Celebrate eclipse with Town of Farragut

Sandra ClarkFarragut

Celebrate the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, with the town of Farragut.
The free party will start at 1 p.m. at McFee Park. The partial phase is excepted to begin at 1:04 p.m. with totality beginning at 2:33 p.m. and lasting for one minute, 20 seconds.
Knox County Schools will be closed Aug. 21. Since Farragut is on the northern edge of the 70-mile-wide path of totality, local residents will experience a total eclipse.
The first 450 participants will receive free eclipse glasses that will allow them to safely witness this awe-inspiring event. Other activities will include children’s crafts, face painting, a pop-up photo booth and cookie decorating. All free items are sponsored by the town of Farragut.
Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available for purchase from First Baptist Concord, and Tic-Toc Ice Cream Parlor Truck will be selling ice cream. Info: Lauren Cox at
[email protected] or 281-3372.

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