Fairy & Gnome Home Festival

12:00 pm - 04/22/2018

@ Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

PO Box 99, 13480 Dowell Rd
Dowell MD  20629

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Noon - 4:00pm

Rain or shine! This is a smoke-free event; please, no pets.

Enjoy an over-the-top magical afternoon of creative play, games, unicorn rides, a petting zoo, face painting, crafts and more! Meet the Chesapeake Mermaid and the Green Man of the Forest. Journey to the magical realms of Fairy Lolly, Stone Spire Circle, Bubblelandia, Gnomeville, Treetopia, Land of Mystical Creatures, and The Dragon’s Lair. Build your own fairy house or gnome home, make a journey stick, craft a fairy house finder, make a pinecone suncatcher, visit the Wishing Tree, and engage in a variety of imaginative activities! It's an unforgettable day in the garden! Music, food, and drinks will be available as well!

Magical lands, you'll visit at the festival:

Most activities are included with your admission. Those that have additional cost are marked with "$"

The Fairy Lolly:

A wonderfully whimsical natural play space where kids can run, jump, climb, perform and more!

Go exploring for treasures at the Fairy Grove Mining Company, our mining sluice. $

Search for hidden treats in the Treasure Trough

Say hello to a Fairy Godmother

Dragon Slayer's Lair:

Visit the artLAB to make a take home creation as magical as you wish!


Take a keepsake photo at the gallery of Magic Wings

Tavel through the "Eggsibit" in the Nature Nook and discover lots of fun facts about egg-layers and meet our egg-laying friends

Fairytale Theater:

Take a seat on the patio and be entertained throughout the afternoon!

12:15 – 1:00 pm: Kristin Rebecca, harp music

1:15 – 2:00 pm: Abigail Francisco School of Classical Ballet, magical dances & performances

2:15 – 3:00 pm: Painted Trillium, Celtic & Folk music

3:15 – 4:00 pm: COSMIC Flute Choir

Stone Spire Circle:

Build a rock cairn

Make a pebble mosaic

Meet the Troll Master


Twirl to the music in a shower of bubbles and create giant bubbles of your own!

Joel Tuminaro will supply magical handpan music


Build a fairy house with natural elements found at the Garden, always a crowd favorite!

Take photo with a couple of Happy Gnomes


Make a dazzling pinecone suncatcher for your window

Make a wish and add it to the Wishing tree!

Meet the Green Man

Land of Mystical Creatures:

Visit the petting Zoo with baby animals!

Take a ride on a unicorn! $

Say hello to the Chesapeake Mermaid and hear her stories about helping to protect the environment. She's bringing her friend Larvey, the Magical Bivlavian

And there's more!

We encourage visitors to dress up and make the most of your magical experience; fairies, trolls, gnomes, anything goes ... we love them all!

Tatoos and Facepainting Always adds a little magic! $

The Magical Marketplace:

Shop for fairy-themed items at our market.

MGT art

The Bee Hive-Hair Buzz

Chesapeake Beach Soap Company

Fairy Garden Treasures by Petal Echo

Suds and Sandals

Spin It Again

1980 – Princess Treasury

Jenn’s Eye View

Royal Banquet Hall:

You won't go hungry with our festival food vendors:

Grizzly Mountain Grill

Hardesty Haven Catering

Calvert Kettle Corn

Johnson Family Funnel Cakes

Kona Ice of Calvert County

Mrs. Moo’s Corner

details: http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/fairy-gnome-home-festival-tour

Learning elements:
natural play, creative play

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