Many Festivals in One at the Hilltown Spring Festival!

Hilltown Spring Festival on June 1st will be a medley of festivals!

Innovative percussionist, Tony Vacca will be returning to Hilltown Spring Festival this year, with a performance and rhythm workshop for families. His performances are a nearly non-stop athletic spectacle of percussion music and spoken word, incorporating a world of percussion traditions that includes African, Caribbean, Asian and Middle-Eastern influences.  To be enjoyed by the entire family! (Photo credit: Sienna Wildfield)

The Hilltown Spring Festival on June 1st, 2013 at the Cummington Fairgrounds will be a combined music festival, food festival, children’s festival, craft festival, and alternative energy exposition!

MUSIC

Musical performers include percussionist Tony Vacca, acoustic string band Appalachian Still, singer-songwriter Heather Maloney, the Lonesome Brothers, Hot Day at the Zoo, the Walkin’ Blues Band, and Dan Hales and the Frost Heaves.   The complete music schedule is at www.hilltowncdc.org.

CHILDREN

Music for children of all ages will be performed by Mister G, David Grover and Terry A La Berry.  There will be children’s activities all day long, dancing around the Maypole at noon, children selling their own hand-made crafts at the Kids-Made Crafts Bazaar, eight foot tall puppets, Morris dancers, and much more.

New this year is an open mike stage for local musicians of all ages!

EDUCATION

Music workshops for families will be led by percussionists Aimee Gelinas and Tony Vacca, Jim Armenti of the Lonesome Brothers,, and Mariam Massaro.

SUSTAINABILITY

The Festival also features vendors of sustainable living products and services, farmers selling starter plants, local craft vendors, horse-training demonstrations, displays by local organizations and much more.

The gates will open at 10am; the music begins at 11am. Admission is $8; children 12 and under are free.  Free parking is available on the fairgrounds.


Hilltown Spring FestivalThe Hilltown CDC’s 7th Annual Hilltown Spring Festival will be on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at the Cummington Fairgrounds! 2,000 people are expected at the Hilltown Spring Festival this year and entertainment will include musical performances and workshops, exhibits by artists and craftspeople, displays by local businesses, food from local vendors, a family contra-dance, kids-made craft bazaar, children’s activities and much more. More information is available at www.hilltowncdc.org. – Proceeds go to support Hilltown CDC programs that support low and moderate income hilltown residents.  These programs include small business support, housing rehabilitation, child care subsidies, and social services for families and the elderly.

Call for Kid Crafters for the Hilltown Spring Festival Kids-Made Craft Bazaar

Kids-Made Crafts Bazaar
Call for Kid Crafters for the Hilltown Spring Festival
Saturday, June 1st, 2013

The Kids-Made Craft Bazaar allows children to participate directly in the Festival, rewards them for their creativity, and gives them some real-world experience showing and selling their work.

The Hilltown CDC’s 7th Annual Hilltown Spring Festival is on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at the Cummington Fairgrounds.  This will be the 4th year the Kids-Made Craft Bazaar happens at the festival, spearheaded by Hilltown Families founder, Sienna Wildfield in 2010. Children up to the age of 12 are invited to sell and barter their hand-made crafts and arts… and each year it’s a huge success! The Kids-Made Craft Bazaar allows children to participate directly in the Festival, rewards them for their creativity, and gives them some real-world experience showing and selling their work.

Kids ages 12 and younger are invited to participate!  The Kids-Made Crafts Bazaar will be located in a central covered area on the fairground, and all crafts and art must be hand-made predominantly by children. Children will participate directly in the Festival as vendors, allowing for hands-on experience in showing and selling their crafts. Participants must be pre-registered and be able to bring their own tables (card table size) and chairs. The fee for child artists and crafters is $5.  Registration forms must be filled out and returned with registration fee to the Hilltown CDC:

Only a certain number of children can be accommodated, so register early.  One adult free pass will be provided for each exhibitor; there is no admission charge for children 12 and under. If there are questions, call Seth Isman at 413-296-4536 x112 or email sethi@hilltowncdc.org.


