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Fete Greenville: And Where Will You Be on Monday, August 21st, 2017?

If you’re like the geek I live with you’ve already made plans to take the day off from work; driven around and staked out the best viewing location and have joined several online chat rooms all revolving (see what I did there?) around this momentous event. And momentous it is, considering the last total solar eclipse to cross the entire United States from coast to coast, occurred way back in 1918. Read Full Story

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Pre-Eclipse Checklist

via: greatamericaneclipse.com Arrive to your viewing location at least one (and preferably two) days in advance of August 21st. Some interstate highways in or near the path of totality will be parking lots on the morning of the eclipse. Avoid the areas of peak congestion as shown on these maps. Check our eclipse web app for real time traffic data. If you have not yet secured lodging, plan to camp or take an RV. There will be plenty of temporary campsites on farms and empty lots. If you have the freedom…

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Eclipse 2017 in the Upstate: What You Need to Know

via WSPA.com Upstate SC is getting a rare treat on August 21st: a rare glimpse at a total eclipse! This once-in-a-lifetime celestial event won’t be visible in this area until 2078, and to celebrate watch parties are forming all across the Upstate. WSPA is partnering with Roper Mountain Science Center’s Eclipse Extravaganza, a three-day long affair from August 19th-21st. Jennifer Martin catches up with the center to see what they have planned and how you can get ready now. For tickets to Roper Mountain Science Center’s Eclipse Extravaganza or for…

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Total Solar Eclipse at TCMU

9:00 am — Aug 21, 2017 @ 5:00pm Come join us for the total solar eclipse and experience this awe-inspiring event with a free pair of shades! Watch the moon eclipse the sun on the front lawn, learn about astronomy, and explore fun activities including: Story Time for all ages – “When the Sun Goes Dark” Pinhole Projectors Moon Phase Activities Live streams from NASA and Smithsonian Activities in Spark!Lab focused on women in astronomy Our event is free with the cost of admission! The Children’s Museum of the Upstate…

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Standing on the Moon – Solar Eclipse Party with Phuncle Sam

Quest Brewing Company 55 Airview Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607 12-6pm Mark your calenders and join us for a once a century party featuring Asheville’s Phuncle Sam. We will be open from 12-6pm and music starts at 1pm with 2 full sets. Phuncle Sam is Asheville’s own Dead-centric “jam band”. SInce their formation in 2004, Phuncle Sam has been firmly rooted in musical exploration. The band serves up inventive interpretations of Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead and many others. They have built up a faithful following by using an approach that…

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Total Solar Eclipse Party

Join us for the Great American Total Solar Eclipse on Greenville’s hottest rooftop. The skies won’t darken until 2:39pm, but we’re getting the party started at 11am. Your ticket includes entry to the rooftop, light savory bites and mini sweet treats, Caribbean-inspired tunes from Kelly Jo & Buffaloe and sunglasses for viewing the eclipse. Cash bar with drink specials and fun swag (while supplies last). Buy your tickets today to secure your spot for this unforgettable experience. Limited tickets available. Early bird ticket pricing ($35) available through July 1; $40…

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Total Eclipse of the Sun Party

Venue Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery 205 Cedar Lane Rd Greenville, SC, United States, 29611   Moon pies! Moon rocks! Crescent-shaped-croissants! We’re celebrating all things moon for the first solar eclipse we’ve been able to see in the South since 1970! Greenville will go dark for 2 minutes and 38 seconds, and we’ll be ready! We’ll have a limited number of 3D glasses, and we’re playing “Total Eclipse of the Heart” on repeat.

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