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
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
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.