The solar eclipse is finally here
The total eclipse can be viewed from Oregon to South Carolina, a path of totality that includes Kentucky. In Lexington you will be able to witness 90 percent of the solar eclipse. Maximum partial eclipse viewing time set for 2:28 p.m. Lexington Parks & Recreation will host eclipse celebrations from 1 to 4 p.m. at McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Lane; Raven Run, 3885 Raven Run Way; and Thoroughbred Park, 121 Midland Avenue. Bring a chair or blanket. Glasses will be provided at all sites while supplies last.
First day of classes at UK
Be warned, it might be a little busier around campus.
Chevy Chase Street Fair
Restaurants and business of this Lexington neighborhood will serve up food, drinks, music and shopping, from 4 to 10 p.m. at the 800 block of Euclid Avenue. (Facebook.com/chevychaseshops)
MoonTower Music Festival
Fourteen acts on two rotating stages will include Umphrey’s McGee, Benjamin Booker, Cherub, and Todd Snider and The Eastside Bulldogs. Gates open 11 a.m. at Masterson Station Park, 3051 Leestown Road. Music starts at noon. ($45, free for ages 12 and younger; Moontowermusicfestival.com)