Who says going green can’t be fun? Come to the Wilton Go Green Festival this Sunday, May 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and have fun going green with earth-friendly toys for kids of all ages as well as some great freebie giveaways.
There are several new attractions and activities for hands-on fun, plus giveaways of eco-friendly gadgets:
EV Test Drives: Kia has a line-up of EcoDynamic vehicles. Visit the Kia display and test drive the Soul EV, Optima HEV, and the all new Niro. Receive an exclusive thank you gift as a qualified driver.
LED Bulb Swap: Bring five incandescent bulbs and swap for 5 FREE LED light bulbs
FREE Solar-Powered Flashlight: If you sign the Pledge and join a Wilton Go Green Initiative Team, you’ll get a free gift!
Family Art Project: The Wilton Go Green Festival will be offering a collaborative art project sponsored by The Montessori School. Children and adults can participate with non toxic paint and compostable materials to create a beautiful display that will then travel to different locations around The Town of Wilton. Families will have the opportunity to participate and share their love of the environment and display their commitment to the initiatives that Wilton has taken to make us one of the most sustainable towns in the area.
Solar Powered Merry-Go-Round: Kids can take a spin on a colorful, solar-powered merry-go-round!
Nature Hike to Schenck’s Island: Guided tour starts at 11:30 a.m.. Meet at the Gazebo on the Town Green.
Fire Engine and WVAC Ambulance on Display
Free Reusable Bags to the First 100 People at the Festival
Shopping, Shopping, Shopping: Handmade jewelry, hand crafted soaps, hand made paper and notecards, organic candles, natural and healthy skin products and more!
11-11:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
11:30 a.m.-noon Nature Walk to Schenck’s Island
11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Joni Wallace and Friends
noon-1 p.m. Westport Electric Car Club EV Rally Cars Showcased
12:30-1:30 p.m. Cyril the Sorcerer
1:45-2:30 p.m. Dog Parade with Prizes
3-4 p.m. Wilton Steel
ALL Day: EV Test drives; clothes, electronics, and furniture recycling; Music; Face Painting; LED Bulb Swap; Silent Auction; Gustave Whitehead Replica Plane; Exotic reptiles; and more!