Total Eclipse Magic at The Ridge Marketplace in Kerrville

Prepare for a heavenly spectacle! The Ridge Marketplace in Kerrville will be hosting two magical events in April for everyone!

The Total Eclipse of the Sun on April 8, 2024, but also an enchanting Evening Star Party the night before. Join us on April 7th at 8 PM for a celestial prelude with renowned astronomer Chap Percival. Make it a weekend to remember!

Star Party Details:

Date: April 7th, 2024
Time: 8 PM

During the Star Party, Chap Percival, a distinguished astronomer, will guide everyone through a journey of the night sky. He will provide insights into constellations, planets, and other celestial wonders. This intimate and informative event sets the stage for the grand spectacle that awaits the following day.

Dinner and Dusk:

Arrive early so that you can enjoy dinner in our restaurant (Cafe at the Ridge) before the Evening Star Party. Indulge in a delicious meal before viewing the wonders of the universe. Please note that our restaurant closes at 8 PM on Sundays, so be sure to plan accordingly.

Where can I Watch the Total Eclipse 2024?

Then, get ready for an extraordinary celestial event! On April 8th, 2024, The Ridge Marketplace in Kerrville invites you to witness the breathtaking total eclipse of the sun. Join us on our spacious and picturesque wide-open hillside. We are in the full eclipse path and the hillside will provide the perfect vantage point for this rare cosmic occurrence.

Event Details:

Date: April 8th, 2024
Time: 11 am - 4 pm
Location: The Ridge Marketplace, 13439 S. Ranch Road 783, Kerrville, TX 78028
Phone: (830) 896-0420

Special Guest: Chap Percival - Your Star Guide
Renowned astronomer Chap Percival will be joining us for this amazing event. He'll be on hand to answer your questions. He'll even share fascinating insights.

Most importantly, he will guide you through the entire eclipse experience to ensure safe and unforgettable viewing. Are you a seasoned stargazer? Or maybe you are a curious newcomer?

Either way, Chap will boost everyone's grasp and enjoyment of this uncommon cosmic event.

Live Music: Jesse Stratton Band Enhance your eclipse experience with the soulful tunes of the Jesse Stratton Band. Their live music will add a beautiful soundtrack to this awe-inspiring natural event. Sit back and enjoy the music as the sun and moon create a celestial dance overhead.

Plan Your Visit for the Eclipse:

Be sure to mark your calendars for April 8th. Join us at The Ridge Marketplace for an unforgettable day of celestial wonder. Bring your friends and family and immerse yourself in the magic of the April 2024 eclipse.

What is the eclipse time at The Ridge Marketplace?

Begins:  Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 12:14 pm (linked to with full eclipse details)

Maximum:  Mon, Apr 8, 2024, at 1:34 pm 1.025 Magnitude

Ends:  Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 2:55 pm

How long will the eclipse last?

Duration:  2 hours, 41 minutes

Totality:  4 minutes, 25 seconds

Experience the Eclipse Totality:

The duration of totality will last 4 minutes and 25 seconds of complete darkness as the moon passes in front of the sun. During this time we want you to be safe so be sure to bring your eclipse glasses. If you don't have a pair, we will have eclipse glasses and cell phone viewers available to our guests for a minimal fee

Chap will offer guidance on how to safely witness the eclipse through the viewing glasses and give tips on how to protect your eyes. Making it an unforgettable and safe experience for everyone in attendance.

You'll want to be comfortable so don't forget to bring your chairs and/or blankets to the party!

You don't need tickets because this is a FREE event and is open to all ages!

Limited off-site parking is available along the street sides.

Come early to grab lunch at our full-service restaurant (Café at the Ridge). You can enjoy your lunch on the hillside while you're viewing the total eclipse. By the way, we will be having food and drink specials for this party!

Want a delicious treat to enjoy with a hot coffee or iced tea instead of a full meal? Head to the counter at Wild Flour Bakery and place your order. Please be patient with our staff because the entire marketplace will buzz with activity and be busier than usual!

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a once-in-a-lifetime experience at The Ridge Marketplace. Witnessing a total eclipse of the sun is a rare and mesmerizing event. Come share in the wonder of the universe with us.

For more information and updates, stay tuned to See you here under the cosmic spectacle!
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