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Saline Solar Shadow Schedule of Events
August 19th - 21st
Brought To You By: Crete Chamber of Commerce and Wilber Area Chamber of Commerce
Saturday, August 19th - Events in Crete, NE
7:30am - Saline Solar Shadow Fun Run Registration
8:00am - Saline Solar Shadow Fun Run Begins - 1 Mile & 5K
8:00am - 10:00am - Pancake Feed - Hosted By: Crete Fire Department
10:00am - 4:00pm - Community Shopping Tours & Luncheon With Crete Restaurants and Businesses
5:00pm - 10:00pm - Food Fair on Main Street
5:00pm - 12:00 am - Band In The Street / Beer Garden
***The Chamber will also be hosting an educational panel. More details will be released shortly.
Sunday, August 20th - Events in Wilber, NE
9:00am - Sand Volleyball Tournament
12:00pm - 6:00pm - BBQ Cook-Off
1:00pm - 5:00pm - Kid's Carnival Games
4:00pm - 6:00pm - Photo Booth
5:00pm - 6:00pm - Polka In The Park featuring Wilber-Clatonia Alumni Bank
6:00pm - 8:00pm - BBQ Meal
Monday, August 21st - Events in Crete & Wilber, NE
7:00am - 8:00am - Sunrise Meditation and Yoga
9:00am - 3:00pm - Community Luncheon and Shopping Tours at Local Businesses and Restaurants in Crete & Wilber, NE
9:00am - 12:00pm - Farmers Market in Wilber
9:00am - 1:30pm - Solar Eclipse Viewing Sites - Armory Park in Crete and Legion Ball Fields & Ice Skating Rink in Wilber
10:30am - 1:00pm - FFA Alumni Food Truck - Ice Skating Rink in Wilber
11:36:46 am - Partial Eclipse Begins
1:01:36pm - Total Ecipse Occurs in Crete & Wilber - Totality: 2 minutes & 24 seconds
We hope to see you at the Saline Solar Shadow Weekend Long Celebration!
- Total Eclipse - Weekend Celebration - August 19th - 21st
- Together the Crete Chamber is partnering with the Wilber Chamber of Commerce to host a weekend filled with events in both Crete and Wilber leading up to the Total Eclipse on Monday, August 21st. In Crete, downtown Main Street will provide spectacular viewing points, shopping tours, interactive events, educational presentations, food fair as well as a Band in The Street event. Eclipse glasses and souvenir t-shirts will be available for great keepsakes from this memorable event. Additional schedule of events in Wilber and Crete will be unveiled as the eclipse comes closer.
- Sponsorship Opportunity Available - $175, $300 or $500
- Sponsorship Packets and Benefits to Follow.
3rd Annual Crete's Great Pumpkin Festival
Friday, October 6th - Sunday, October 8th, 2017
First Full Weekend In October
Times and Schedule of Events will be posted later in 2017.