LBCC Eclipse Festival: Totality Inspired!
Celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse as it passes Albany!
Camping reservations are now closed. But - you can still join us for Sunday evening activities and drop-in for Monday eclipse viewing. Thank you and see you for the eclipse! Remember to be safe and wear your eclipse glasses - which we will have on hand here for your safe viewing!
Sunday, August 20: science activities, entertainment, star gazing, camping, and more!
Monday, August 21: free breakfast for campers, and ECLIPSE VIEWING - cool eclipse glasses included!
Sunday evening activities only (non-campers): $5 at the door. Free for children under 18 and current LBCC students. Solar eclipse viewing on Monday is free, too!
Camping Information: Sold Out. Camping reservations are now closed (as of Aug. 8, 2017).
Tent camping sites will be on the LBCC soccer field next to the Activities Center building. Camping price includes a space for up to 4 people approximately 15 by 10 feet, access to restrooms and showers, admission to all evening and morning activities, glasses for eclipse viewing, and Monday morning breakfast. All campers must sign and submit college liability and conduct forms in order to stay on campus overnight. Forms will be sent via email after online registration. Forms also available on site.
Campsite Pricing: SOLD OUT.
LBCC will contact you via email with important information needed to complete your registration.
If you have any questions you can email us at eclipse_LBCC@linnbenton.edu or call 541-917-4462
If you want to come to our campus the morning of the eclipse:
LBCC Eclipse Festival - details
Sunday August 20, 2017
8:00 a.m. Check in & Registration for Campers
2:00 Festivities begin. $5 at the door. Kids (under 18) are free. Current LBCC students and campers are free.
Hands on polymers - SLIME
Pin-hole camera construction booth (also look into solar filter material for cameras)
Thin film chromatography
Bed of nails
Spy satellite lens
Solar Observation Booth
Wonderful Woosh Bottle
Incredible Imploding Barrel
Liquid Nitrogen Ice cream
Conservation of Angular Momentum Demo
Cloud spotting activity
Cool Ralph Demo
Local Band - “Up Rising” playing good ol’ rock and roll
Our Courtyard Cafe will be open and serving hot food. We also plan on having the Island Girls Lunch Box serving island style food!
Russell Tripp Theater Schedule:
2:30 p.m. Eclipse science, History, and Safe Eclipse Viewing Practices
3 p.m. Weather Briefing
3:30 p.m. Eclipse science, History, and Safe Eclipse Viewing Practices
4 p.m. Weather Briefing
4:30 p.m. LBCC Remotely Operated Vehicles & High Altitude Balloons In Action
5 p.m. Life and Death of Stars
6:30 p.m. Variable Stars