Extend the Edge Weekend Activities
Please check back frequently! We are still adding to Extend The Edge activities.
Friday, Aug 18
7:00 pm Summer on the Square Free Concert Downtown Kirksville, Courthouse Square. Featured artist: Expression, American songbook classics performed by accomplished accordion player, Lynn Daniels, and Drummer Bob.
Saturday, Aug 19
7 am – noon Kiwanis Farmer’s Market Fresh produce, homemade edibles, and more can be found on the west side of the Square.
8am – Cars & Coffee at the Dukum Inn. Stop by for fresh coffee and gear talk with area car enthusiasts.
12 – 2 pm Doggie Luau at Brashear Park. Have a barking good time letting your 4 legged BFF swim and cavort with other furiends.
Dusk – Movie in the Park: Hunger Games Rotary Park Amphitheater
7:30 – 10:30 Deadwood Blues Bash at West Winery/Jackson Stables for the over 21 crowd
Sunday, Aug 20
10 & 11 am Boat Rides at Thousand Hills State Park with Naturalist Emily Burke
3 pm Restorative Yoga Class at Take Root Cafe
Monday, Aug 21
Solar Eclipse glasses will be available to the first 1000 people at the Adair County Library, limited glasses are also available at Rotary Park – Look for the Visit Kirksville tent!
Del & Norma Robison Planetarium will be livestreaming eclipse video from NASA. Telescopes will also be set up outside.
These viewing locations will be set up with solar telescopes and binoculars:
11:44:53 AM – Start of Eclipse
1:11:57 PM – Max Eclipse (98.5%)
2:37:52 PM – End of Eclipse
- DO NOT LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE ECLIPSE WITHOUT SPECIAL GLASSES!
- Solar telescopes, with a special viewing lens, are available. Please be mindful and give others an opportunity for viewing.
- In case of rain or clouds, this event will NOT be rescheduled. Next eclipse will be in April, 2024 (from Texas to Maine).
Information provided by Truman University
Viewing Safety Poster (includes DIY solar projector)