In addition to all the music happening at Shakori Hills, we offer a variety of multi-day and single day cultural programs provided by the dedicated community of Shakori Hills makers, thinkers, and doers.
Meadow Stage, Thursday 4:15 p.m.
Join us as we welcome our time back together at Shakori Hills and send our love and energy to this land. Djembe Master Atiba Rorie will lead us in an African Unplugged Experience to help get everyone into the rhythm of the weekend!
“Like a river, the story of our times flows forward through individuals. The story is one of interconnected humanity, not the lone individual. It is the giving and receiving that keep us connected.” – Robin Zill
Multiple Day Programs
Friends of Bill W.
Healing Arts Area, Thursday, 3 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.
Come join the fellowship with others that are clean and sober at the festival. AA, NA, everyone is welcome! Bring your own chair.
Near the Merch Tent throughout the Festival
New this year to Shakori Hills, Stationary Roots! Please stop by and share with us why YOU love the Festival. All the tools you need to think it, write it, share it, and mail it! We want to know what makes you smile while you are here!
We Need the Bees!
At the Ask a Beekeeper Tent next to the Sustainability Pavilion Daily from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
We have most of our food because of honey bees. Join beekeepers from Chatham and surrounding counties to discuss the basics of beekeeping and how you can support honey bees and other pollinators.
Throughout the Festival, Under the Big Oak Beside The Outpost
Join Sarah Howe under the Meeting Tree for pottery demos and to try your hand at the wheel. She’ll be open a good many daylight hours, bar rain.
Between Carson’s Grove and Meadow Stages
As you’re passing from Carson’s Grove to the Meadow Stage, stop by and check out these local organizations. We are all working for a better world!
Across from the Dance Tent
Hybrid Health is a local Triangle-based company that sells hemp CBD and other natural products like the Acuintegra line of herbal
supplements. They think of themselves as a community for those open to, and seeking, wellness alternatives. hybridhealthhemp.com
Wild Autumn Walkabout with Leif Diamant
Meet at the Bridge by Healing Arts, Friday at 12 p.m. and return by 2 p.m.
Enjoy the beauty and wildness of Nature with Shakori Hills’ neighbor and organic farmer, Leif Diamant, as we explore and experience some of the wild and cultivated bounty of Autumn. We’ll wander from Shakori Hills to Leif’s homestead, meet some asses and wild animals, sample edible and medicinal wild plants, and taste the bounty of Leif’s organic garden. Nuts and fruit are most abundant in the fall. Come along on this popular walk to experience greater knowledge and deeper intimacy with Nature.
Parade starts at the Kids Area, Saturday, 2:00 p.m. with parade preparations starting at 2 p.m.
Paperhand Puppet Intervention and the Bulltown Strutters will lead this joyous parade! Throw on your dancing shoes, grab your noise makers, don your finest festival garb and come along as we journey through Shakori Hills, celebrating life, love and the beauty of fall!
Sunday Morning at Shakori Hills
Meadow Stage, Sunday, 9:45 a.m.
Join us Sunday morning to celebrate and bless Shakori Hills, the earth, all beings and traditions through music, spoken word and ceremony. Everybody welcome! Come as you are; contact us if you want to contribute. With Trio Luna, Gary Phillips and Leif Diamant.
Festival photos by Zach Poe, Elizabeth Larson, and Madelyn Matthews Blair