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City celebrates Earth Day with new festival on April 22

The city of Hendersonville will celebrate the first-ever Hendo Earth Fest 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22.

Local organizations and environmental champions will educate, entertain and raise awareness of the need to protect the planet for future generations. The festival is sponsored by the ESB in association with the Blue Ridge EV Club, Team ECCO, Conserving Carolina, Mountain True, Caregivers of Mother Earth and Trinity Presbyterian Church. The festival will be held on Main Street between Fourth and Sixth avenues and on Fifth Avenue between Wall Street and King Street 

The ESB has coordinated exhibits that educate and inform residents and visitors about our natural environment in a fun, festive atmosphere. The Aquarium and Shark Lab by Team ECCO exhibits will focus on education, enrichment and exploration of the ocean world. The ESB exhibits in the 400 block will provide hands-on activities and demonstrations designed to educate, renew and expand action to protect our Western North Carolina environment and natural resources. The Blue Ridge EV Club vehicles and exhibits on Fifth Avenue will highlight electric transportation and systems.

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