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Festival of Wood, Logo

A Celebration of our Natural & Cultural Heritage of Wood

Saturday, August 3
10am – 5pm
Sunday, August 4
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 (PDF)
Acceptance Deadline: May 1, 2019

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

 

 

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Download the Festival Schedule (PDF)

Saturday, August 3

10 AM–5 PM

TIME ACTIVITY
11 AM Chain Saw Carvings DemoAmphitheater
12 PM Tree Pruning Demo, Sequoia Tree Service
1 PM Chain Saw Carvings DemoAmphitheater
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)
2:30 PM Timber Framing Demo, Sequoia Tree Service
3 PM Chain Saw Carvings Demo, Amphitheater
4 PM Tree Pruning Demo, Sequoia Tree Service

 

Sunday, August 4

10 AM–4 PM

TIME ACTIVITY
11 AM Chain Saw Carvings Demo, Amphitheater
12 PM Tree Pruning Demo, Sequoia Tree Service
1 PM Chain Saw Carvings Demo, Amphitheater
1:30 PM Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl, Children’s Tent
2 PM Forest Wildlife Program, Live Animal Show, Education Exhibit Tent (Sponsor: Grey Towers Heritage Assoc.)
2 PM Timber Framing Demo, 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
“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—U.S. Forest Service and Partners (in the Letter Box)
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)

Pennsylvania Woodmobile—PA Agriculture Council, Hardwoods Development Council

 

Educational Exhibits & Demonstrations

Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Backyard Birding—Gifford Pinchot Audubon Society

Brandwein Institute
Forest and Water Conservation of the Delaware River—National Park Service, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and Friends of DEWA
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, US Forest Service
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
Penn-Jersey Scrollers

Pennsylvania Native Plant Society

Pike County Master Gardeners (Penn State Cooperative Extension)

Reconnecting You to the Great Outdoors—Sierra Club
Restoring the American Chestnut To Our Forests—American Chestnut Foundation
Sharing Places: Eagles and their Environs—Delaware Highlands Conservancy

Sweets from the Hive—A Touch for Health Bee Products
Urban Forestry—U.S. Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
Wallkill National Wildlife Refuge—U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wayne’s Woods—Wayne County Conservation District
Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Prevention—PA Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources
Wonderful World of Wood—International Wood Collectors Society
Woods of the Allegheny—U.S. Forest Service, Allegheny National Forest