🎨 Arts and Crafts Booths Time: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Immerse yourself in a vibrant marketplace featuring over 70 arts and crafts vendors! Each booth showcases unique handcrafted pieces ranging from intricate jewelry to bespoke decor items. As you wander through, you’ll get to witness the rich tapestry of creativity and passion, making it the perfect spot to find unique gifts and souvenirs.
🍔 Food Trucks Time: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Satisfy your taste buds with an array of delightful treats from our gourmet food trucks, offering a selection of diverse cuisines to cater to every palate.
🍷 Beer and Wine Garden Time: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Quench your thirst and unwind in our serene beer and wine garden. Sample expertly curated wines and crafted beers while enjoying the ambient festival vibes.
🦋 Butterfly Educational Experience Time: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Step into a mesmerizing world of butterflies! This experience allows you to get up close and personal with various butterfly varieties, including the majestic Monarch and the vibrant Painted Ladies. Educators will be on hand to provide insights into the life cycles, habitats, and unique traits of each species. It’s not just an observation – it’s an intimate encounter with nature’s delicate wonders.
🦋 Butterfly Release Time: 6:00 pm Witness the ethereal spectacle of hundreds of butterflies taking flight against the backdrop of the all the beauty Mount Saint Francis has to offer. It’s a magical moment that promises to be one of the highlights of the festival.
🎈 Kid Zone Activities and Inflatables Time: 12:00 pm – 7:30 pm A haven of fun and excitement awaits the young and the young-at-heart! Dive into a world filled with engaging games, interactive activities, and bounce around in our array of thrilling inflatables.
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: 🎵 Todd Hildreth From his early beginnings with the accordion, to getting inspired by the legendary Jerry Lee Lewis and embracing the piano, Todd’s journey has been filled with passion for music. With accolades like founding the award-winning Java Men, performing at renowned venues like NYC’s Knitting Factory, and collaborating with legends like Aretha Franklin, his performance promises a deep dive into the world of jazz, improvisation, and soul.
2:15 pm – 3:30 pm: 🎺 Lost Tribe Lost Tribe is set to mesmerize with a unique blend of traditional Klezmer music, effortlessly combining influences from jazz, classical, and progressive rock to create an unforgettable sonic experience.
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm: 🪕 Pump House Pickers It’s time to go rustic! The Pump House Pickers are here to entertain with timeless Bluegrass tunes that will have you tapping your feet and feeling the mountain vibes.
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm: 🎻 Mama Said String Band (Short break in between sets) Hailing from Louisville, this four-piece ensemble has been redefining Bluegrass since 2016. With a blend of unique perspectives, Mama Said String Band crafts a harmonious blend of Bluegrass, Folk, and Americana, emphasizing vocal harmonies and contemporary instrumentation. Their notable achievements and refreshing sound make this a performance not to be missed.
Note: Food and refreshment stalls, interactive booths, and rest areas available throughout the day. Celebrate the rhythmic heartbeats of Monarch MountFest 2023 with us! 🦋🎤🎉