August 19 - 21 2017

Celebration
Saturday, August 19
What: Saturday Night Live Where: Downtown Jefferson City When: 6 pm to 9 pm Cost: Free to attend. $2 over 21 wristbands to purchase adult beverages Start the Eclipse celebration right with this family friendly music event right on the streets of historic downtown Jefferson City. Our downtown restaurants and bars are ready to offer you a fun evening of local, fresh cuisine and full service adult beverages. The stage at Madison and High Street will feature two fantastic bands for you to enjoy under the stars. [more info]
What: Missouri State Penitentiary Tours Where: Downtown Jefferson City When: times vary Cost: $12 and up. Costs vary depending on tour. Tour the bloodiest 47 acres in America at this decommissioned prison in the heart of Jefferson City. Chose from history, in depth history, mystery guest, photography and paranormal tours.  Visit the website for specific information and requirements and to purchase tickets. Advance reservations are strongly suggested.       [more info]
Sunday, August 20
What: Scholastic Education Series Where: Missouri State Capitol, Missouri River Regional Library & other locations When: 1 pm to 5 pm Cost: Free (some classes/activities may have a small fee) Sunday we will offer a variety of age and interest based educational activities, classes and lectures to enhance your Eclipse experience. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, area scientists and educators, photography experts, amateur astronomers and more will be lending their expertise.  Check back for a complete list. Presented by Scholastic.
What: Total Eclipse of the Park Where: Riverside Park When: 10 am to 8 pm Cost: Free Join us at Riverside Park for a community event for all ages! Come out and, watch SyFy movies, play in the kid’s area, eat fabulous food from several food vendors, see some art in the artist village, and watch some great entertainment and live bands! The awesome Ellis Porter Riverside pool will be open 12 pm to 5 pm ($5/$4) so come make plans to play & splash the day away. [more info]
What: Dark Side of the Moon Concert Where: Missouri State Capitol - south lawn When: 8 pm to 11 pm Cost: Free Bring your blankets and chairs for a one-of-a-kind experience on the lawn of the majestic Missouri State Capitol building. Featuring The Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety along with other favorite Pink Floyd selections. Interstellar Overdrive gives you the power, emotion and wonder of a 70's Waters/Gilmour era Pink Floyd concert. A blinding light show and a huge round video screen are just a part of the experience. [more info]
Dark Side of the Moon
What: Missouri State Penitentiary Tours Where: Downtown Jefferson City When: times vary Cost: $12 and up. Costs vary depending on tour. Tour the bloodiest 47 acres in America at this decommissioned prison in the heart of Jefferson City. Chose from history, in depth history, mystery guest, photography and paranormal tours.  Visit the website for specific information and requirements and to purchase tickets. Advance reservations are strongly suggested.       [more info]
Monday, August 21
What: Capital Eclipse Village Where: North Jefferson City When: 10 am to 3 pm Cost: $10 per car to park with free shuttle The main festival area for the Capital Eclipse is in North Jefferson City where there’s plenty of parking and lots to do and see while you wait for 1:14 pm. There will be live music, art installations, circus-style performances, vendors, hand crafted items, photography space, celestial/spiritual area and drum circle, concessions, beer & wine, kid’s activities and a whole lot more. Enjoy free shuttle service to and from Downtown Jefferson City and the Capitol. Bring your bike, avoid the lines and enjoy biking along the Katy Trail and the Missouri River pedestrian bridge. Plus it’s the best, unobstructed viewing area in the city with a stunning backdrop of the Missouri River Bridge and State Capitol. Check back for a complete list of times and activities.
What: Capital Eclipse Where: Missouri State Capitol When: 10 am to 2 pm Cost: Free viewing Several activities and hands on educational demonstrations will be on offer on the grounds of the Missouri State Capitol. The Department of Natural Resources/Missouri State Parks will have the Show Mobile with real-time eclipse coverage. Food concessions available.  Very limited parking, please park in North Jefferson City and enjoy the shuttles ($10 car) or ride your bike. Check back for a complete list of times and activities.
