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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Camphill Kimberton Hosting Summer Music Festival This Saturday

On Saturday, July 17th, Camphill Kimberton will be hosting a Hootenanny:

Area residents have the chance to enjoy an array of local folk and country music on a beautiful Chester County farm at the upcoming Hootenanny at Camphill Kimberton. The Hootenanny, a festival of local music and food, will be held July 17 from 3-10 p.m. at 1601 Pughtown Road, Kimberton, Pa. Musicians scheduled to perform on the hay wagon stage include: Chris Ayer, Suzie Brown, Jubel Jenkins, Trevor Gordon Hall and The Turnips. The music begins at 3:45 p.m. and contra dancing with a live band will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

The Hootenanny has been organized to celebrate the joy of local culture. In addition to the music, the Camphill Café will be serving food made with local, organic ingredients.

There will also be local food and craft vendors, face painting, games for children, raffles and prizes. Children will have the chance to spot cows, chickens, sheep and more on the working dairy and vegetable farm.

The admission fee is $10, $8 in advance. Children under ten are free. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Camphill Café or by contacting Bernadette@camphillkimberton.org or 610-935-0300, ext. 12. Attendees should bring their own blankets or lawn chairs.

Proceeds from the Hootenanny will go to Camphill Kimberton, a dynamic farming and handcrafting community that includes adults with developmental disabilities. This non-profit organization has provided meaningful work and a supportive environment since it was founded in 1972. Located on 432 acres of farm, gardens and woodlands in Chester County , Camphill Kimberton is also a local center for culture and a model for sound ecological living.

Camphill Village Kimberton Hills is located at 1601 Pughtown Road , Kimberton , Pa.

For more information, visit www.camphillkimberton.org.

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