CAPITAL ECLIPSE CELEBRATION SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday, August 19

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

What: Capital Eclipse Fly-In
Where: Jefferson City Memorial Airport/500 Airport Rd
When: Daily
Cost: No ramp parking fee! (call ahead to ensure availability)
The Jefferson City Memorial Airport (KJEF), Mid-Missouri’s “GA FRIENDLY” Airport, welcomes all who wish to fly in to our community to view the Eclipse of 2017 in person. Conveniently located within walking distance of the Eclipse Village, and just minutes from downtown Jefferson City, we provide a full range of services

What: Capital Eclipse Fly-In
Where: Jefferson City Memorial Airport/500 Airport Rd
When: Daily
Cost: No ramp parking fee! (call ahead to ensure availability)
The Jefferson City Memorial Airport (KJEF), Mid-Missouri’s “GA FRIENDLY” Airport, welcomes all who wish to fly in to our community to view the Eclipse of 2017 in person. Conveniently located within walking distance of the Eclipse Village, and just minutes from downtown Jefferson City, we provide a full range of services

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

What: Mini Carnival
Where: North Jefferson City by the Pavilion
When: 11 am to 10 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 (sunset tour)
Where: North Jefferson City by the Noren Access
When: 6-9 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.

What: Capital City Bicycle Pub Crawl
Where: Red Wheel Bike Shop/400 West Main
When: 4 pm Cost: Free 21+ (participants buy own beverages)
Eclipse visitors will have a chance to mix with Jefferson City locals for the first of several bike events planned in association with the Capital Eclipse. The pub crawl will be a layed back ride around town, except on this ride we stop at a few bars for a quick drink and a few laughs. Bring a helmet, a tail light, and some cash. Stay tuned for the final itinerary. The last stop will be in Downtown Jefferson City, Missouri for the Saturday Night Live street party. No advance registration required. No charge.

What: Saturday Night Live presented by SkyFall Vineyard
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

Sunday, August 20

What: Capital City Pedal Tours
Where: Noren Access (free parking)
When: 9 am, 10 am, 1 pm and 2 pm
Cost: $25 p/p. Min 5, Max 20 riders per tour (BYOBike or rent from Red Wheel)
Learn more about Jefferson City attractions on this easy 1.5-2 hour ride. Departs from the Noren access and travels the Missouri River Pedestrian Bridge to the Supreme Court, National Cemetery, Missouri State Penitentiary, Jefferson Landing Historic Site, Missouri State Capitol and back to north Jefferson City. Led by seasoned cyclists from around Jefferson City who have great familiarity of the city and bicycles for casual conversations and make recommendations about the city. They will also be able to provide minor bike repairs if needed. Expert guides will be at many of the stops.

What: Breakfast with an Astronaut
Where: Capital Plaza Hotel
When: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Cost: Sold Out.
Tickets still available through the TOTAL package You won’t want to miss the opportunity to enjoy a delicious Sunday breakfast and hear from real-life NASA astronaut, Mike Hopkins. Presented as part of the Scholastic Education series.

What: Scholastic Education Series
Where: Missouri State Capitol, Missouri River Regional Library & other locations
When: 10 am to 4 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: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow Traveling Exhibit
Where: Missouri State Capitol
When: 10 am to 4 pm
Cost: Free
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 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: 11 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

What: Missouri State Penitentiary Tours
Where: 115 Lafayette St
When: times vary
Cost: $15 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

What: Nighttime Telescope Viewing - Meetup
Where: Missouri State Capitol - south lawn
When: 9 pm to 11 pm
Cost: Free
Join the Camden County Astronomy Club and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources on the SE corner of the capital lawn (toward the corner High/Jefferson) for a little nighttime celestial viewing during the Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd Tribute concert. Bring your own equipment or take a turn with one of the club's. All levels of experience and expertise are welcome

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