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2017 Eclipse Family Day

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2017 Eclipse Family Day

This FREE Family Fun Festival will run on Sunday, August 20 from 10am to 5pm.  Live Music, Food Vendors, Exhibitors, Special Programs and MORE!  Plan to bring the WHOLE Family and Spend A Day the Park!

ALL Eclipse events and activities are proudly sponsored by the Friends of Gorges State Park

Eclipse Programs: 

  • 10am – 12noon Land of Waterfalls Dulcimers, in the Visitor Center
  • 10am – 12noon  Music by: Toot Sweet Horns, at the Visitor Center 
  • 12 noon – 2pm  Music by: Blue Ridge Bakery Boys 
  • 12 noon – Solar Eclipse Geometry (Auditorium): The position of the sun, earth and moon; and the distances that determine what we see
  • 1:30pm – Falconer Peter Kipp
  • 2pm – 4pm – Music by: Tina Eno

3pm - Solar Eclipse Geometry (Auditorium): The position of the sun, earth and moon; and the distances that determine what we see.

View printable PDF for Sunday

 

Other Gorges State Park Weekend Eclipse Events:

Saturday, August 19 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.            

Monday, August 21 10 a.m.-4 p.m.      

Date of Event: 
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Start Location: 
Park Visitor Center
Contact:

Gorges State Park

976 Grassy Ridge Road
SapphireNC 28774
Phone(828) 966-9099
gorges@ncparks.gov, Caution: GPS directions in this area of the state are not reliable.
Latitude: 35.096000
Longitude: -82.951000

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8am to 8:30pm

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