2017 Total Solar Eclipse


total solar eclipse

Happening August 19-21

Saturday, August 19

  • 3rd Annual Hermann Wine & Jazz Festival at the Amphitheater
  • Sugar Momma’s—Out-of-this-world treats and extended eclipse weekend hours. Open10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 20

  • The movie Spaceballs will be shown at the Amphitheater. Enjoy refreshments from the beer garden. Movie starts at dark. Lawn-chair seating.
  • Eclipse discounts of up to 70 percent at participating merchants.

Monday, August 21

Eclipse viewing events are planned at many locations, including:

  • Hermann Hill Village
    11:00 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.
    Bring a blanket or lawn chair and stay for lunch — hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill. Sponsored by the Hermann Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • Stone Hill Winery
    11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    Enjoy a picnic on the hill with a box lunch purchased from Vintage Restaurant.
  • Hermann Farm
    11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Take a hayride to a hilltop viewing site. Box lunch and solar glasses provided. $12 per person. For reservations call 573-486-3276.  
  • Adam Puchta Winery
    Hayrides to the vineyard start at noon, with viewing glasses for the first 100 guests. Special eclipse lunch served at the Bistro from 11:00 to 3:00.
  • Lost Creek Vineyard
    Live music, great food specials and viewing glasses in a family-friendly atmosphere. Open 10:00 to 5:30. Find your perfect viewing spot in the vineyard. Lawn chairs and picnic blankets welcome.
  • Harvest Table Restaurant
    Serving breakfast, 8:00 a.m. to noon, and dinner, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Bank Bar on Schiller Street
    After the darkness . . . it’s time for martini madness and blue moon cosmos. Open from totality until 10:00 p.m.
  • OakGlenn Winery
    Open at 9:00 with live entertainment by Kevin Renick from 10:00 to 3:00.  Eclipse glasses will be available along with plenty of wine, beer and soft drinks. To book lodging at Carol’s Cottage call 573-486-5057. 

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