This summer we are taking a day out for ourselves! Summer break doesn't just have to be for the kids, we ladies should get to play too! We are taking the retreat and turning it into something BIG: a Red Tent Festival! We have more areas and activities for you to explore! While each vendor offers an activity or experience for included in entrance fee, they will also have more in-depth experiences and items for sale as well. The day is yours to arrange as you will, try a little of everything or really dive into just a few fun experiences.
Hint: The Harmar Days Festival is also taking place this weekend, send hubby and kids to Harmar Days and bring your girlsfriends to play at the Red Tent!
Local instructors will lead workshops that get you moving! Dance with your favorite instructor or try something new! Also on stage we will have local musicians; relax in the shadow of the tent and enjoy the tunes.
Highlights: Bellydancing with Chavi, Acroyoga with Cat, Yoga with Brenda, Drumming with Toni, Zumba with Liz, Dance Fitness with Katie. Musician featured: Back Porch Alibi
Once the vendors close down at 8pm, Back Porch Alibi will play until 10pm.
Movement & Music
Time for a little pampering! There are many local ladies with the amazing talents of making us look and feel fabulous. Meet them here and find your new best friend. All Self-care activities will take place inside the Betsey Mills Club, where it is nice, cool and private. We will create a haven of relaxation in the self-care parlors.
Highlights: Table Massage with Emily & Emily, Hand Massages with Jennifer, LipSense with Kelly, Healing Touch with Pam, Doterra with Debbie Cline, Monat with Debbie Elder
Also located inside: Discover a brand new and exciting addition to the history of the MOV: La Musée Rose! This new museum will highlight women's history and their role and contribution to the Mid-Ohio Valley. Featured on exhibit: The hidden history of Marie Antoinette, the exciting life of Washington County native Helen Josephy, and Betsey Mills, the woman behind the club.
Hidden History & Folklore
Discover the roots of our area, from the strong female pioneers of Washington and Wood Counties to the evidence of ancient cultures in our own traditions and practices. Learn about those that came before us, and gain a deeper understanding of your background and family. Meet local historians, do a little digging into your own ancestry, understand Appalachian Folk traditions, & delve into your past and future with Tarot
Highlights: Appalachian Folk Practices with Rebekah, Local History & Genealogy with Hidden Marietta, Storytelling & Hauntings with Marietta Mystery Seekers, Tarot with Rachel, Aeson & Christina, and Henna with Kat
Our busy lives rarely give us a break to sit down and play with color like we used to as children! Weave a flower crown, create a clay pendant of your own design, learn some self-help tips and get out those paints to bring some color into your life.
Highlights: Goddess paintings with Montana, Flower crowns and ribbon bracelets with Claire and Franci, Ribbon wands with Lydia, Fix-It Tent with Lele, Clay empowerment necklaces with Megan, and a tent for making your mask for the Marie Antoinette Masquerade Ball!
July 29, 2017
Betsey Mills Club
$40 per person
Re-discover the fun of childhood through play! Pasky's Sports are providing an array of fun experiences! Play archery, play tag, run around like a kid and experience some summer playtime!
Workshops, confidence building exercises, affirmations and healing! Discover many ways to become more confident, self-reliant and happy in your own skin
Highlights: Hot Tomato Pinup Studio, Life Transitions with Viki, Finding Your Voice with Carolina, Twisted Custom Jewelry with Heather, Moon Spun Magick with Robin
Relaxation pods will be located in shady spots throughout the festival. A cool, air conditioned location will be available in the Betsey Mills, as well as bathrooms.
Our Summer Festival will be located at the Betsey Mills Club, 300 Fourth Street, Marietta, OH.
Entry price is $40 per person, a lunch option will be available ahead of time through Jeremiah's Coffee House for an additional $10.
Festival begins at 10am and lasts until 8pm
Each vendor will offer an experience for free, but will also have items to sell! Bring some cash and show your support for local business owners wishing to bring you a fun day!
Bring a swimsuit too, the Betsey pool will be open complimentary to Red Tent participants, 11am-4pm
Tickets are available at the door! See you July 29 10-8!