Green Rising: A Midsummer Celebration

Green Man Rising
Event Date: 
Saturday, June 25, 2022 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Celebrating the Green Man Comunity Mosaic Mural with drums, dancing, poetry, music, earth-honoring, a plant swap and surprise visitations!

About this event

An outdoor festival celebrating our relationship within the natural world. The idea was conceived and inspired by a community art project that produced the Green Man mosaic that has now been installed in Melrose' Cedar Park. This family friendly festival will:

Honor the artists and contributors to the Green Man Community Mosaic Mural

Celebrate Nature

  • Eveny will include...
  • Drum Procession (join in!)
  • Serendipity Stilt Dancers, with Maya and Mykuhl
  • Elliana Shahan, poet
  • Daniel Kinsey, performance artist/storyteller
  • Urban Myth, with Jessica Lupien and friends: ancient instruments, vocal
  • Web of Life Earth Honoring--all!
  • Assembly Required, Dave Dickerson and friends trio
  • Nita Penfold, poet
  • Community info table--bring info!
  • Plant swap--bring plants if you have 'em!
  • Dancing on the grass

…and some surprise visitations!

Dress as a favorite life form (plant or animal, or in other fanciful attire)!

Raindate: June 26, 3pm.______________________

PARKING: Walk or carpool if possible. Or try Tremont Street, MBTA lot (Cedar St., free Saturday), or W. Emerson Street toward the library.

For more information contact Lisa Tiemmann or visit