Total solar eclipse viewing party to be held at First Tennessee Park in Nashville

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Total solar eclipse (Image: NASA)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Nashville Sounds, Adventure Science Center and Metro Nashville have partnered for a total eclipse viewing party at First Tennessee Park on August 21, according to The Tennessean.

Festivities will include a performance by the Nashville Symphony and hands-on science demonstrations and astronomy activities for children.

Attendees will receive special solar glasses to view the eclipse, which will begin shortly before Noon and reach totality by 1:27 p.m.

Doors to the 10,000-person capacity ballpark are set to open at 10:30 a.m.

This article originally appeared on The Tennessean.

Click here to view more of WHNT News 19’s coverage on the upcoming ‘Great American’ total solar eclipse.