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WALTHAM RIVERFEST 2012
Riverfest is a celebration of the wonderful resources, both natural and artistic that run though the heart of Waltham. We hope to bring hundreds if not thousands of adults as well as children to the downtown for music, dancing, painting on the River, juried showing of art in Moody Street windows, strolling, shopping, eating, and boating and kayaking.
Dates are: Friday June 15th 5PM-9PM, Saturday 10AM to 9PM, and Sunday June 17th 11AM-5PM
For a more complete lineup, watch this clip from WCAC TV's "You Don't Say" here:
There will be wrist bands sold which will get you entered into our raffle and discounts on food and merchandise at local stores and restaurants. You can participate in Paint the River, our Silent Auction, and see many vendors showing wares as well. This year there will be new and exciting additions to the music and entertainment.
The Moody Street Bridge will have Art Vendors along the length of it on Saturday. This festival will be held RAIN or SHINE, as we have alternate venues for all the bands in case of rain.
There will be a special children's venue in Landry Park with face painting, puppet shows, and circus acts, and activities for children by the Charles River Museum of Industry.
There will be a Guided Nature Walk hosted by the Waltham Land Trust that will depart from the Family Activity/Footbridge area of Landry Park at Noon on Sunday the 17th. We'll walk downstream for about 45 minutes, then turn around and head back, returning well in time for the River Ceremony at 2pm.
Here are just some of the entertainers that will be performing at three stages:
Andy Pratt - Mike Williams and Friends - featuring Toni Lynn Washington - Rick Berlin and The Nickel and Dime Band - Brooks Young Band - Liz Borden Band - Sarah Burill - Charlotte Locke Band - Adventure Set - Death by Fame - Peter Parcek - Ron Noyes Band - Hot Mustard - Tassellations - Muse Stew - Rhythm & Steel - Odaiko New England - NH Ukeladies - The Diamond Family Circus - Kalifa and Koliba - Red Hot Pokers -Moody Street String Band - Gail Finnie Rundlett - Julian Rundlett - Aaron Larget-Caplan
Visit our Website for the most up to date information, and we all hope to see you there!!
More About Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation
The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation is located in the former Francis Cabot Lowell factory on Moody Street at the Charles River. The museum opened in 1980.
The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation's goal is to educate people on the important role industry played in the history of the United States and to foster innovation, which is critical for the continued growth of the country. This is done through the museum's various exhibits featuring Waltham businesses. These cover textiles, steam power, watches and clocks, transportation and more.
Group tours are available with advance notice. The museum is also available for rent for private events. Please contact the museum directly for more information.
Other events here
- Drawing on Brilliance Weekly on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays,