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

Viewing Locations:

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:

Adair County LibraryRotary ParkTruman Farm, Robison Planetarium


11:44:53 AM  – Start of Eclipse
1:11:57 PM – Max Eclipse (98.5%)
2:37:52 PM – End of Eclipse

Special Instructions:

  • 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 

Viewing Safety Poster (includes DIY solar projector)