The Great American Eclipse


Monday August 21, 1 to 4 pm

Join us for a very special astronomy program as the shadow of the moon passes across the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina. While Western New York will only see a partial eclipse — roughly 75% of the full effect — we’re really excited about this rare event.

For this event we’ll have extra telescopes on site, fun hands-on astronomy activities for all ages, and solar viewing glasses for the first 1,000 guests. Admission will be at a reduced rate and will include fossil collecting during the eclipse. More details to follow.

Penn Dixie is one of the sites hosting a public viewing for this event. For a full listing of viewing locations, safety information, and the science behind the eclipse, check out Buffalo’s Guide to the 2017 Great American Eclipse.