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Festival of Wood, Logo

A Celebration of our Natural & Cultural Heritage of Wood

Saturday, August 5
10am – 5pm

Sunday, August 6
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

pocono arts councilThis event was 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.

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Vendor Application

Exhibit Application to come soon (PDF)

 

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Download the Festival Schedule (PDF)

Saturday, August 5

 10 AM-5 PM

TIME ACTIVITY
11 AM Chain Saw Carvings demo (Amphitheater)
11 AM Tree Walk, (Sponsor: PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources)
Meet at Education Exhibit Tent
12 PM Tree Pruning demo (Sequoia Tree Service)
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)
2-2:50 PM Dixieland All-Stars, New Orleans style acoustic music Wood Crafts Tent (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assn)
3-4 PM Dixieland All-Stars, New Orleans style acoustic music

Mansion East Terrace (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assoc.)

2:30 PM Timber Framing (Sequoia Tree Service)
3 PM Chain Saw Carvings demo (Amphitheater)
4 PM Tree Pruning (Sequoia Tree Service)

 

Sunday, August 6

10 AM-4 PM

TIME ACTIVITY
11 AM Chain Saw Carvings demo (Amphitheater)
11 AM Private Forest Landowners/Women and Their Woods (Sponsor: Delaware Highlands Conservancy) Letter Box
11 AM Forest Wildlife program, live animal show, Education Exhibit Tent (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assn)
12 PM Tree Pruning demo (Sequoia Tree Service)
12-1 PM Dan Stevens, Acoustic Guitar performance, Wood Crafts Tent (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assn)
1 PM Chain Saw Carvings demo (Amphitheater)
1:30 PM Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl, (Children’s Tent)
1-2 PM Brittani O’Hearn, Acoustic Guitar performance, Mansion East Terrace (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assn)
2 PM Timber Framing (Sequoia Tree Service)
2-3 pm Petra Herceg & Cynthia Preston, Acoustic Guitar performance, Mansion East Terrace (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Association)
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:

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
“Wildlife in the Woods,” Live Animal Exhibit, Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center
“From Logs to Lumber” portable sawmill demo, PA Woodmizer
Refreshments, Assorted Vendors
Timber Framing and Tree Pruning demos, Sequoia Tree Service
Chainsaw Carving demos, Chainsaw Masters of America, (Ampitheater)
Films and Lectures, U.S. Forest Service and Partners (in the Letter Box)
Special Grey Towers Exhibit, U.S. Forest Service (in the Bait Box)
Grey Towers Mansion Self-Guided Tours ($5 per person, children under 12 free; no passes please)

Special Guest Appearances:

Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl