Art & Garden April 29th – May 1st 2016



California Natives in the Garden and Beyond

Bolinas Community Center’s Art and Garden Festival 2016

Coordinator: Lea Earnheart   415.868.9330/415.272.9598

Over the years, Art & Garden at the Bolinas Community Center has become an important springtime fundraising event. This year we look forward to a particularly inspired and rich festival, as the community comes together to deepen and celebrate it’s relationship to our native landscape, both inside and outside of the garden.

Friday April 29th 2016 
6:30pm Doors & Desserts/ 7:30pm Show / $20 at the door
AT THE FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN: Performance Arising from Place
An evening of Music, Stories & Performances by the following performers:

Final line-up for the evening is:
Cornelius Boots, Mimi Calpestri, Eden Clearbrook, Lea Earnheart, Purple Hazel Green, Doug Lee, Judith Lowry, Sarah MacDonald, Jeff Manson, Molly Maquire, Eli Carlton-Pearson, Claire Peaslee, Jewel Shield, StuArt, Sim Van der Ryn, Danny Vitali and Sky Road Webb

Art Auction Preview – honoring our wild flora and fauna

4/30 Saturday / 11am-6pm / Free Entry
Informational Exhibits and Vendors – Native plants, Seeds, and Wildlife
Create- Your-Own Fairy House Workshop on the stage $10-$15
BBQ oysters, quiches, salads, beer and wine
silent auction bidding
12 noon – 5pm (Saturday) Flora Fauna Mural with fabulous artist Schehera Van Dyk

in the Community Center’s Plaza

1pm Common Voice Choir will sing a few Miwok songs andlocal-grown song “High Upon Mount Vision” by Tim Weed

1pm-4pm  (Saturday) A Magical School Bus Tour: From Garden to Wild
with Ben Lowrance, Lea Earnheart and Ashley Ratcliff
by reservation /spaces limited/$20 ($50 family) – call Lea 415.868-9330
Meet-up and tour the all-native garden at the front of Bolinas School,
then onto the schoolbus to visit the Arroyo Honda watershed,
with a restoration-site stopover on the Big Mesa
Vendors and Exhibits include, but not limited to: California Native Plant Society, Redwood Display by Rachel Gertrude, Coastal Scrub by Meg Simmonds, Grass Show by Ashley Ratcliffe, Wildcare, Kent Island Restoration, Owl & Bat Boxes, Birds by Keith Hansen, Larner Seeds with Judith Lowry, The Food Connection with Michael Cavette, Coastal Prairie, Mountain Water Shrine & Natural Landscapes by Lea Earnheart


5/1 Sunday / 11am-5pm
Informational Exhibits and Vendors – Native plants, Seeds, and Wildlife
BBQ oysters, quiches, salads, beer and wine
silent auction bidding
Noon-2pm (Sunday)
Regional All-Species Parade and Maypole in the Park
A Mayday celebration in our Downtown Park weaving together ALL
the inhabitants of our region – human and non-human.
Midnight on the Water plays Celtic music for the Maypole Dance!
2:30pm (Sunday)
Kids Share Their Music at the BCC
Bolinas-Stinson School Choruses and Band perform, with teacher Anny.
4pm Silent Auction and Art Auction Close
– Thank you to Vanessa Waring for her beautiful artwork on the poster!
– KWMR Radio Station is sponsoring Art & Garden 2016!



  • Please consider donating a service or gift certificate for our Silent Auction
  • Contact the BCC office to VOLUNTEER the weekend of the festival at (415) 8682128
  • Spread the word of our event and come down to enjoy the festivities!

For more info contact the BCC (415) 868-2128 or email