Planet Earth Celebration 2011

Tomorrow, Saturday April 16th is the 2011 Planet Earth Celebration in downtown Raleigh.
Sponsored by Burt’s Bees and The North Carolina Museum of Natural Science this FREE outdoor event is sure to be a big hit with the entire family.
Activities Include:
  • Free Drive-through E-cycling – Bring your old electronics and we’ll find a new or safe home for all of their parts, ensuring that hazardous materials stay out of our landfills!
  • Burt’s Bees Annual Tent Sale
  • Great Live Music!
    • Chatham County Line – Performing at 1:15 & 2:45
    • Countdown Quartet – Performing at 4:15
    • Junkman – Performing throughout the day and leading the Trash March
  • The Trash March rollickin’ display of eco-fun!
  • Capitol Cardboard Constructionists of Paperhand Puppet Intervention (NC) and The Cardboard Tech Instant-tute (VT.) present a Corrugated Collaboration of Colossal Proportions, a virtual Cardboard Kingdom. Come Frolic in the Fabulous Fortress of Recycled Revelry.
  • Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s amazing, giant puppets created from junk
  • The Junkman – played on over 100 intruments, Junk Music has gathered audiences from rock and jazz to classical and world fusion
  • Exhibitors (see list below) from local businesses and non profits whose good works support sustainable living
  • The 11th Annual Sustainable Design Competition
  • Urban Tumbleweed Behemoth Bowling
  • Redress Raleigh – A Sneak Peek from the Local Fashion Show
  • Bicycle Blenders – That’s right, people-powered lemonade smoothies!
  • Eco-smart shopping in the Green Bazaar
  • Tree Seedling Giveaway
  • Worm Composting Demonstrations
  • Earth-friendly fun for kids from Marbles Kids Museum
  • CAM and Clair the Clean Air Explorer from Triangle Air Awareness
  • Healthy Living Yoga
  • SPROUT Experience clean and renewable energy through an inventive display of solar power, wind power, and weather. Learn more here
  • Ask the Experts about organic farming, greening your home, conserving water, green landscaping and more!
  • Special Presentation: Military Goes Green – Museum auditorium at 1:00 pm
  • Delicious Local & Friendly Eats from Green Planet Catering and a fleet of food trucks (Only Burger, Klaus’ Pizza, Farmhand Foods and more!)
To Learn More Visit: Planet Earth Celebration online

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