July 25, 2017

Total Eclipse of the Sun August 21, 2017

With our area being directly in the path of the upcoming total solar eclipse, the Independence Square will be celebrating all that weekend with “The Dark Side of the Square: An Eclipse Festival.” On Friday, August 18, enjoy Live Music Under the Stars from 7 to 11 p.m. at Between the Bricks, the outdoor courtyard of the Courthouse Exchange located at 113 W. Lexington Ave.

Saturday night enjoy a Family Moonlight Movie at dusk in the parking lot of the Pharaoh Cinema, 114 W. Maple on the Square. Sunday night the Pharaoh will be offering Wine, Brew & a Movie Too at dusk.

On the day of the Eclipse, Monday, August 21, the Independence Square will be hosting a Block Party, with solar eclipse viewing with music, games, food & more from 11:41 am – 2:36 pm.

Merchants around the Independence Square will be offering special deals all weekend.

To safely view the eclipse special “eclipse glasses” are available for sale around the Square. For more information about the August 21 Total Eclipse or to order eclipse viewing glasses online, visit www.eclipse2017.org.

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