Amherst Sustainability Festival
Join us for a full day of fun for the whole family on Saturday, April 27th from
10 AM - 4 PM on the Town Common! It’s all FREE!
* Over 100 vendors of sustainable goods, services, crafts and information.
SCHEDULE OF STAGE PERFORMERS:
* Live entertainment.
* Ride the Orbitron.
* Play tree identification games.
* Learn something new at our demonstration area.
* View artwork by local school children.
* See the amazing juggling act of Henry the Juggler!
Piti Theatre Company 10 AM
Roger Tinknell 11 AM
Carrie Ferguson NOON
Charlie Mgee 1 PM
Iroko Nuevo 2 PM
Wishbone Zoe 3 PM
CENTRAL DEMONSTRATION AREA:
Tree Pruning with Alan Snow 10:30 AM
Invasive Species Control with the Goat Girls 11:30 AM
Lasagna Gardening with Master Gardener, Charlotte Vesel 12:30 PM
Outdoor Composting with “Dr. Worm” – David Lovler 1:30 PM
Permaculture Demonstration with the UMass Permaculture Group 2:30 PM
TREE IDENTIFICATION GAMES AND ACTIVITIES:
Led by Jim Terruso, Mt Tom Park Ranger. Meet Jim at the Amherst Public Shade Tree Committee booth located closest to Boltwood Avenue and Spring Streets at 11 AM and 1 PM. A fun way for the whole family to learn about trees!
By Marcy Gregoire from 11 AM – 3 PM
HENRY THE JUGGLER:
Will perform around the Common between noon – 2 PM
ARBOR DAY POSTER COMPETITION ENTRIES:
View artwork entries by talented Amherst schoolchildren!
Bring unwanted clean & dry clothing, rags & household textiles. Donations will benefit the Salvation Army. The collection truck will be located on Boltwood Avenue near Spring Street (location of the Farmer’s Market) across from the Lord Jeff. For more information click here rethreads '13 information.
AMHERST FARMER’S MARKET:
Support the Amherst Farmers Market! For more information go to: www.amherstfarmersmarket.com