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Marshall MO

Moonstruck in Marshall!

- 3 days of fun

- Cosmic Concert

- Shopping under the Sun


Lexington MO

Eclipse glasses, $1 each.

Commemorative buttons, $5 enters you in a 50/50 raffle plus a bottle of water.

Commemorative pencils, $1 each

Can ship items for additional fee.



Lexington still has lodging available for the eclipse!

  1. The Inn on Main Street 660-259-3600 – has 3 King rooms available $99.95 + tax
  2. Midway Motel may have rooms, 660-259-2117
  3. Ca’d Giorgio B&B 660-232-2058 - 1 Qn suite above garage, great for a couple $120
  4. Big River Ranch 816-616-9339 – has bunkhouse rooms, and RV/camping sites with hook-ups
  5. Linwood Lawn 816-838-8330 – has 2 rooms left, both Kings
  6. Trailside Inn 660-259-2061 – has 4 rooms, 2 upstairs (1 Qn, 1 Kg), 2 on main level (1 family suite with 2 Dbl, & 1 Qn) (1 Prairie suite with 2 Tw, 1 Dbl)
  7. Lexington RV & Mobile Home Park 660-232-1913 – has 5 RV sites left, with hook-ups
  8. Lexi Hill Inn 310-902-3829 – will have 8 rooms open the first of August, with an additional 8 by eclipse (This is a complete remodel of Holiday Inn/Howard Johnson motel)
  9. Fahrmeier’s Country Cottage 816-888-9490


Total Eclipse of the Battlefield. Battle of Lexington State Historic Site. 1101 Delaware, Lexington, MO • (660) 259-4654

Enjoy a view of this solar event from the battlefield.  Make a day out of it by packing a picnic lunch! Don't forget to bring blankets and chairs for seating. The eclipse first begins at 11:42 a.m. and we will begin to see totality at 1:09 p.m. Stop by the visitor center to purchase protective eye gear. Supplies are limited. Event time: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Solar Eclipse Viewing Experience at Linwood Lawn.

We're hosting a spectacular solar eclipse viewing experience on August 21st. You will have a front-row seat to witness a total eclipse of the sun amongst the most elegant and memorable Linwood Lawn.


At 10:30am, Mr. Dave Thompson, NASA astronomer from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Bethesda, Maryland will introduce the eclipse with a presentation and Q&A.


Then it's time for a full buffet lunch prepared by chef Holly Patten. The menu includes:


  • Bruschetta
  • Salad Caprese
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Hot Italian Beef on bun
  • Creamy Chicken and Artichoke Pasta
  • Spinach Stuffed Manicotti
  • Pasta with Vodka Cream Sauce
  • Garlic Bread
  • Steamed Asparagus
  • Zuccini au Gratin
  • Chocolate Cupcakes with Italian Buttercream
  • Tiramisu
  • Ricotta Lemon Cake

You are welcome to bring your own libations.


Finally, it's time to view the solar eclipse! Special eclipse glasses will be provided. Inside and outside seating is available, and you are free to move indoors or outdoors anytime during the eclipse.


The price of $38.50 per person includes the full buffet lunch, tax, gratuity, eclipse viewing glasses and eclipse presentation, plus attendees will be able to tour the mansion and grounds at their leisure.




On Monday August 21st, people across America will get to witness a once in a lifetime TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE!!!!  Come “RELISH THE MOMENT” with a luncheon at Dave’s Country Market in the parking lot!  Lunch is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. while supplies last.


Don’t miss your chance to celebrate this unforgettable experience!  All proceeds will be given back to our community.

Menu:  Hot Dog, Sun Chips, Moon Pies and Sun Drop Soda (20 oz. bottle) While the sun’s out  --- let’s get our buns out  - Lunch is only $2.00!

Don’t be left in the dark, come celebrate this celestial spectacle!



Solar Eclipse Party at Fahrmeier Family Vineyards

• Starting at 11am

• Pulled Pork lunch

• Wine

• Pop & Cold Beverages

• Eclipse glasses available

• Kids welcome

Live music by The Max Fred Band.

CALL OR MESSAGE To reserve your table NOW!

Fahrmeier Family vineyards

9364 Mitchell Trail

Lexington, Missouri


Please, no outside food or drink allowed


Excelsior Springs MO

Website with information online about the festival here:


List of events on that webpage here:


Boonville MO

Viewing area at the Boonville airport. Convienently located about half way betwen Kansas City and St. Louis, right off I-70 with three main exits into town. Multiple viewing areas in town with large unobstructed public area at the airport. Nearly attractions, shopping and dining options. Large camping area set up just for this event.

Website with information online about the festival here:


Baltimore Bend Winery, Waverly MO

Festivities August 19-21. Total Solar Eclipse Party, August 21. Live music, tours and a special Eclipse wine release.

Monday, 10am, $40 per person--Includes BBQ brisket lunch by Waverly Apple BBQ, viewing glasses and a commemorative stemless wine glass & tasting.



Higginsville MO

Eclipse viewing at the Higginsville Exercise Path at Fairground Park on August 21st.

There will also be a very unique Solar System Walk around the August 21st solar eclipse. The activity will visually illustrate the vastness of space and our solar system by providing a scale model of the solar system. It will be to a scale of 1 to 7.3 billion. At this scale, the sun will be 7.5 inches in diameter and the entire solar system, including the demoted planet Pluto, will fit withing the 1/2 mile exercise walking path distance. A walk around the exercise path will allow everyone to dramatically experience the incredible size of our solar system and get a better appreciation for the vastness of space.

The display, created and provided by Dennis Stewart, will only be viewable for a few days around August 21st, so don't miss it.


Vantill Winery & Farms, Rayville, MO

Solar Eclipse Watch Party

- Live music

- Wood-fired pizza

- Wine & more!


Carrollton MO

Total Eclipse of the Heartland.



Watching the eclipse...

be safe!

The Sun can be viewed safely with the naked eye only during the few brief seconds or minutes of a total solar eclipse. Even when 99% of the sun's surface is obscured during the partial phases of a total eclipse, the remaining photospheric crescent is intensely bright and cannot be viewed safely without proper eye protection.


Partial eclipses, annular eclipses, and the partial phases of total eclipses are never safe to watch without taking special precautions.


BE SAFE! BE SMART! Many eclipse viewing sites will be selling approved solar glasses which offer maximum filtration and prevent permanent eye damage or blindness.


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