Free Earth Day Fair features fun, music, and education at The Oregon Garden!
Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate the upcoming 50th annual Earth Day? Then head out to The Oregon Garden in Silverton for the 2019 Earth Day Fair. It will take place on Saturday, April 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This is the only day of the year that admission to The Oregon Garden is free to all.
The day will feature a number of earth-focused activities and presentations which include: how to master backyard composting, make your own reusable bag, create your own seed starter pot, and much more. Visitors are invited to enjoy The Oregon Garden's 80-acre botanical garden featuring more than 20 specialty gardens.
Educational exhibitors, along with several non-profit and student groups, will be located in the Garden's Grand Hall. The celebration highlights music from the Early College High School Emaa Da drumming band, Ceili of the Valley Scottish dancing, and the Woodburn High School Mariachi Band. A local food vendor will offer a variety of tasty items for purchase.
Free parking and shuttle service will be offered from the gravel lot north of Roth's Fresh Market in Silverton, and free parking is offered at Robert Frost Elementary. On-site parking is available for $5.00.
Visit www.oregongarden.org for additional details. The 2019 Earth Day Fair is presented by Marion County Public Works Environmental Services, Renewal by Anderson, Salem Sign Company, Leaf Filter, Budget Dumpster, K2 Creative, the Oregon Department of Energy, and The Oregon Garden.