What: Special Eclipse State Penn Tour Where: Riverside Park When: 11 am - 2 pm Cost: $25 p/p  SOLD OUT Observe the Total Eclipse of 2017 with us at Missouri State Penitentiary.  The tour will be two (2) hours in length and then you will have the opportunity to stay and observe the Total Eclipse, that will occur at approximately 1:10 p.m.,  from Inside the Walls of this beautiful prison.  Special Eclipse glasses will be provided as part of the eclipse experience.   [more info]
CAPITAL ECLIPSE
What: Total Eclipse of the Katy Trail Where: Rocheport to Jefferson City When: 10 am to 2 pm Cost: $50 per rider SOLD OUT Experience the first total solar eclipse viewable in Missouri in nearly 150 years on a special Katy Trail bicycle ride. Because Katy Trail State Park is located in the “path of totality” of this historic eclipse, it will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow the “Total Eclipse of the Katy” and experience “Darkness during Daylight.”  The 36-mile ride is limited to 500 people.  [This event is sold out] [more info]
Other area viewing events:
If you live or work near … watch the eclipse here!  Welcome Jefferson Bank customers, friends, and neighbors – watch the ECLIPSE with us in the parking lot at Dix Road and Missouri Boulevard.   Enjoy FREE parking, FREE LAWN space (for your chair), and FREE bottled water.  Jefferson City Convention Visitor’s Bureau Eclipse glasses will be available. (700 Southwest Blvd)
What: East Side Business Association viewing and cookout Where: Riverside Park When: 10 am to 2 pm Cost: Free viewing; $ lunch Head back to the Riverside Park for the East Side Business Association for a hot off the grill lunch and watch the sky get dark!  Plenty of room for the kid’s to play. [more info]
Join us to play at either course to experience the Total Eclipse of the Sun on August 21st. You will be provided with delicious food, beverages, snacks, before, during and after golf. There are prizes for teams, and you will be challenged by closest to the pin, long drive and hole-in-one contests. Schedule: 10:00 a.m. registration and practice areas open, 11:00 a.m. shotgun start, heavy appetizers, and award program following tournament. [more info]
Check back as more events will be added!

CAPITAL ECLIPSE CELEBRATION SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

What: Hotter n Hell 5K Fun Run Where: Jefferson City Fire Department Training Facility [2304 Hyde Park Road] When: 9 am - noon. 7:30 am registration opens; 9 am race start Cost: $30 Chip-timed event with prizes for age groups. $30 registration fee includes t-shirt & eclipse glasses. Register by August 7 for guarantee. Enjoy static displays and activities for kids while the parents race - face painting, bounce house and more! Hot dog, chips and drink included. Register online at http://www.planetreg.com/HNH5K or call 573.634.6555. [more info]
What: Mini Carnival Where: North Jefferson City by the Pavilion When: 11 am to 9 pm Cost: tickets For the young and young at heart, enjoy a variety of rides, games and fair food. Located in North Jefferson City by the Parks and Rec pavilion. Free parking Saturday and Sunday
What: Mini Carnival Where: North Jefferson City by the Pavilion When: 11 am to 9 pm Cost: tickets For the young and young at heart, enjoy a variety of rides, games and fair food. Located in North Jefferson City by the Parks and Rec pavilion. Free parking Saturday and Sunday
What: Mini Carnival Where: North JeffeDorson City by the Pavilion When: 10 am to 5 pm Cost: tickets For the young and young at heart, enjoy a variety of rides, games and fair food. Located in North Jefferson City by the Parks and Rec pavilion.
Highlights: Journey to Tomorrow is one of NASA's premier traveling exhibits. Based at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, the 53-foot exhibit trailer brings the excitement of exploration in air and space to your event in a unique and interactive learning environment. Inside you will find a variety of activities including eight interactive kiosks that provide opportunity for exploring at your own pace. Examples include Earth Minute, NASA Home and City which highlights spinoff products created from NASA's research programs, Curiosity Rover on Mars, Brain Bites that explain common questions about air and space travel, Aeronautics, and Dynamic Planet, a hands-on interactive that allows you to explore the Earth, Sun, and Solar System. Additional workstations include glovebox activities, a planetary gravity demonstrator and holographic displays showcasing NASA technology in a unique three-dimensional format. Plus see an actual MOON ROCK!
What: NASA TV Where: Steps of the Supreme Court Building When: TBD Cost: Free viewing Watch NASA TV go LIVE from Jefferson City as the eclipse crosses our path.  Our city will be one of seven from which the space agency broadcasts a live feed of the solar eclipse. NASA also plans to film the solar eclipse from Charleston, South Carolina, to parts of western Oregon to allow researchers to study eclipses. NASA will also have the Journey to Tomorrow trailer, a mobile museum on hand at the Capital for free tours. 
