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 fallscityareachamber.com for more information.

Pawnee City – Pawnee City has multiple prime viewing sites available, several of which include entertainment, food vendors and souvenir items. Visit PawneeCountyNebraska.com/2017-eclipse 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 EclipseBeatrice.com 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 VisitOregonTrail.org or EclipseJeffersonCounty.com 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 wilberchamberofcommerce.com and cretechamber.org 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.