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Foo Foo Fest: Good Clean Fun

Pensacola’s second annual Clean Energy Fest is once again bringing clean energy initiatives to downtown Pensacola in a fun and creative atmosphere.

The festival is hosted by 350 Pensacola—which is a local group that provides support for the global 350.org campaign. 350.org is an international campaign “that’s building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis.”

The day-long festival will consist of demonstrations and activities showcasing options for small or drastic changes to everyday life-whether you are looking to relocate to a smaller dwelling, lower your power bill, or just make time for a bigger garden.

Displays of electric cars—including a Tesla—and solar panels will show the latest real-world applications of clean energy and conservation. There will also be a newly-built tiny house constructed by Pensacola State College students on display.

Guest poet and Goldman Environmental Prize winner Hilton Kelley will share his words. A full lineup of poets from the West Florida Literary Federation will also be on hand, voicing local thoughts on a cleaner environment.

Other highlights include the Future of Energy juried art competition, “Clean Ideas Fest” which is a fast-paced forum where ideas in clean energy innovation are shared to a panel of judges. There will also be a children’s area to engage little ones in education and crafts relating to wind, solar, and other forms of clean energy, and live music performed on a solar and people-powered stage, of course.

CLEAN ENERGY FEST
WHEN: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5
WHERE: J. Earle Bowden Building, 120 Church St.
COST: Free
DETAILS: world.350.org/pensacola