Thursday, July 28, 2011

Farm Block Fest to offer music, art, camping, good food July 29, 30, 31

AHMEEK -- Farm Block Fest is a two-night, three-day camping and music festival this Friday, Saturday and Sunday -- July 29, 30 and 31 -- in the heart of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula -- just outside Ahmeek at the Parsons’ Farm, 2239 N. Farmers Block Rd, Allouez Township.

In conjunction with Keweenaw Krayons, Farm Block Festival is put on as a fundraiser for the Dan Schmitt Gift of Music fund. The fund provides instruments and music lessons for area youth.

Farm Block Fest strives to create a safe, family-friendly environment that harnesses the power of music and arts in order to create a unique and positive community experience.

Live Music! Great Food! Art Vendors! A beautiful and pristine environment! 3 on 3 basketball tournament!

Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 29.

A weekend pass (includes camping) is $40; day pass -- $15 Friday, $20 Saturday; $5 per car -- carpool!

Local, organic, and sustainable food provided all weekend long by Bill Caputi and Ray Weglarz of Ray's Polish Fire. Pay per plate.

Remember to bring dishes and silverware. This helps things flow smoothly and helps reduce waste. Some utensils will be provided, as well as a sink and drying rack for your dishes.

Rules :
No Pets (only Otis is allowed)
No campfires (there will be one designated site)
No kegs
No underage drinking
RESPECT the land, each other, and our HOME

The 2011 Farm Block Fest Music Lineup includes Seth Bernard and May Erlewine, Luke Winslow-King, Chris Bathgate, Fiona Dickinson, The Chanteymen, Benjamin Riley Band, The Go Rounds, Elk Welcome and many more ...

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