Solar Eclipse Experience Kimmswick

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SOLAR ECLIPSE EXPERIANCE KIMMSWICK

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Monday, August 21, 2017 at 1:18 pm

Global Type: Total Solar Eclipse

Kimmswick: Total Solar Eclipse

Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:49 am

Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:18 pm

Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 2:44 pm

Duration: 2 hours, 55 minutes

Totality: 2 minutes, 23 seconds

Magnitude: 1.01

Would you like to experience the Solar Eclipse in an awesome place? You want to have things to do before and after the totality and you’d like to bring your family and friends.

 

Kimmswick is the perfect place to view the Solar Eclipse!

Have some questions... hopefully we will answer them all right here.

 

  • Is there an admission charge? No, we also have free viewing areas that will be marked with signs.

  • Where can we park?  There will be street parking within the town but it will be limited…please remember to be considerate to our residents and do not block driveways etc. There is parking at the Windsor Elementary School in Kimmswick for a donation of $5.00.

  • Where are other parking areas, once town gets filled? On both sides of Hwy K for a donation of $10.00 and at the Anheuser Estate on Windsor Harbor Road. On Montebello Road, property owners will rent out their property to vehicle parking.

  • Any Handicapped Parking available? We are sorry but there is not any special handicapped parking available. 

  • What can I bring in?  You can bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on.

  • Aren’t all the shops and restaurants usually closed on Mondays?  Yes they USUALLY are but not on August 21st, Shops and Restaurants will be open at 9am….

  • Do I need reservations if I want to eat at one of the restaurants….No, although some restaurants are taking reservations for that event.

  • Will there be food/drink vendors?  Yes, there will be funnel cakes, sno cones, hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks available at 3 different areas.

  • What if it’s cloudy, will you still have the event?  Yes….rain or shine, cloudy or sunny, we will be here to welcome you and your family.,

  • Will you have restrooms available? Yes, Public restrooms are available at the Visitor Center and all of the restaurants.  Porta Potties will also be available throughout town.

  • Can I buy my solar glasses when I get to Kimmswick that day?  That’s a good question…we have a limited supply so we may or may not have some available for that day.  We do also have t-shirts, key chains, ornaments, hand fans, posters, post cards, commemorating this event…These will be collector items someday!

  • Where can I see a map of the area?  You can download the free app Palaroo and click on Solar Eclipse Experience Kimmswick and see where everything will be located.

  • Will there be any entertainment? Yes, several area shops/restaurant’s will have artists, music etc. There will be a DJ playing celestial tunes throughout the day.  JC Corcoran radio personality from KBDZ 93.1 will be here doing a live broadcast. We will have Trivia Contests for small prizes.  Science Teacher John Darmody from Windsor District will speak a bit about what to expect before, during and after the eclipse.

  • What will there for kids to do?  In the City Park we will have an area named MOON ROCKS…..the kids will be painting rocks…..it’s the latest craze! The kids can hide them or take them home….We also will be having a MOON ROCK Hunt in the park area.

  • What is Kimmswick doing differently than every other town? Kimmswick is a very historic town so; you will       be witnessing history with us! You can document that you were here in our commemorative book. This beautiful book will forever be on display at our wonderful Kimmswick Historical Society Museum. There will be 3 balloon releases throughout the day.  Purchase a balloon for $2.00; remember the number on the balloon and the person who finds your balloon will hopefully post when and where it was located on our fb page.

  • Will there be any special photo opportunities for this Historic Event? Yes, many of the shops and businesses have created “Celestial Photo Ops” where you and your friends can capture unique photo memories for the day.  A list will be available at the Visitor Center as well as the stage area. #kimmswicksolareclipse and #kimmswick to share your memories.

  • Will the merchants be doing anything special throughout the day? Yes, Shops and Restaurants will have exclusive “moonlight” specials available all day long.  Guests can participate in a SEEK and FIND Game, guests search for clues at each business.  Submit your entry at the Stage, winners will be announced throughout the day. NOTE: businesses plan to close from 1:00pm to 1:30 pm so that we can all enjoy the wonder of the totality.

  •  I LOVE the Solar Eclipse art work from the Famous Ted Wright that is on your website and FB, can I purchase it? You can purchase a frame ready 8X10 copy of the artwork for $4.00.  We will also be holding a raffle for the large signed framed copy. Chances are $1.00 per ticket or $5.00 for 6 chances. Winner does need to be present to win.

  • Can I bring my pet?  This is going to be a very confusing phenomenon for pets.  They will not understand what is going on and may act differently than normal in crowds. It would be better for your experience and other’s enjoyment if you kept your furry friends at home.

  • Can I take pictures of the eclipse while it is occurring?  There are special instructions on www.stleclipse.com on how to take pictures. 

  • Will there be shuttles if we’d like to park at the Imperial Windsor Campus?  No, there will not be any shuttles, The School is charging for parking but you can also watch the eclipse from the football field.  It is a short walk into town if you choose to visit us and other parking lots are filled.

