Author Archives: Jannika Lopez

Camping in Jackson County

There has been significant interest in the temporary campground ordinance approved by the Jackson County Board last week.  The purpose of this ordinance is to establish easily achieved, minimal standards for temporary campgrounds located in unincorporated Jackson County, while protecting public health and safety.   To help educate the public on the ordinance, a web […]

Submit Your Event to American Astronomical Society

The American Astronomical Society has a form on their website that allows you to submit your U.S. or Canadian eclipse-related event or activity to their online listing. (Before you do, though, please check our Events & Activities Map and our Tours & Travel Opportunities page to see if we’ve already listed it.) Items will be added […]


Carterville, IL: Ozzy Osbourne will be the featured artist during Moonstock, a four day music festival, at Walker’s Bluff in Carterville, IL. On August 21, 2017, a small portion of the United States will witness a type of total solar eclipse that hasn’t been visible in nearly forty years. On that day, at 1:20 pm, when […]

Bald Knob Cross of Peace Now Offering Tickets

Bald Knob Cross of Peace Now Offering Tickets for Viewing the August 21 Total Eclipse on Bald Knob Mountain View the total solar eclipse from Bald Knob Cross – the only 360 degree, unobstructed viewing location for this rare event. Alto Pass, Ill. – January 20, 2017 – Bald Knob Cross of Peace announces that […]