What: Eclipse Crop Circle Corn Maze Where: North Jefferson City by the Noren Access When: tbd Cost: $5 Crop circles — strange patterns that appear mysteriously overnight in farmers' fields—provoke puzzlement, delight and intrigue. Long thought to be the work of aliens using flying saucers or tied celestial events, our Eclipse themed version will  be fun puzzle for all to solve. Hosted by Fischer Farms.   [more info]
What: Eclipse Crop Circle Corn Maze Where: North Jefferson City by the Noren Access When: tbd Cost: $5 Crop circles — strange patterns that appear mysteriously overnight in farmers' fields—provoke puzzlement, delight and intrigue. Long thought to be the work of aliens using flying saucers or tied celestial events, our Eclipse themed version will  be fun puzzle for all to solve. Hosted by Fischer Farms.   [more info]
What: Eclipse Crop Circle Corn Maze Where: North Jefferson City by the Noren Access When: 10 am to 3 pm Cost: $5 Crop circles — strange patterns that appear mysteriously overnight in farmers' fields—provoke puzzlement, delight and intrigue. Long thought to be the work of aliens using flying saucers or tied celestial events, our Eclipse themed version will  be fun puzzle for all to solve. Hosted by Fischer Farms.  Today only no car access. Must park and ride or walk from paid parking lot.  [more info]
What: Brunch with an Astronaut Where: Capital Plaza Hotel When: 10 am to noon Cost: limited ticketed event You won’t want to miss the opportunity to enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch and hear from a real-life NASA astronaut. Ticket will include a special eclipse souvenir. Specific details will be released soon.  [more info]
What: Camping at Ground Zero Where: North Jefferson City Recreation Area/927 Fourth Street When: August 19, 20 & optional 21 Cost: $75 Be right in the center of all the Monday eclipse activities and reserve your camping spot at ground zero. Offering primitive tent spots, car camping and RV space near the gorgeous River City Gardens. Includes free parking and in/out privileges, common fire pit areas, phone charging station and portapotties and is pet friendly. Pump out can be arranged at an additional charge.  Non-site specific reservations are available for Saturday, August 19, and Sunday, August 20. Campers with optional Monday, August 21. Reserve your space (573) 634-6482  [more info]

August 19 - 21 2017

Celebration
CAPITAL ECLIPSE
Saturday, August 19

CAPITAL ECLIPSE CELEBRATION

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

What: Hotter n Hell 5K Fun Run Where: Jefferson City Fire Department Training Facility [2304 Hyde Park Road] When: 9 am - noon. 7:30 am registration opens; 9 am race start Cost: $30 Chip-timed event with prizes for age groups. $30 registration fee includes t-shirt & eclipse glasses. Register by August 7 for guarantee. Enjoy static displays and activities for kids while the parents race - face painting, bounce house and more! Hot dog, chips and drink included. Register online at http://www.planetreg.com/HNH5K or call 573.634.6555. [more info]
What: Mini Carnival Where: North Jefferson City by the Pavilion When: 11 am to 9 pm Cost: tickets For the young and young at heart, enjoy a variety of rides, games and fair food. Located in North Jefferson City by the Parks and Rec pavilion. Free parking Saturday and Sunday
What: Eclipse Crop Circle Corn Maze Where: North Jefferson City by the Noren Access When: tbd Cost: $5 Crop circles — strange patterns that appear mysteriously overnight in farmers' fields—provoke puzzlement, delight and intrigue. Long thought to be the work of aliens using flying saucers or tied celestial events, our Eclipse themed version will  be fun puzzle for all to solve. Hosted by Fischer Farms.   [more info]
What: Saturday Night Live Where: Downtown Jefferson City When: 6 pm to 9 pm Cost: Free to attend. $2 over 21 wristbands to purchase adult beverages Start the Eclipse celebration right with this family friendly music event right on the streets of historic downtown Jefferson City. Our downtown restaurants and bars are ready to offer you a fun evening of local, fresh cuisine and full service adult beverages. The stage at Madison and High Street will feature two fantastic bands for you to enjoy under the stars. [more info]
What: Missouri State Penitentiary Tours Where: Downtown Jefferson City When: times vary Cost: $12 and up. Costs vary depending on tour. Tour the bloodiest 47 acres in America at this decommissioned prison in the heart of Jefferson City. Chose from history, in depth history, mystery guest, photography and paranormal tours.  Visit the website for specific information and requirements and to purchase tickets. Advance reservations are strongly suggested.       [more info]
Sunday, August 20
What: Scholastic Education Series Where: Missouri State Capitol, Missouri River Regional Library & other locations When: 1 pm to 5 pm Cost: Free (some classes/activities may have a small fee) Sunday we will offer a variety of age and interest based educational activities, classes and lectures to enhance your Eclipse experience. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, area scientists and educators, photography experts, amateur astronomers and more will be lending their expertise.  Check back for a complete list. Presented by Scholastic.
