Want to learn all you can on the Memphis Solar Eclipse 2017 before it happens?
According to this site, the solar eclipse on August 21 comes to the United States every 38 years.
The best time to view the Memphis Solar Eclipse 2017 will be 12p-2:50p.
Pink Palace says you really can’t see it with your bare eyes, so even if you’re going to view it at home, get your glasses beforehand!
Check out this site for some cool t-shirts.
This site has state-by-state info about times, locations, and more!
Memphis Solar Eclipse 2017 Parties
I put the following parties on our calendar.
Dixon Solar Eclipse Party
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38117
Gates open at 10am. Admission will be by donation, and certified eclipse viewing glasses will be provided free for up to 200 guests. Sodas and lunch will be available for purchase at Park & Cherry.
Memphis Botanic Garden Solar Eclipse Party
750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117
We’ll have certified viewing glasses for sale, an astronomer on site for questions, and a craft for the kids. Concessions available. Free with Garden admission
Shelby Farms Total Eclipse at the Park
6903 Great View Drive North, Memphis, Tennessee 38134
Peak coverage will take place at 1:23pm. We encourage safe viewing, and special eclipse viewing glasses will be available for purchase (free for Park Members on 8/21!) in the Lake’s Edge Gift Shop.
Pink Palace (updated)
The sun is always shining on the Pink Palace Museum – except for the two or so minutes of total Solar Eclipse, Monday, August 21, 2017 (12-2)! Celebrate, enjoy, learn and most of all, experience this once-in-a-lifetime event at the Pink Palace Museum. FREE
Bring your lawn chair to the plaza beginning at 11:30 a.m. and enjoy this once in a life time experience with fellow eclipse watchers until 2:30 p.m. The 94 percent solar eclipse is expected to be viewed in Memphis at 1:22 p.m. Get here early to claim your free eclipse glasses, while supplies last.
Join us on Monday, August 21, 11am-2pm, on the Peabody Rooftop to watch this once-in-a-lifetime solar phenomenon. Your minimum donation of $5 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital includes a pair of specialized glasses to safely watch the eclipse.
These solar eclipse glasses support St. Jude.
This article talks about the advance planning that many cities have completed in preparation for the August 21 event.
If you know of an event I’m missing, or any other Memphis Solar Eclipse 2017 News, please comment below.