What happens while we sleep?
The arts can be a powerful and compelling way to connect individuals to an ecological concept. Therefore, Ruffner has invited visual artists and musicians to present works inspired by those elusive natural processes that happen when we're not awake.
6:30pm - Doors Open
(Ongoing: Educational exhibits, artwork, merchandise table, native plants for sale)
7:00pm - Musical performance by Cnida
Puppetry by Squeaking Tribe
8:00pm - Musical performance by Marc Harris
9:00pm - Musical performance by TENGEN
10:00pm - Musical performance by First Kentucky Post
(Ongoing: Mothing station, kids craft station)
7:30pm - Puppetry by Squeaking Tribe
8:30pm - Bird of Prey program by the Alabama Wildlife Center
Light snacks available while supplies last from Joshua Blackwell
Treats available for purchase from Ono Ice
Snacks and water
A Low-Light Flashlight
Night-themed Costumes Encouraged
Spaces for nighttime picnicking will be available.
Night Festival 2018 is made possible by the Birmingham, AL chapter of the Awesome Foundation.
A selection of art from left to right: Alex Smith - Hawk Moth, Chloe York - Land, Zachary Tatom - Yellow-Crowned Night Heron, Tracie Noles-Ross - Tree Frog