Out-of-this-world solar eclipse events

Monday, April 8 will be the last solar eclipse we’ll see for 20 years, so here’s how you can take in the historical event in Lexington.

A glass filled with nigori, on top of two wrapped Moon Pie cakes.

BRB, just ascending into the stars after sipping this nigori. | Photo courtesy of @thevoidsake

On Monday, April 8 a solar eclipse will cross over the country. While we’re not in the path of totality (that’s our friends over at INDYtoday), Lexington is expected to see ~95% coveragepretty neat if you ask us. Here’s a few ways to witness this one-of-a-kind celestial event.

Sake Social Hour + Solar Eclipse Party | The Void Sake Co., 819 National Ave., Ste. 120 | 12 p.m.
Get lost in a galaxy of flavor with a limited-release sake, the Swallower of Suns nigori, featuring notes of chocolate, gooey marshmallow, and graham crackers — inspired by the classic Moon Pie.

Solar Eclipse Day | The Living Arts & Sciences Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. | 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Give the kids a constellation crash course with activities like sun prints and animal meet and greets, then immerse yourself in the fun with yoga in the planetarium.

Solar Eclipse Watch Party | Ethereal Brewing, 1224 Manchester St. | 1 p.m.
Bring your own or purchase a pair of solar eclipse glasses while sipping on brews.