|JUNE 12, 2017 (BETHEL, NY) –Bethel Woods Center for the Arts invites the global community to join them on Saturday, July 1 for a FREE day of family fun, with fireworks at dusk.
The festivities will include live music, guided museum tours, interpretive walks and talks about the historic Woodstock festival site, a variety of activities and games, collaborative art projects, and an array of arts and educational programs for the whole family, topped off by a fireworks display.
Additionally The Museum will again offer $10 admission for the day (free for Sullivan County residents with I.D.), and there will be a variety of local vendors and Food Trucks offering food and beverages, as well as handmade jewelry, gifts, crafts and more.
As part of Bethel Woods continued commitment to public safety, a new Bag Policy has been put into effect which encourages guests to travel light. Clear bags are encouraged to facilitate a speedy entry for The Gathering, and all bags may be subject to an extended security search. Standard rules apply for permitted and prohibited items, and the full policy can be found at http://www.bethelwoodscenter.org/plan-your-visit/frequently-asked-questions-1/concertsticketing-faq.
In the case of inclement weather, a rain date is scheduled for Sunday, July 2.
For more information about Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, please visit www.BethelWoodsCenter.org or call 1.866.781.2922.
About Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts inspires, educates, and empowers individuals through the arts and humanities by presenting a diverse selection of culturally-rich performances, popular artists, and community and educational programming. Located 90 miles from New York City at the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel, NY, the lush 800-acre campus includes a Pavilion Stage amphitheater with seating for 15,000, an intimate 440-seat indoor Event Gallery, the award-winning Museum at Bethel Woods, and a Conservatory for arts education programming.
Through the in-depth study and exhibition of the social, political, and cultural events of the 1960s, as well as the preservation of the historic site of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair, Bethel Woods educates individuals about the issues and lessons of the decade while inspiring a new generation to contribute positively to the world around them. The not-for-profit organization relies on the generous support of individuals, corporations, and foundations to develop and sustain programs that improve the quality of life in the region and beyond.
For more information please visit www.BethelWoodsCenter.org.