Bill Nye, the Science Guy, to appear in Central Texas for April 8th’s total solar eclipse | San Antonio

Bill Nye, the beloved 68-year-old TV personality and science educator, is heading to Central Texas for the total solar eclipse on April 8. The Planetary Society, led by Nye, will host a two-day camping experience in Fredericksburg, Texas Hill Country from April 7-8. The Eclipse-O-Rama event will feature an exciting lineup of speakers, activities, food and the chance to watch the eclipse with Nye himself.

The event will feature a variety of science enthusiasts such as YouTuber Mark Rober, science educator Science Bob and Planetary Society radio host Sarah Al-Ahmed. Tickets for the Eclipse-O-Rama festival cost $325 per person and cover daytime programming from Sunday through Monday night. Children aged 5 and younger can attend for free.

However, this event is exclusive to Planetary Society members only. If you are not a member, you can become one by paying a one-time annual fee of $50 during the Eclipse-O-Rama registration process. This two day camping experience at 3319 Lower Crabapple Road promises to be an unforgettable experience for all those who attend. For more information and to purchase tickets visit

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