Apr 22 2023
9:00am-2:00pm
Members Fee: 
$5 suggested donation - any amount is happily accepted; make a $5 advance donation for great door prizes; kids free; no smoking, no vaping; no pets. Bring your own refillable water bottle!
Non-Members Fee: 
$5 suggested donation- any amount is happily accepted; make an advance $5 donation for great door prizes; kids free; no smoking, no vaping; no pets. Bring your own refillable water bottle!

 

Earth Arts Fest

~ an Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22, 9:00am-2:00pm

Earth Art  -  Nature Experiences  -  Inspired Learning  -  Kids Activities 

Green Shopping  -  Music  -   Beer  

Food Trucks: 
Heidi's Eats & Sage's Treat 
Nicoletti's Pizza - gluten fee and vegetarian options
Mully's Brewery
The Salted Scoop

Join us for a uniquely “Annmarie”  Earth Day celebration filled with artful activity, nature experiences, and inspired learning. Earth Arts Fest is an ecosystem of artists and makers, nature groups and community organizers, fitness and wellness practitioners, local green services, musicians, food trucks and more! Shop the market, assist with art installations throughout the park, join in a nature walk or a wellness class, enjoy a lineup of music, make and take upcycled art, and explore green services and initiatives offered in southern Maryland. Local music, food, wine, and beer add to the fun festival atmosphere.  There will be plenty for kids to see and do, too! You’ll leave enriched, empowered, and inspired to jumpstart change and practice healthier habits for you and the Earth!

            

$5 suggested donation, kids free, SNAP card holders free

~This event has a $5 suggested donation; kids are free. You can reserve tickets in advance by clicking on the box, or you can make your donation at the gate.

~Make a $5 advance donation and you'll be automatically entered to win a cool door prize!  Stay tuned for announcements about all the prizes!

Please bring your own refillable water bottle!  Refill station at Welcome Booth!

 

IN THE MARKETPLACE:

Browse more than 55 booths offering a variety of handmade goods and sustainable servicecs, including:  jewelry, pottery, decorative arts, beauty products, garden art, small batch foods, green services, colra power, native plants, and more! 
 
LINK to Event Map & Program



HEALTH & WELLNESS

Yoga with Flying Frog Fitness

Rowing with Row House SOMD

Calvert Health Mobile Unit

SoundBath SOMD

Patuxent Adventure Center

 

GARDEN & NATURE

Plant sales with Bowensville Farms and Goodman Native Plants

Vegetable Gardening with the Calvert County Master Gardeners

Rain Garden Tours with ECOBay Landscape Design

Saplings from the Calvert County Forestry Board

Seed Planting with Calvert County Democratic Women

Southern Maryland Sierra Club

Relax in the Zen Garden

 

LIVE MUSIC

 

Front Patio, Arts Building

10:00-10:45am - Guava JellyCarribbean & Reggae music

11:00-11:45am - Guava JellyCarribbean & Reggae music

12:00-12:45pm - Tom RohdeClassical & Spanish guitar

 

Council Ring

10:00am-1:30pm - Earth Music Effectsinteractive multi-cultural music-making

 

TIMED ACTIVITIES

 

Fairy Lolly Pavilion - Calvert Library Storytime

10:00-10:30am

11:00-11:30am

12:30-1:00pm

 

Creekside Overlook Patio - Try-It Yoga with Flying Frog Fitness

10:00am

11:00am

12:00pm

1:00pm

 

Side Patio, Arts Building - ECOBay Landscape Design- Rain Garden Tour
12:00pm


 

ARTSY ACTIVITIES FOR ALL

Add to a tree-weaving installation with artist Noelani Jones

Design tree bark art with artist Shay McCafferty

Learn the traditional art of straw weaving with artist Joan Dulcey

Visit the Main Gallery to meet more Artists in Action, including Carolyn Huff, Pam Callen, Linda Craven, Erin Frisby, Barb Mowery, and Chris Bunn.

Craft your own Reusable Bag, in the marketplace

Try the pottery wheel, in the clay studio

Create upcycled garden art, in the artLAB

Make nature-inspired bronze rubbings along the Tree Trail

On view in the Kay Daugherty Gallery- Breaking Ground: art about the earth

 

FUN & GAMES FOR KIDS

Calvert County Natural Resources Division

American Chestnut Land Trust

Calvert County Environmental Commission

Maryland Department of the Environment

Calvert County 4-H club STEM activities

Calvert Library Storytimes and Book Swap

Feed the Trash Dragon!

Play in the Fairy Lolly

Mine for gems and fossils ($)

Explore the Nature Nook


FOOD AND TREATS

Heidi's Eats & Sage's Treats

Nicolletti's Pizza - gluten free & vegetarian options

The Salted Scoop

Mully's Brewery

Tobacco Barn Distillery

I Love Munchies

Janet’s Homemade Goodies

Heartland Foods

 

 


 

Interested in participating? There's still time to join us!  Sorry, deadline has passed

           

 


 

 

Support the Arts TODAY!

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