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Green Neighbor Festival

2017
Save the Dates & Tell Your Neighbor!
Saturday May 20 & Sunday May 21, 2017
Noon – 5 PM
At Culler Lake in Baker Park, Frederick, MD
West 2nd Street & College Terrace

Hood College’s Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies (CCWS) and the Friends of Baker Park are excited to announce the NEW 2017 Green Neighbor Festival, scheduled for May 20 & 21! Formerly the Green Neighbor Forum, the 2-day festival will be promoting environmental sustainability and “green” practices to protect land, water, and energy resources. Held in conjunction with Celebrate Frederick’s Behind the Garden Gates Tour, the festival will be located around Baker Park’s Culler Lake and will feature an educational walking tour of the newly restored lake structures, eco-friendly vendors, family-friendly activities, a tree tour, a fish release and more!

Be sure to pick up a Green Neighbor Festival Guidebook which includes the festival map, schedule of events, walking tour details, and vendor descriptions. Free “I’m a Green Neighbor” stickers to first 1000 attendees!

Schedule of Events

Saturday

12:00 pm: Festival Opens!

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Self-guided lake tours (See map, pg 8 and 9)

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Sunfish and Students fish release into Culler Lake (Lake station #2, see pg 9 & 11) every hour on the half hour

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Tree Tour by Jenny Willoughby, Sustainability Manager, City of Frederick (Meet at Station 1, CCWS table). Tour will encompass Baker Park area, Hood College campus and surrounding neighborhoods.

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Tree Tour (Meet at Station 1, CCWS table)

5:00 pm: Festival closes

Sunday

12:00 pm: Festival Opens!

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Self-guided lake tours (See map, pg 8 and 9)

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Sunfish and Students fish release into Culler Lake (Lake station #2, see pg 9 & 11) every hour on the half hour

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Tree Tour by Jenny Willoughby, Sustainability Manager, City of Frederick (Meet at Station 1, CCWS table). Tour will encompass Baker Park area, Hood College campus and surrounding neighborhoods.

1:30 pm – 1:45pm: VIP fish release (Lake station #2, see pg 9)

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Tree Tour (Meet at Station 1, CCWS table)

5:00 pm: Festival closes

2017 Vendor List:

  • Frederick County Office of Sustainability
  • Friends of Baker Park
  • Hood College Center for Coastal and Watershed Studies
  • Friends of Waterford Park
  • Bartlett Tree Experts
  • Frederick County Master Gardeners
  • Wood Eye Wood Products
  • Randies Candies
  • Direct Energy Solar
  • Stream Link Education
  • The Lucy School
  • Naturalawn
  • Scott Key Center
  • The Tower Garden
  • Envision Frederick County
  • Munro Properties
  • Terressentials Organic
  • Summer Creek Farm
  • Clean Water Frederick
  • Common Market
  • Frederick County Beekeepers Association
  • MOMS
  • The Bee Connection

 

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The Green Neighbor Festival is supported by: