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Considering Darke County as your viewing location for the Total Solar Eclipse on April 8?
Make a weekend out of this once-in-a-lifetime experience! From the most famous dirt track in the world to amazing music to mouth-watering food trucks ... we've got it and more! 

Additional events will be added as they are announced!
Check back for updates!

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FRIDAY, APRIL 5
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SATURDAY, APRIL 6
  • Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd: 
SUNDAY, APRIL 7
  • Putterin' Around Downtown: Join Main Street Greenville for its first First Friday event of 2024!
MONDAY, APRIL 8
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DARKE COUNTY PARKS
CAMPING RESERVATIONS
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KitchenAid Pop-Up Shop

(CLOSED SUNDAY)

April 5-6 & 8

It's back! Greenville Whirlpool Operations will have a KitchenAid Pop-Up Shop during Total Solar Eclipse Weekend! The Pop-Up Shop will be open Friday Saturday and Monday, April 5-8, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Pop-up will be closed Sunday.

The KitchenAid Pop-Up Shop will be located at 365 Martin Street in Greenville.

Store specials will be announced soon. A product list will be available a week before the opening of the pop-up.


NOTE: The Annie Oakley Festival Pop-Up Shop will return again in July!

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Food Truck Rally at Darke County Fairgrounds

April 5-8

The ​Darke County Fair will be hosting a Food Truck Rally on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Food trucks scheduled to attend include:

FRIDAY: Gypsy Kitchen

SATURDAY: Badges BBQ, C&M Concessions, Fire In The Hole Pizza, Gypsy Kitchen, Our Melt Bar, Poor Betty's, Rolled Hose Creamery, Werling Street Eats

SUNDAY & MONDAY: Badges BBQ, Bowman Tenderloin, C&M Concessions, Fire In The Hole Pizza, Gypsy Kitchen, Our Melt Bar, Poor Betty's, Rolled Hose Creamery, Werling Street Eats

CAMPING RESERVATIONS: Darke County Fairgrounds

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April 5-8

Explore all that downtown Greenville has to offer! The passport includes shopping incentives to earn free “Darke Side of the Moon” memorabilia! Passport promotion starts Friday and ends Monday (while passports and reward items last). Businesses may stay open late and also offer Solar Eclipse themed drinks, treats, entrees, activities, promotions and more, making for a memorable experience.

Passport Requirements and Incentives:

  • Shop a minimum of 3 stores/restaurants & spend $50- $99 to receive Event Themed Water Bottle.

  • Shop a minimum of 5 stores/restaurants  & spend $100+ to receive Event Themed Tote Bag & Water Bottle.

Downtown Greenville

S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331
Phone: (937) 548-4998
Email: info@mainstreetgreenville.org

Website: Main Street Greenville

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Union City 175th Birdthday Celebration

April 5-8

Union City is celebrating its quartoseptcentennial (175 years) April 5-8! A long & hard-to-pronounce word, we know, which is why we’re simply calling it, “Union City’s 175th Birthday Celebration!”

FACEBOOK: Union City's 175th Birthday Celebration

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Union City, Ohio/Indiana

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Greenville VFW Post 7262's Eclipse Bash

April 5-8

VFW Post 7262 has a weekend full of events! 

Friday: Hunt Concessions (noon-9 p.m.); DJ Tom Everhart (7:30-10:30 p.m.)

Saturday: Hunt Concessions (8 a.m.-11 a.m. breakfast; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. lunch & dinner); Frid & Ron (7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.)

Sunday: Hunt Concessions (8-11 a.m. breakfast; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. lunch & dinner); DJ by Moose (5-8 p.m.)

Monday: Hunt Concessions (8-11 a.m. breakfast; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. lunch & dinner); Triple Nickle (noon-4 p.m.; $15 cover; VFW members free)

Facebook: Greenville VFW Post 7262

Greenville VFW Post 7262

219 N Ohio St.

Greenville, OH 45331

Phone: (937) 548-4004

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Puttin' Around Downtown

 presented by Main Street Greenville

Friday, April 5

This family-friendly event is back by popular demand! ​Dress in your best golf attire and challenge yourself on the DIY miniature golf holes at businesses in downtown Greenville. Golfing starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. Turn in your scorecard for a chance at door prizes. The post-event Par-tee follows at Sure Shot Tap House.

