Want to get involved with Earth Festival?

Call 724-738-4050 for more information!

The Macoskey Center at Slippery Rock University is located at

247 Harmony Road

over the hill and across the road from the SRU football stadium

Click here for Driving Directions

Since 1991, the Earth Festival at the Macoskey Center has energized the community about sustainability and the environment with fun and educational activities for all ages.

This year's lineup (so far)

Free Children's Activities

Kite Making and Flying with the Fly! Pittsburgh Kite Club

Baby Farm Animal Menagerie by Dream Thyme Farm Mercer, PA

The Portable Planetarium Experience  facilitated by International Planetarium Society President-Elect Susan Reynolds Button

Earth Quest : Hunt for the Earth Guardian facilitated by SRU Elementary and Environmental Education students

It's My Earth!  Interactive Learning Stations  presented by SRU Elementary and Environmental Education students

Storytelling

The Salvage Art Puppet Troupe

Free Adult Activities

Hybrid Car Demonstration

Organic Beer Making Workshop  presented by the North Country Brewing Company

Apple Tree Grafting by Fruitland Acres  Mercer, PA

Soapmaking Workshop

Bio-diesel Making Workshop

And Don't Miss...

Musical Performances featuring: 

"You'll thrill to the traditional, hard-driving bluegrass rhythms of Pittsburgh's tallest bluegrass band. The Rank Strangers will make you forget your cares, and think instead about the sad, mournful folk in their songs. Insist on genuine Rank Strangers music - you'll be glad you did!"

...and..... 

The Healthy Forest Initiative

Old Time music that will delight your soul 

The Sustainable Marketplace featuring food vendors, local farmers, and others selling their environmentally conscious products.

And come help celebrate our founder...

Memorial Tree Planting

Friends, family, and colleagues will gather to honor Robert A. Macoskey with a memorial tree planting.  The planting is a tribute to the continuing legacy of Bob Macoskey on what would have been  his 75th birthday.  The ceremony will occur at 12:30.

 

Want to get involved with Earth Festival?

Call 724-738-4050 for more information!

The Macoskey Center at Slippery Rock University is located at

247 Harmony Road

over the hill and across the road from the SRU football stadium

Click here for Driving Directions