2011 Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is this weekend! Volunteers still needed for a few shifts!

The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is this weekend:

Saturday August 27th: 10:00am-10:00pm
Sunday August 28th: 11:00am-7:30pm

The Summer Shade Festival features an artist market, children's activities, great food, live music and the Adams Realtors 5K Run for the Park. The Children's Fun Center is a family favorite with storytellers, jugglers, sing-a-longs and kid-sized make-and-take projects.

Visit the Summer Shade Website

The festival is in need of volunteers (Friday set-up through Sunday break down) to help with a variety of areas.  
 One four hour shift earns you a free t-shirt and a half-off ticket to Corks & Forks.  Help is needed for the following times:
  • Saturday and Sunday - Children's Area - morning or afternoon shifts needed
  • Sunday - Hospitality - 11:00 - 3:00 or 2:45 - 7:00 
  • Sunday - Beverage Tents/Beer Pouring, 2:45 - 7:00 

To volunteer register here: http://www.gpconservancy.org/volunteerapp 
Or you can email Lisa Flick Wilson, flick.lisa@gmail.com 

Please read through the list of opportunities below to see what fits your interest, skill and time:

  • Children's Area - Includes assistance with various children's area booths and activities - set-up/break-down, supply replenishment, safety, directions and crowd control.
  • Hospitality - Includes preparation/management of artist market snacks/water, booth sitters, greeters/distribution of program guides, information kiosks, ticket sales TShirt Sales, welcome vendors, surveys
  • Beverage Tents (Beer, Soft Drinks, Water) - Volunteers must be minimum 21 years of age to serve alcohol. Manage volnteers in beverage tents, pour, sales, manage inventory, keep area around tent clean, enforce rules of ID checks or NO SERVICE to anyone who appears to be intoxicated. Volunteers may not drink alcoholic beverages while on duty.

2011 Grant Park Summer Shade Festival Volunteer Committee


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