Bring the family to Lost Creek Reserve and celebrate nature at the Hug the Earth Festival! Download the map and plan your adventure!
Hug the Earth Festival
Lost Creek Reserve Saturday, April 30, 2022 12 - 5 p.m.
NEW LOCATION! We hope you will joins us for our annual Hug the Earth Festival at Lost Creek Reserve! Not only do we have a new location but we will have new activities you won't want to miss. The fun begins at noon when you can sing and dance with the Banana Slug String Band as they perform their popular songs like “Dirt Made My Lunch” and “Water Cycle Boogie.” Also beginning at noon continue the fun with outdoor adventures for the whole family! Take the challenge of our High Adventure Rock Climbing Wall, Zip Lines, and Tree Climbing! Enjoy Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Caterpillar Train Rides, an Animal Safari, Rock and Fossil Digs, Farm Animal Encounters, Butterfly House Visits, Earthball and Animal Games. Fairy and Gnome House Building, and Archery & Rocket Shoots. Embark on the Superhero Trail and meet some of your favorite movie superheroes and the animals that inspired their superpowers such as bats, spiders, turtles, fish! Can you guess who our superhero special guests might be? Come and find out!
*Banana Slug String Band performs once from 12 - 1 p.m.
Pet Rock Painting
Stones and Bones Dig
Bees Butterfly House
It's a Bug's World
Natural Play Area
Gnome Home/Fairy House Building
Plant Play Area
Toys from Trees
Susie's Big Dipper
Homemade Ice Cream
Cumberland Kettle Corn
Varieties of freshly popped Kettle Corn
Banana Slug String Band
The Banana Slug String Band is committed to educational entertainment for children and families through interactive music and performance. They are dedicated to fostering positive attitudes about the environment, providing accurate information about natural history and science, promoting music appreciation, building self-esteem in children, honoring creativity, supporting the arts in education and sparking in people a joyful sense of wonder.
Caterpillar Train Ride
Horse Drawn Carriage Ride - Animal Safari
Lullaby Lounge - Baby Changing and feeding Station
Thank You 2022 Sponsors!
The Troy Foundation
Kerber Sheet Metal
Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.
Fairfield by Marriott
Covington Fraternal Order of Eagles #3998
Troy Fish & Game Club
Troy Masonic Lodge
Basil's on Market