Schedule of Events

We know, Earth Day is every day, right? But it’s not every day that Idlewild Park is crawling with solar-powered bands, the area’s top environmental experts and tents full of people dying to get their green hands on you to get you involved. So sign a couple of petitions, slap another bumper sticker on your Nalgene, and take a look at this schedule so you don’t miss out.

Solar–Powered Main Stage Schedule

9:55 a.m. Welcome

10:00 a.m. Action Sound String Band: bluegrass/jam band

10:40 a.m. Envirolution. This nonprofit is trying to bring about positive change by spreading awareness and understanding about environmental issues.

11:00 a.m. Mark Sexton Band: acoustic rock and reggae

11:40 a.m. KTVN: Channel 2 in Reno

12:00 p.m. Drinking with Clowns: This rock, funk and Latin band of clowns will leave you smiling.

12:40 p.m. Envirolution

1:00 p.m. Rick Hammond Blues Band: A Reno blues and rock veteran.

1:40 p.m. Green Power: Hear about this program to help renewable energy and education in Nevada.

2:00 p.m. Jahzilla: Local reggae band performs.

2:40 p.m. KTHX : “The X” radio station

3:00 p.m. Guitar Woody and the Boilers: Boogie woogie blues

3:40 p.m. Bike Raffle

4:00 p.m. Paisley Braincells: Psychedelic rock and jam band4:45 p.m. Closing

Workshop Schedule

10:00 a.m. How to Use Public Transportation by Carol Perry of Regional Transportation Authority

11:00 a.m. How to Save Energy and Home Energy Audits by John Toth of John Toth and Assoc.

12:00 p.m. How to Go Solar by Scott Gerz of Solar Generations

1:00 p.m. How to Start a Worm Bucket for Composting by Craig Witt of Full Circle Compost

2:00 p.m. How to Save Water by Andy Gepheart of Truckee Meadows Water Authority

3:00 p.m. How to Landscape in a Dry Climate by Tom Stille of the River School/ Interpretive Gardens

4:00 p.m. The Urban Market and How to Buy Local Food by Leeza Balmin and Karen Craig of City of Reno