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Total Solar Eclipse – An Unforgettable Weekend

August 19, 2017 - August 21, 2017

Total Solar Eclipse – An Unforgettable Weekend

Saturday, August 19, Sunday, August 20, & Monday, August 21, 2017 • 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Each Day

Dillard GA, City Hall Fairgrounds • 706-746-5891 • 892 Franklin Street • Dillard, GA 30537

A total solar eclipse is one of the most awe-inspiring events one can see with the human eye.

Dillard, GA in Rabun County is located in the centerline of the path of totality.

We have beautiful mountain scenery for viewing the breathtaking 1851 mph race of the moon’s shadow.

We hope to make this occasion a very special community event for all of our residents and visitors.

Come and join us!

Start of partial eclipse (C1): 12:56:05 p.m. • Start of total eclipse (C2): 2:24:11.9 p.m. • Maximum eclipse: 2:25:32.0 p.m.

End of total eclipse (C3): 2:26:51.9 p.m. • End of partial eclipse (C4): 3:51.16.0 p.m. (Eclipse – NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

The City of Dillard will host activities, events and bluegrass music leading up to the “grand show.”

Rose Distillery Tours & Tasting • Highlands Aerial Park – World Class Zip Lines • Dillard House Stables Trail Rides

Award Winning Wine Tasting – 12 Spies Vineyards • Arts & Craft Exhibits – Working Artists

BBQ Plates, Shaved Ice, Moon Pies, Soft Drinks, Wine & Beer Avaliable

Solar Seminars with Linda McKenna, NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador: 2:00 p.m. – Dillard City Hall • 892 Franklin Street • Dillard and 7:00 p.m. – Dillard House Conference Center • 768 Franklin Street • Dillard

  • Cost: Saturday & Sunday Limited Parking –  $5 per car, includes 1 pair of eclipse glasses*
  • Cost: Monday Limited Parking – $10 per car, includes 1 pair of eclipse glasses*
  • Additional eclipse glasses*: $2.50 each

For additional information please call 706-746-5891. Visit our Facebook pages https://www.facebook.com/Solar-Eclipse-Dillard-Georgia-August-19-21-2017-1061892583912828/https://www.facebook.com/Solar-Eclipse-Dillard-Georgia-August-19-21-2017-1061892583912828/  and https://www.facebook.com/dillardgeorgia/

* PLEASE NOTE: Looking directly at the sun is unsafe except during the brief total phase of a solar eclipse (“totality”), when the moon entirely blocks the sun’s bright face, which will happen only within the narrow path of totality. The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as “eclipse glasses” or handheld solar viewers. Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe for looking at the sun.


August 19, 2017
August 21, 2017
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Dillard City Hall
892 Franklin Street
Dillard, United States
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Contact Info

Rabun Tourism Development Authority
Teka Earnhardt
184 South Main Street Suite 136
P.O. Box 788
Clayton GA 30525
(706) 212-0241

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