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Posted Friday, May 11, 2007
Bynum, NC - Celebrate the Haw River and the Haw River Assembly's 25th Anniversary with music, art, the environment and fun for kids. There will be a silent art auction of Clyde Jones ducks, a native plant sale, nature walks, river monitoring and environmental booths, local artist booths and a chance to win a canoe! Kids can "Paint a Penguin" and take a guided canoe ride. Delicious food will be available for sale at the Ruritan Club.
The event will take place on Saturday May 12, 2007 from 1 - 6 p.m. at the old Bynum Bridge.
Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for kids under 14 (babies free)
Schedule of Events:
ON STAGE (approximate times)
1:15 Auxillary House
2:00 Jimmy Magoo, followed by Paperhand Puppet Intervention show and parade
3:15 New River Rock Skippers
5:00 Saludos Compay
Around the Festival
* 1:30 – 4:00 for kids -- paint your own Clyde Jones penguin cut-out
* 2:00 - 4:00 River Critter Catching - monitoring at Bynum Beach\
* 3:00 25th Anniversary Congratulations
* 4:00 Bids end: for Silent art auction of Clyde Jones ”Ducks”
* 5:00 Raffle ticket drawn for “Old Town” canoe
And all Day
~ “River of Chalk” on Bynum Bridge
~ Environmental booths, displays and activities
~ Native plants sale
~ Food and drinks for sale at the Ruritan Club building
~ Free short canoe rides for klds under 12 at Bynum Beach
~ HRA t-shirts for sale, designed by Clyde Jones.
Bynum is located off of Hwy 15-501 about 12 miles south of Chapel Hill or 4 miles north of Pittsboro. Take Bynum Road to the old Bynum Bridge and follow signs for Parking.
The Haw River Festival is a project of the Haw River Assembly, a grassroots non-profit organization founded in 1982 and dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Haw River and Jordan Lake. Haw River Assembly projects include river education for schoolchildren, a volunteer river monitoring project, Stream Steward project for communities, river land conservation work and speaking out as a voice for clean water.
For more information, contact:
Haw River Assembly
P.O. Box 187 Bynum, NC 27228
(919) 542-5790 or info@hawriver .org
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