  • Is there a schedule of events anywhere for me to look at? Yes, there are several options, you can download the free Palaroo app on your phone and click on our event or you can go to these websites, www.cityofkimmswick.org, www.gokimmswick.com, www.kimmswickhistoricalsociety.com  we also have a FB page, Solar Eclipse Experience Kimmswick.

  • What if I need to charge my phone or mobile device? We will have a charging station close to City Hall.  Please bring your own charging cords.

  • What if it’s hot, where do we go to cool off? The Rock Community Fire District will have their cooling station close by and also have a misting fan close to City Hall.

  • Will there be ATM’s available?  Yes, at the Visitors Center there is an ATM.

 

CLICK ON THIS LINK TO SEE THE COUNT DOWN TO THE TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN IN KIMMSWICK, PLEASE JOIN US FOR A DAY OF FAMILY AND FUN

https://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?iso=20170821T104650&p0=605&msg=Total+Solar+Eclipse+Countdown&font=cursive#

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The small town of Kimmswick Mo. will be the perfect vantage point to witness this 2 minutes and 20 seconds…….. HISTORIC SOLAR ECLIPSE EXPERIENCE
Our guests will be talking about this for years to come.......What will you say to your children and grandchildren about where you were on this historic day? You will not only speak of this day for years....... you will also have solar eclipse memorabilia to commemorate this amazing experience!! T-shirts, posters,... solar eclipse glasses, balloons and hand fans will be available for purchase. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, family members, friends and neighbors. Festivities will begin at 9am on August 21st.
The Kimmswick Merchants will have plenty of photo ops available while you do a" seek and find “throughout the day. When you are finished with the contest your name will be placed in a drawing for a wonderful gift basket with lots of goodies!
Make sure you stop by Team Eclipse booth and sign your name and some thoughts of the day in our guest book...After the event is over, this book will be on display at our beautiful Historical Society Museum on 3rd street. You can come back years later and look up your name and your thoughts
We will have trivia contests throughout the day to test your knowledge of astronomy, solar system, solar events etc.
There will be a DJ playing tunes around our theme! JC Corcoran the radio personality from KBDZ 93.1 will be doing a live remote during the day.
All of our wonderful and quaint shops and restaurants will be open for business for the day. Usually the shops and restaurants in Kimmswick are closed on Mondays, but not on Monday August 21st. Our shops will be welcoming our guests and the restaurants will have indoor and outdoor seating available for all.
Come spend the day in the wonderful town of Kimmswick ....where we always have the welcome mat out for our visitors!
Event sponsored by MIDWEST BANK CENTRE,
BTK CONSTRUCTION LLC, CITY OF KIMMSWICK, KIMMSWICK MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION AND THE KIMMSWICK HISTORICAL SOCIETY

2017 Solar Eclipse Experience Kimmswick (SEEK) 
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Monday, August 21st 2017

The City of Kimmswick Mo.

Team Eclipse is meeting regularly and coming up with some great ideas for this awesome event!


This small town of Kimmswick Mo. will be a perfect vantage point to be right in the middle of this historic solar event!

Our location is less than 30 minutes south of St. Louis Mo.  If you are looking  to enjoy this day but don't want to pay for overnight lodging or drive for hours we would love to welcome you to view the solar eclipse with us.  Parking will be available and will be marked on the palaroo app soon.  Passing through and  have an RV....no problem..... We have available parking for you and its just a short walking distance away from all the activities.

Our guests will be talking about this for years to come.......What will you say to your children and grandchildren about where you were on this historic day?  You will not only speak of this day for years....... you will also have solar eclipse memorabilia to commemorate this amazing experience!!  T-shirts, Caps, posters and stickers, solar eclipse glasses just to name a few will be available for purchase.

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, family members, friends and neighbors.  We will have waters, soda and snacks available for purchase.

The World famous Ted Wright is working on some beautiful artwork right now to mark this historic event.  It will be on  the memorabilia for purchase and our give aways!

The merchants will have plenty of photo ops available while you do a" seek and find " throughout the day. When you are finished with the contest your name will be placed in a drawing for a wonderful gift basket with lots of goodies!

Make sure you stop by our booth and sign your name and  some thoughts of the day in our guest book...After the event is over, this book will be on display at our beautiful Historical Society Museum on 3rd street.  You can come back years later and look up your name and your thoughts!

We will have trivia contest's throughout the day to test your knowledge of astronomy, solar system, solar events etc.

There will be a DJ playing tunes around our theme!  JC Corcoran the radio personality from KBDZ 93.1 will be doing a live remote during the day.

All of our wonderful and quaint shops and restaurants will be open for business for the day.  Usually the shops and restaurants in Kimmswick are closed on Mondays, but not on Monday August 21st.. Our shops will be welcoming our guests and the restaurants will have indoor and outdoor seating available for all.

Come spend the day in the wonderful town of Kimmswick ....where we always have the welcome mat out for our visitors!

Latitude: 38" 21'55" N

Longitude: 90" 21' 46"W

Duration of totality: 2 minutes 20