eclipse experience

August 21, 2017 will provide the opportunity of a lifetime when a rare total solar eclipse will occur. Portland, TN is on the path for one of the longest durations of totality in the Middle TN area - approximately 2 minutes and 36 seconds.

We will have opportunities for viewing the eclipse on Monday, August 21st, as well as several community events happening in the days leading up to the eclipse.

Saturday, August 19th - Solar Eclipse Treasures

Time:  8am-4pm

Shopping with small local, many hand-made businesses. Vendors will feature original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor and more. Free to the public.

Saturday, August 19th - Classic Car Cruise in

Time:  2-5pm in the Portland First Baptist Church parking lot (106 N. Broadway)

Saturday, August 19th - Music on Main

Time:  6-9pm on Main Street

FREE Event! Bring lawn chairs & enjoy

Headliner - Four on the Floor (Genre:  50's - 80's)


Sunday, August 20th - Farm to Table Dinner

Time:  7:30pm under the lights on Main Street

Tickets:  $75 each (call 615-325-9032 or email for more information or with questions)

Tickets can be purchased at the below link:


Monday, August 21st - Eclipse Viewing

There will be various locations available to view the eclipse in the Portland area. Eclipse viewing glasses will be available in limited quantities. Currently, here are the locations:

  1. Richland Park
  2. Meadowbrook Park
  3. Sumner Crest Winery
  4. Days Gone By Museum
  5. Portland High School


If you would like to learn more about the eclipse itself, you can visit

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