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There is estimated to be 2 million visitors in South Carolina this weekend. NASA has decided to anchor a live stream coverage of the eclipse in Charleston. This eclipse generates some issues but more importantly comes the parties and events!
“There are literally hundreds of events,” said Dou Warner, with the Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau. Almost every bar in Charleston is having some kind of drink special, live music, and provided glasses. Here is a list of some other events and ideas of ways to celebrate the eclipse.
The Children Museum is offering programming from 10am-2pm ‘revolving’ around the sun, moon, and earth! A great way to educate your children about the Solar Eclipse.
Charleston Astronomy Meetup public total solar eclipse viewing. This group is meeting up to use solar filtered telescopes to observe the eclipse. Their location being near the Aquarium, they will have a great view over the harbor.
Charleston RiverDogs will be hosting an “Eclipse Game” to watch and learn about the full solar eclipse.
Practice yoga outside on the Mount Pleasant Pier. $5 advance, $8 day of.
Want to try something different for the eclipse? Paint This Town is holding a painting class to paint the eclipse over Charleston. This class is great for first-time painters!
Celebrate the ‘dork side of the moon’ at Charleston Music Hall with Comedy Central National winner, Robert Mac. The host of NASA’s Earth Expedition mini-series, Kasha Patel will also be hosting this event. Family-friendly, comedy, and science-based!
Get out on Shem Creek for the Eclipse with Kayak and SUP tours. Nature Adventures are offering a 3 hours tour from 1-4pm.
The USS Yorktown will be one of the final locations in the United States to view the eclipse. The museum will offer presentations and activities throughout the day.
Take a charter and watch the eclipse from the water with The Reel Deal Charters.
An astronomer from College of Charleston will be at the Middleton Place explaining the cosmos from a science and art standpoint.
Charleston Tea Plantation is holding a TeaClipse party where you can sip American grown tea while enjoying the view. Free admission.
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