Highlights: Journey to Tomorrow is one of NASA's premier traveling exhibits. Based at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, the 53-foot exhibit trailer brings the excitement of exploration in air and space to your event in a unique and interactive learning environment. Inside you will find a variety of activities including eight interactive kiosks that provide opportunity for exploring at your own pace. Examples include Earth Minute, NASA Home and City which highlights spinoff products created from NASA's research programs, Curiosity Rover on Mars, Brain Bites that explain common questions about air and space travel, Aeronautics, and Dynamic Planet, a hands-on interactive that allows you to explore the Earth, Sun, and Solar System. Additional workstations include glovebox activities, a planetary gravity demonstrator and holographic displays showcasing NASA technology in a unique three-dimensional format. Plus see an actual MOON ROCK!
What: Total Eclipse of the Park Where: Riverside Park When: 10 am to 8 pm Cost: Free Join us at Riverside Park for a community event for all ages! Come out and, watch SyFy movies, play in the kid’s area, eat fabulous food from several food vendors, see some art in the artist village, and watch some great entertainment and live bands! The awesome Ellis Porter Riverside pool will be open 12 pm to 5 pm ($5/$4) so come make plans to play & splash the day away. [more info]
What: Mini Carnival Where: North Jefferson City by the Pavilion When: 11 am to 9 pm Cost: tickets For the young and young at heart, enjoy a variety of rides, games and fair food. Located in North Jefferson City by the Parks and Rec pavilion. Free parking Saturday and Sunday
What: Eclipse Crop Circle Corn Maze Where: North Jefferson City by the Noren Access When: tbd Cost: $5 Crop circles — strange patterns that appear mysteriously overnight in farmers' fields—provoke puzzlement, delight and intrigue. Long thought to be the work of aliens using flying saucers or tied celestial events, our Eclipse themed version will  be fun puzzle for all to solve. Hosted by Fischer Farms.   [more info]
What: Missouri State Penitentiary Tours Where: Downtown Jefferson City When: times vary Cost: $12 and up. Costs vary depending on tour. Tour the bloodiest 47 acres in America at this decommissioned prison in the heart of Jefferson City. Chose from history, in depth history, mystery guest, photography and paranormal tours.  Visit the website for specific information and requirements and to purchase tickets. Advance reservations are strongly suggested.       [more info]
What: Dark Side of the Moon Concert Where: Missouri State Capitol - south lawn When: 8 pm to 11 pm Cost: Free Bring your blankets and chairs for a one-of-a-kind experience on the lawn of the majestic Missouri State Capitol building. Featuring The Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety along with other favorite Pink Floyd selections. Interstellar Overdrive gives you the power, emotion and wonder of a 70's Waters/Gilmour era Pink Floyd concert. A blinding light show and a huge round video screen are just a part of the experience. [more info]
Dark Side of the Moon
Monday, August 21
What: Capital Eclipse Village Where: North Jefferson City When: 10 am to 3 pm Cost: $10 per car to park with free shuttle The main festival area for the Capital Eclipse is in North Jefferson City where there’s plenty of parking and lots to do and see while you wait for 1:14 pm. There will be live music, art installations, circus-style performances, vendors, hand crafted items, photography space, celestial/spiritual area and drum circle, concessions, beer & wine, kid’s activities and a whole lot more. Enjoy free shuttle service to and from Downtown Jefferson City and the Capitol. Bring your bike, avoid the lines and enjoy biking along the Katy Trail and the Missouri River pedestrian bridge. Plus it’s the best, unobstructed viewing area in the city with a stunning backdrop of the Missouri River Bridge and State Capitol. Check back for a complete list of times and activities.
What: Mini Carnival Where: North JeffeDorson City by the Pavilion When: 10 am to 5 pm Cost: tickets For the young and young at heart, enjoy a variety of rides, games and fair food. Located in North Jefferson City by the Parks and Rec pavilion.
