Happenin at the Hoot!
Having a Hoot.
Givin' a Hoot.
Stay tuned for updates on the 2017 schedules and events to be added!
Check out all the kindness in our community...
WCHQ 100.9 FM Music Stage!
Live from the Amphitheater Louisville Leopard Percussionists, CPHR DVN, The Box Wine Prophets w/Earl Guthrie, Leigh Ann Yost, Brother Wolves, Rob Lee, The Thumps & Hey Hey Honey!
LIVE Broadcast All Day!
WCHQ will be broadcasting live throughout the day from their booth at the Hoot. Broadcasting the music performances, and interviewing vendors, crafts people and artists. WCHQ on-air personalities like, Bryce and Kevin, Tara Bassett, Charity Radcliffe will be live. 'La Vida Local' hosts Phyllis Fitzgerald and Patty Marquet will be broadcasting their show live from the Hoot!
*THE SUN STAGE
a Divine line up of some of Louisville's BEST performers! CPHR DVN presents a Hip Hop Odyssey Spoken Word by Space Camp, Kri Martin and Young Poets of Louisville, Free Stage hosted by Nick Payne featuring a wide variety of Kentuckiana's incredible talent!
Over 200 Hoot Booths- lots of locally made upcycled art, crafts, clothes, jewelry & more! Buy your Gifts locally - Revolutionize the Marketplace & Support your Neighbor!
*Turner's Circus & Aerial Artists!
Flying, spinning, flipping, hanging from the sky to delight & dazzle you!
Green Businesses, Peace, Social Justice & Citizen's Groups...meet live, local heroes and learn how to become one!
* Free School!
FREE Classes you can sit in on! 2 Tents of Classes & Speakers here to inspire and educate us on how to become more active in creating kindness in our community. Stay tuned for announcements!
* Local Food!
Half Peach Bakery fresh vegan food using local, natural ingredients- salad rolls, falafels, curries, noodles and baked goods/ V-Grits- Louisville's new stick-to-yo-ribs, hearty, healthy, southern-style, soul-food-with-a-soul, vegan food truck with Hot Brown, BBQ Sliders, "Meaty" Chili, Grits, Greens & Beans!
Traveling Kitchen Korean Tacos, Dumplings and international cuisine/ Organic, Fair Trade drinks from Heine Bros Coffee and tastys/ Sweet n Savory Serving sweet and savory crepes, all of which are gluten-free, as well as smoothies, gelato, and coffee. We use local meats, fruits, and vegetables when seasonally available and our crepes are made with local, cage-free eggs. /McQuixote's locally roasted coffee, tea and more/ SnoWhat Snow Cones Gourmet New Orleans style snow cones made with natural, locally-sourced ingredients/ Spotz Gelato small batch gelato and sorbet made with Kentucky Proud ingredients/ Apocalypse Brew Works award-winning local beer made with Solar Power featuring a special Kindness Session IPA just for the Hoot!
Inspiring Community Art and Peaceful wishes from our Compassionate Community The SpiritWalk is a place of intention and contemplation. It is an invitation to connect with spirituality through art, meditation and practice. A Community Memorial: Honoring of Souls who have passed will be in the SpiritWalk.
Come alive, Be inspired, Join in with Taoist Tai Chi, Belly Dance, Yoga & more! Go to the "Movement Circle" Page for the schedule!!
Get a Massage for a good Cause! Do Good and Feel Good!
A group of compassionate therapists from The Louisville School of Massage will be giving massage throughout the day with all proceeds going to St. Joe's Children's Home.
These strikingly beautiful larger-than-life street puppets have since been showing up at local events and rallies in support of clean energy and healthy communities primarily through the coordination of 350 Louisville (a local climate activist group). Look for one, two, three or perhaps all four to come celebrate with us at this year’s Mighty Kindness Festival.
Scavenger hunts, Geocaching, Cosmic TiPi, Music for Kids, Eco Activities, Face Painting, OurEarthNow & more!
Join Tom Boone & Dan Bowlds and make it real Hootenanny! Bring your instrument and make music with your neighbors. Everyone welcome!
*The Mighty Kind Second Line!
Join in the parade and dance your way around the Hoot! Grab your Umbrella and Shake yo Behind in the Mighty Kind Second Line! Look for neighborhood and group Krewes representing their kindness!
*Mighty Kind Community Circle!
A tradition at the Hoot! At 3:00pm we all come together in a huge community circle at the Amphitheater and everyone takes turns speaking their wish and vision for creating a community full of kindness.
*Random Acts of Kindness!
Throughout the day, spontaneous acts of kindness will be done...maybe by you!
* Get a Hug from Hootin Annie and let her know you give a Hoot!
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