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Arbor Fest Schedule

Celebrate Spring at Arbor Festival!

Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 11am to 6pm

Join us for a family-friendly event to celebrate the season!  We’ll have food and craft vendors, a beer tent, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, and composting workshops for a fun filled afternoon! Extra fee applies for some activities.

11am-Noon: Bird and nature walk
11am-4pm: Compost demonstrations
11am-6pm: Craft vendors
11am-6pm: TD Bank Mobile Forest Exhibit
Noon: Urban bee keeping workshop in the Bee Garden
Noon- 6pm:  Beer tent
1pm-2:30pm and 3-4:30pm: Live music!  Reprimand, will play two sets of classic rock and contemporary tunes
2-3pm:  Garden tour with Susan Lacerte, Executive Director

Activities for Children   (Arboretum)

11am-5pm: Silly Cheeks face painting ($5)
11am-5:30pm: Bouncy house rides ($2)
Noon-1pm: Storytelling
Noon-4pm:  Old-fashioned children’s games
Noon-4pm: Botanical crafts (while supplies last)
Noon-5pm: Petting zoo (free to pet, animal food is $2)
Noon-5pm: Pony rides ($6 per ride)
1-2pm: Special sneak peak of the Children's Garden
2:30-3pm: Special family activity--basic wilderness survival workshop

Tickets for fee-based attractions will be sold until 3:30pm or while supplies last.   Event parking rate of $10 in effect; discount parking vouchers are not applicable on event days.


 


 

 

 


 

 


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