Saturday May 10th – NAPPY RIDDEM at Celebrate Petworth in DC

A Festival of Community
Saturday May 10th, 2014
12:00 – 6:00pm

100% FREE & Open to the Public
Fun for the Whole Family!!!

NAPPY RIDDEM will perform live on the Upshur Stage at 900 Upshur St NW DC  (approximately 4pm – arrive early to ensure entry)

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  • A small stage will anchor one end of Upshur Street to serve as the main performance space for local bands.
  • The Food and Healthy Living zone will showcase farmer’s market produce, urban garden groups, plants for sale, gardening supplies, chef demos, wellness groups, and other organizations dedicated to healthy living.
  • The Arts zone will feature local arts vendors, clothing boutiques, live muralists, performance artists, and other creative organizations displaying their products or services.
  • The Kids zone will be a highlight to include crafts, a puppet theater, a large wall for a kids mural, and a story time area for engaging programming throughout the day.
  • There will be an area for local businesses that do not fit the vending criteria to have a presence via display of marketing materials as well as a representative to answer questions or engage the attendees.

A group of community organizers have come together in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, D.C. to plan and execute a small festival celebration in the heart of the neighborhood. The Celebrate Petworth Festival will celebrate creativity, diversity, culture, people, and quality of life: the core components of what make Petworth a vibrant and wonderful place to live. Celebrate Petworth will be anchored around 4 main themes: Art, Music, Food and Healthy Living, and Kids/Family. The focus of the event is as described above, thus it will not be a large vending and sales opportunity. Celebrate Petworth will bring residents of Petworth together, not just for the day of the event, but through the creation of new opportunities for collaboration, partnership and engagement amongst residents, businesses, and non-profit organizations. The event is planned for Saturday, May 10, from 12 PM until 6 PM on the 800 block of Upshur St. Celebrate Petworth has received an ANC4C Letter of Support and permitting has been approved by the Mayor’s Special Event Task Force.

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