The Calvert County Citizen’s Green Team will host the 7th Annual Calvert Green Expo & Green Craft Fair on Saturday, May 2, from 10am to 4pm, at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center on Dowell Road in Solomons, Maryland. Admission is FREE. The Calvert Green Expo highlights environmentally-friendly products, services, ideas, and gifts! The Green Expo is a great place to connect with local groups, learn about energy-saving techniques, and hear about living more sustainably. There will be plenty of free children’s activities, fantastic giveaways, green-product vendors, green shopping, great food, and plenty of engaging and interesting booths to explore! Young visitors should pick up a Children’s Passport at the Welcome Booth, which will guide them on a fun adventure as they explore all the hands-on activities at the Expo!
NEW THIS YEAR
Live entertainment will be part of the Green Expo this year. The performance schedule is:
Noon-12:45pm enjoy the blues, folk, rock and country sound of this dynamic acoustic duo, Jim & Kathy.
1:00-1:45pm singer songwriter Daniel W. Hill will be performing his own material for all to enjoy.
2:00-2:45pm check out this local saxophone quartet, Sax Appeal as the roll out the jazz, blues, and more!
Be sure to check out the TESLA S 100% electric automobile. Recent news for this unique car manufacture states, Tesla Motors Inc. delivered 10,030 vehicles in the first quarter of 2015, a record quarterly mark that represents a 55% increase compared to the first three months of 2014.
Several new vendors will be on hand this year. Bay Stone Arts, who offer handmade jewelry with fossil and stones from Calvert Cliffs. The Ruby Foxs Den products that include natural skin care products, a variety of farm eggs, and hand painted creations. Greenstreet Growers Inc. will provide information about landscaping, greenwalls and organic products. Save & Thrive with Sha will be presenting toxin free personal cleaning products, dehydrated and freeze-dried foods (next to the TESLA S). The UMCES Chesapeake Biological Lab will have a booth this year where visitors can learn about important environmental aspects of the Chesapeake Bay science and research, featuring a watershed model.
Guests of all ages will enjoy exploring the vendor booths and having a chance to talk with leaders and educators in the “green living” atmosphere. Be sure to learn about new developments in renewable energy and green technology, discuss how to lower home energy costs, harness solar power, build a green home, plant a healthier garden, or compost your waste! The Green Expo coincides with the Annmarie Garden’s monthly Maker’s Market, so there are also many Earth-friendly, repurposed, home grown, and fair trade gifts for sale! The Green Expo will give you the skills, knowledge, and inspiration to go green in your everyday life! For additional information please call (410) 326-4640, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.annmariegarden.org.