Saturday, August 11, 10 AM – 8 PM
Allen Neighborhood Center, 1611 East Kalamazoo Street, Lansing Eastside Neighborhood

Festival Highlights

  • Michigan Heritage Awards Ceremony honors Mick Gavin (Redford, Michigan) for his mastery of Irish music and Neil Woodward (Howell, Michigan) for his mastery of Michigan folk songs and storytelling
  • Showcase of music, dance, and arts by the 2018 recipients of the Michigan Traditional Arts Apprenticeships
  • Swing and Irish ceili dance demonstrations
  • Community sing and uke strum
  • Instrument jam
  • Beadwork embroidery and weaving lessons from Anishinabek artists
  • Teal Quilt Project with SmallTalk about child and young adult survivors of sexual abuse
  • Food trucks
  • A concert by the internationally acclaimed musical group Tannahill Weavers from Scotland

And much more!