Jackson County, NC will celebrate the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. Read the recent solar eclipse updates Here.

Solar eclipse glasses are available at the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce located at 202 US Highway 64 West in Cashiers for a two dollar donation per pair. Other local businesses also have solar eclipse glasses available. Call (828) 743-5191 for additional information or visit NCEclipse.com.

Please make note of the following information:

-The eclipse will begin at 1:07p.m. Monday, August 21 and end at 4:01p.m.

-The total solar eclipse will occur at 2:35p.m. and Cashiers NC will be in total darkness for 2 minutes and 23 seconds.

-Parking and additional info: NCEclipse.com

-Arrive early to your viewing destination with all essentials including food, water, sun screen, chairs, etc. and plan to stay late.

-Non-Emergency Eclipse hotline for general information and updates to keep emergency phone lines free: 828-631-HELP

-Public restrooms will be available at The Village Green

-Festivities will take place at The Village Green

Thank you for patience and consideration during this busy time.

Cashiers, NC is in the Path of Totality and at 2:35pm on Monday, August 21, 2017, Cashiers and cities inside the 70-mile-wide path of the solar eclipse will experience the moon passing in front of the sun causing the sky to turn pitch black, the air to cool, and the stars to come out. This is the first time in 26 years that America has seen a total solar eclipse, and it is one of the few that will sweep the nation from Atlantic to Pacific coasts. For more information on the event visit NCEclipse.com.

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