This year, on 21 August, from US a Total Solar Eclipse will be observed. As shown on the pic below, this eclipse path cuts right through the middle US from NV to SE, thats the reason this eclipse was called Great American Eclipse.
Tips for taking a better look at the Sun during the eclipse:
You must use special glasses, with a great real UV protection to avoid eyes injury, like the one used in the welding industry.
You may observe the shape of sun indirectly by projecting it true a little hole made in a piece of paper.
A little animation of what you may observe:
Most of all, be aware of the psychological impact that phenomena will induce. Such rare events have an great emotional impact on humans and, I may say, on other living beings. This phenomenon will trigger various mental illnesses and will be a good excuse to manipulate uneducated people.
You can find more accurate data about that Great American Eclipse here.