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8:35 am
Fri April 25, 2014

9th Annual Piedmont Environmental Earth Day is this Saturday

Triad Arts as broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm

This weekend the celebration of Mother Earth continues in the Triad at the 9th annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds on Saturday from 10-5 with live music, demonstrations, fun for kids, and some great healthy local food options. On Saturday night it’s a performance of Paul Winter’s Missa Gaia at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greensboro on Saturday. Piedmont Environmental Alliance Executive Director Kristin Wiggins spoke with David Ford about the Fair.

The 9th annual Earth Day Fair is Saturday from 10am-5pm at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds. The Triad’s largest Earth Day celebration with more than 8,000 people expected to attend is free and open to the public with free parking as well. There’ll be eclectic outdoor live music throughout the day featuring local bands Doug Davis and the Solid Citizens, After Jack, and Doby, and New Bern singer/guitarist and Black Owl Guitars luthier David English. Today on Triad Arts Weekend David Ford will be chatting with David about his music, and the fascinating history behind the instruments he creates: hand-crafted cigar box guitars. He will also be talking with Unitarian Universalist Church of Greensboro Music Director Mark Freundt. On Saturday night at 7:30 PM he’ll direct the UUC Choir in a performance of the Paul Winter Consort’s Missa Gaia  Earth Mass. 

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