Add this to your Eclipse Weekend Plans


Southern Lights, a signature, long-term art installation by artist Chris Robinson, will span the Congaree River between the Blossom Street and Gervais Street bridges.

Scheduled to light up every evening (starting in 2018) for three hours around dusk in Cayce, South CarolinaCity of West Columbia, SC and Experience Columbia SC, this installation is coming to fruition through supporters including What’s Next Midlands, the The Vista, the South Carolina State Museum,EdVenture Children’s MuseumBlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, the City of Columbia Government and OneColumbia.

Join us for a preview of the laser installation at First Night Southern Lights on Saturday, Aug. 19, as part of the Total Eclipse Weekend Columbia, SC celebrations. This event will be from 7:30-10 p.m. on Coble Plaza at EdVenture Children’s Museum and will offer cool Italian ices byRita’s in the Vista and Eclipse Pale Ale, a special collaboration betweenThe Whig!! and Catawba Brewing Co.!

We will also be giving out Eclipse glasses for the first 200 guests!

See more details here.