Millions of visitors will flood to South Carolina to watch the solar eclipse from all around the nation. The path of totality will pass through Columbia, Greenville and Charleston where there will be one to two minutes of blackout! When the eclipse comes, where will you be?
We will be hosting a Black Out party at 12:30 p.m. on our pool deck! Let’s experience the total eclipse together over drinks, light appetizers and eclipse viewing glasses as Greenville completely blacks out at 2:39 p.m.
Here are a few other local spots hosting eclipse events:
The Greenville Drive will play West Virginia at 1pm on eclipse day. Game play will stop for the totality portion of the game and eclipse glasses will be provided upon entrance to the stadium.
Furman University will host a free viewing of the total solar eclipse at Paladin Stadium from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Events include streaming live coverage from NASA, narration by Furman scientists, educational activities, “Eclipse@Furman” viewing glasses, concessions and live music.
At NOMA Square, the “Eclipse over NOMA” party will be celebrating with tunes by Katie & Larry and a cash bar from 1-4pm. Click here for more details on their Facebook page.
The Children’s Museum of the Upstate will be having a “Total Solar Eclipse Party.” This event is rain or shine and all activities are free with museum admission. Activities include story time for all ages, pinhole projectors, moon phase activities, live streams from NASA and the Smithsonian, Women in Astronomy activities in the Spark!Lab and more. Visit the TCMU website to learn more.
You can pick up a pair of viewing glasses from the following vendors Roper Mountain Science Center, Bi-Lo, Wilson’s 5 cent to $1 Store, Publix.
We hope that you enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon and will be ready to celebrate in your lovely eclipse glasses this August 21st!