What: Eclipse Crop Circle Corn Maze Where: North Jefferson City by the Noren Access When: 10 am to 3 pm Cost: $5 Crop circles — strange patterns that appear mysteriously overnight in farmers' fields—provoke puzzlement, delight and intrigue. Long thought to be the work of aliens using flying saucers or tied celestial events, our Eclipse themed version will  be fun puzzle for all to solve. Hosted by Fischer Farms.  Today only no car access. Must park and ride or walk from paid parking lot.  [more info]
What: Capital Eclipse Where: Missouri State Capitol When: 10 am to 2 pm Cost: Free viewing Several activities and hands on educational demonstrations will be on offer on the grounds of the Missouri State Capitol. The Department of Natural Resources/Missouri State Parks will have the Show Mobile with real-time eclipse coverage. Food concessions available.  Very limited parking, please park in North Jefferson City and enjoy the shuttles ($10 car) or ride your bike. Check back for a complete list of times and activities.
What: NASA TV Where: Steps of the Supreme Court Building When: TBD Cost: Free viewing Watch NASA TV go LIVE from Jefferson City as the eclipse crosses our path.  Our city will be one of seven from which the space agency broadcasts a live feed of the solar eclipse. NASA also plans to film the solar eclipse from Charleston, South Carolina, to parts of western Oregon to allow researchers to study eclipses. NASA will also have the Journey to Tomorrow trailer, a mobile museum on hand at the Capital for free tours. 
What: Special Eclipse State Penn Tour Where: Riverside Park When: 11 am - 2 pm Cost: $25 p/p  SOLD OUT Observe the Total Eclipse of 2017 with us at Missouri State Penitentiary.  The tour will be two (2) hours in length and then you will have the opportunity to stay and observe the Total Eclipse, that will occur at approximately 1:10 p.m.,  from Inside the Walls of this beautiful prison.  Special Eclipse glasses will be provided as part of the eclipse experience.   [more info]
What: East Side Business Association viewing and cookout Where: Riverside Park When: 10 am to 2 pm Cost: Free viewing; $ lunch Head back to the Riverside Park for the East Side Business Association for a hot off the grill lunch and watch the sky get dark!  Plenty of room for the kid’s to play. [more info]
What: Total Eclipse of the Katy Trail Where: Rocheport to Jefferson City When: 10 am to 2 pm Cost: $50 per rider SOLD OUT Experience the first total solar eclipse viewable in Missouri in nearly 150 years on a special Katy Trail bicycle ride. Because Katy Trail State Park is located in the “path of totality” of this historic eclipse, it will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to follow the “Total Eclipse of the Katy” and experience “Darkness during Daylight.”  The 36-mile ride is limited to 500 people.  [This event is sold out] [more info]
Other area viewing events:
If you live or work near … watch the eclipse here!  Welcome Jefferson Bank customers, friends, and neighbors – watch the ECLIPSE with us in the parking lot at Dix Road and Missouri Boulevard.   Enjoy FREE parking, FREE LAWN space (for your chair), and FREE bottled water.  Jefferson City Convention Visitor’s Bureau Eclipse glasses will be available. (700 Southwest Blvd)
Join us to play at either course to experience the Total Eclipse of the Sun on August 21st. You will be provided with delicious food, beverages, snacks, before, during and after golf. There are prizes for teams, and you will be challenged by closest to the pin, long drive and hole-in-one contests. Schedule: 10:00 a.m. registration and practice areas open, 11:00 a.m. shotgun start, heavy appetizers, and award program following tournament. [more info]
Check back as more events will be added!
What: Brunch with an Astronaut Where: Capital Plaza Hotel When: 10 am to noon Cost: limited ticketed event You won’t want to miss the opportunity to enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch and hear from a real-life NASA astronaut. Ticket will include a special eclipse souvenir. Specific details will be released soon.  [more info]
What: Camping at Ground Zero Where: North Jefferson City Recreation Area/927 Fourth Street When: August 19, 20 & optional 21 Cost: $75 Be right in the center of all the Monday eclipse activities and reserve your camping spot at ground zero. Offering primitive tent spots, car camping and RV space near the gorgeous River City Gardens. Includes free parking and in/out privileges, common fire pit areas, phone charging station and portapotties and is pet friendly. Pump out can be arranged at an additional charge.  Non-site specific reservations are available for Saturday, August 19, and Sunday, August 20. Campers with optional Monday, August 21. Reserve your space (573) 634-6482  [more info]