Kids of all ages will enjoy a designated Kids Zone, complete with a climbing rock wall and interactive art projects hosted by Yo Art.
National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Odyssey Day is an outreach and education event dedicated to promoting the use of alternative fuel
and advanced technology vehicles, developed and coordinated by the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium in partnership with
participating sponsors and partners. To celebrate Odyssey Day in South Carolina, an alternative fuel vehicles will be showcased at Charleston
County's 2017 Earth Day Festival. For more about Odyssey Day, visit afvdayodyssey.org.
Palmetto Clean Fuels (PCF), an initiative of the South Carolina Energy Office, is part of the Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program, one of nearly 100 designated coalitions in the United States. The Department of Energy developed this program in order to promote energy use in the transportation sector that is clean, safe, less dependent upon foreign sources, and sustainable. For more on PCF and alternative fuels, visit PalmettoCleanFuels.org.
Charleston County's 2016 Earth Day Festival will include live music and demonstrations from a variety of local performers. Stay tuned for more details!
As a celebration of Earth Day, Charleston County hosts an annual Earth Day Art Contest to see whose artistic skills demonstrate the Earth Day Festival theme the best! The winner gets their image displayed on the back of EVERY official Earth Day t-shirt and will be recognized with an announcement and prizes during the kickoff of the event. This year's theme is "Recycle Right" You can find the official art contest rules here: Earth Day Art Contest Flyer 2017
Recognize community professionals and local businesses that prove their commitment to improving our local environment on a daily basis. Local farmers, artists, and vendors will be on hand to showcase and sell their sustainable wares.
Who doesn't like to get their face painted? From becoming a cheetah to a superhero, local talent Faces Are Fun will be available to provide fun for the entire family! Faces Are Fun will donate all tips from the day to Pet Helpers, who will be on hand with adoptable animals.
Pet Helpers is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 rescue and adoption center and low cost spay/neuter clinic that serves communities across the Lowcountry. Their mission is to end the euthanasia of all adoptable cats and dogs by sheltering our rescued animals until adopted; to provide low cost spay/neuter surgeries; to offer humane education programs; to pursue animal cruelty prosecution; and to invite animal welfare legislation. Representatives from Pet Helpers will be on hand with adoptable animals throughout the festival.
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