MARION, IL (KFVS) - The University of Illinois Extension is teaming up with the Southern Illinois Miners for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
The event is scheduled Aug. 21 starting at 10 a.m till 3 p.m..
The event will include various activities for the family including a 4-H Virtual Reality Project, opportunities to watch the eclipse through a telescope, a chance to hear a message from an International Space Station Astronaut, and much more!
Tickets are $8 per person or $15 with lunch.
All tickets include a free pair of 4-H Eclipse Eye Glasses needed to view the eclipse.
T-shirts are also available for purchase for $12.
Tickets and t- shirt orders are due by Aug. 4.
Tickets and t-shirts can be purchased by calling 618-998-8499 or online at go.illinois.edu/eclipsetickets