April 21, 2018
NEW! KIRKWOODLAND SPRING CELEBRATION AND EARTH DAY EVENT
Spring officially arrives in Downtown Kirkwood when the colorful tulips in the business district bloom. KirkWOODLAND Spring Celebration and Earth Day will commemorate the occasion. Downtown Kirkwood will come alive with fairy characters, fairy and elf themed merchandise and displays, unique ideas for your garden or fairy garden and Earth Day at the Market.
Dress as a woodland creature, fairy or elf and take your photo with fairy characters in Ken Connor Park. Children can have their face painted and purchase a handmade fairy wand at Lass & Laddie, 161 W. Jefferson. Kirkwood Public Library will offer a story time. Visit Kirkwood Farmers’ Market and enjoy the first harvest of the season, colorful plants and live music during Tunes at Ten. (Activity schedule appears below.)
Kirkwood Living Green is hosting the ninth annual “Earth Day at the Market” in conjunction with the KirkWOODLAND Spring Celebration on Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kirkwood Farmers’ Market Greenway will be full of volunteers and vendors teaching people useful ways of incorporating proactive earth-care into their daily lives.
Kirkwood Living Green will have several specialists on hand to discuss beekeeping, harvesting honey, organic gardening, composting, urban tree care and more! Native garden enthusiasts can purchase native plants from Missouri Wildflowers.
Plus, 100 pine tree seedlings from the Missouri Department of Conservation will be available.
KirkWOODLAND Spring Celebration is coordinated by Downtown Kirkwood Special Business District with support from Kirkwood Living Green. The downtown Kirkwood organization serves business and property owners in downtown Kirkwood through marketing, public area enhancements and administration of Kirkwood Farmers’ Market.
Kirkwood Farmers’ Market, located at 150 West Argonne Dr. is open every day. For the best selection from local producers, visit the market on Saturday mornings.
KirkWOOODLAND Spring Celebration Activities:
Saturday, April 21
8 a.m. Kirkwood Farmers’ Market Opens
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Earth Day at the Market (Kirkwood Farmers’ Market Greenway)
10 a.m. -12 p.m. Take your photo with fairy Characters in Ken Connor Park
11 a.m. Ballerinas from Lucille Rapp Dance Studio perform (W. Argonne Dr. and Kirkwood Rd.)
10 a.m. -12 p.m. Tunes at Ten at Kirkwood Farmers’ Market
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Face painting and fairy wands at Lass & Laddie (161 W. Jefferson)
10 a.m. -5 p.m. Sales and specials at participating locally-owned businesses