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Music, Ideas, and Entertainment

Prairie Fest stages are 100% SOLAR-POWERED by: 

Main stage:

11-12pm: Everybody's Darling
12:30-1:15:  Deanna Valone
1:15-1:30 Scottish pipes & drums
2-3pm: Taste of Herb
3:00-3:30 performing in front of main stage Studio 74 
3:30-4:30: Animal Spirit
5-6pm: Brave Combo ( with Brazen Bellies dancing in accompaniment )
6-6:30: Key Note address
6:30-8: End Of The World Parade

Deanna Valone    

Second Stage:

12-12:30pm: Speaker sessions

  • 12:00-12:10 - Tina Lee Arons (North Texas Time Bank)
  • 12:10-12:20 - John MacFarlane (Local Sierra Club's Reusable Bag Campaign)
  • 12:20-12:30 - Stephonia Roberts (Mrs Jacks Body Food)
1:30-2pm: Darrin Kobetich
3-3:30: Speaker sessions
  • 3:00-3:10 - Alejandro Hukill (Cesar Chavez Legacy)
  • 3:10-3:20 - Todd Sliger (Teaming with Wildlife)
  • 3:20-3:30 - Tammy M. Gomez (poet)
4:30-5pm: The Ackerman's

Second Stage Speakers

Alejandro Hukill, President of the Cesar Chavez Committee, will speak on Chavez's legacy as a champion for social justice and the work of the committee locally. 

Stephonia Roberts, owner of Mrs Jacks Body Food, will share her passion for healthy living through her growth and production of organic food and body products.  
John MacFarlane, of our local chapter of the Sierra Club, will speak about their reusable bag campaign. 

Tammy M. Gomez, published poet and activist, will share some of her inspiring poetry.

Tina Lee Arons, organizing member of the North Texas Time Bank, will speak about community currency as a healthy, local alternative to federal reserve notes and will be available (along with myself) to sign up new members, including all interested Prairie Fest volunteers. 

Todd Sliger, Coordinator for Teaming with Wildlife: True To Texas, will share the Coalition's mission and current initiatives to increase support of wildlife conservation efforts across the state.



Studio 74


Brazen Bellies


We're honored to have two storyteller groups at Prairie Fest this year.

Twice Upon a Time Storytellers

Performing in the Science and Education Zone. Click here for schedule and more information

Tipi Tellers 

Performing in the Tipi in the Prairie Circle

Tipi Tellers also join us again this year.  Telling Earth stories that teach listeners of all ages how to appreciate the earth, and how to help preserve its natural resources, their stories come not only from the Native Americans, but from all cultures to develop a curiosity about nature.