Festival Experience

We are a group of music lovers, friends, and family who believe in the magic of the moment. With so many events happening throughout the festival each day, there is truly something for everyone. From delicious food and one of a kind vendors, to the yoga garden and amazing kids area, this year’s experience will capture your heart and move you in ways you never imagined. Be ready to come back again next year, there's no way you can do it all.

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YOGA

The yoga garden is a groovy-gentle Zen Space being created for you.

It's a yoga festival, too

Several instructors sharing different styles of yoga flow all weekend... warmly invite EVERY body to practice, explore, play, breathe.  Take what you need; giving is free & abundant.

SCHEDULE BELOW.

Bring your mat or borrow one - we have plenty to share. 

Blankets work great, too.

Yoga is like music: the rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life - B.K.S. Lyengar

 

The Yoga Garden

Friday, October 1

4 pm Happy Hour Yoga with Jessy!

  • Optional to BYOB to practice without feeling the pressure of perfection.

7:30 pm Guided Meditation by Kris

  • Come for a heart opening evening meditation.

Saturday, October 2

8am – 30 min. Mixed technique Guided Breathwork session

  • Join Jesse Coomer as he uses a combination of techniques that will crescendo in a state of brain activity that normally requires years of regular meditation.

9am – Peace Out Yoga with Lori!

  • Breathe in peace, Breathe out calm, bringing mobility flow while moving in harmony.

10am – Twist & Shout with Bonnie!

  • A gentle practice with an emphasis on twisting poses paired with yogic chanting.

11am – Yin Yang Yoga

  • Join Sabrina for the perfect balance of Vinyasa & restorative Yin. Leave feeling strong, calm, & balanced.

2pm – Now & Zen with Kate

  • Get ready to move through a power Vinyasa flow!

4pm – Get Grounded & Go with the flow!

  • Join Kacy for grounding techniques & tai chi moves in a yoga flow.

5:15 – Mommy & Me/ Mamá y Yo

  • A playful & gentle stretch-out sing-out journey for grown-ups & littles.  English - Spanish translation. Half hour.

7:30pm – Guided Meditation by Kris

  • Come for an evening meditation enjoying the sounds of singing crystal bowls.

Sunday, October 3

9am Morning Yoga with Amanda

  • Come get your morning started happy.

10am Yin Yoga with Bob

  • A gentle practice focusing on holding asana & using breath to get centered.

11am Yin Yang Yoga

  • A second chance to catch Sabrina for a Yin, Vinyasa & restorative mix.

 
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Music Workshops

Bring Your Instruments!

Music was made to share; that's exactly what we aim to do. Performing artists will lead workshops throughout the weekend. The vibes are right for an organic picking session to break out under any tree so keep your strings close by.

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When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups - John Coltrane

Vendors

Art - Reiki - Unique Vendors - Good Eats & More!

Regional Artisans - Energy Healers - Everything Tie-Dye - Craftsman - Face Painting - Wood Carving - Art

And what's better than live music and delicious food? Our festival features some of the best and most delectable eats around. 

Interested in becoming a vendor? Hit us up at firstcitymusicfestival@gmail.com or check out our volunteer page and let us know what you have in mind.

We are selling dreams. We are merchants of happiness - Bernard Loiseau

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Kids Are Fun! ...& Free!

Saturday 12 - 5

Stations & helpers stocked:

Canvas & Pumpkin Painting

Big Bubbles!

Face painting and Tattoo Booth

Giant TIC-TAC-TOE

Sand Art

Kite Flying

A yoga class geared for littles will follow (5:15) in the yoga garden

SUNDAY  10 - 12

Kids Sing Along

Instrument Building


Every kid will have opportunities to embrace their inner artist & take home a peace of the festival.  Big kids & littles alike! 

I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning - Plato