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Eclipse Resources for 2024: Regional Events

Resources for libraries and other organizations in preparation for the total solar eclipse happening in our region on April 8, 2024.

Events by County

Monday, April 8, 1 - 4 pm

Spring Bottom Farm Total Solar Eclipse Viewing & Picnic

 Bring a lawn chair and sit along the trail. Parking and passes are free.  Eclipse glasses are available for purchase, as will be lunch options.

Thursday, March 21, 11 am

SUNY Broome - The Great North American Eclipse

SUNY Broome faculty member Andrew Glenn will provide a lecture in Titchener Building Room 101 about the eclipse.

Monday, April 8, 1 - 5 pm

Broome County Public Library Solar Eclipse Event

Family event at the library featuring NASA's Solar System Ambassador Tish Bresee.

Tuesday, April 2, 7 - 8:30 pm

Seymour Public Library - Total Solar Eclipse Lecture

Explore the exciting phenomenon of a total solar eclipse with NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador, Jim Rienhardt at Seymour Library. While eclipses happen regularly around the world, experiencing a total solar eclipse in our area is very rare.

Friday, April 5, 5 - 7:30 pm

Cayuga Museum - First Friday

Activities for the whole family, including making your own pinhole viewer and eclipse models while you explore the museum for free.

Saturday, April 6, 12 - 1 pm

Cayuga Museum - Lunchtime Lecture

Join us for an eclipse weekend presentation by Curator Haley Boothe to learn more about solar eclipses, the Case Research Lab, and more!

Saturday, April 6, 7 - 9:30 pm

Cayuga Museum - Eclipse Party Fundraiser, 1920s Theme

Come out and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a beer and wine bar, and jazz music as you explore the Cayuga Museum in all your 1920s glamour. Best costume wins a special prize!

Sunday, April 7, 1 - 4 pm

Cayuga Museum - Eclipse Themed STEAM Fair

Science, history, and art collide in the Cayuga Museum’s first ever STEAM Fair! Join us for an afternoon exploring eclipses and astronomy through a diverse variety of activity stations featuring organizations across Central New York and the Finger Lakes.

Monday, April 8, 12 - 4 pm

Cayuga Museum - Eclipse Viewing

Join us for a unique viewing experience on the roof of the iconic Phoenix Building, right next to where Case recorded the eclipse in 1925, and one of the highest points in the city.

Monday, April 8, 12 - 4:30 pm

Fair Haven Beach State Park Total Solar Eclipse Viewing & Presentations

Eclipse Presentation featuring Dr. Tyler Nordgren, Astronomer, will explain why Fair Haven Beach is the prime viewing location
Centennial Presentation featuring Josh Teeter, Environmental Educator, gives a brief overview of the last 100 years of parks in the Finger Lakes Region and how you can join in the celebration. 
Ithaca Science Center presentation: Explore why eclipses occur, participate in hands on space activities, investigate the future of lunar exploration and create your own pocket size solar system. 

Monday, April 8, 3 pm

Seymour Public Library - Eclipse Viewing

Come join us on the library front lawn for the Total Solar Eclipse! Totality for Auburn will occur at 3:22 pm. This event will take place rain or shine. In case of rain, the fun will be moved inside, with a live stream viewing party and hands-on activities.

Monday, April 1, 11 am - 1 pm

The Discovery Center of Southern Tier - Spring Break: Star Seekers

Embark on a stellar adventure this spring break as The Discovery Center takes you on a journey through the cosmos! Get ready for five days of exciting hands-on activities, mind-blowing demonstrations, and out-of-this-world fun with our Spacetacular Spring Break program. Activities take place 11AM-1PM each day, free with admission.

Nearby: Chautauqua-Allegheny Region

Nearby: Rochester Area

Nearby: Geneva Area

Nearby: Syracuse Area

This project is administered by the South Central Regional Library Council.