From Main Street to Green Street

Art from the poster for the 2011 Manayunk Eco-Arts Festival.

Manayunk's Eco-Arts Festival is back again this weekend, with Main Street (up to Green Lane - so our headline is close enough!) again stuffed with arts vendors, music, kids' activities, an eco-car show and general enviro-education in a festive format.

I could go on about the event - and indeed we tipped you to its ramping-up developments back in July - but you'll find the main details right here.

Worth noting is (relatively) new mom Paige Wolf, the author of Spit That Out! and a tireless advocate for sustainable events in and around Philly. She'll be doing a "green living seminar" she describes this way:

Hey mamas! Put the plastic sheet on the strollers and head to Manayunk this weekend for the Second Annual Manayunk EcoArts Festival. All booths are tented so you can stay out of any potential rain – included my tented chat about making green living more manageable and affordable Saturday at noon!

If you're in the area tonight, there's a free screening of the documentary Gasland at Kildare's Manayunk, 4417 Main Street, with a special introduction from its director, Joshua Fox.

If you want the complete lowdown straight from the proverbial horse's mouth, check