Earth Day Every Day on Langston Boulevard

Next date: Sunday, April 21, 2024 | 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Earth Day Every Day on Langston Boulevard

Come together as a community to celebrate the beauty and promise of our local environment and the planet. Every year, communities worldwide uplift Earth Day to mark the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. It reminds us all to do what we can, in ways small and significant, restore, conserve and protect our environment.

Featuring live music, kids' activities, the Arlington Art Truck, community exhibits, food and drink vendors, and an art market!


Music

Jacqueline Pie Francis

Jacqueline Pie Francis
12:00pm

Jacqueline Pie Francis is a jazz vocalist and singer-songwriter. She’s a past recipient of a prestigious grant from Passim Center for the Arts, and has headlined in major venues in DC, New York, and Boston. She works as personal chef in Northern Virginia and makes a lot of pies. Pat Mackin has been making music on guitar for over three decades. He has a masters certificate in guitar from Berklee School of Music and performs in various straight-ahead and contemporary jazz bands in the DMV.

Spice Cake Spice Cake
1:15pm

Spice Cake blends Yaya Patterson’s vocals with Miles Spicer’s acoustic guitar to create a tasty blues treat. Miles has been a part of the Washington, DC area acoustic blues scene since the 1990’s. Yaya has played music from a young age She studied music therapy and jazz voice at a collegiate level and, in addition, is a songwriter and guitarist. Yaya’s youthful, exuberant energy and Miles’ extensive experience, especially playing Piedmont blues, are Spice Cake’s key ingredients, and their performances of original songs and blues standards alike will leave you wanting more.

Elena La Fulana Elena La Fulana
2:30pm

Elena La Fulana is a Latin Grammy-nominated instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and leader of the DC-based bilingual Latin-folk band Elena & Los Fulanos. Originally from Managua, Nicaragua, Elena identifies as both American and Nicaraguan and her music, which ranges from twangy, heartbreak-themed folk Americana, to soothing, introspective, violin-infused Latin cumbia, reflects this dual identity. Her band, Elena & Los Fulanos, has twice been nominated for a Wammie-award, and their most recent album, Volcán, was hailed as "a bilingual folk album for the resistance" by the Washington City Paper, a publication that also selected Elena for their People Issue 2017 highlighting notable Washingtonians. Most recently, Elena has been touring with the Latin-Grammy winning and Grammy nominated band Flor de Toloache, and with them performed at the Kennedy Center Honors in 2019 and the Latin Grammys in 2021.

Sol Roots Sol Roots
3:45pm

The Sol Roots band performs a mix of raw funk, deep blues, energetic rock, greasy soul, and hypnotic grooves. Sol is a guitarist and vocalist who has toured with many roots, funk, blues and soul legends around the world as a part of Music Maker Revue.
The Sol Roots band has shared the stage with acts such as Jon Cleary, Soulive, Dumpstaphunk, The Wood Brothers, Sonny Landreth, Robert Randolph, Eric Lindell, Roosevelt Collier, Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, Victor Wainwright, Booker T Jones, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Shemekia Copeland, Jackie Greene and many more.


Arlington Art Truck

The Arlington Art Truck is a curated mobile tool box for artists-in-residence to engage the public in interactive art projects designed to blur the line between participant and presenter, citizen and government.

Climate Hope by Monica Jahan Bose

Ride bike climate pledge, close upBlue Sari and Monica Jahan Bose
SEE & DO: Write a quick 6-word poem, pledge or illustration focused on climate change on a specially designed sari from the artist’s ancestral village in Bangladesh. The poems and pledges will complete the sari which has already been adorned with climate themed wood block prints.
MEET: Internationally exhibited artist Monica Jahan Bose, a representative from our community partner, EcoAction Arlington or the creator of an Arlington citizen developed project, Climate4Change.
LEARN: How climate change has affected many parts of the world and simple steps we can take to help address it.
Climate Hope by Monica Jahan Bose runs April 3 to May 25. In late May, be a part of a procession with over 70 feet of saris billowing with hope through the streets of Arlington.


Art Market

Art + Ceramics

Art + Ceramics

Jewelry + Bags + Accessories

Jewelry, Bags, and Accessories

Home + Gifts

Home and Gifts

When

  • Sunday, April 21, 2024 | 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Location

Lee Heights Shops, 4500-4550 Lee Hwy, Arlington, 22207, View Map

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