When WGBY’s Asparagus Festival returns June 1 for a full day of activities at the Hadley Town Common, there will be some bugs. These insect friends (along with glitter tattoos) will be there with Angela DiTerrlizi, author of the picture book entitled Some Bugs. The many activities for fun and learning include high fives from Curious George! While you can find additional information at WGBY’s website, here’s a list of many activities:
10am: Morning ‘Spearit’ Yoga with PBS program host and Yogi, Peggy Cappy
10am — 4pm: Free family festival with art & craft vendors; agricultural and food producers; children’s entertainment, including Curious George; all-day free movement classes from the Pilates Studio as well as Yoga, Zumba, and more
10:30 Paintbox Theatre- Tom McCabe
12:00 pm— Shiprock and Anchordog- Evan Curren
Schedule for Odyssey Bookshop Tent:
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
11:00 am— Liz Newmark, Sylvia’s Table.
1:00 pm— Angela DiTerrlizi, Some Bugs:
2:00 pm— Judith Schwartz, Cows Save the Planet
2:30 pm— Richard Miscovich, From the Wood-Fired Oven
3:30 pm— Jennifer Trainer Thompson, Fresh Egg Cookbook & Hot Sauce!
Schedule for Storytime and Crafts with Barefoot Books Ambassador Premini Sabaratnam:
10:30 – 10:50 — Featured Story: Driving my Tractor
11:30 – 11:50 — Featured Story: What’s This?
12:30 – 12:50 — Featured Story: A Farmer’s Life for Me
1:30 – 1:50 — Featured Story: Grandpa’s Garden
2:30 – 2:50 –Featured Story: The Beeman
All day on the Rooted in the Valley Stage with Signature Sounds
Beers and Spears tasting tent serving lunch and local craft beers
Western New England/valley grown products all day, with many area restaurants and breweries participating.
End of day Farm-to-Table-style dinner to benefit WGBY, prepared by valley’s top chefs and celebrity guest chef, Dan Klein from PBS Victory Garden’s Edible Feast