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Step into the retro cosmos it’s a

 

Total Eclipse of the Farm!

 

Break out your neon legwarmers, dust off that boombox, and get ready to travel back in time because we’re bringing the magic of the 80s to our Solar Eclipse Viewing Event! Join us for a totally tubular experience where the celestial wonders of the solar eclipse meet the rad vibes of the iconic 80s era.

Bash Details:

Date(s): April 6, 7, and 8 (total eclipse occurs only April 8 shortly after 3:00 pm)
Time(s):
April 6 | 11am-4pm
April 7 | 1-5pm

April 8 | 10am-5pm

Admission(s):
April 6&7 | $10/person ; ages 2 and under FREE, available only at the gate
Admission on Saturday and Sunday does not include viewing glasses. Viewing glasses will be available for purchase while supplies last

April 8 | $18 EARLY BIRD PRICE, ages 2 and under FREE, presale only
Admission on Monday includes (ISO-12312-2 Certified Eclipse Glasses, made in the USA) viewing glasses
You MUST have a pre-purchased ticket to attend on Monday

Activities: Adventure Acres, GIANT BOOMBOX Bounce Houses from Indy Bounce, Eclipse educational videos, Eclipse Photo Op, Country Market with Eclipse gear and Stuckey staple items, COUNTRY FUN FREEZE freeze dried candy products available, they’re OUT OF THIS WORLD!

Food: Apple cider donuts and a variety of themed Eclipse foods

Admission is non-refundable and all sales are final. The event will take place rain or shine.

CAUTION: This event is not recommended for young children or persons unable to follow, eclipse viewing safety guidelines. Such individuals are encouraged to safely watch the event online or during television newscasts. NO PETS PLEASE

Know before you go Dudes

  • This is a presale only event
  • This event is nonrefundable and is RAIN OR SHINE
  • CAUTION AND SAFETY IS REQUIRED; irreversible vision is possible without proper safety
  • Estimated Schedule
    • Partial phase start: 1:50pm (EDT)

      Totality Start: 3:06:37 (EDT)
      Duration of Totality: 3m 18s

  • ROCK THOSE 80s clothes AND dress for the weather
  • Bring blankets, lawn chairs to relax on and enjoy the eclipse
  • Pets are NOT allowed on property
  • Alcohol is NOT allowed on the property
  • NO large umbrellas/canopies that would block the view will be allowed
  • NO drones
  • NO fireworks/sparklers etc.
  • By purchasing a ticket and attending this events:
    The participant agrees to abide by all rules and regulations as well as guidelines set up by Stuckey Farm, including but not limited to the obligation to wear the eclipse-safe viewing glasses at all times during the solar eclipse and/or as directed by employee suing the eclipse-safe viewing glasses. The participant has been informed, understands and acknowledge that there is risk of serious injury or harm and that viewing the eclipse involves significant risks of bodily harm and injury, including but not limited to serious and/or irreparable damage to the eye and vision, pain and suffering and other possible physical or psychological damages if eclipse-safe viewing glasses are not worn properly or not worn during the viewing of the eclipse. In consideration of the risk of injury while participating in the Activity, and as consideration for the right to participate in the Activity, the participant knowingly and voluntarily enter into this waiver and release of liability and hereby waive any and all rights, claims or causes of action of any kind whatsoever arising out the participation in the Activity, and do hereby release and forever discharge Stuckey Farm and it’s managers, employees, staff, volunteers, for any physical or psychological injury, including but not limited to eye injury or damage, illness, pain and suffering, damages, economical or emotional loss, that the participant may suffer as a direct result of his/her participation in the aforementioned Activity. Stuckey Farm Orchard and Cider Mill acknowledges they are not responsible for errors, omissions, acts or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific event or activity on behalf of Stuckey Farm. The participant agrees and understand that this Release is intended to be broad and inclusive as permitted by the State of Indiana and that this Release shall cover a waiver of any claim related to negligence or willful and wanton conduct and shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS “WAIVER AND RELEASE” AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT IT IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY. I EXPRESSLY AGREE TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE STUCKEY FARM IN BOTH THEIR OFFICIAL AND INDIVIDUAL CAPACITIES, FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF ACTION AND I AGREE TO VOLUNTARILY GIVE UP OR WAIVE ANY RIGHT THAT I OTHERWISE HAVE TO BRING A LEGAL ACTION AGAINST STUCKEY FARM FOR PERSONAL INJURY. THE PARTICIPANT UNDERSTAND THAT THEY HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT, AND HAVE SIGNED IT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT, ASSURANCE, OR GUARANTEE BEING MADE AND INTEND THE PURCHASE AND USE OF THE EVENT TICKET TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.

What is a Total Eclipse?

A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, completely blocking the face of the Sun. People located in the center of the Moon’s shadow when it hits Earth will experience a total eclipse. The sky will darken, as if it were dawn or dusk. Weather permitting, people in the path of a total solar eclipse can see the Sun’s corona, the outer atmosphere, which is usually obscured by the bright face of the Sun. A total solar eclipse is the only type of solar eclipse where viewers can momentarily remove their eclipse glasses (which are not the same as regular sunglasses) for the brief period of time when the Moon is completely blocking the Sun. The next total solar eclipse in the U.S. will be on April 8, 2024.

How rare are total solar eclipses?
During the 5,000-year period between 2000 BCE to 3000 CE, Earth will experience 11,898 eclipses of the Sun: 4,200 partial eclipses, 3,956 annular eclipses, 3,173 total eclipses and 569 hybrid eclipses. That means that every 1,000 years there are 840 partial eclipses, 791 annular eclipses, 635 total eclipses, and 114 hybrid eclipses. That works out to 2-3 solar eclipses of all kinds each year, and about 2 total solar eclipses every 3 years.

What causes an eclipse to occur?
Eclipses occur due to the special coincidence of the Moon and the Sun being the same angular size. The Sun is approximately 400 times wider than the Moon, but it is also approximately 400 times farther away, so they appear to be the same size in our sky. This is what allows the Moon to completely block the Sun during total solar eclipses.

However, the Moon’s orbit around Earth is not a perfect circle, so when it is at its farthest point from the Earth the Moon will appear slightly smaller than the Sun. Eclipses that happen during this phase of the Moon’s orbit are known as annular eclipses, and the Sun is still visible in a “ring of fire” encircling the Moon.

What is the difference between a total solar eclipse and an annular eclipse?
An annular solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, but when it is at or near its farthest point from Earth. Because the Moon is farther away from Earth, it appears smaller than the Sun and does not completely cover the Sun. As a result, the Moon appears as a dark disk on top of a larger, bright disk, creating what looks like a ring around the Moon. The next annular eclipse in the U.S. will be on Oct. 14, 2023.

Why don’t eclipses occur every new moon?
The Moon’s orbit is “tilted” relative to the Sun-Earth line. As a result, sometimes the Moon’s shadow is too high above Earth and sometimes it is too low. Other times, it is just right.

source NASA (https://science.nasa.gov/eclipses/future-eclipses/eclipse-2024/)