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Showing posts with label solar eclipse. Show all posts

August 18, 2017

Dairy Queen Celebrates the Total Solar Eclipse with a Blizzard® Treat Buy-One Get-One for 99 Cents Promotion

Limited time offer begins August 21 

MINNEAPOLIS - Not to be eclipsed by the solar eclipse, Blizzard® Treat lovers everywhere can celebrate this once in a lifetime phenomenon with a DQ®  Blizzard Treat  buy-one, get-one for 99 cents* beginning on Monday, August 21 at participating Dairy Queen® and DQ Grill & Chill® locations nationwide.

The BOGO offer, available through Sunday, September 3, also is a nod to the unofficial end of summer.

Fans will have a limited time to enjoy the delectable Triple Truffle BlizzardTreat, a trio of smooth, rich fudge, peanut butter and caramel truffles blended with signature DQ classic vanilla soft serve, and is available in stores until September 3.  All other Blizzard Treat flavors, including the fan favorite Oreo® Blizzard, are also available during the BOGO offer.

"We love any excuse to celebrate with our fans," said Maria Hokanson, Executive Vice President of Marketing for American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ). "What better way to watch the eclipse or enjoy the last lazy days of summer than with a Blizzard BOGO? It's sharable with family or with a friend, or you might want to keep both Blizzard Treats just for yourself, which we understand completely."

Central Florida’s Largest, Free Great American Eclipse Observation Event

Hosted by Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College
#SolarEclipse2017 Observing Event
The Great American Eclipse of 2017 will be the first total solar eclipse visible in the contiguous United States since 1979. Although the Orlando area is not in the line of totality, nearly 90 percent of the sun's surface will be obscured by the moon. For those who are not able to travel to areas of the country where the total eclipse is visible, this event will be the best chance to safely view the partial eclipse in all of Central Florida!

August 17, 2017

FLORIDA - Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to Host Solar Eclipse Day 2017

Watch the Solar Eclipse in the Rocket Garden
Monday, August 21, 2017

 WHAT: For the first time in almost 100 years, a total solar eclipse will be visible through the United States. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, located in the partial eclipse zone, is commemorating this historic event by hosting a viewing opportunity right at America’s spaceport. On August 21, visitors will be able to sit in the Rocket Garden and watch the moon begin to cover the sun.

Complimentary certified eclipse viewing glasses will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Space experts will be on site to engage with viewers, answer questions and offer commentary throughout the event; and NASA TV will be streaming live content from across the U.S. onto the visitor complex’s jumbotron.

Leading up to the event, our education team will use the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex mobile planetarium to showcase the science behind a solar eclipse, and there will be two new eclipse-themed shows in Science on a Sphere and Eyes on the Universe.

August 16, 2017

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Delivers the Tastiest Eclipse in History

Coinciding with the solar eclipse, the Original Glazed® Doughnut will be Eclipsed by Chocolate for First Time in History August 19-21

ORLANDO, Fla. (August 14, 2017) – For the first time, Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed® Doughnuts will be eclipsed by a mouth‑watering chocolate glaze to coincide with the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 at all shops in Central Florida. Guests also can get an early taste of this limited-time doughnut during evening Hot Light™ hours Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20.

August 12, 2017


Monday, August 21, 2017
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Pop-Up Viewing Location on the
Seneff Arts Plaza

This will be the first total solar eclipse in 99 years.

August 11, 2017 – Orlando, FL – All over the United States, people will turn to the sky on Monday, August 21, 2017 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to watch the moon totally eclipse the sun for the first time in 99 years. Central Florida will experience the eclipse at 85% totality, and as part of the Orlando Science Center’s celebration of the celestial phenomenon, Dr. Phillips Center will offer a pop-up viewing location on the Seneff Arts Plaza, the green space located in front of the arts center in Downtown Orlando. Solar viewing glasses and education information will be offered throughout the event.

This event is free to the public and sponsored by Florida Hospital for Children, Full Sail Labs, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.