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Wild Goose Festival

SPIRIT | JUSTICE | MUSIC | ART

The Wild Goose Festival is an art, music, and story-driven transformational experience grounded in faith-inspired social justice.

 
We all live by stories, whether we realize it or not…our personal stories of things we’ve done, or that were done to us, corners we turned, chances we took, mistakes we made.

We also live by the stories that permeate our culture, framing stories like big glass windows – we see the world through them, but sometimes barely even know they are there.

At Wild Goose, we’ve always been about making space for courageous, imaginative, and participative social justice work, unleashed creative expression, disruptive spiritual practice, as well as astonishing and inspiring music and art.

WHERE IS THE WILD GOOSE FESTIVAL?
The festival will be held in Hot Springs, NC. Hot Springs, near Asheville, is nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina and along the banks of the beautiful French Broad River. It serves as an intersection along the historic Appalachian Trail and is part of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

Located across the road from the Hot Springs Resort & Spa is the Hot Springs Campground, where Wild Goose Festival will be held in 2016. The site features ample sites for tent camping, as well as  full RV hookups. On site comfort stations feature showers and clean bathrooms. Numerous rental cabins/cottages are also available in the town, many within walking distance of the campground.
Come be brave and beautiful with Mushpa + Mensa.

Mountain Jam

Hunter Mountain one of Mushpa’s old stomping grounds on her many journeys in this life. She is excited to see it again. This is Mushpa + Mensa’s first big music festival of the season and we cannot wait. Who wants to come with us on our 2018 festival tour? Then you better hurry up and get your tickets on!!!

The fourteenth annual Mountain Jam Music Festival will take place at Hunter Mountain, in Hunter, NY from Friday, June 15, to Sunday, June 17, 2018.

Mountain Jam is a three-day, multi-stage event, featuring approximately 40 bands on 3 stages in one of the Northeast’s most pristine natural amphitheaters. Rolling Stone Magazine, along with many other noteworthy national publications, consistently rates Mountain Jam as one to the top music festivals in the country. In 2011, Pollstar recognized Mountain Jam with a nomination for Music Festival of the Year.

The Festival offers 3-Day festival tickets with and without camping, VIP, and Super VIP with single day tickets available closer to the festival. On-site camping and condos, and a variety of nearby hotels, lodges and ski chalets offer attendees a wide variety of accommodations.

A FANTASTIC EXPERIENCE

©Jay Blakesberg

Jay Blakesberg / Mountain Jam Festival

Nestled in the beautiful Catskill Mountains, Hunter Mountain is a world class ski resort that offers many year-round amenities. The Lodge provides fans with 24-hour access to indoor bathrooms, a large, full service bar, and food services. The Sky Ride provides a fun and unique opportunity for fans to take in the beautiful views of the Catskill Mountains while watching the music. More daring fans can experience North America’s longest and highest Zipline. There are also plenty of other fun-filled attractions, a wide variety of food vendors (from gourmet and organic fare to the usual comfort foods like burgers and pizza), arts & crafts vendors, and artist signings.

GREAT ARTISTS

Over the years, Mountain Jam has hosted some of the top names in live music, including Steve Miller Band, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Black Keys, Beck, Robert Plant, Wilco, Alabama Shakes, The Allman Brothers Band, Phil Lesh & Friends, Bob Weir & Ratdog, Gov’t Mule, Widespread Panic, My Morning Jacket, Dispatch, The Lumineers, Pretty Lights, Steve Winwood, The Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Ray LaMontagne, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Ben Folds Five, Primus, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Roots, Jeff Tweedy, Umphrey’s McGee, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, James Murphy (of LCD Soundsystem), Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Mavis Staples, Girl Talk, The Hold Steady, Coheed & Cambria, Drive-By Truckers Yonder Mountain String Band, Les Claypool, Matisyahu, Dave Mason, Gary Clark Jr., Medeski Martin & Wood, Mike Gordon, G. Love & Special Sauce, Richie Havens, Martin Sexton, Ozomatli, Galactic, Brett Dennen, Gomez, New Orleans Social Club, Jackie Greene, Ingrid Michaelson, and The Felice Brothers, among many others. In 2010, the festival presented Levon Helm‘s 70th Birthday Jubilee with very special guests Warren Haynes, Donald Fagen, Ray LaMontagne, Sam Bush, Steve Earle, Patterson & David Hood, Jackie Greene and Allison Moorer.

