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Saturday, August 09, 2008
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Burning River Fest 2008

The annual Burning River Fest at the Nautica Entertainment Complex on the Cuyahoga  River, the family-friendly festival for the environment and water quality. This one-day festival celebrates our local:

Environmental Organizations * Green Companies * Musicians * Artisans * Sustainable Farmers * Historic Coast Guard Station & Waterways!

The Nautica Entertainment Complex location provides a scenic view of Cleveland's riverfront and serves as a living exhibit of the river's environmental and economic impact on our community. Celebrate and support the crown jewels of our region!

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS: "Green" organizations, companies and sponsors will delight attendees of all ages with inspiring, interactive and eco-friendly exhibits and demonstrations.

EDUCATIONAL MESSAGE: Environmental education is one of the most important components of Burning River Fest. In addition to the variety of green exhibitors and activities, the area's top experts in environmental matters will take the stage in the popular Eco-Discussion Forum!

BOAT EXHIBITS & TOURS: The historic Cleveland fireboat, the Anthony J. Celebrezze, will make an appearance! Eco-tours on the Lake Guardian, the US EPA's largest Great Lakes' research and monitoring vessel, will be available! Educational and scenic boat rides will be available via The Holiday! Burning River Fest 2008 also welcomes back the Appledore V Tall Ship out of Bay City, MI!

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT:

Acoustic: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM FRANCIS QUINN & FRIENDS3:30 PM - 5:00 PM GYPSY RELIC

Festival Stage (Cyrus Patio): 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM KRISTINE JACKSON 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CATS ON HOLIDAY 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM MIFUNE 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PRAYER WARRIORS

Plain Dealer Pavilion Stage: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Opener: The ARK BAND 8:45 PM - 11:00 PM Headliner: THE DAVE MATTHEWS TRIBUTE BAND

KID'S KORNER: Exotic face painters, enriching kid's crafts and talented storytellers will entertain and educate kids young and old!

SUSTAINABLE NOURISHMENT: Local chefs, restaurateurs, volunteers and sustainable farmers will prepare and provide samples of food with all-natural ingredients grown right here in Ohio. Great Lakes Brewing Company beer will be available, as well as wine and other refreshments. New in 2008 - Special food and cooking demonstrations by local farmers and chefs!

ARTISTIC MARVELS: Vibrant interpretive performers and talented artisans will perform, exhibit and sell wares.

Visit http://www.burningriverfest.org for presale tickets!

The annual Burning River Fest at the Nautica Entertainment Complex on the Cuyahoga  River, the family-friendly festival for the environment and water quality. This one-day festival celebrates our local: Environmental Organizations * Green Companies * Musicians * Artisans * Sustainable Farmers * Historic Coast Guard Station & Waterways! The Nautica Entertainment Complex location provides a scenic view of Cleveland's riverfront and serves as a living exhibit of the river's environmental and economic impact on our community. Celebrate and support the crown jewels of our region! ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS: "Green" organizations, companies and sponsors will delight attendees of all ages with inspiring, interactive and eco-friendly exhibits and demonstrations. EDUCATIONAL MESSAGE: Environmental education is one of the most important components of Burning River Fest. In addition to the variety of green exhibitors and activities, the area's top experts in environmental matters will take the stage in the popular Eco-Discussion Forum! BOAT EXHIBITS & TOURS: The historic Cleveland fireboat, the Anthony J. Celebrezze, will make an appearance! Eco-tours on the Lake Guardian, the US EPA's largest Great Lakes' research and monitoring vessel, will be available! Educational and scenic boat rides will be available via The Holiday! Burning River Fest 2008 also welcomes back the Appledore V Tall Ship out of Bay City, MI! MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT: Acoustic: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM FRANCIS QUINN & FRIENDS3:30 PM - 5:00 PM GYPSY RELIC Festival Stage (Cyrus Patio): 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM KRISTINE JACKSON 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CATS ON HOLIDAY 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM MIFUNE 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PRAYER WARRIORS Plain Dealer Pavilion Stage: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Opener: The ARK BAND 8:45 PM - 11:00 PM Headliner: THE DAVE MATTHEWS TRIBUTE BAND KID'S KORNER: Exotic face painters, enriching kid's crafts and talented storytellers will entertain and educate kids young and old! SUSTAINABLE NOURISHMENT: Local chefs, restaurateurs, volunteers and sustainable farmers will prepare and provide samples of food with all-natural ingredients grown right here in Ohio. Great Lakes Brewing Company beer will be available, as well as wine and other refreshments. New in 2008 - Special food and cooking demonstrations by local farmers and chefs! ARTISTIC MARVELS: Vibrant interpretive performers and talented artisans will perform, exhibit and sell wares. Visit http://www.burningriverfest.org for presale tickets!

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