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Llano Earth Art Festival Schedules 2017

Music fills the air at the 2017 Llano Earth Art Festival for three days, from March 10-12. Check the official LEAF website for changes.

Workshops will be held Friday and Saturday of the festival. View and participate in the World Rock Stacking Championship on Saturday, March 11.

Full schedules are below.


Artistic: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Arches: noon

Balance: 2 p.m.

Height & Jr. Height: 4 p.m.


Friday 10 a.m.

Medicine Wheel with Cathy Young

We will build a Medicine Wheel in the tradition of Native Americans and in the process learn its meaning and purpose. Medicine Wheels help draw good energy to the festival and help protect it. Constructing a Medicine Wheel helps people get in touch and tune with nature. We'll collectively build ours on festival grounds as part of the opening activities for LEAF 2017. No supplies needed.

Friday noon-5 p.m.

Foundations of Stone Sculpture with Dean Reganess

Learn the techniques to begin the art of stone sculpture. There is no set project, the workshop develops organically, everyone learning and creating at their own pace and style.

Friday 1-3 p.m.

Plarn Please with Jan Shapland

Learn how to up-cycle used plastic bags into plarn. Plarn can be used in the same way as yarn. I will also have samples of crocheted plarn mats and baskets. This is an open attendance workshop -- you are welcome to come by anytime during the session to participate. Plastic bags will be provided, but feel free to bring your own to repurpose!

Friday 3-4 p.m.

Yurt Basics with Debra Mastenbrook

Get up close and personal with a Yurt. Find out what a Yurt is, how a Yurt is made, how it goes up, how it stays up and how it comes down.

Friday 4-5 p.m.

Hill Country Permaculture with Rick Wright

An overview of sustainability and introduction to permanent dryland agriculture in the Texas Hill Country. A look at natural building and holistic management showing the difference between natural building and green building, with a nod to organic gardening and farming, alternative healing and lifestyle, community and family.

Friday or Saturday 10 a.m. TBD

Identification of Native Plants with Fred Reyna

Saturday noon-1 p.m.

Joy on the Djembe - Intro to West African Rhythm with Mae Stoll

After a quick history of West African Rhythm and the Djembe, we'll jump right in and learn the basics - correct position, correct technique and how to produce the main sounds. We'll learn the parts to a traditional West African rhythm and enjoy the rhythmic harmony when we put it all together. Suggested $8 - $10/person donation. All donations go directly to our Charity Fund benefitting two non-profit organizations. Vela (empowering families with special needs children) and Adventurers Academy for Lifelong Learning - (supports adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Austin, Texas area connect with their community, develop greater lifelong independence and achieve their full potential through social, educational, recreational, and vocational experiences.)

Saturday 1-3 p.m.

Branch Weaving Craft Bar with Anna Teixeira

Learn and practice the art of stick and yarn weaving. This will be an open "craft bar" workshop. Participants are invited to join as long as they want.

Saturday 3-4 p.m.

Transformational Gong with Anne Marie

You are warmly invited to a powerful Sonic Journey with Transformational Gong and to learn more about the powerful modality of Sound Healing. For more information, please visit



10:00 Peregrino

11:30 Tara Williamson Duo

12:30 Jamie Lynn Belly Dance

12:50 Amazing Walter

1:00 Aurora Healing Arts Gong

1:30 Jeff Rector

2:30 Divad Nedoh

4:00 Davey Schrank Kelbe Schrank

5:45 Dub Miller

6:15 Amazing Walter

6:25 Cheeky Peacock Belly Dance

7:00 Cowboy Irie

8:00 Hot Mess Circus Presents Fire Flow Artists

8:30 Jon Dee Graham

Walking Tree of Life 11:00, 1:00, 3:00, 6:00


10:00 Wildflower Dance

10:30 Leighton & Kelsey

11:30 Stump Juice

12:30 Cheeeky Peacock Belly Dance

1:00 Hogan & Moss

2:15 Michael Garfield

3:30 Jamie Lynn Belly Dance

4:00 Come Drum for Fun

4:30 Hot Mess Circus Presents Contortionist Ryan Jacobson

5:00 Awards

5:45 Fashion Circus

7:00 Bottom Dollar String Band

8:00 The Deer

9:30 Hot Mess Circus Presents Fire Flow Artists Madame Mesmer

Walking Tree of Life 11:00, 1:00, 3:00, 7:30


10:00 Carlos Cedillo

10:45 Great Trumpet

11:45 Aurora Healing Arts Gong

12:00 What You Will

1:00 Mary Brett

1:45 4Proches

3:00 EmiSunshine

5:00 Lorien Belly Dance

5:30 Wildflower Dance

6:00 Jerialice & Enchanted Rock Band

Throughout the Day: Hot Mess Circus Presents Juggler Ben Kirsch

Walking Tree of Life 10:00, 12:00, 1:30, 4:00

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