23rd Orange Street ArtsFest

23rd Annual Orange Street ArtsFest

We here at Mushpa + Mensa are excited to be in Wilmington’s 23rd Annual Orange Street ArtsFest with so many other talented artisans!

The Orange Street ArtsFest (OSAF) will return Memorial Day weekend for it’s 23rd year. The celebrated street fair is held on Orange Street between Front and Second Streets, next to the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, with some exhibitors inside the building and on 2ndStreet.

The OSAF is one of the largest arts festivals in Downtown Wilmington with more than 80 artists exhibiting oil and watercolor paintings, pottery, jewelry, metal arts and paper creations.

HBHUSO/Community Arts Center  
120 South 2nd. Street 
Wilmington, NC 28401

SHOW HOURS: 
*Memorial Day Weekend* 
Saturday, May 26 – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm 
Sunday, May 27 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

23rd Orange Street ArtsFest

23rd Annual Orange Street ArtsFest

We here at Mushpa + Mensa are excited to be in Wilmington’s 23rd Annual Orange Street ArtsFest with so many other talented artisans!

The Orange Street ArtsFest (OSAF) will return Memorial Day weekend for it’s 23rd year. The celebrated street fair is held on Orange Street between Front and Second Streets, next to the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, with some exhibitors inside the building and on 2ndStreet.

The OSAF is one of the largest arts festivals in Downtown Wilmington with more than 80 artists exhibiting oil and watercolor paintings, pottery, jewelry, metal arts and paper creations.

HBHUSO/Community Arts Center  
120 South 2nd. Street 
Wilmington, NC 28401

SHOW HOURS: 
*Memorial Day Weekend* 
Saturday, May 26 – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm 
Sunday, May 27 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wild Goose Festival

 

We all live by stories, whether we realize it or not…our personal stories of things we’ve done, or that were done to us, corners we turned, chances we took, mistakes we made.

We also live by the stories that permeate our culture, framing stories like big glass windows – we see the world through them, but sometimes barely even know they are there.

At Wild Goose, we’ve always been about making space for courageous, imaginative, and participative social justice work, unleashed creative expression, disruptive spiritual practice, as well as astonishing and inspiring music and art.

WHERE IS THE WILD GOOSE FESTIVAL?
The festival will be held in Hot Springs, NC. Hot Springs, near Asheville, is nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina and along the banks of the beautiful French Broad River. It serves as an intersection along the historic Appalachian Trail and is part of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

Located across the road from the Hot Springs Resort & Spa is the Hot Springs Campground, where Wild Goose Festival will be held in 2016. The site features ample sites for tent camping, as well as  full RV hookups. On site comfort stations feature showers and clean bathrooms. Numerous rental cabins/cottages are also available in the town, many within walking distance of the campground.

Come be brave and beautiful with Mushpa + Mensa.

 

22nd Orange Street ArtsFest

We here at Mushpa + Mensa are excited to be in Wilmington’s 22nd Annual Orange Street ArtsFest with so many other talented artisans!

The Orange Street ArtsFest (OSAF) will return Memorial Day weekend for it’s 22nd year. The celebrated street fair is held on Orange Street between Front and Second Streets, next to the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, with some exhibitors inside the building and on 2ndStreet.

