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Summer Solstice Weekend

Saturday, June 22, 2019 – Sunday, June 23, 2019

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Summer Brings Outdoor Fun for the Whole Family

Celebrate the start of summer at the Edible Academy. Join us for the first big harvest of the growing season with gardening fun, crafts, yoga, live music and more to celebrate the long summer days ahead.

Make Music New York Performance

Friday, June 21; 4–6 p.m.

Kick off Summer Solstice Weekend with a Make Music New York performance featuring the BrasCuba Group, led by Nanny Assis and Bobby Sanabria, two legendary Latin American musicians who are joining forces to lead an all-star, 10-piece ensemble.

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Culinary Demonstrations

Saturday & Sunday; 10:30 a.m., 12, 1:30, 3, & 4:30 p.m. 
Pauline Gillespie Gossett Overlook Pavilion

Take part in culinary workshops presented by local chefs and culinary educators, featuring ingredients fresh from the garden that will inspire chefs of all ages. Samples are shared following each workshop.

Participating chefs to be announced.

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Live Music

Saturday & Sunday; 12:30, 2, & 3:30 p.m. 
Susan P. and Coley Burke Amphitheater

Local musicians provide a festive afternoon of family friendly songs to get everyone dancing and singing along.

Performers to be announced.

Early Morning Yoga

Saturday; 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Edible Academy Amphitheater

All are welcome to forge a deeper connection with nature during an early morning yoga session with CorePower Yoga and The Sill.

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