Downtown Greenville

S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331
Phone: (937) 548-4998
Email: info@mainstreetgreenville.org

Website: Main Street Greenville

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Blacklight Bingo fundraiser

Friday, April 5

Enjoy Bingo and additional games like Minute To Win It, Money Machine, Plinko and pull tabs to help raise money for the Darke County Humane Society and the YMCA gymnastics team. Music and concessions also featured.  Presale tickets and packages available. 

PAWS Bingo Hall

848 Martin Street
Greenville, OH 45331
Phone or Text: (937) 314-1710

Website: PAWS Bingo Hall (Facebook)

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Garst Museum extended hours

Saturday, April 6

The Garst Museum and National Annie Oakley Center will host extended hours on Saturday, April 6. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mention the Lohman Brothers telescope and receive $2 off admission! To learn more about the Lohmann Brothers click here: The Secret World of Greenville's Lohmann Brothers and Their World-Famouse Telescopes

Garst Museum and National Annie Oakley Center

205 North Broadway

Greenville, OH 45331

Phone: (937) 548-5250

Website: Garst Museum and National Annie Oakley Center

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Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd

Saturday, April 6

Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd faithfully captures the music, emotion and excitement of a Pink Floyd concert. The group features eight incredible musicians and a top-notch production team dedicated to reproducing the vast and spacious Pink Floyd sound. Arguably one of the best tributes anywhere, Signs of Life features 

authentic music, sound effects, lighting & video to recreate the essence of Pink Floyd.

SCHEDULE

  • 5PM | Doors Open

  • 7PM | Laser Light Show

  • 8PM | Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd

BMI Event Center

791 E. Main St.,

Versailles, OH 45380

Phone: (937) 526-9544

Website: BMI Event Center

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Derina Harvey Band

Saturday, April 6

With a show that offers a fresh take on traditional folk songs as well as a few originals, Derina’s vibrant personality takes center stage with humor, storytelling, and, of course, her world class vocals. This award-winning Celtic Rock sensation of a band has earned a reputation as a high-energy live show that leaves many an audience out-of-breath and hollering from their seats!

St. Clair Memorial Hall

215 West Fourth Street

Greenville, OH 45331

Phone: (937) 547-0908

Website: Darke County Center for the Arts

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Band Bounce presented by Main Street Greenville

Saturday, April 6

Bounce around the different Brick & Mortars downtown listening to live music and dancing the night away! Take advantage of our DORA Beverage Program which allows you to purchase adult beverages and stroll in and out of establishments with them.

Band Bounce Schedule as of January 25:

  • 8pm | Vintage 3 | Sure Shot Tap House

  • 8PM | Seth Canan & The Carriers | Beanz Buttercream Bakery & Eatery

  • 9PM | Mora & The Boys | The Merchant House

Please check back closer to event date for additional details and band additions.

Downtown Greenville

S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331
Phone: (937) 548-4998

Email: info@mainstreetgreenville.org

Website: Main Street Greenville

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Celebrate You: Laughter is Good For You!

Saturday, April 6

Explore the healing power of laughter as well as simple exercises to empower you to speak your truth. Plan to spend the afternoon with us to experience all! Learn about member benefits of IAM Well Foundation, take your wellness self-assessment, group speakers, one-on-one consults, and mini bodywork sessions.

Members are free; non-members $20 donation.

Facebook: Celebrate You: Laughter is Good For You!

Website: I Am Well Darke County

I Am Well Darke County

300 Sycamore St.

Greenville, OH 45331

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Eldora Speedway: Season Opener

Sunday, April 7

Sunday features a full Super Stocks Program. Stay Monday for the Great American Total Solar Eclipse! Eldora offers more than 100 acres of wide open camping areas with no light pollution or viewing obstructions, making it the perfect destination to watch this rare spectacle! Stay tuned for event announcements, activities, and more!

Camping is available. All spaces are priced at $50 and valid Saturday, April 6 through Tuesday, April 9.

Eldora Speedway

13929 St. Rt. 118
New Weston, OH 45348

Phone: (937) 338-3815
Email: mail@eldoraspeedway.com

Website: Eldora Speedway

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Pre-Totality Food Truck Rally

Sunday, April 7

Join us for the Pre-Totality Food Truck Rally from 11am-4pm on Sunday, April 7th. The downtown shops are ecouraged to be open for you to stroll, partake in the Eclipse Shopping Passport and to sample some of the best food trucks and food merchants around!

Food Trucks expected to participate include:

  • Buckeye Burger

  • Chetter Butts

  • Groovy Sweets

  • Just A Dream

A final list of participating food trucks will be released closer to the event date.

