Illinois

ILLINOIS

ILLINOIS

Event Organizer Description Dates/Location
Southern Illinois
University
SIU, in association with Carbondale, Illinois, is planning a public viewing from their football stadium, eclipse tailgating, presentations, a citizen science area, and telescope viewing. Aug 21
Carbondale, IL
Makanda,
Illinois
Makanda, Illinois, has put up a professionally-designed web site for the eclipse, but no specific information is provided yet about any planned activities. TBD
Makanda, IL
Blue Sky
Vineyard Festival
Blue Sky Vineyard in Makanda, Illinois, is planning a festival with camper parking, food, music, and maybe a special-label release wine. TBD
Makanda, IL
Bald Knob Mountain Eclipse Viewers! Bald Knob Mountain, in Alto Pass, IL is in the area of the point of greatest duration, the location where the total eclipse lasts the longest along the entire path. It is the highest point in the area and has 360 degree, unobstructed viewing. Tickets are on sale now for this rare event to view it from Bald Knob Mountain! August 21

Alto Pass, IL

Some of this information is from the website http://nationaleclipse.com/events.html. Be sure to check out their site. Great info.