Total Solar Eclipse: Weekend Events

The Total Solar Eclipse is happening on August 21st, 2017, and Columbia is right in the path of totality! It’s gonna be a really big deal – tons of local businesses are hosting events and throwing parties all weekend! Check out more info at totaleclipsecolumbiasc.com.
Here’s what you can look forward to:

Prepping for the Eclipse

8/10: Blythewood’s Solar Opposites – Richland Library Blythewood
8/12: Blythewood’s Eclipsed!  – Richland Library Blythewood
218 McNulty Street, Blythewood, SC 29016| 803-799-9084

8/17: The Jasper Project | “Syzygy: The Solar Eclipse Plays”
Tapp’s Art Center, 1644 Main Street | 803.622.6606

Robert B. Ariail Collection of Historical Astronomy | Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
1322 Greene St. | 803.777.3847

“Southern Lights” Laser Light Art Installation
Congaree River between the Gervais Street and Blossom Street bridges

Friday, August 18th, 2017

“Solar Eclipses: the Dread and the Fascination” | University of South Carolina
USC Darla Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene Street | 803.777.8105

Art in the Dark Family Friendly celebration | Bravo Blythewood
Doko Meadows Park, 100 Alvina Hagood Circle, Blythewood | 803.754.0501

8/18 – 8/21: Solar Eclipse 2017 Weekend Program | South Carolina State Museum
301 Gervais Street | 803.898.4921

8/18 – 8/21: The Grape Eclipse” | Mercer House Winery
Mercer House Estate Winery, 397 Walter Rawl Road, Lexington | 803.957.7102

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Galactic Explorations – Summertime Saturdays Series | EdVenture
211 Gervais Street | 803.779.3100

Geocaching on an Eclipse Cointrail | Columbia Convention Center
1101 Lincoln Street | 803.917.8330

Rehearsal for the Total Eclipse | 12,000 Year History Park
1120 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce |  850.322.5636

EclipseFest 2017 | Music Farm Columbia
1022 Senate Street Columbia | 803.252.9392

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Sunday, August 20th, 2017

South Carolina Philharmonic | “Star Wars Musiclipse”
Koger Center for the Arts, 1051 Greene Street | 803.777.7500

Total Eclipse: A Space Odyssey | Nickelodeon Theatre
Nickelodeon Theatre, 1607 Main Street | 803-254-8234

Eclipse Eve Drive-In Movie | Historic Columbia Speedway
2001 Charleston Hwy., Cayce | 803.665.7620

Monday, August 21st, 2017 – ECLIPSE DAY!

“Sunblock” Total Eclipse Viewing Party | Historic Columbia Speedway
2001 Charleston Highway | 803.665.7620

Stargazing at the Melton Memorial Observatory | USC
Melton Memorial Observatory| 803.777.8105

“Total Eclipse of the Park” STEM Festival and Baseball Game | Columbia Fireflies
Spirit Communications Park, 1640 Freed Street | 803.726.4487

Shadows and Science in the Wilderness Guided Historical Walking Tour | Congaree National Park
Congaree National Park, 100 National Park Rd | 803.776.4396

Solar Eclipse Low Country Boil and Paella Party at City Roots Farm | Farm to Table Event Company
City Roots Farm, 1005 Airport Blvd | 828.301.2328

Total Eclipse Tailgate | South Carolina State Fair and WLTX
State Fair Gate 6: 902 George Rogers Blvd. | 803.851.4618

Carolina Eclipse Random Blackout | Random Tap
10509 Two Notch Rd Elgin | 803.262.3285

Soda City Eclipse Viewing Festival | Historic Columbia Speedway
2001 Charleston Hwy., Cayce | 803.665.7620

Kayak During the Eclipse on the Congaree River | Carolina Outdoor Adventures
Congaree River (Starting in Cayce, ending in Sandy Run) | 803.381.2293

Historic Eclipse in the Gardens | Robert Mills House & Gardens
Robert Mills House & Gardens: 1616 Blanding St. | 803.252.1770 ext.23

Solar Fest West | West Columbia Riverwalk and Amphitheater
119 Alexander Road West | 803.791.1880

VIP Lunch & Eclipse Viewing Event | Motor Supply Co. Bistro
920 Gervais Street | 803.256.6687

“Demonstration Lunch and Learn” – Summer Eclipse Menu and Viewing | Let’s Cook Culinary Studio
1305 Assembly Street | 803.348.5874

AllSouth fun after 50 2017Eclipse Extravaganza | Saluda Shoals Park
5605 Bush River Road | 803.213.2062

Total Eclipse Tailgate | Heritage Christian Academy
649 Barr Road, Lexington | 803.951.3901

Solar Eclipse Wine & Viewing Event | Enoree River Winery
1650 Dusty Road, Newberry | 803.276.2855

“Solar 17” | Lake Murray
Lexington and Irmo park sites of Lake Murray Dam | 803.781.5940

Solar Eclipse Viewing | Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
500 Wildlife Parkway | 803.779.8717

Picnic and Solar Eclipse Viewing | Camp Discovery
208 Claude Bundrick Road, Blythewood | 803.754.2008

Total Eclipse on the River | Lower Saluda River
Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River Road | 803.213.2062

View the Great American Eclipse | Lexington County Blowfish & Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission
Lexington County Baseball Stadium, 474 Ball Park Rd | 803.254.3474

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