Apr 30 2014
Pasadena Earth Day 2014

Pasadena Earth & Arts Festival
Saturday, May 3, 11am – 5pm
Armory Center for the Arts & Memorial Park | MAP

Pasadena Earth and Arts Festival

  • Earth Day


    The City of Pasadena and Armory Center for the Arts invites you to its 12th annual celebration of the Earth and the Arts!

    The City of Pasadena and the Armory Center for the Arts invites you to the annual celebration of the Earth and the Arts.

    • Free all-ages event in Old Pasadena
    • Live music, dancing
    • Interactive drum circle
    • Family-friendly Armory art workshops
    • Eco-friendly marketplace
    • Tasty treats from local restaurants
    • Craft beer garden with Pasadena’s own Craftsman Brewing Company

    Conscientious Projector kicksoff the festival Friday night at 7:30pm with a screening of Symphony of the Soil at the Armory.

    We are also excited to feature What Can You Build With A House?, a temporary public art project created on-site by Jeff Cain during the fesival on Saturday.

    Be sure to like the Pasadena Earth and Arts Festival on Facebook and visit the City of Pasadena’s official Earth & Arts Festival Page for updates.

    Free all-ages event in Old Pasadena… Live music from local bands, dancing and an interactive drum circle… Kids and parents get creative with art workshopsEco-friendly exhibitors will display and sell green products and services… Sample tasty treats from popular local restaurants and a “Sustainable Beer Garden”Try something new!

    Some of the exhibitors include:

    Health-Ade will be featuring their high quality kombucha that’s brewed, bottled, and distributed 100% locally

    Tea Lovers Festival will be on hand at the Pasadena Earth & Arts Festival Eco-Marketplace. Learn about the month long celebration of tea! 

    Dominus Plantarum specializes in “Plant Local”: plants propagated, grown, sold and planted in the San Gabriel Valley Area. 

    Stumps and Trunks sells hand-carved and local arrangements from 100% landfill rescued lumber. In the Pasadena Earth & Arts Festival Eco-Marketplace.

    Rock Dog Gear will be selling their awesome recycled climbing rope leashes

    Muir Ranch will be a part of the Pasadena Earth & Arts Festival Eco-Marketplace this year. They are a community of student farmers at John Muir High School in Pasadena. How cool is that!

    Farm Fresh To You will be signing up new subscriptions during the Pasadena Earth & Arts Festival Eco-Marketplace. Farm fresh healthy produce delivered right to your door.

    Ditch the plastic! Check out the earth-friendly Brush with Bamboo toothbrushes in the Pasadena Earth & Arts Festival Eco-Marketplace.

    Pureness Health will provide vinegar drink samples (vinegar, honey, water) and be doing vinegar tastings

    Studio DGH will be offering their beautiful terrariums and ceramic creations for sale

    Real Food Daily will be dishing out fantastic vegetarian and vegan options 

    Repair Cafe is ON for May 3 Saturday 11-5 in Memorial Park at the Pasadena Earth and Arts Festival! And we will be OFF the grid! We will have two tinkers, two tailors and a bike repair station! Come on down and get a FIX!

    and much more…

    Go Metro and receive a FREE tote bag! For more details, click here. Metro provides Bus and Rail transportation to Memorial Park Station till 2AM on Fridays and Saturdays. For your best route or more info, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro or (323.466.3876).


    Comedian, Author and KPCC Radio Commentator…
    Sandra Tsing Loh https://www.lohdownonscience.org/


    11:15 AM   The Subs: Classic Rock Band https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Subs/158155581300

    12:15 AM   Ballet Folklorico Sol y Luna: Ballet Folklorico Sol y Luna is a traditional Mexican community based dance group located in the beautiful Valley of San Gabriel, California. https://www.sol-y-luna.webs.com/
    1:15 PM   Drumtime: Drumtime is a unique and highly effective combination of musical education, physical activity, creativity and community building; it is designed to offer children and teens hand-on experiences in healthy mind and body concepts. https://www.drumtime.net/about.html

    2:15 PM   Danza Yankuikuitl (New Fire Aztec Dancers): Danza Yankuikuitl is an indigenous Mexican dance group dedicated to preserving and teaching Aztec dance for the purpose of building friendship and understanding.

    3:15 PM   Blackwater Jukebox: LA band who have combined their love of roots music with a modern flair and taste for adventure, transforming traditional music into a savage new beast – darker and more danceable. https://www.blackwaterjukebox.com/

    4:15 PM   Bizzart: is an amalgam of contradictory and cohesive elements, a mishmash of sounds that treat the ears to both the good and the bad, the brainchild of DJ Arthur Arellanes. https://www.joyfulnoiserecordings.com/bizzart


    12:30 AM   Kan Zaman: volunteer musicians, singers and staff from diverse backgrounds performing a unique, pure and quality traditional Arabic music. https://www.kanzaman.org/

    1:30 PM   Robert Hilton: designs, builds, and plays unique musical instruments. His instruments are often sculptural in nature, but music is the ultimate goal. https://vimeo.com/74871439

    2:30 PM   Clair Mills: has focused her energy on developing interactive music and story time for children. Her performances included: interactive storytelling with puppets, stories with costumes for older children. She engages children in activities to entertain, educate and inspire spontaneous creativity and joy. https://www.clairemills.com/

    3:30 PM   Artichoke: Local band from Highland Park established in 1998, charming high-energy set for kids and families. https://artichoketheband.com/

The City of Pasadena and the Armory invites you to the Pasadena Earth & Arts Festival. This free, all-ages event in Old Pasadena includes live music, dancing, drum circles, family-friendly art workshops, and an eco-friendly marketplace. Enjoy tasty treats from local restaurants and a craft beer garden with Pasadena’s own Craftsman Brewing Company.

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