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.

10 am – Boat Rides at Thousand Hills State Park with Naturalist Emily Burke

9 am – 6 pm   Planetarium Shows

Sunday, Aug 20

10 am – Boat Rides at Thousand Hills State Park with Naturalist Emily Burke

9 am – 6 pm   Planetarium Shows

Monday, Aug 21

Viewing Locations:

Rotary Park, North Park, Truman Farm, Thousand Hills State Park

Times:

11:44 AM  – Start of Eclipse
1:12 PM – Max Eclipse (98.5%)
2:37 PM – End of Eclipse

Special Instructions:

  • 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).

Educational Materials/Resources

Information provided by Truman University 

Links

http://observatory.truman.edu/eclipse2017/

http://www.eclipse2017.org

http://www.stargazers.truman.edu/

Reserve Your Glasses NOW!

Order your eclipse glasses here! Glasses may be picked up during the Extend the Edge Weekend or at our Visitor’s Center.

Need more than 6 pairs?  Order your glasses HERE.