New Salem, MA
Venue Address (Get Directions)Garlic And Arts Festival
Date and Time
Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 10:00am
There’s something for everyone in the family at this scent-sational festival. Enjoy and support the bounty of amazing, regional artists, farmers and organizations; strengthen communities by purchasing locally crafted and grown. Relax and celebrate life with stellar music and entertainment on two solar powered stages and throughout the rolling fields. Gain inspiration with over fifty free, inspiring presentations and activities, plus exhibitor demos, fabulous kids art and nature activities, and garlic games galore all weekend long. Travel the garlic globe with celebrated local chef demos. Energize your life with incredible workshops in the renewable energy and healing arts tents. Transform trash into compost (only three bags of garbage for 10,000 people); Orange IS the New Green! All this for an incredible family friendly admission of only $5.00 per day for adults, weekend pass $8.00, kids 12 and under free. Wow!
The North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival is organized by a fully volunteer committee of friends and neighbors, and the non-profit Seeds of Solidarity Education Center. Supporters include the Forster/Stewart family, local businesses, and over 200 community volunteers the festival weekend. Festival proceeds keep the event sustainable and affordable, and support the festival’s new community grant program for regional arts, agriculture, health and energy projects.