Tuesday, September 20, 2011

ZestFest Starts Today

ZestFest is a two week festival bringing arts, culture and music to the streets of NoMa from September 20 to 30. More than 11 events in four locations.

ZestFest kicks off with a wine reception at Union Center Plaza (810-840 First Street, NE) tonight 4:30-6pm Over the next two weeks, eight lunchtime events feature concerts curated by Bloombars, fitness demonstrations from Project Fitness, chair massage by Lunar Massage, a pop-up bike repair shop from Bike and Roll, storytelling from the Story League, and much more. Check out the full schedule.

Sept. 20: ZestFest Opening Party and Wine Reception, Union Center Plaza, 4:30-6pm
Sept. 20-23: Lunch events, multiple locations, 11:30am to 1:30pm
Sept. 24: Family Field Day & Evening Concerts curated by Bloombars, Loree Grand Field
Sept. 27-30: Lunch events, multiple locations, 11:30am to 1:30pm
Sept. 30: Closing Party with Rock Band 3 on the big screen and Screenprinted T-shirts from Albus Cavus, Loree Grand Field

An all-inclusive Field Day on Saturday, Sept. 24, will feature field day games for both children and adults, face painting and food trucks from 4 to 7 p.m. Albus Cavus will present unique screenprinted T-shirts for $10. Then, Bloombars presents an evening concert by Cloud IX and Tamika Love Jones. A closing event on September 30 marks the return of Rock Band 3 on the big screen (a big hit at least year’s ZestFest), along with screenprinted T-shirts from Albus Cavus for $10.

For a full schedule and list of locations, visit www.zestfest.org and don’t miss two weeks of FUN UNLEASHED in NoMa! All events are open to the public and free (except the screenprinted T-shirts).

ZestFest is organized by the NoMa Business Improvement District and the Pink Line Project, and sponsored by Zipcar, Todd Gray’s Watershed, Bike & Roll, Project Fitness, Lunar Massage, Bloombars, ScoutMob, and the Story League.


RL said...

You forgot to mention the CHNNA's participation.

Gonzo said...

Link is funky. Try this: http://www.zestfest.org/calendar