Columbus airport hosting eclipse medieval fair Monday

The Columbus Municipal Airport will be going medieval in celebration of Monday’s solar eclipse.

The airport is hosting its Eclipsing the Renaissance Faire on Monday from noon to 4:30 p.m.

The event will include performances, demonstrations, food, music, crafts and vendors.

Erin Hawkins with the Columbus Area Visitors Center explains:

This is just one of the many events going on in Columbus and Bartholomew County this weekend to celebrate the eclipse, starting today. You can find a complete listing on the Columbus Area Visitors Center eclipse website at There is also a public safety website set up for the weekend. You can find a link at

For more eclipse information from all of our surrounding communities, we have links on our website here:

A reminder, on Monday, the moon will pass between Earth and the sun, blocking the sun’s light for a few minutes. In our area, the eclipse will start at 1:50 p.m. Monday afternoon with totality from 3:05 to 3:09 p.m. Columbus will have 3 minutes and 47 seconds of total darkness. The eclipse will end at 4:24 p.m. here.