Free Festival in Downtown Asheville Celebrates Earth Day. The 5th annual Asheville Earth Day Festival returns to downtown Asheville (Lexington Avenue) this Saturday, April 21, 2012. This free family-friendly festival (how's that for alliteration?) features musicians from various genres, eco-friendly speakers, a Kids Village, Eco Village, poetry contest and more. Musicians for this year's festival include Mark Farina Mushroom Jazz, New Orleans Suspects, Floodwood (members of Moe), The Fritz, Underhill Rose and a Leaf in Schools and Streets Performance.
WIN TWO VIP TICKETS!
Want to attend the festival VIP style? The winner will enjoy a special "preferred viewing" area for the concerts, private bathrooms, snacks and discounted drinks. In the blog comments below, enter a number 1 through 500. The person who gets closest wins! This contest runs today only (Friday April 20, 2012) and a winner will be notified at 4:00 PM.
PHOTO FUN: Event organizers conducted a photography contest to celebrate Earth Day. Below are the beautiful shots that won. Enjoy!
|Winner - People's Choice: Black Eyed Susan by Michael Bancroft|
|2 squirrels by Amelia Teale (Adorable!)|
|Blue Butterfly by Cameron Yeager|
|Cherry The Goat by Rachael Bliss|
|Green Creek by Karl Hinterkopf|
|Summer Sunflowers by Jenny Bowen|
April 20, 2012