Tonight at Inaugural Rockford Barnstormer for Thrive. Come join!

The disc is out! I will be playing solo at this awesome two day event, this weekedend in Rockford. All the details below!

  • 9784 Courtland Drive, Rockford, MI 49341
  • Rockford Barnstormer weekend – August 24 and 25 – at The Petersen Barn in Rockford is a fundraising music and community event benefiting Thrive: A Refugee Support Program.Join us for a family-friendly weekend that features two stages and two nights of acoustic and dance music from area bands.FRIDAY MUSIC LINEUP

    6pm The Weatherheads
    7:00 Contra Dance with Hawks and Owls String Band and caller Jim Foersch
    9:00 Jason Norman
    9:45 The Muteflutes
    10:30Badenya Drum & Dance
    11:15 WaZoBia (Reunion!)SATURDAY MUSIC LINEUP
    5pm Potato Moon
    6:15 Susan Picking
    7:00 Thrive Refugee Choir
    7:45 The Beanpoles
    8:45 Strawberry Heritage
    9:45 Hannah Rose and The End of the World Family Band
    10:45 Nicholas James and The BandwagonFriday 4pm-midnight
    Saturday noon-midnightSorry no camping available for guests.

    Individual passes:
    1 Day pass $10 donation
    2 Day pass $18

    Family pass for all events $40

    Activities for Saturday visitors include gentle yoga, drum and dance workshop, art workshop, poi workshop, fitness hooping, and open mic.

    Saturday educational workshops will discuss Refugee 101, cultural competency, and an intro to Thrive’s work in Grand Rapids’ refugee community.

    Kids Area available beginning at noon on Saturday with games, music, arts and crafts, bubbles, and face painting.

    Pay activities include:
    Henna art by Black Lotus Tribe
    Hair Braiding
    50/50 raffle
    Art Class with Mrs. T (limit 6! – signup at noon)
    Pond Fishing Hours – bring your gear or use ours

    Night time quiet hours observed.
    Dogs welcome on leash. Cats always welcome.
    Sorry, No RV Parking available.

    Thrive’s mission is to provide Grand Rapids area refugees with a helping hand up by providing the services and opportunities needed to physically, economically and emotionally thrive in the community as our neighbors.

    This is an all-volunteer volunteer event. All proceeds benefit Thrive.

    Events subject to change.

    Supported by Wheeler Family Foundation, Apol Construction, and Formula Automatic Door

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