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Earth Awakening Festival 2024

Updated: 11 hours ago

On Saturday, April 13, the Accokeek Foundation will host the Earth Awakening Festival—an annual event that celebrates the reawakening of Mother Earth and the vibrant life she sustains in Piscataway Park. It is a unique opportunity for the community to come together and experience the wonders of spring while learning about Indigenous stewardship ethics and the natural beauty of our surroundings.


Event Details

Saturday, April 13 | 12 pm-4 pm

Piscataway Park

3400 Bryan Point Road | Accokeek, MD 20607 {Directions}

General Admission: free

This event is free to attend, and we encourage guests to make a contribution to support efforts like the Heritage Breed Livestock Conservation program (feed a new mom and her baby!) and experiential learning for over 15,000 local youth. All proceeds from Earth Awakening will support the Accokeek Foundation's conservation and education work in Piscataway Park.

Suggested donation: $10/person


Event Map


Event Schedule

Timed Activities

Piscataway Presentation

1 pm


12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 pm

Native Tree Hike

12:30 & 2:30 pm

Ongoing Activities

  • Heritage Livestock meet & greet: Meet the new arrivals to the barnyard and learn about these unique breeds of livestock.

  • Heirloom plant sale: If you admire the plants and crops growing in the gardens of Piscataway Park, here's your chance to bring some of that beauty home!

  • Spring crafts & scavenger hunts: Can you spot the signs of spring in Piscataway Park? Explore the park and get inspired by nature.

  • Fiber arts demonstrations: Learn how wool goes from sheep to skein and see the different ways plant fibers can be utilized in everyday life.

  • Piscataway fishing traditions: Learn about Piscataway fishing techniques and technology throughout the Tidewater region.


Exhibitors & Vendors

1 Comment

Fauly Matrix
Fauly Matrix
3 days ago

 It is a unique opportunity for the community to come together

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