Upcoming Events » Lowell Riverfest: Art Goes Green

June 12, 2010 12:00 pm
June 12, 2010 5:00 pm
Concord River Greenway
30 East Merrimack Street
Lowell, 01852
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Jane Calvin

Saturday, June 12 Noon – 5:00 PM
(Raindate June 13) Noon – 5:00 PM

Come to the Concord River Greenway in historic downtown Lowell for a day of education, art, music and fun! Spend the day with your family enjoying fun activities and learning about Lowell’s long relationship with its rivers and canals. Ride the trolley, listen to live music provided by The River 92.5 FM, participate in recycled art-making activities and more! The Concord River Greenway is located just off of 30 East Merrimack Street.

Live music from The River 92.5 FM – Featuring River Rising Stars and family entertainers. Join the fun and meet The River’s street team and DJ Rita Cary.

Event Schedule:
Josh Beetler – experimental acoustic guitar, 11:00 AM
Official Concord River Greenway Ribbon Cutting – 12:00 Noon
Rick Goldin – family entertainment, 12:30 PM
Amy Black & The Red Clay Rascals – country, blues and bluegrass, 1:30 PM
Evan Goodrow Band – modern soul music, 2:45 PM
Leo Blais – singer songwriter, single “Show Me Love” currently being featured in a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial, 4PM

Explore the Concord River Greenway – Enjoy the newly finished recreational space and newly installed public art. Official ribbon cutting at noon!

Recycled Fashion Show – Browse fashions created at the Revolving Museum using unconventional materials.

Recycled Art Bazaar and Activities – Explore the intriguing items local artists create from found objects and learn how to make some of your own.

Green Art Activities – With the American Textile History Museum.

River Clean Up Tables – Talk to the Lowell Canalwaters Cleaners about how you can help make our waters safer for animals and people across the region.

Wine Tasting – Located at Tutto Bene. 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Visit the Collins Dentistry Kids Zone!

Stop by for family-friendly activities throughout the day, including:

Art Work for the Whole Family – Join Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust in creating some wearable art with a nature theme! Bring a t-shirt for nature painting.

Live Animal Presentation – Learn more about the animals that call the river home in presentations by MassAudubon.

Face Painting – For the kid in all of us!

Funded by Fund for the Arts, a restricted fund for the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible by generous support from anonymous donors.

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