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Janet’s Planet at Newberry Eclipse Festival

August 18, 2017 - August 20, 2017


Engage with your family, community and humanity through this very scientific yet human event all throughout different venues in our historic downtown- that last saw a total eclipse in 1900.

Enlighten your brain with hands on activities ranging from building your own space craft to the science of beer, speakers, photographs, tasting foods, listening to music and moving your heavenly body. A total experience while experiencing totality.

All leading up to the Experience of the eclipse at 2:40 P.M. on August 21st. The last eclipse was in 1900 and there won’t be another one until 2248. A once in a lifetime event for the entire family.

Janet Ivey, and her Janet’s Planet Space Crew will lead us through the Eclipse along with 3 skilled and trained state winning teachers of the year and one NASA engineer. With these experts on hand, Newberry will be the best viewing location for this once in a lifetime event.