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, and NASA Astronaut Don Thomas will lead us through the viewing the Eclipse. With these experts on hand, Newberry will be the best viewing location for this once in a lifetime event.
***PLEASE NOTE THE NEWBERRY ECLIPSEFEST IS NOT A PET FRIENDLY EVENT. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.***
A FREE Bus Route to and from Designated Viewing Sites and Nearby Parking will be available on 8/21/17. Click here to be re-routed to our bus map.