Lantern Committee Volunteer

Say hello to Andrew B. a member of the Lantern Committee who you have probably seen in the procession at the end of the evening. His lantern was quite complex with some LED lights in addition to the traditional candle. He explains some of the building process and gives some hints on how to build […]

Volunteer Medical Help On-site

Back behind the artisan shops, there is an area next to the kitchen where many volunteers spend their hours. Unlike some committee members, they are not working in full view of the stage and the music that reaches them is filtered through the trees and booths that separate them from the nearest stage. Who are […]

2010 Friday Evening Volunteers

Mark W. was enjoying the last of his meal, but was kind enough to talk to me about the various roles he has played during his many years of volunteering. Jeff M. is taking care of festival goers in the medical tent. Dan K. is your man for information. Cathy, “Sunshine Cat”, Joanne H. and […]

Volunteer Experience – Raffle Ticket Sellers

Here are some interviews with the Raffle Ticket sellers at the Folk Festival. They are all dressed in imaginative costumes as they walk though the crowds selling raffle tickets. There are some great prizes this year, so they tell me ticket sales are going well. They talk about the great sense of community they feel […]