Summer Faire Series

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Every-other Saturday from June 17 to August 12 the Green Valley Lake Community Garden will host the 2017  Summer Faire Series.    In addition to our traditional evening concerts by the lake (5:30 to 7:00), we have many day-time activities.  Starting at 10:00 in the morning, browse through the booths of craft vendors, quilt show displays, mosaic demos, pottery demos, or photography exhibits.  Then from noon to 2:00 there will be speakers from various organizations giving educational talks on everything from fire safety to earthquake preparedness,  drones, OHVs, snake safety and much more.  In-between there may be a chili cook-off, a Pie Festival or a Strawberry Shortcake Day, or a cutest pet contest.  Plus, the whole time our gardeners will stand by to give you a tour of the garden and answer any questions about how to grow organic veggies at this high altitude.  All of the concerts and fun activities are free, but if you would like to give a donation, that would be greatly appreciated.  Bring a lawn chair.  Below is the schedule so far.  Bands will be announced soon.

Bands will be playing from 5:30 to 7:00 at the Summer Faire Series 2017.  Here is the Schedule so far:

June 17 – Pie Festival;   “Strut Your Mutt” pet parade
July 1 – the “Fourth of July” Parade 11:00; Strawberry Fest and
 Quilt Show all day; Raffle
5:30 Contra Dance
July 15 — Pie Festival;  Pottery Demo;  Lyle Ferguson talk on History of Green Valley Lake
July 29 — Strawberry Festival;  Photography Exhibit
Aug. 12 — Chili Cook-Off;
Quilt Raffle Drawing

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9 Responses to Summer Faire Series

  1. dani says:

    I sure do miss being part of those jams!!!!! Play on…. my friends!

  2. Mary McDonough says:

    Are there any Irish music sessions in Green Valley Lake or anywhere between Crestline and GVL going on this summer?

    • Sandi Huckaby says:

      Hi – We are planning Sunday Jams (sessions) at the Garden in GVL – our first one was last Sunday. Email me at and I can give you more info. Also, don’t miss “Wake the Bard” at the Garden on July 30th!

  3. C Hatfield says:

    Is the concert the same location where the music festival was held? Should we bring lawn chairs?

    • Sandi Huckaby says:

      The July Concerts are held downtown, next to the Community Garden.
      There are some plastic chairs there, but your own would be more comfortable.

  4. Carl Verbanic says:

    Do you ever have food vendors at your concert series?

    • Sandi Huckaby says:

      The venue is right next to our 2 restaurants, so we encourage people to eat there or get some take-out.

  5. Martha Castanon says:

    Please send me all events if possible, thanks

    • Sandi Huckaby says:

      Hi Martha- The Summer Concert Series was just during July this year. Next summer we will do more so keep your eye on the “Upcoming Events” page. “Wake the Bard” is playing at the Lake Inn on 8/31.

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