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2014 Simply Summer Music Festival
The afternoon kicks off at 3pm with a set by acoustic solo artist, Beau Ryan, followed by music from local folk rock band, the Tim Whalen Quartet, from 4:30-6pm, featuring Gary Abraham on harmonica and Mike Chiariello on percussion. A potluck dinner will begin at 6pm and all attendees are invited to bring a dish to pass and their own refreshments, as well as their own reusable eating utensils. An informal open jam session is scheduled for 6-7:30pm during the potluck dinner and guests are encouraged to bring their own instruments.
Built and operated for many years as a general store, Tickletown has evolved into an education center and community gathering place. Educational workshop and discussion topics include permaculture design, renewable energy, organic gardening, and food preservation, among others. Tickletown also serves as a venue for local artisans to sell their work. All items sold at Tickletown’s Super Localmart are hand-crafted, eco-friendly, locally made wares, including local textiles and fiber, quilts, soaps, salves, candles, books, baskets, wooden bowls, and more.
This outdoor event is rain or shine with a suggested donation of $10 at the door. Free admission for children under 10. The festival is a fundraiser with proceeds going to benefit the Tickletown community.
For more information on this event please visit http://www.tickletown.org
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