If you live in an apartment in Roanoke, VA you can enjoy a free festival celebrating our earth from 10–4, Saturday, April 20, 2013.
In the Grandin Village find seedlings for sale and dozens of Environmental Education Booths along with Food, music and the Children’s Area. All day long you can enjoy great music, children’s activities, food, inspiration and meet local farmers, teachers and gardeners.
Earth Day Roanoke is a grassroots festival organized by volunteers like you, along with groups from the Blue Ridge Environmental Network (BREN). This festival has been taking place since 1990.
At the Earth Day celebration in Roanoke you can visit with your Roanoke neighbors from across the city who have community gardens, back yard farms, chickens, bees, gardens, and ponds. See many great ideas for saving money and increasing your health as individuals and as a community!
Musicians playing in Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op parking lot. This year’s musicians from Southwest Virginia Songwriters’ Association:
10 am - Mark Laperle, acoustic guitarist/singer/songwriter
11:00 – Randy Walker and Lisa Angell (melodic popular tunes with guitar/harmonica)
12:00 Mike Franke, acoustic guitarist/singer/songwriter
1:00 David Simpkins, (with Britt Mistele and Kathy Acosta as backup - acoustic guitars, with harmonies, original material)
2:00 - Tell Jenny, (Wendy Godley, Julie Dameron and Rick Godley ) Covering form Neil Young, Eric Clapton. Allman Brothers, Led Zeplin, Bob Dylan, CSNY, Bonnie Rait and others.
3:00 The Bell Hornets (electric blues group, high energy guitar riffs with vocals, bass and drums).
Please remember, Earth Day Roanoke is a street festival so parking is limited. Bike, hike or park in the surrounding area.
For more information - earthdayroanoke.com/