Earth Day 2016


Musketaquid Arts & Environment
Celebrating the Confluence
of Art and Nature

Earth Day Celebration
Saturday April 30, 2016 from 9:30 - 2:00pm

Schedule of Events:

River Ceremony
9:30am

Singing, drumming, and the launching of Earth Floats at the water’s edge. Come early to make Earth Floats!
@The Old Manse back lawn, by the river’s edge.

Earth Day Parade
11:00am

Giant puppets, stilters, dancers, music, costumes, banners, community groups, families, and friends parade down Monument and Main Streets. Come early to watch the parade set up!
@The Old Manse going to The Umbrella Community Arts Center

Arts & Environment Festival
11:45am

Music, local food, kids and community activities, and table exhibitors
@Front lawn of The Umbrella
 

Other Earth Day Events:

Earth Day Walk
Friday April 22, 2016

@Miller Farm, 1:00-3:00 pm

Call for Art: April Earth Month Exhibit, April 7 – May 2, 2016 "It's About Time"

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.

Parade and River Ceremony Workshops at The Umbrella
Stop by to make a costume, headdress, puppets, banners, musical instruments, Earth Floats and more for the Earth Day Celebration! 
$5 per person/$10 per family, pay at the door
Sundays, April 10 & 17   1:00-5:00 pm
Thursdays, April 1 & 14  6:00-9:00pm
Registration encouraged, but not required