Downtown Greenville

S. Broadway
Greenville, OH 45331
Phone: (937) 548-4998
Email: info@mainstreetgreenville.org

Website: Main Street Greenville

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OPEN MONDAY!

Garst Museum & National Annie Oakley Center

Monday, April 8

The Garst Museum and National Annie Oakley Center will be open Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mention the Lohman Brothers telescope and receive $2 off admission! To learn more about the Lohmann Brothers click here: The Secret World of Greenville's Lohmann Brothers and Their World-Famouse Telescopes

Garst Museum and National Annie Oakley Center

205 North Broadway

Greenville, OH 45331

Phone: (937) 548-5250

Website: Garst Museum and National Annie Oakley Center

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Total Eclipse at Bear's Mill

Monday, April 8

Watch the total solar eclipse and enjoy live music featuring Shannon Clark and the Sugar and food from the Nacho Pig food truck! Ticket is required for this event & each ticket purchased also includes one pair of eclipse viewing glasses! Gates open at noon. Music and food from 1pm-5pm.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Historic Bear's Mill (operated by Darke County Parks)

6450 Arcanum-Bears Mill Rd

Greenville, OH 45331

Phone: (937) 37-548-0165

Website: Darke County Parks

Website: Bear's Mill

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Total Eclipse at Prairie Ridge Meadow

Monday, April 8

​Join the Darke County Parks for this free event! Space is limited so arrive early! Performances by magician Brett Sears and face painting! Food trucks will be on site including Cloudy Days Cotton Candy and Wheel Fresh Pizza.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP 

 

Please note:

  • RSVPing on the ticket website does not guarantee space at this location. RSVP is for planning purposes only!

  • Please walk or use the bike trail to access this location if possible. There is little to no on-site parking available.

  • Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on

  • Glasses will be available for purchase for $5 each.

Prairie Ridge Meadow

151 Wilson Dr,

Greenville, OH 45331

Phone: (937) 37-548-0165

Website: Darke County Parks

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Total Eclipse on the Prairie

Monday, April 8

Watch the total solar eclipse and enjoy live music featuring Ted Yoder at Shawnee Prairie Preserve! There will also be food trucks on-site, including Lila's Outside Café, Chetter Butts and Kona Ice!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Tickets are required ... one per vehicle. Your vehicle ticket includes​ solar eclipse viewing glasses for your party (one per person, limit of six).

Shawnee Prairie Preserve

4267 OH-502

Greenville, OH 45331

Phone: (937) 37-548-0165

Website: Darke County Parks

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Greenville Public Library Watch Party

Monday, April 8

Bring a chair or blanket and watch the Eclipse from the library lawn. Free glasses will be available while they last. An Eclipse guide will be on site to discuss what to expect and how to view the Eclipse safely. Sidewalk chalk will also be available!

Greenville Public Library

520 Sycamore Street

Greenville, OH 45331

Phone: (937) 548-3837

Website: Greenville Public Library

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All Eyes On The Skies at Bradford High School

Monday, April 8

The Bradford Public Library invites everyone to a free Eclipse viewing party from noon to 4 p.m. at Bradford Exempted Village Schools. Bring your lawn chairs and blanket and enjoy music, games, activities, bounce houses and crafts for kids. Food available to purchase. Parking available in the school lot (enter at the north side of the school from State Route 721). Gates open at 11 a.m. One free pair of eclipse glasses will be available per person while supplies last.


Click here to RSVP

Bradford Exempted Village Schools

760 Railroad Ave, Bradford, OH 45308

Bradford Public Library

138 E. Main Street

Bradford OH 45308

Phone: (937) 448-2612

Website: Bradford Public Library

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Chenowith Trails / Rental Offer

Monday, April 8

Chenoweth Trails, a 450-plus acre facility and home of the Light Foundation, could be your play land along with 12-16 of your friends. Chenoweth Trails amenities include a pavilion built by the pros at HGTV, a full kitchen, multi-sports court, turf football field, 1-acre pond for swimming and 12 miles of wooded trails! And did we mention two air-condition and heat accessible yurts that have 6 bunk beds in each one?

 

Call 937.316.6352 or email troy@mattlight72.com for additional details.

440 Greenville Nashville Road
Greenville, OH 45331

Phone: (937) 316-6352

Website: Chenowith Trails

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Do Good Restaurant & Ministry Watch Party

Monday, April 8

Join the Do Good Restaurant & Ministry from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse! Live ​Christian music, free family activities (face painting, crafts & games) in the outside Courtyard and Rosary Walk area. Bring blankets and lawn chairs to mingle, relax, and experience the historical show in the sky! This event is FREE and ALL are welcome!

