Total Solar Eclipse

Donate Your Eclipse Glasses, Get a Museum Discount

S.C. State Museum to Begin Collecting Eclipse Glasses on Sept. 1

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- If you find yourself wondering what to do with leftover glasses from the Total Solar Eclipse, the South Carolina State Museum has a solution that will save you money and help others. Starting September 1st, the State Museum is offering a two dollar discount to folks who bring in their gently used or new solar eclipse glasses….

Eclipse Photos

Here’s a sequence of eclipse photos taken by Michael Crowder from today’s eclipse. Fabulous! This one was taken by Louise Keiner. This one was taken by Kris Lemoins. Categories: Total Solar Eclipse, Weather Blog

Visitors Wowed at Total Eclipse of the Park

The hottest ticket in town was the Total Eclipse of the Park at the home of the Columbia Fireflies, Spirit Communications Park. At the game fans were keeping one eye on the ball while, keeping their other eye on the sky. As the darkness took over the field, fans say it was an out of this “park” experience. Team officials…

NASA: Over One Million People Visit South Carolina for Total Eclipse

Mayor Says the Eclipse is Great for the Economy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- People from all over the nation and the world also came to the Midlands to check out the site. Over one million visitors were said to be in the Palmetto State. Mayor Benjamin spoke with ABC Columbia about what he hopes visitors take away the Capital City. “This is just an incredible opportunity. A single opportunity to…

Midlands Maker Ages Wine for Decade to Mark Solar Eclipse

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – A winemaker in Lexington County is debuting a ten-year-old wine during the Total Solar Eclipse. Shannon Mercer, of Mercer House Estate Winery, said ‘Lucille’, named after his grandmother, is a white wine made from Muscadine grapes. The winery’s special event for the eclipse Monday is sold out – Mercer said he expects somewhere around 450…