Veg Fest This Saturday

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  • November 8, 2013

This Saturday is Veg Fest at Riverside Park. The day-long event will feature live music, dynamic speakers, cooking demonstrations, beer garden, kids' zone, pie-eating contest, exceptional freebies, raffles, scavenger hunt and much more!

Music Stage:

10:00 AM - Sonic Thieves

11:00 AM - The Lifeforms

12:00 PM - Pie-Eating Contest

12:30 PM - Jahmen

1:30 PM - Cougar Barrel

2:30 PM - Danka

3:30 PM - Poor Richards Picture The Lifeforms Picture Jahmen Picture Cougar Barrel Picture Danka Picture Poor Richards 


Cooking Demos:

11:00 AM - Community Loaves, Meredith Corey-Disch: Hows and Whys of Sourdough Bread

12:00 PM - Food For Life, Heather Borders and Mimi McGee: Easy Black Bean Chili and Pumpkin Smoothie

1:00 PM - Whole Foods, Heather Olsen: Vegan Mushroom “Caviar” & Cashew Sour Cream on Garlic Pepper Multigrain Toast Points, as well as Romesco Sauce with Brown Rice & Flax Crackers

2:00 PM - Shakti, Carrie Zarka Dooley and Jill Mullins: Organic Raw Vegan Apple Cobbler Cups

3:00 PM - Fresh, Jason McDonald: Healthy with Protein

4:00 PM - Jacksonville Health and Wellness, Heather Repole and Francesca Taylor: Green Smoothie, Eggless Egg Salad and Raw Pasta



11:00 AM - Trisha Howell, MSH, RD, LD/N, HHC, Smart Wellness

12:00 PM - Marc Wisdom, Springfield Brew Crew

1:00 PM - Elizabeth Olsen, Olsenhaus Pure Vegan

2:00 PM - Paul Shapiro, Humane Society of United States

3:00 PM - Carly Asse, Unsupersize Me

4:00 PM - Patricia Davis, Silver Needle and Thread

Kids Zone:

10:15 AM - Yoga for the Youth by Ananda Kula

11:00 AM - Reduce the Alien presentation

11:45 AM - Yoga for the Youth by Ananda Kula

12:30 PM - Bendy Bodies class by Arch Pilates

1:15 PM - Yoga for the Youth by Ananda Kula

2:00 PM - Meredith Rae Woodard- Children's Singer and Songwriter; Her new CD is "Dance in the Rain"

3:00 PM - YogaKids with Jackie Stanley Morrison

3:30 PM - Boom Science Green Energy Show

They will also have 3 great eco-friendly crafts, an organic bubble station, soy paint station, and face painting all for FREE. There will be a large blow up slide that is pay-to-play $5 for an all-day wrist band in a separate area.


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