The OSAF is one of the largest arts festivals in Downtown Wilmington with more than 80 artists exhibiting oil and watercolor paintings, pottery, jewelry, metal arts and paper creations. This year the OSAF will be juried by Owen Wexler and Miriam Oehrlein. Mr. Wexler is a long-time Wilmington resident and internationally known visual artist whose work has been featured on TV and film. Ms. Oehrlein, winner of the 2012 Belk Designer Showcase, specializes in jewelry design and owns New Elements Gallery.

For more event details click here!
 
Proceeds support Thalian Association Community Theatre
 

Show Hours:
*Memorial Day Weekend*
Saturday, May 27 – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, May 28 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The festival will take place at our namesake location on Orange Street between Front and 3rd streets, next to the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center and in front of the building on 2nd Street.

HBHUSO/Community Arts Center
120 South 2nd. Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Food Trucks – Stevie Macks Int. Food Truck, Poor Piggy and Snowie of the Carolinas

22nd Orange Street ArtsFest

We here at Mushpa + Mensa are excited to be in Wilmington’s 22nd Annual Orange Street ArtsFest with so many other talented artisans!

The Orange Street ArtsFest (OSAF) will return Memorial Day weekend for it’s 22nd year. The celebrated street fair is held on Orange Street between Front and Second Streets, next to the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, with some exhibitors inside the building and on 2ndStreet.

The OSAF is one of the largest arts festivals in Downtown Wilmington with more than 80 artists exhibiting oil and watercolor paintings, pottery, jewelry, metal arts and paper creations. This year the OSAF will be juried by Owen Wexler and Miriam Oehrlein. Mr. Wexler is a long-time Wilmington resident and internationally known visual artist whose work has been featured on TV and film. Ms. Oehrlein, winner of the 2012 Belk Designer Showcase, specializes in jewelry design and owns New Elements Gallery.

For more event details click here!
 
Proceeds support Thalian Association Community Theatre
 

Show Hours:
*Memorial Day Weekend*
Saturday, May 27 – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, May 28 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: The festival will take place at our namesake location on Orange Street between Front and 3rd streets, next to the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center and in front of the building on 2nd Street.

HBHUSO/Community Arts Center
120 South 2nd. Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Food Trucks – Stevie Macks Int. Food Truck, Poor Piggy and Snowie of the Carolinas

Satellite Bar and Lounge Bluegrass Sunday

Satellite Bar and Lounge

Big Al, Little Alex, Jones Smith, Ben & a mess of others get together at Satellite every Sunday from 6-10 to jam. We will be there with Maya, so cool peeps, booze, bluegrass music and us. What more could you ask for?!?! Wait a food truck as well. Living the life!

The Sweetheart Market

Guess where Mushpa + Mensa will be on Saturday, February 11 at 1 PM – 5 PM?!?!?! The Sweetheart Market. Looking to get your sweetie, BFF, or pretty dang cool co-worker a local, one-of-a-kind, handmade gift for Valentine’s Day? The Sweetheart Market at Waterline is here for you! Come shop for your sweetheart and sip on a local craft beer or wine at the Waterline Brewery in Wilmington.

A Dickens Holiday

Down with Black Friday, go back in time before it existed with us and Maya decked out in Dickens style! On Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, Historic Downtown Fayetteville will again be transformed into a unique and wonderful experience. So roll back the clock with us ­for A Dickens Holiday from 1 to 9 p.m.!

Horse-drawn carriages roll down Hay Street carrying shoppers the old-fashioned way, past merchants’ windows adorned with beautiful Victorian holiday decorations, past artisans and vendors of all sorts of delightful treats. Joyful children pose with Father Christmas for memory-laden pictures. The smells of cider and gingerbread permeate the chilly air. And there is Ebenezer Scrooge himself, pursued by the ghost of Jacob Marley.

As darkness approaches and the clock reaches 5 p.m., townspeople gather in front of the Arts Council for the candlelight procession to the Market House, followed by fireworks. After the fireworks, the festivities continue until 9 p.m.