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Luminata | Freemont Arts Council, Seattle

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On the heels of the joyful & exuberant Fremont Solstice Parade, the Fremont Arts Council celebrates the autumnal equinox on Thursday September 21st with the sweet & illuminating ‘Luminata’ lantern parade around Green Lake Park in Seattle. All are invited to participate.  Bring a handmade lantern or one from the store, all are beautiful!

Many traditions around the world recognize the last days of the productive summer are about to shift into the dark and introspective time of winter. Lanterns are a beautiful symbol of our spirit as a community that will sustain us through the cold months.

Call for Art and Art Grants Available to those who want to jump in and get creative! Have something marvelous already created, or don’t need a grant? We’d love to have you!

We meet at dusk around 7pm at the Boat House on the South shores of Green Lake Park. Hand made lanterns are for sale. The lantern procession proceeds clockwise around the lake from the boat house/bleachers on the SW corner, heading North to the Bathhouse. (This is the short way to the Bathhouse). Near the Bathhouse, join us for the Secret Banquet, where there is more art, live music, and hot cider.

Things to bring:  Drums, instruments, Blinky lighted costumes, lighted umbrellas, stilts, fun costumes and comfortable walking shoes! (No fire or flames, please.)

Luminata Public Art Workshops happen at the Powerhouse. Come down and make one for yourself, and help make more to sell at the event on Sept. 21st. All proceeds benefit the Fremont Arts Council. Come down and say hello. It’s light work, so a good time to connect. We also appreciate supply donations: namely transparent or semi-transparent handmade paper, jars with wide mouths, decorative garden sticks/thin and gnarly branches.

Interested disciplines

Craft, Design, Folk/Traditional Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts, Music, Public Art, Visual Arts, Non-Profit Orgs.