Dundalkians have a unique opportunity to celebrate the longest day of the year Saturday with an all-day festival at Chesterwood Park, twilight happy hour prices at the Hard Yacht Café, and a Solstice Salutation party at The Depot on N. Charles St. until 2 a.m.
The Baltimore Art & Music Project is hosting its first-ever Summer Solstice Festival, June 18, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Chesterwood Park, 2200 Chesterwood Road, Dundalk. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under 12. The event is sponsored by Ports America Chesapeake and the Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Science.
The Summer Solstice Festival features live musical performances by Jay, the Planet Uptune Band, Alex Cotsaris, Chris Rockbourne, Strum the Fox, Jayson Gaynor and Bob Smith, Aaron Walker & Spiritual Rhythyms, Echoes in Color and Clockbreaker.
Activities include an artist compound, “Earth Day is Every Day” workshops, art and craft vendors, food vendors and craft beer, children’s activities, and community nonprofit organization and local school information booths.
The Hard Yacht Café will offer happy hour prices until 11 p.m. There will be no cover charge, with two bands, Cool Change and No More No Less, scheduled to perform.
Finally, co-organizers of the artist compound at Chesterwood Park will host a Solstice Salutation at The Depot on N. Charles St. between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. D.J.’s Booda Monk, Finn McCool and Geoffro will take care of the music, with art and dance performances as well.
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