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FORESTival Returns November 12th!

FORESTival: a celebration of art and nature at A Studio in the Woods
Saturday, November 12th, 2016, 11am-5pm

13401 Patterson Road, New Orleans, LA
Suggested Donation $5 at Gate 

Click HERE for Schedule

Musical performances by:
Sweet Crude
Johnny Angel and Helldorado
and Aaron Cohen

Artist presentations by current and former residents
Jackie Ehle Inglefield, Pippin Frisbie-Calder, E. Oscar Maynard, Benjamin Morris, and Megan Singleton

Special Guest Artists
Calliope Puppets, Ana Hernandez/Joan Mitchell Center Emerging Artist-in-Residence, and Pop Up Poets: Stacey Balkun, Gina Ferrara, Cassie Pruyn, and more!

Art Activities in the Kids in the Woods Studio

Walks in the Woods with Scientists
David Baker, botanist and ASITW Environmental Curator, and Ryan Moore, entomologist

Food and Beverage for purchase

Please no outside food or drink

Silent Auction and Raffle

Special Thanks to Our FORESTival Sponsors!
Valero Energy Foundation, Ellen & Mac Ball, Susan & Ralph Brennan, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Canizaro, Phillips 66, Power Systems Specialists, Regions Bank, Whitney Bank, Richard Colton, Crescent Vodka, The Crepe Cart, Postlethwaite & Netterville, NOLA Brewing Company, Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer, Quintin's Ice Cream, Small Town Brewery, Slice Pizzeria, Catherine & David Edwards, Karen & Ollie Edmunds, Mr. & Mrs. Milton G. Scheuermann, Shalett Family, Jacqueline Sullivan, Jason Berry, Raymond Chin, Roy & Sacha Clay, Mary Len & Lou Costa, Richard & Janice Faust, Jon Stebbins, Julie Denslow, Rose Drill Peterson, Sarah Wallace, Robert Perez
And we couldn't do it without our amazing FORESTival Committee
Jason Berry, Mary Len Costa, Mark Davis, Luann Dozier, Melanie Merz, Benjamin Morris, Libra LaGrone Pealer, Laura Rostad, Monte Shalett, Jackie Sullivan


  1. We came to the event and parked in a lot that was poorly marked and said there was a shuttle. No one was staffing this lot and the entrance was confusing. There did not seem to be a shuttle. We waited for a bit. We left without going to the actual event. This needs to be better organized.


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