What's happening in and around Phoenixville, PA.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Camphill Kimberton Hosting Summer Music Festival on July 16th

Area residents have the chance to enjoy an array of local 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 16 from 3-10 p.m. at 1601 Pughtown Road, Kimberton, Pa. Musicians scheduled to perform on the hay wagon stage include: Cowmuddy, Elisha Kane, Mostly Maybe, Dirk Quinn, Tara and Friends, Aimee Wilson and the Factorye, and The Turnips.

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. Patrons who bring their own reusable plates and utensils will receive a reduced meal price.

There will also be local food and craft vendors, games, raffles, and a contra dance. 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. Advance tickets can be purchased by contacting Bernadette@camphillkimberton.org or 610-935-8660. 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.

Visit www.camphillkimberton.org to learn more.

No comments: