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Festival of Wood, Logo

A Celebration of our Natural & Cultural Heritage of Wood

Saturday, August 4
10am – 5pm
Sunday, August 5
10am – 4pm

FREE

Handmade crafts, arts, programs, children’s activities, educational exhibits, and more!

  • Demonstrations
  • Live Music
  • Refreshments
  • Mansion Tours, $5 for visitors 12yrs & up

Vendor ApplicationS

Craft Exhibit Application (Submit online)
Acceptance Deadline: May 1, 2018

Education Exhibit Application (PDF)

Food Vendor Application (PDF)

pocono arts councilThis event is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

PoconoArts.org
info@poconoarts.org

Saturday, August 4

10 AM-5 PM

TIME ACTIVITY
11 AM Chain Saw Carvings Demo, Amphitheater
11 AM Tree Walk,Meet at Education Exhibit Tent (Sponsor: PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources)
12 PM Tree Pruning Demo (Sequoia Tree Service)
12-2 PM Stilt Walkers, North American Cultural Lab,  Roaming Grounds/can’t Miss ’em! (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assoc.)
3-4 PM Lost Ramblers, Acoustic Folk Music

Wood Crafts Ten and Rambling Around (Sponsor: Pocono Arts Council)

1 PM Chain Saw Carvings Demo, Amphitheater
1:30 PM Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl, (Children’s Tent)
2 PM Forest Wildlife program, live animal show, Education Exhibit Tent (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Association)
3 PM Chain Saw Carvings Demo, Amphitheater
4 PM Tree Pruning Demo (Sequoia Tree Service)

 

Sunday, August 5

10 AM-4 PM

TIME ACTIVITY
11 AM Chain Saw Carvings Demo, Amphitheater
11 AM Private Forest Landowners/Women and Their Woods,  Letter Box (Sponsor: Delaware Highlands Conservancy)
11 AM Forest Wildlife program, live animal show, Education Exhibit Tent (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assoc.)
12 PM Tree Pruning Demo (Sequoia Tree Service)
12-1 PM Dixieland All-Stars, New Orleans Style Acoustic Music, Mansion East Terrace (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assoc.)
12-2 PM Stilt Walkers, North American Cultural Lab,  Roaming Grounds/can’t Miss ’em! (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assoc.)
1 PM Chain Saw Carvings Demo, Amphitheater
1-2 PM Dixieland All-Stars, New Orleans Style Acoustic Music, Mansion East Terrace (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assoc.)
1:30 PM Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl, Children’s Tent
2 PM Timber Framing (Sequoia Tree Service)
3 PM Chain Saw Carvings Demo, Amphitheater

This is a pet-friendly event, provided your pet is leashed and controlled and you clean up waste. Please respect the historic landscape.

Both Days — Ongoing:

Special Guest Appearances:

Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl

Activities:

Unique Wood Crafts, Demonstrations and Sales—Pocono Arts Council
Children’s Activities with Wood—U.S. Forest Service and Partners
Fun Fact Finding Excursion—Grey Towers Heritage Association (GTHA) Pick up at Hospitality Tent near Pavilion and return for prize at GTHA table in Education Tent
Cross-Cut Saw Activity—New Jersey Department of Forestry & Volunteers
“Wildlife in the Woods,” Live Animal Exhibit—Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center
“From Logs to Lumber” Portable Sawmill Demo—Pennslyvania Wood-Mizer
Refreshments—Assorted Vendors
Timber Framing and Tree Pruning Demos—Sequoia Tree Service
Chainsaw Carving Demos—Chainsaw Masters of America, (Ampitheater)
Films—U.S. Forest Service and Partners (Letter Box)
Grey Towers Mansion Self-Guided Tours ($5 per person, children under 12 free; no passes please)

 

Educational Exhibits & Demonstrations

Backyard Birding—Gifford Pinchot Audubon Society
Forest and Water Conservation of the Delaware River—National Park Service, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Forest Explorers—Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Promised Land State Park
Forest Health—Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry Forest
Forest Health and Economics—U.S. Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, Newtown Square, PA
Forest Stewardship and Woodland Owners—Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Forest Wildlife Habitat—National Park Service, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River
From Sap to Syrup: The Gift from Maple Trees—Heritage Agriculture Association (Lusscroft Farm, NJ)
Grey Towers: Conservation, Culture, and Community—Grey Towers Heritage Association
Private Forest Landowners and Women and Their Woods—Delaware Highlands Conservancy
Restoring the American Chestnut To Our Forests—American Chestnut Foundation
Sweets from the Hive—A Touch for Health Bee Products
Urban Forestry—U.S. Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, Mid-Atlantic Region
Wallkill National Wildlife Refuge—U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wayne’s Woods—Wayne County Conservation District
Wonderful World of Wood—International Wood Collectors Society
Woods of the Allegheny—U.S. Forest Service, Allegheny National Forest