The restaurant will be serving foods with fun, eclipse-related names! All patrons who dine at the restaurant during this time will receive a FREE pair of Solar Eclipse viewing glasses! PLEASE NOTE: there will be no Solar Eclipse glasses provided to those in attendance at the outdoor event.

Do Good Restaurant & Ministry

25 West Main Street

Osgood, Ohio 45351

Phone: (419) 582-GOOD (4663)

Website: Do Good Restaurant & Ministry

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Miller Flowers & Garden Center Watch Party

Monday, April 8

Join us for an incredible historical experience that we’ll only see once in our lifetime! Visit the greenhouse for fun happenings throughout the day! Parking & open countryside space for viewing the eclipse. Bring a blanket or chair!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKET OPTIONS

  • On-site restroom

  • 1-4 PM: Come & go Workshop: Plant a Colors of the Night Sky Pansy container!

  • 1-4 PM: Snacks and drinks available for purchase.

  • This is a family-friendly event, please no alcohol.

Miller Flowers Greenhouse & Garden Center

2200 State Route 571

Greenville, OH 45331

Phone: (937) 547-6099

Website: Miller Flowers Greenhouse & Garden Center

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Village of Arcanum / Camping & Viewing Location

Monday, April 8

Primitive camping available starting Friday, April 5 through Tuesday, April 9. Port-a-johns are available.

CLICK FOR RESERVATION FORM & MORE INFORMATION

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The Goat Farmer's Ranch / Viewing Location

Monday, April 8

Enjoy the eclipse at The Goat Farmer's Ranch in Yorkshire. The location with 150 gravel parking spots also includes restrooms and a playground. A restaurant/bar is located across the street. Parking is available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. $20 per vehicle. Sorry, no buses, campers or oversized vehicles. Additional grass parking spaces available weather permitting.

To reserve a spot contact Rick Puthoff at (937) 423-8283.

Click here for Facebook page

The Goat Farmer's Ranch

13681 Yorkshire-Osgood Road

Yorkshire, OH 45388

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Grace Church / Viewing Location

Monday, April 8

Watch the solar eclipse with an unobstructed view on a 13-acre property. Each ticket guarantees one (1) paved parking spot. Only 120 paved parking spots are available. Gates open at 11 am, restrooms available, snacks and fun! ... Sorry, no RVs.

RESERVATIONS: Grace Church

Grace Church

4805 Ohio 49 South

Greenville OH 45331

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Faith Baptist Church / Viewing Location

Monday, April 8

Join us at Faith Baptist Church from 1-4 p.m. to celebrate this once in a lifetime phenomenon! Playground, basketball court, volleyball court, GAGA Ball,  9 -Square-in-the-Air all available. Free treats and drinks (while supplies last). Free Eclipse glasses for the first 100 kids! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and coolers (no alcohol permitted) for a fun, family-friendly event!

Faith Baptist Church

740 E Russ Road

Greenville OH 45331

Phone: (937) 548-1808

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J&M Ranch / Camping & Viewing Location

Monday, April 8

Come view the total solar eclipse at our amazing location right in the prime viewing area! Contact us on Facebook or call (937) 417-1365 with any questions!​ On Monday, parking only is also available for $10.

J&M Ranch

129 Reed Rd
Ansonia, OH 45303

Phone: (937) 417-1365

Website: J&M Ranch

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Union City Country Club

Monday, April 8

Watch the Total Solar Eclipse from anywhere on the Union City Country Club golf course. Preferred parking with golf cart and Eclipse glasses for $30. Free parking also available. Clubhouse opens at 8 a.m. and kitchen opens at 11 a.m. No golfing until after 4 p.m.

Union City Country Club

787 Wasson Road

Union City, OH 45390

Phone: (937) 968-6518

FACEBOOK: Union City Country Club

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St. Paul Lutheran Church / Viewing Location

Monday, April 8

St. Paul Lutheran Church, North Star

13495 Greenville St. Mary's Rd

Versailles, OH 45380

Phone: (419) 336-7111

FACEBOOK: St. Paul Lutheran Church

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Eclipse Paint & Sound Journey

Monday, April 8

Join us at Artifacts Ink to paint the eclipse on Monday, April 8th, at 6:30 pm! Sound meditation while painting. $25 Acrylic Painting class.

More info: Eclipse Paint & Sound Journey

Artifacts Ink

519 South Broadway Street

Greenville, OH 45331

FACEBOOK: Union City Country Club

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