Hilltown Spring FestivalThe Hilltown CDC’s 7th Annual Hilltown Spring Festival will be on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at the Cummington Fairgrounds! 2,000 people are expected at the Hilltown Spring Festival this year and entertainment will include musical performances and workshops, exhibits by artists and craftspeople, displays by local businesses, food from local vendors, a family contra-dance, kids-made craft bazaar, children’s activities and much more. More information is available at www.hilltowncdc.org.

Call for Kid Crafters for the Hilltown Spring Festival Kids-Made Craft Bazaar

Kids-Made Crafts Bazaar
Call for Kid Crafters for the Hilltown Spring Festival
Saturday, May 12th, 2012

The Kids-Made Craft Bazaar allows children to participate directly in the Festival, rewards them for their creativity, and gives them some real-world experience showing and selling their work.

The Hilltown CDC’s 6th Annual Hilltown Spring Festival is on Saturday, May 12th at the Cummington Fairgrounds.  This will be the 3rd year the Kids-Made Craft Bazaar happens at the festival, spearheaded by Hilltown Families founder, Sienna Wildfield in 2010. Children up to the age of 12 are invited to sell and barter their hand-made crafts and arts… and each year it’s a huge success! The Kids-Made Craft Bazaar allows children to participate directly in the Festival, rewards them for their creativity, and gives them some real-world experience showing and selling their work.

Kids ages 12 and younger are invited to participate!  The Kids-Made Crafts Bazaar will be located in a central covered area on the fairground, and all crafts and art must be hand-made predominantly by children. Children will participate directly in the Festival as vendors, allowing for hands-on experience in showing and selling their crafts. Participants must be pre-registered and be able to bring their own tables (card table size) and chairs. The fee for child artists and crafters is $5.  Registration forms must be filled out and returned with registration fee to the Hilltown CDC:

Only a certain number of children can be accommodated, so register early.  One adult free pass will be provided for each exhibitor. If there are questions, call Seth Isman at 413-296-4536 x112 or email sethi@hilltowncdc.org.


Hilltown Spring FestivalThe Hilltown CDC’s 6th Annual Hilltown Spring Festival will be on Saturday, May 12 at the Cummington Fairgrounds! 2,000 people are expected at the Hilltown Spring Festival this year and entertainment will include musical performances and workshops, exhibits by artists and craftspeople, displays by local businesses, food from local vendors, a family contra-dance, kids-made craft bazaar, children’s activities and much more. More information is available at www.hilltowncdc.org.

Call for Kid Crafters for the Hilltown Spring Festival Kids-Made Crafts Bazaar

Kids-Made Crafts Bazaar
Call for Kid Crafters for the Hilltown Spring Festival
Saturday, May 14th, 2011

The Hilltown CDC’s 5th Annual Hilltown Spring Festival is on Saturday, May 14th at the Cummington Fairgrounds.  Last year was the debut of the Kids-Made Craft Bazaar where kids up to the age of 13 sold and bartered their hand-made crafts and arts… and it was a huge success! The Kids-Made Craft Bazaar allows children to participate directly in the Festival, rewards them for their creativity, and gives them some real-world experience showing and selling their work.

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The Kids-Made Crafts Bazaar will continue this year and kids ages 13 and younger are invited to participate.  The Kids-Made Crafts Bazaar will be located in a central covered area on the fairground, and all crafts and art must be hand-made predominantly by children. Children will participate directly in the Festival as vendors, allowing for hands-on experience in showing and selling their crafts. Participants must be pre-registered and be able to bring their own tables (card table size) and chairs. The fee for child artists and crafters is $5.  Registration forms must be filled out and returned with registration fee to the Hilltown CDC:

Only a certain number of children can be accommodated, so register early. Vendors will not be charged for parking. If there are questions, call Seth Isman at 413-296-4536 x12 or email sethi@hilltowncdc.org.

The Hilltown Spring Festival is a family-friendly event.  This year it will feature three music stages (including the Hilltown Families Family Stage); Kids Games; a Focus on Sustainability; food from local hilltown eateries, including local brews; displays by adult artists and crafters, and children’s activities all day long.

More information is available at www.hilltowncdc.org.

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