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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

Carolina Strawberry Festival

Wallace Strawberry Festival

In 2011, the Town of Wallace, lead by a core group of leaders, brought the “Strawberry Festival” back to Wallace after 50 years. Each year, the Carolina Strawberry Festival has grown bigger and better. Even better now that we’ll be there! ;] Here is the festival map.

The 2018 Strawberry Festival will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM.

We will see you there surround by delicious strawberries. :]

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

Carolina Strawberry Festival

Wallace Strawberry Festival

In 2011, the Town of Wallace, lead by a core group of leaders, brought the “Strawberry Festival” back to Wallace after 50 years. Each year, the Carolina Strawberry Festival has grown bigger and better. Even better now that we’ll be there! ;] Here is the festival map.

The 2017 Strawberry Festival will be held on Saturday, May 13th from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM.

We will see you there surround by delicious strawberries. :]

The Durham Patchwork Market

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Come chill with us and grab some good beer at Patchwork Market!

The Durham Patchwork Market began in late 2014 to create a space for local vintage vendors and creatives to sell their goods to the community. Held monthly, the Patchwork Market has been a consistent event the first Saturday of each month. Fullsteam Brewery has generously allowed the Patchwork Market to set up shop each month. This allows for the market to be held indoors – rain or shine – and keeps admission free. The Patchwork Market will continue to grow each month and provide opportunities for the creative development in the Durham community.

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!

Art Truck and Flytrap on a Friday Night

flytrap brrewing

Great art (Mushpa + Mensa), great beer (Flytrap Brewing), amazing music (Masonboro Sound) and great food (Pepe’s Tacos)!!! This equals an awesome night. It is also the Art Walk this Friday! We’ll be at Flytrap Brewing from 6-10PM. Come see us and have some fun!

– Mushpa + Mensa