events & links

Informative links

Everything You Need to Know About the Missouri Total Solar Eclipse ...

www.missourilife.com/life/missouri-solar-eclipse/

 

Total Eclipse Headed to Missouri | Missouri State Parks

https://mostateparks.com/blog/state-parks-stories/.../total-eclipse-headed-missouri

 

Eclipse 2017 // Mizzou // University of Missouri

missouri.edu/eclipse/

 

local events, links & information

Marshall MO

Moonstruck in Marshall!

- 3 days of fun

- Cosmic Concert

- Shopping under the Sun

MarshallMOSolarEclipse.com

 

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.

Email tourism@visitlexingtonmo.com

 

Total Eclipse of the Battlefield. Battle of Lexington State Historic Site. 1101 Deleware, 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. https://mostateparks.com/park/battle-lexington-state-historic-site

 

Excelsior Springs MO

Website with information online about the festival here:

http://visitexcelsior.com/SolarFest/

 

List of events on that webpage here:

http://visitexcelsior.com/SolarFest/index.php/solar-fest-events/

 

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:

www.goboonville.com

 

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.

Visit http://baltimorebend.com/newsite/

 

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!

www.vantillfarms.com

 

Carollton MO

Total Eclipse of the Heartland.

Visit www.eclipse2017carolltonmo.com

 

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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