Lotus in the Park
Saturday, September 28 / Noon – 5 pm / Free
331 S. Washington St. / Sponsored by the BEAD, the Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District, and Medical Friends of Lotus
Bloomingfoods / Tree of Life Stage
- Mr. Taylor & His Dirty Dixie Band / 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
- De Temps Antan / 2:30 – 3:15
- Janusz Prusinowski Trio / 4:00 – 5:00
Workshops and Demonstrations
IU Global Education Pavilion
- Kardemimmit / 12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
Finnish folk traditions
- Lotus Dickey Song Workshop / 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
- Bernard Woma / 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Ghanaian drumming and dance
Get in touch with your inner artist and create a unique Festival souvenir
- Adire cloth, rattles, Chinese Medallion Fans, Rangoli, kazoos, Adinkra / Kuba stamping — with the Mathers Museum of World Cultures.
- Mural making with the T.C. Steele Historic Site
Sponsored by the Mathers Museum of World Cultures
There’s more . . .
Rhino’s Lotus Story Booth
Teen participants in Rhino’s Youth Media Programs will be on hand with an interactive story booth, where you can document your Lotus experiences of the day (or over the years), with music, and with your own cultural history. Recorded audio and written segments will appear on later editions of the weekly Youth Radio block on WFHB and in the student magazine The Antagonist.
With the Hudsucker Posse — Some hoops provided, or bring your own; hoops will also be on sale at the Lotus in the Park Festival Store outlet.
Salt Creek Cycles Bike Corral
Ride your bike to the Park! Salt Creek Cycles, with support from the City of Bloomington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator, will have a bicycle corral where you can safely check your wheels while you spend the afternoon at Lotus in the Park. Plus, all cyclists who use the bike corral get a coupon for 15% off a purchase at Salt Creek Cycles. Staff will inspect bikes, helmets, and/or child bike seats (and more) upon request, at no charge.