Saturday, August 19

Portable PlanetariumKnight Museum, 908 Yellowstone Ave.
There is no cost, but you must have a reservation either by calling (308)762-2384 or at the main desk. Digitalis Planetarium shows will be held each day at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. and will last approximately 40 minutes. Space is limited to 25 people per session, most seating is sitting on the floor. Show is designed for age 10 to adult, age 5-10 may not grasp the concepts. Please no one under age 5 (they won’t enjoy it and may disrupt others’ enjoyment). Brought to you by: Friends of the Library, WNCC, Museum Partners, and APS Foundation

International Welcome Center
Knight Museum and Sandhills Center, 908 Yellowstone – Tea at 2pm

YMCA Solar Eclipse of the Sandhills 5K/10K Reg:10K start at 7am,,,, Reg:5K start at 7:30am  Wait for the Sun to Go Dark by supporting the YMCA Phone: (308) 762-2201

Farmer’s Market and Bake Sale- 704 Box Butte: 8am to noon.  Selling fresh sweet corn and other fresh produce, baked goods, and coffee and cinnamon rolls.

Sky View RC Club Fly-in
9am-3pm: Kansas St. south on CR 60 1/2 mile (2550 CR 60) Remote Control airplanes, drones, and helicopters fly-in.

“Grips on the Bricks”
Starts at 9 am Push pull competition @ The Cardio Connection Fitness Center, 502 Box Butte

“Triple threat roulette”
9-11 am Fundraiser for Doves!  $5.00 to enter. Groups will rotate through three fitness classes @The Cardio Connection Fitness Center, 502 Box Butte

Greenhouse in the Snow Tours
9am-7pm 7 1/2 miles north on Hwy 87 growing tropical and subtropical plants

Dobby’s Frontier Town
10AM-6PM: Concessions in the Saloon.

Native American Pow Wow, Central Park (Knight Museum)
Noon-8PM: A cultural celebration of Native American culture. Free

Educational Seminar
Performing Arts Center, 1450 Box Butte Ave
1PM: “Towards the New Frontier: US and the 2017 American Total Solar Eclipse”, Mr. Lawrence Berz, Astronomy Instructor at Maine School of Science and Mathematics, Planetarium Director, Francis Malcolm Institute, Easton, Maine.

Bands on the Bricks (2nd and Box Butte Ave)
3PM: Free Concert: Ryan Chrys and the Rough Cuts from Denver, CO

Educational Seminar 3:00 p.m 312 W. 16th St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church “Eclipse Across America” by Gary Carter, NASA Ambassador.

Newberry’s :  Family Entertainment all day. Street dance 9pm-12am with “Loaded Dice”. Indoor air conditioning, outdoor seating, 110 W. 4th

Educational Seminar
Performing Arts Center, 1450 Box Butte Ave
7PM: “NASA’s Eclipse Ballooning Project” Dr. Peggy Norris, Education Outreach Deputy Director at the Sanford Underground Research Facility, Lead, South Dakota

Please check back for updated information on events as we will be updating this site as more plans get firmed up.

Listen to KCOW 1400AM for local announcements and pick up an Alliance Times-Herald for the schedule of events when you get to Alliance.