEN – EXPERIENCE- ENGAGE- ECLIPSE
NEWBERRY ECLIPSEFEST: 8/18 & 8/19 11am-5pm, 8/20 1pm-5pm, 8/21 11am-5pm
Enlighten your brain with hands on activities ranging from building your own space craft to the science of beer, speakers, photographs, tasting foods, listening to music and moving your heavenly body. A total experience while experiencing totality. Engage with your family, community, and humanity through this very scientific yet human event all throughout different venues in our historic downtown- that last saw a total eclipse in 1900. All leading up to the Experience of the eclipse at 2:40 P.M. on August 21st. The last eclipse was in 1900 and there won’t be another one until 2078. A once in a lifetime event for the entire family. Janet Ivey, PBS acclaimed Janet’s Planet host, will lead us through the Eclipse along with 3 skilled and trained state winning teachers of the year and one NASA engineer. With these experts on hand, Newberry will be the best viewing location for this once in a lifetime event.

 

This event will be handing out free eclipse glasses to guests courtesy of the City of Columbia, S.C.! Available on event date and time only.

Located at the City of Newberry, S.C., hosted by the City of Newberry and Newberry Opera House.

Organizer

City of Newberry, Newberry Opera House
Phone:
803-321-1015 or 803-276-6264
Email:
newberryeclipse17@gmail.com
Website:
www.cityofnewberry.com or www.newberryoperahouse.com

Venue

Downtown Newberry
1201 McKibben Street
Newberry, 29108
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Phone:
803-276-6264
Website:
www.newberryeclipse.com