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FREE EARTH DAY Art & Music Fest

Fogartyville

Event info
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Fogartyville
Address: 525 Kumquat Court
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Saturday, April 22, 4-7pm, FREE

EARTH DAY ART AND MUSIC FEST

Music. Art. Education Awareness. Art Exhibit. Native Plant Sale. Vendors.

4pm – Doors Open

4:15pm – Workshop:  “Everyone Can Compost” –  Join Sunshine Community Compost to learn about the interconnected benefits of composting and how to get started with composting at home, at a city park compost station, with your business, school or community group.

4:35pm – Workshop: Innovative Landscape Design – Learn why it is vital to use indigenous plants, and uncover some of the many misconceptions of common landscapes.  Pam Callender, Florida Native Plant Society

5pm – The Garbage-Men perform. The Garbage-Men encourage recycling and giving back by playing music on home-made instruments from garbage and recycled materials. They now have more than fifteen instruments that they play at shows and they perform regularly across the country, on the streets, and at festivals and charity events.

6pm – WorkshopE-Bike Basics!    Steven from 10th Street Bikes will share the variety of designs of e-bikes and how the benefits of owning an e-bike help us move forward in a busy life.  He will highlight  the varieties between class 1,2,3 and how to choose the best fit for you.

6:20pm – WorkshopIntroduction to Honeybee Relocation – A basic step by step workshop all about how honey bee relocation works, what to look for and what to avoid. Along with the benefits of relocating honey bees locally. 

Throughout the day:

Stop by the Transition Sarasota booth for a Locally Grown Food Tasting.  Try out “sustainable foods” (easily locally grown) such as cactus paddle, malabar spinach, and more. Vote for your favorite!

Electric Bikes

VENDORS/NONPROFITS:

Transition Sarasota

Multicultural Health Institute

Peace Mouse Jewelry

Sarasota Rocks

Stocking Savvy 

Clever Bee Honey & Relocation 

Florida Native Plants

Zach Ziljin – Edible Trees and Shrubs local grower

E-Bikes on 10th Street

 

ART BY:

Emma Seaworthy – find her environmentally themed mixed media work inside Fogartyville and out on the patio

Faith Walkup-Lees – watercolor

Sarah Lillian – mixed media

Leon Zobel – abstract expression

Lynn Cook – photography

Gilly Gilbert – portrait drawings/carvings


FOOD: 

Chef Richard’s Kumquat Kitchen and the Chillmobile.

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