Communities in our area have events planned around the Total Solar Eclipse.

Falls City – At noon on August 21, Falls City will host “Dine in the Dark”. Visit for more information.

Pawnee City – Pawnee City has multiple prime viewing sites available, several of which include entertainment, food vendors and souvenir items. Visit for more information.

Beatrice (Gage County) – Many events are planned for the days leading up to the eclipse, as well as on the day of the eclipse. Visit for more details.

Fairbury (Jefferson County) – “Total Eclipse of the Heartland”   Begins at 11:36 a.m. Maximum at 1:02 p.m., and ends at 2:29 p.m. Several viewing locations and weekend activities and TOTAL DARKNESS. Go to or for more information.

Wymore (Gage County) – The Great Plains Welsh Heritage Centre at 307 S. 7th Street in Wymore, will host a Watermelon Feed after the eclipse from 1:30 to 4 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Crete and Wilber (Saline County) – These two communities are partnering offer Saline Solar Shadow, three days of events, including tours, presentations, food fairs, and viewing points. Visit and for more information.

Indian Cave State Park – There will be many events throughout the Eclipse Weekend at Indian Cave State Park. These events are listed in the calendar below.