2015 Schedule

OLD SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – Saturday, MAY 16th 2015

  • 10AM – Tour DePATH: Bring your bike, helmet and other protective gear, and bike the Paul Ambrose Trail for Health
  • 10AM – Perennial Exchange and Plant Sale, hosted by the Cabell County Master Gardeners Association
  • 10AM-5PM: Various demonstrations, workshops, exhibits, and family-friendly activities will be hosted by numerous participating organizations, businesses, groups and individuals throughout the day.

WORKSHOPS/ACTIVITIES – at booths

Throughout the Day:

  • Bring Your T-Shirt! (#7) & (#81) | Bring a T-shirt from home, or get one for free from Goodwill, and have Brand Yourself print our fair logo design on your shirt for only $6! It is a very sustainable way to commemorate Huntington’s first Sustainability Fair, and some of the proceeds will go to help fund the Next fair!
  • Tech-Recycling (#80) | Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area, Inc. will be hosting a free Technology Recycling station. Most any type of electronic computer related device can be recycled, including monitors (TV’s will NOT be accepted). So bring your old phones, computers, and other “old tech”, then come enjoy the fair.
  • Try This (#50) | KIDS ACTIVITY – paper pots, planting seeds, and recipes
  • Bike safety workshops, kid’s bicycle activities | Tour DePATH (#76)
  • Bike License Registration | City of Huntington (#85)
  • Energy Generating Bicycle | MU Sustainability Dept and Tour DePATH (#76)
  • Woodturning Demonstration | Ervin Jones (#21)
  • Glass Bead Making Demonstration | Bead Unique (#21)
  • Seed Swap (Organic & Heirloom only) | Tri-State Area Seedsavers (#52)
  • Yoga Demonstrations | Studio 8 (#83)
  • 11AM: MUSD (#75) | “Pollinator Gardens” – native pollinators, plants & habitat
  • 12PM: MUSD (#75) | KIDS ACTIVITY – Water Jug Composting
  • 1-3PM: MUSD (#75) | KIDS ACTIVITY – Ocean Commotion Eco-friendly Crafts
  • 2PM: WVCA (#73) | “Rain Barrel Demonstration and Give-Away” – visit booth to register
  • 3PM: MUSD (#75) | “Energy Conservation in the Home
  • 4PM: MUSD (#75) | “Recycling on campus and in Huntington
  • 5-11PM: Bar & Beverage Station by Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District, with craft beer on tap and Coke products

PRESENTATIONS – inside the Heritage Station CVB meeting room (11AM-5:30PM)

  • 11AM – Energy Efficiency: with Jill Watkins of Watkins Design Works and the US Green Building Council
  • 12PM – Green Building and Design: with Josh Dygert, AIA, of Edward Tucker Architects
  • 1PM – Local Food and Farming: Shelly Keeney of the Wild Ramp
  • 2PM – Reclaim/Rebuild: with Deacon Stone on the Corbin Factory Project and Coalfield Development Corporation
  • 3PM – Water: with Natalie Thompson of OVEC, Angie Rosser of WV Rivers Coalition, and Lew Baker of WV Rural Water Association
  • 4PM – “Elk River Blues”, an independent film on the January 2014 chemical spill, by local film maker Mike Youngren. Mike will be on hand to discuss why he wanted to make this film.

ACOUSTIC MUSIC & PERFORMANCES – Acoustic live music 10AM-5:30PM

  • 11:00AM – Alyssa Lackey
  • 11:30 AM – Keyamo & Joe
  • Noon – Blues Crossing
  • 12:30PM – Jerry & Marcus
  • 1PM – 5$Red
  • 1PM – The Settlement (street performance)
  • 1:30PM – Shadowshaker Band
  • 2:00PM – ARTS: Art Resources for the Tri-State – singing selections from their upcoming production of Into The Woods.
  • 2:30PM – Tom Cannon
  • 3PM – Danny Neal
  • 3:30PM – Mark Smith
  • 4PM – Ner Brown
  • 4:30PM – Tim Lancaster
  • 5PM – Jim Curnutte

EVENING BANDS – Heritage Station Gazebo (6PM-11PM)

  • 6PM – Of The Dell
  • 7PM – The Allure
  • 9PM – Downtown King