Arbor Day Festival - 2016 

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Festival Sponsors:

  • Northeast Tennessee Master Gardener Association

  • Johnson City Power Board

  • Appalachian Sustainable Development

2016 Arbor Day Festival

Members of the Northeast Tennessee Master Gardener Association, with support from the Johnson City Power Board and Appalachian Sustainable Development, will be sponsoring a festival to celebrate the role, function, and beauty of the many trees, shrubs, and bushes that surround our homes and beautify the landscape surrounding our community.

WHEN: Saturday, April 30, 2016

             10:00 am – 3:00 pm 

WHERE: Carver Recreation Center

                322 West Watauga Avenue

                Johnson City, TN 37604

WHAT: A free, day long program of educational programs, activities, and experiences including -

     - Miss Arbor Day Contest

     - An ETSU Tree Identification Walk

     - Tree and gardening-related workshops 

     - Woodcarving & Birdhouse building demos

     - Tree “give aways”

     - Photography contest

     - TN Master Gardener Information Table

VENDORS: Gardening, landscaping, tree services reps; Hiking, biking, nature clubs; Herbal-based food & beauty care products; Area parks and recreation programs.


All are welcomed to participate!

For more information contact:


Maureen Mulroy via at [email protected]


Vendors:  Julie McPherson [email protected]


  Nancy Shilling at [email protected] or   

             Beth Jinks at [email protected]

Important Links:

Youth Photo Contest Flyer

Adult Photo Contest Flyer

Photo Contest Entry Form

Vendor Rules & Regulations

Vendor Application Form