The Bend Announces a Free Solar Eclipse Celebration

On August 21st, The Bend, a 17-acre waterfront property, will host "Total Solar Eclipse in North Charleston: Look to the Sky!," a free celebration in North Charleston. The event will run from noon until 4 pm.

The celebration will feature:

  • A live performance from Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, a Grammy Award-winning family hip-hop artist
  • Lowcountry STEM Collaborative activities including a robotics demonstration, paper airplane building projects, a 3D modeler demonstration, and a live feed of drone flights
  • Programming from Boeing, including their longest ever trebuchet launch, robotics demonstration, paper airplane building projects, a 3D modeler demonstration, and a live feed of drone flights
  • Charleston County School District North Charleston Kaleidoscope and College of Charleston Astronomy Department
  • Special guest Elizabeth Joyner of NASA’s Langley Research Center educating guests about the total eclipse
  • Live feed of NASA launching their high altitude balloons in Charleston

The Bend is located at 3775 Azalea Drive in North Charleston. To learn more, visit www.thebendcharleston.com.

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