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Takoma Park Street Festival
User Contributed Published September 24, 2012
Location Info

Event date and times: October 7, 2012, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Cost: Free

Phone: 301-891-6789

Official Website

Event Details: The 31st annual Takoma Park Street Festival is scheduled for Sunday, October 7th, 2012 from 10:00am-5:00pm in Old Takoma: Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park, MD to Carroll Street, NW in Takoma, DC. Visitors are encouraged to make a day exploring historic Old Takoma and attend this popular community event. The streets will be filled with music, artisans, community groups, children’s activities, food vendors and variety of green companies. Admission is free! Attendees will enjoy strolling, shopping and dancing though beautiful Old Takoma. A diverse collection of affordable items from over 150 artisans makes holiday shopping easy. Shoppers will find paintings, photographs, pottery, silk-screening, soaps, stained glass, jewelry, wood-working, textiles, ceramics, kids’ items and much, much more! Once again, music lovers will not be disappointed. The festival has three stages that play host to 18 popular, local bands performing music from indie folk, rock, jazz, blues, reggae and everything in between. See page 2 for band schedule. Community groups are a big part of the festival in socially conscious Takoma Park too. Festival goers have the opportunity to meet a wide variety of non-profit organizations ready to share information. Kids also love the festival with kids’ activities, inflatables and FUN! The event is accessible via the Takoma Station on Metro’s Red Line. Parking is available in public lots behind the shops on Laurel Avenue and next to the TPSS-Co-op as well as street parking. More information may be found online at www.takomafestival.com. 2012 Takoma Park Street Festival Sponsors include: TPSS Co-op, Ecobeco, Long and Foster Realtors Old Takoma Office, SunTrust Bank, Washington Adventist University and Muller Quaker. 2012 Music Schedule 11:00am Columbia Ave Stage ilyAIMY Gazebo Christylez Bacon Willow Ave Dance Stage Tom Principato 12:00noon Columbia Ave Stage Glyn Collinson and Andrew Marcus Gazebo Orchard Wall Willow Ave Dance Stage Katy Gaughan Drum Circle 1:00pm Columbia Ave Stage Paddy Kilrain Gazebo Blue Moon Cowgirls Willow Ave Dance Stage The Beat Hotel 2:00pm Columbia Ave Stage The WeatherVanes Gazebo Squeeze Bayou Willow Ave Dance Stage Rhodes Tavern Troubadours 3:00pm Columbia Ave Stage Alma Tropicalia Gazebo Backroads Band Willow Ave Dance Stage Tommy Lepson Band 4:00pm Columbia Ave Stage ChopTeeth Gazebo Janine Wilson Band Willow Ave Dance Stage Joe Uehlein and the U-Liners

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