Beth Tobey

Ebb & Flow River Arts Festival June 1-2 FREE fun for all ages!

Beth Tobey @ 5/24/2018

JUNE 1, 2018 FIRST FRIDAY SCHEDULE

ARTMAKING & PERFORMANCES ON COOPER STREET 5:00-8:50pm

Enjoy live music and dance, art making and booths on Cooper Street and food in Abbott Square. We’ll have a station to make signs for Saturday’s March for the River, and much more.

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PROCESSION TO THE SOQUEL AVENUE BRIDGE WITH THE POST STREET RHYTHM PEDDLERS 9:00pm.

Meet at the corner of Abbott Square and Cooper Street, bring flashlights or glow sticks. Join in a procession led by the Post Street Rhythm Peddlers from Abbott Square to the Soquel Avenue Bridge.

FIREDANCERS & DANCE PARTY 9:15-10pm  Experience the river at night. Samba stilt circus, DJ and public art unveiling of a commissioned piece by local multimedia artists Rachel Stoll and Aron Altmark.

Jazz Band Procession
River Motion Final Rendering
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JUNE 2, 2018 SATURDAY SCHEDULE

MARCH FOR THE RIVER -12pm - 1pm

Show your love for the river! This is an all-ages one-mile march. Participants are invited to come as they are or dress up like their favorite watershed critter. Signs, costumes are welcome but not required. Roller skates, one-wheels, skateboards and bicycles are welcome but the march will move at a walking pace. The March starts under the Soquel Avenue Bridge (East Side, near Riverside Lighting) and ends at the Tannery.

All participants please arrive at 11:45 am to sign-in and so that we can line folks up.

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CELEBRATION AT THE TANNERY - 12:30-4pm. Artmaking, food trucks, and performances featuring world-renowned vertical performance pioneers BANDALOOP. A pioneer in vertical performance, BANDALOOP seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality, intricate choreography and climbing technology to turn the dance floor on its side.     Learn more at www.EbbandFlowFest.org

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Ebb & Flow is funded by the California Arts Council’s Creative California Communities program and the City of Santa Cruz. Ebb & Flow partners include the City of Santa Cruz, Coastal Watershed Council, Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, Radius Gallery, Tannery World Dance & Cultural Center, Santa Cruz City Arts, Downtown Santa Cruz, First Friday, Tannery Arts Center, Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, local artists, musicians and dancers.