Celebrate the Eclipse!

Ready to catch a glimpse of the eclipse from Delaware’s seashore? Here’s the timing you’ll need to know:

  • 1:22 p.m.: Partial Eclipse begins
  • 2:46 p.m.: Maximum Eclipse
  • 4:03 p.m.: Partial Eclipse ends
  • More details here

Expect many viewing areas around the Delaware beaches including, the Lewes Library. They will be celebrating with a special viewing event from 2 – 4p.m. (all glasses are reserved).

At Massey’s Landing, we are pretty excited about today’s eclipse! Here are a few ways our fellow campers can celebrate:

  • Make Your Own Eclipse Glasses

This simple DIY eclipse glasses video from Fox 35 News will have you ready to watch the moon’s shadow in under 20 minutes.


  • Homemade Moon Pies
Moon Pie Recipe via The Cooking Bride

Something about the moon taking center-stage during the middle of the day has us craving Moon Pies! This easy recipe from The Cooking Bride will be the perfect treat as you watch the moon cast a shadow on America!

For the cookie dough:

  • 6 ounces unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • ¼ cup cane syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1¼ cups (about 1 sleeve) graham cracker crumbs, ground fine
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • 2 tablespoon whole milk

For the marshmallow center:

  • 1 (12 ounce) container marshmallow crème

For the chocolate Coating:

  • 1 (16 ounces) bag bittersweet chocolate (I used Ghirardelli)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil or canola oil

Full recipe and directions here.

  • Get Your Camera Ready
How to take pictures during the eclipse

According to NBC News, you don't need a fancy camera set-up in order to take Instagram-worthy photos of the solar eclipse.

Just make sure you follow these tips:

  • Clean your lens
  • Do NOT zoom
  • Take advantage of exposure control
  • Try video
  • Use your apps
  • More tips here

Learn more about the Massey's Landing located at 20628 Long Beach Drive, Millsboro, DE 19966.