RiverWalkBELLAGAIA Egypt FireVeilSun KansasShelburne Falls RiverWalk
Date: June 18, 2016, 2 PM - 7 PM

A day-long celebration of art, the beautiful Deerfield River and our Beautiful Earth.

9 am - The day kicks off with the Friends of the Arms Library Riverwalk Book sale 9 am-4 pm.

10 am - Shops open

2-6 pm - ArtWalk featuring artist signings, receptions, and openings.*

2-6 pm - Music ongoing*

2-6 pm - What do you love about the Deerfield River? Art Installation on the Iron Bridge

4 pm - The Frog & Flower Stroll: Meet at the Potholes for a festive river song and dance.

8 pm - Bella Gaia will perform in concert at Memorial Hall.

All day - Decorate the sidewalks with chalk: Chalk buckets will be set up all over the village so let your imagination flow!

1-4:30 pm - Frog & Flower Stroll: Decorate your own mask, crown, or animal at Greenfield Savings Bank from 1-3:30pm. Then stroll to the potholes at 4pm with your masterpiece for a river dance.

2 pm & 3 pm - River Felting: Ever hear of River Felting? Outside on the front porch of Salmon Falls Gallery, Liz Canali will help you make a small flat felted piece with wool roving and water! River themes encouraged. Introductions to the project at 2pm and at 3pm. $5 fee for materials.

2:30 pm -Storytelling: Storyteller David Arfa will share Real Tall River Tales starting promptly at 2:30 pm and ending at 2:50 pm at Salmon Falls Gallery. Did you know that Tall Paul Bunyan spent time right here by the Deerfield River? Well he did. Come and hear all about the showdown of Tall Paul vs. the real loud and mighty Deerfield River. Maggid David Arfa will share stories for all ages inside the gallery. Free for all listeners!

4:30 pm -Storytelling: Medicine Mammals will tell a Native American story next to the Iron Bridge on the Shelburne side.

2-6 pm - Learn to Fly Fish: Trout Unlimited will offer free fly-fishing lessons off Deerfield Avenue, down the driveway on the right.

2-6 pm - Medicine Mammals: Check out unique and interesting animals at the Medicine Mammals booth, next to the Iron Bridge on the Shelburne side.

2-6 pm - Handmade Paper Making: Khandroling Paper Cooperative will provide handmade paper demonstrations. Make your own paper to take home with you!

2-6 pm - Zoar Raft Rides: Hop on a raft for a free ride on the Deerfield River from Zoar Outdoor!

2-6 pm - What do you love about the Deerfield River?: View a special art installation of 400 color-coded ribbons across the Iron Bridge. Each ribbon will have the common and Latin names of the flora and fauna found in the Deerfield River Watershed. Color-coding reveals the biodiversity and health of each. Add your passion for the River to this installation by making your own ribbon with your answer to why you love the Deerfield River! (next to the Iron Bridge on the Shelburne side)

More info here.

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