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An Out of This World (Partial) Solar Eclipse

Event Date

Join us for a fun-filled, educational day of crafts and activities as we celebrate and experience the solar eclipse together! Throughout this event, we will have crafts, activities, and lectures relating to the phenomenon that is an eclipse. There will be free eclipse glasses available for the first 5,000 viewers.

Planning to attend? Let us know!

To reserve a time for The Cosmic Conundrum escape room, please contact Marci Myers at or (434) 832-7751.

Activities include:

  • Planetarium
  • Escape Room (The Cosmic Conundrum: Dr. Copernicus' Eclipse Escape!)
  • T-shirt bleach dying (Bring your own black t-shirt!)
  • Live streaming of total eclipse
  • Solar telescope viewing
  • Photobooths 

Lectures include:

  • Eclipsing Einstein (12:10 PM)
  • That's Yesterday's Eclipse (12:35 PM)
  • Look Who's Talking! (1:00 PM)
  • Scientifically Speaking... (1:25 PM)
  • Expert Panel Q&A (2:15 PM)

This is a rain or shine event! 

Thank you to our event sponsor BWXT and media sponsors WJJS & Living in the Heart of Virginia!