Hundreds attend eclipse viewing party at winery

first_imgBRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Spirits were high even as visibility remained low at an eclipse viewing party at Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle Beach.WWAY Stormtrack 3 Meteorologist Justin McKee was at the event to answer questions about the eclipse.- Advertisement – Unfortunately, clouds and a light shower kept guests from being able to see the solar eclipse take place.The event featured music, dancing, wine tastings and even a rooster who crowed during the eclipse.Friends Patricia Eberz, JoAnne Murphy, and Deborah Mansfield came all the way from New York. Eberz found out about the event from the winery’s Facebook page.Related Article: Family: Shark bit teen at Ocean Isle BeachWWAY spoke to the friends about the event before the eclipse began.“I think it’s very cool,” Murphy said.“It’s wonderful,” Ebrez said.“It’s great,” Mansfield said.“Perfect spot for the three of us. A winery, the eclipse, what more could you ask for?,” Murphy said.“I know. It’s wonderful,” Mansfield said.Organizers said about 450 people showed up for the event.For more on future events happening at Silver Coast Winery, click here.To see WWAY’s solar eclipse webcast, click here.last_img read more