14th Annual Mother Earth Day Festival at the Springs

Friday, May 8, 2015 – 9am-1pm
RAIN DATE:  Friday, May 15, 2015

Changes will be posted if necessary.

Art Projects  |  Music  |  May Pole  |  Magic  | Pirates  |  Puppets 
Hula Hoops  |  Science  & Watershed Interactive Exhibits  |  Solar Powered

Location: Barton Springs, Zilker Park, Austin, Texas. 
Just across the parking lot from the Zilker Hillside Theatre.

Featured Acts:


Sara Hickman – American rock/folk/pop/children’s music singer, songwriter, and artist
Bill Oliver and the Otter Space Band
Special Appearance by Ortega Superstar Choir

Principals! Teachers! This is a FUN end-of-school-year field trip!

Turtle Kids!

Learn more about the ecosystems and habitat that we live in!
Bill Oliver brings together music, puppet shows, murals, interactive booths, games, art, local wildlife, and youngsters to create Mother Earth Day at the Springs.  This would be an “Earth Day” specifically for and about Barton Springs, Barton Creek, and this special watershed in and around Austin.

Barkley, the Treefolks Mascot

Educational and Fun Ecological Activities
SOS Endangered Species of Barton Creek Mural
Water Games & tours from Splash! Exhibit
Barton Springs Puppet Show
Maypole dancing and music
Salamander sock puppets!
“Barkley” from TreeFolks
Songs and puppet show by Hey Lollies
Appearance by The Water Treasure Pirate
All Solar! Powered by Austin Energy Solar Trailer
Turtles!   Hula Hoops!   Magic!   Giant Chess Game!

Dancing at the Festival

Running round the Maypole

Working on the SOS Mural

Sponsored By


Salamander Sock Puppets!