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9.16.2010

dallas green festival

Not really "For the Dude" I guess, but time was ticking.... a great event for the whole family THIS WEEKEND. What a fabulous way to learn more about going green in the city and a super fun way to spend a Saturday with the kiddos...
or maybe this would be the perfect opportunity "For the Dude" to take the kids while mama gets a much needed pedicure... oh, wait. did i say that out loud???




You're invited to the 3rd annual Dallas Green Festival, Saturday from 9 am to 2:30 pm!

We are excited to host more than 40 vendors, advocacy groups, artists and artisans to show you easy steps to green your lifestyle. Come out and enjoy crafts, music, a food court with 
Wendy Krispin Caterer, snacks in the vender area by Blue Mesa Grill, and more!

BeesLifestyle Demonstrations 





Raising Chickens--
Bagience Farms
Beekeeping--
Texas Honeybee Guild
Vermicomposting--
Texas Worm Ranch
Composting--
City of Dallas and Texas Discovery Gardens
Rain barrels--
H2Options
Recycling--
Greenstar


Myla Galvan
Face Painting by Myla Galvan


Kids Activities 


Zip Line by 
Preservation Tree Services
Face Painting
Caricatures
Build-Your-Own Terrarium for the first 300 kids
Pinecone Bird Feeders
American Girl (R) Eco-Crafts




Smart Cars at Texas Discovery GardensDon't miss our Smart Car Butterfly Road Rally, a featured event at the Dallas Green Festival, as it takes off and ends at Texas Discovery Gardens! Check out the rally map online and follow it yourself --any time-- to see a sampling of the wonderful green spaces Dallas has to offer. And bring a recycled grocery bag and check out the Deep Ellum Outdoor Market, open Sept. 18 and just a few stops down the DART Green Line!
Release a tropical butterfly into our conservatory and help a child participate in our education programs! For each $15 sponsorship of cars at our Butterfly Rally, you receive one entry into our butterfly house at a special time Sept. 18 to be a part of our mass butterfly releases.  Purchase tickets here
The release at 12:30 pm celebrates the winning team at the award ceremony. The second mass release at 2:30 pm celebrates the end of the Dallas Green Festival. Space is limited to 150 participants at each release.

Please note that only visitors who have sponsored $15 and received a space at the release will be able to enter the butterfly house between noon and 1 pm and 2 pm and 3 pm that day. 

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