11th Annual Greenfest Philly

Arts and Entertainment

September 6, 2016

From: Greenfest Philly

Greenfest Philly is the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area. With over 150 exhibitors and vendors, Greenfest is the place to learn about living sustainably while having fun! This event has something for everyone: shopping for local green wares, great food, live music, live demonstrations, kid-friendly activities, and more.

Schedule of Events:

Bike Valet:
That's right! You can ride your bike right up to the 3rd and South Street entrance to the festival and have our trained professionals watch after your ride in our fenced off bike parking lot. Just make sure to pick it up before the festival is over at 4pm!

Kid's Corner:
MOM's Organic Market is the official sponsor of Greenfest Kid's Corner. MOM's Organic Market Kids' Corner features eco-friendly crafts and activities, games, and more. Budding environmentalists can play in the Headhouse Sq. fountain, learn about the environment, and do make-and-take crafts!

MOM's Organic Market is a family owned and operated organic grocer in Bryn Mawr. MOM's is dedicated to supporting organics and furthering their Purpose: to protect and restore the environment.

MOM's Organic Market Kids' Corner

 - Healthy Snacks from MOM's Organic Market - Kids and parents are welcome to stop by MOM's Organic Market's booth for free samples and healthy snacks.

 - Moms Clean Air Force - Pinwheel making activity for kids and information for parents about protecting the environment for future generations. Moms Clean Air Force is a community of moms and dads united against air pollution - including the urgent crisis of our changing climate - to protect our children's health.

 - Yoga Friends - Free kids yoga all day. Yoga Friends brings yoga and mindfulness in a fun, engaging way to children in the Philadelphia area.

 - A Taste of Artistry -  Mobile paint party to inspire the artist that lives in all of us. Kids can paint their own masterpiece.

Live Music:

Little Strike:
"Little Strike is the alias of Middle Eastern-born musician and multimedia artist Tamar Dart, based in Philadelphia. The project feels like a collage of organic and inorganic sounds, with acoustic guitars that conjure West African finger styles, melted together with murky keyboards, atop a bed of grimy beats. The vocals have a quality that manages to hunt as well as tame the listener, forcing them to go on a nostalgic walkabout. Will a friendship form?

The Mysteries:
"A Philly-based rock-and-roll group with a hauntingly groovy brand of 70s-era psych, opened the night with a seductive and commandeering performance by frontman Rodney Jacobs. With his flair for blues guitar the band's timeless sound draws comparisons from The Doors - even Jacobs' eye shadow may harken back to Jim Morrison's signature rock star sex appeal - but some of the deeper grooves hit harder on the acid rock spectrum. The organ often takes audible control in the band's eight-track release, with the guitar and bass adding texture while the lyrically adept Rogers croons and howls.

Ceramic Animal:
"Stylish Bucks County four-piece Ceramic Animal dabbles in psychedelic rock of the classic variety. The keyboard-and-guitar interplay you'll hear in this week's Key Studio Session hits an undeniable Doors-esque sweet spot; the guitar solos (particularly on "Codename Righteous") are totally Pink Floyd. However, as much as the band informs its sound by history, it works with one foot in the now, and is getting ready to release its self-titled debut album this fall."

Ill Fated Natives:

The ill Fated Natives create a blend of gritty blues, hard rock and smooth jazz to captivate the mind and stimulate the soul.

Forged in the heart of Philadelphia, SAVAGES is an EP inspired by the percussive rhythms of the earth, the redeeming nature of water, the unwavering intensity of fire and the striking power of wind. Recorded just 8 months after their first ever performance as a trio in the spring of 2013, this 7 song EP calls upon the energies of tribal and indigenous cultures all across the globe and the ghosts of fallen heroes and leaders; all the while singing tales of societal freedom and the paradigm of inner city love.

Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016

Time: 10am to 4pm.

Headhouse Square
2nd and South Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19019

Admission: Free

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