Asheville Earth Day: Win VIP Tickets!

Asheville Earth Day: Win VIP Tickets!
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.

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

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