Celebrate the Earth’s natural rhythms!


Summer Solstice

This year, The Umbrella Arts & Environment Program is pleased to partner with OARS once again to celebrate Musketaquid Summer Solstice on Sunday, June 19

End Riverfest by celebrating the arrival of summer with at The Old Manse. Whether you walk, ride or paddle to the event, bring a picnic and enjoy live music by Sawyer Lawson & Greg Blair in the orchard starting at 6PM! Add natural materials to Earth Floats and help launch them down the river!

See this year's Summer Solstice flyer here! 


Musketaquid Winter Solstice - THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

"We are crossing the waters, our whole lives through,
We are making a passage that is straight and true,
Every heart is a vessel, every dream is a light,
Shining through the darkness of the blackest night."

We are Crossing the Waters - Bill Staines

The Umbrella Arts & Environment Program is thrilled to announce the return of the traditional Musketaquid Winter Solstice celebration!

With some COVID modifications, we will once again gather outdoors on the side lawn at The Old Manse (269 Monument Street, Concord, MA) on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 to celebrate the longest night of the year and welcome the return of the light! Due to COVID, we'll forego food and singing in favor of festive highlights including:

  • Bonfire
  • Drumming by the Drum Nomads
  • Solstice Ceremony at 6:30pm



Musketaquid Winter Solstice Celebration

TUESDAY DECEMBER 21, 2021 6-7:30PMThe Umbrella Arts & Environment Program is thrilled to announce the return of the traditional...

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Summer Solstice

BACK FOR 2022!This year, The Umbrella Arts & Environment is pleased to partner with OARS once again to celebrate Summer Solstice on...

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