THE GREENSBORO SUMMER SOLSTICE
Back by popular demand, the Summer Solstice celebration will be held at the spectacular Greensboro Arboretum on Saturday, June 21, 2014 (rain date: Sunday, June 22). This is an annual family-friendly event, celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year! This day of merriment brings 6,000 Triad citizens together on the longest day of the year. Don your faerie wings and glitter and meander through this midsummer night’s dream with us.
Musical performances, face painting, hooping, drums and dancing will be showcased throughout the day beginning at 2pm. Don’t miss the Fire Finale beginning at 9pm, where you will be surrounded by wide-eyed children clutching their light wands and you will be mesmerized by the awe-inspiring feats of our daring performers.
THE SUMMER SOLSTICE BAZAAR
Spread throughout the Greensboro Arboretum and Lindley Park, the Summer Solstice Bazaar offers an eclectic array of merchandise and services that will delight the entire family. Beginning at 2pm, scores of local vendors will entice you into their faerie glens to dazzle you with their artistry, jewelry, clothing, and accoutrements of all kinds. A fantastic array of food and beverages will be available on both sides of the bridge, so bring a blanket and picnic in the park. Get your glitter on and come play at this recherché market.
QUEEN VIOLA TURNS 102!!!
Viola Magdalena Scales Trent – Queen of all things everywhere!!
Viola was the first and most loyal supporter of the Summer Solstice. She has been a friend, a mentor, a confidante and bright light in the darkness for over 25 years. Her birthday happens to fall on the Solstice and this year she will celebrating 102 years of extraordinary life. Thank you my dear friend for all that you have given – freely, from your heart – to enrich the lives of so many.
Long Live the Queen.