Earth Day

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Gathering Places
Celebrating the Confluence of Art and Nature
Saturday April 22, 2017 from 9:30 - 2:00pm

River Ceremony, 9:30am - 10:45am
Singing, drumming, and the making and launching of Earth Floats! 
@The Old Manse back lawn, by the river’s edge.

Earth Day Parade, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Giant puppets, stilters, dancers, music, costumes, banners, and more!
@Old Manse to The Umbrella, via Monument and Main Streets.

Arts & Environment Festival, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Music, food, art activities, table exhibitors, and a special puppet show!
@Front lawn of The Umbrella

April Earth Month Exhibit:
April 6 - May 7, 2017
Gathering Places, a non-juried, multi-media exhibit
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 6, 6:00-8:00pm
@The Umbrella Arts Gallery 
Click Here for the CALL FOR ART

Parade and River Ceremony Workshops at The Umbrella:
$5 per person/$10 per family
Sunday, April 9, 2:00-5:00pm
Saturday, April 15, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday, April 20, 6:00-9:00pm
All Ages Welcome!
To register, click here.

Adopt-A-Puppet to carry in the Parade!
Visit our website to peruse our collection of giant puppets to reserve and carry in the parade. 
Made by artists and community members and groups, these beautiful puppets offer individuals and groups a fun opportunity to celebrate our local plant and animal species! 
To reserve, click here.