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August 19, 2017 - August 21, 2017
The Mexico Area Chamber of Commerce, Mexico Public Schools, Mexico Area Family YMCA, Moberly Area Community College, Mexico Public Safety & Mexico Parks and Recreation sponsoring The Great American Eclipse starting August 19-21. Saturday, August 19, Dark Day Downtown from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Activities include face painting, a photo booth, sidewalk sales and food specials. Starting at 5:00 p.m. Brick City Bad Boys Cruise Night and Special Dark Day Downtown production at dusk. Sunday, August 20 The YMCA Solar Eclipse Family Event & Glow Run at Lakeview Park from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Free event with Cookout, Games, Glow Run w/glow sticks, Educational Astronomy Information and Family Fun. Monday, August 21 at Green Estate Park from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. live music, food trucks, free solar shades, and Total Solar Eclipse.
August 22, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ Fairgrounds Park
Please join of for our last event of the season at Mexico Fairground Pool! Tuesday, August 22 goes to the dogs. The Parks and Recreation Department is ending this year's pool season with a dog dive. Bring man's best friend for one last dip in the pool! Dogs 35 pounds and under are welcome from 5:30-6:30 and dogs over 35 pounds are welcome from 6:45-7:45. Entry is $5.00 per dog, limit of two dogs per household. For questions, please call 573-581-1914.