FairyFest

July 15th-19th, 22nd - 26th, 2020

 

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Thanks to everyone that participated and attended Fairyfest this year, it was a wonderful event that we will not forget anytime soon. This page is going to be left up so you can continue to access the links to the virtual content from this years Fairyfest and enjoy the fairy house submissions. You can be sure that we will be back next year for this annual event, so feel free to start planning your fairy houses early! 

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Things that happened at Fairyfest 2020:

· The Fairy House Exhibition.

· Javoen Byrd storytelling and interactive safe drumming instruction

· Community mural painting with artist Kate Cendejas

· Big Sky Yogi playing soothing sounds on the guitar

· Vendor Color Cornucopia

· Scavenger Hunts, scouring the gardens for hidden fairy wings and more!

✾ VIRTUAL CONTENT ✾

Javoen Byrd of Awodi Drumming joins us at Fairyfest!

Recently Javoen Byrd joined us at Lakewold Gardens to film this instructional African drumming lesson with stories from the Yoruba culture. Click above to view the video, and if you have a drum laying around, grab it and follow along!

How-to Make Fairy Wings for Fairyfest!

Coloring Pages by Kate Cendejas:

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Fairy House Competition:

Here are the wonderful fairy houses created by you! Many of these were on display in the garden during Fairyfest, trying to find where each was located on-site was half the fun! Three Houses were chosen by a team of local artists to win a feather award for their excellence, see the winners below.

Feather Award Winners:

"Organic Fairy House"

by Jaidyn Gabretti (age 24)

"Organic Fairy House" by Jaidyn Gabretti (age 24)

"Sadie's Fairy Woodland Grotto"

by The Poplin Family: Courtney (age 9), Kayleigh (age 7), and Christopher (Dad)

"Sadie's Fairy Woodland Grotto" by The Poplin Family: Courtney (age 9), Kayleigh (age 7), and Christopher (Dad)

"Thayer House"

by Daisy Thayer (age 5), Libby Thayer (age 8) & Drew Thayer (age 41)

"Thayer House" by Daisy Thayer (age 5),Libby Thayer (age 8),Drew Thayer (age 41)

People's Choice Award Winner:

"Fairy House Village" by Barbara Patterson (age 68)

"Fairy House Village"

by Barbara Patterson (age 68)

The Other Wonderful 2020 Submissions:

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