Total Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse Columbia: One Year ago

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– One year ago the Capital City watched in amazement as the Midlands turned dark in the middle of the afternoon. Columbia was on what was called the path of totality during the Eclipse. One year ago on the date, the moon completely covered the sun, leaving the entire State in complete darkness for more than 2 minutes….

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…

Total Solar Eclipse

Camp Eclipse! at Camp Barstow Experience the Great American Eclipse, Indian Waters Scout style! Spend the last weekend of summer at a once in a lifetime event – Great American Eclipse of 2017! Spend Three Days at Camp Barstow on the Centerline of the Eclipse! Merit Badges, STEM NOVA Activities for Cub and Boy Scouts & Venturers. Experts from the…

Total Solar Eclipse Countdown

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The countdown is on for the Total Solar Eclipse August 21. The Midlands will be at the epicenter of the event. On the date, the moon will completely cover the sun, leaving the entire State in complete darkness for more than 2 minutes. The best seat in the house is in Columbia where the center line of…

City Announces Parking Options for Solar Eclipse Weekend

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – As the state prepares to welcome upwards of one million people come solar eclipse weekend, the City of Columbia has released its plan for parking downtown. The parking services division says Saturday, August 19 through Monday, August 21, this is what you can expect: Parking decks: Washington Street Deck, Taylor Street Deck, Lady Street Deck, Park…

Grab the family and head to these City of Columbia total eclipse events

Schedule   Shady Tree I.D. | Saturday, August 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Riverfront Park, 4122 River Dr. Take a walk with a ranger to learn about trees under the canopy of our floodplain forest. Meet at the Riverfront Park’s north parking lot, 4122 River Dr. One City, Two Canals & Three Rivers | Saturday, August 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Riverfront Park, 312 Laurel St. Walk with…

ABC Columbia Special Eclipse Coverage

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–  Mark August 21st of this year on your calendars because the Capital City will be the epicenter of something many never get the chance to see in their lifetime. We’re talking about a Total Solar Eclipse, where the moon will completely cover the sun, leaving the entire State in complete darkness for more than 2 minutes. Even better,…