Events: May Festival & Summer Exhibition Opening

Kick off your summer in Wassaic!

May Festival & Summer Exhibition Opening

Saturday, May 20th @ Maxon Mills

3pm – late

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets & RSVP!

This year, we will be expanding our programming to include 4 different day-long festivals. Building upon our commitment to the local and regional community as well as expanding opportunities for Wassaic Project artists to be seen and heard, we’re proud to continue to grow the Wassaic Project Summer Season. 

Celebrate the Wassaic Community with us on Saturday, May 20th! What Cheer? Brigade, an exuberant 19-piece band, will lead a parade featuring community and artist-made floats. Other festivities include: Community Cake Walk, a dance performance by The D’Amby Project as well as other field day games. The party will extend into the evening with a concert at The Lantern.**


3PM: Parade led by What Cheer? Brigade: a 19-piece brass band, Artist-Made and Education Program Floats
3:30PM: Community Cake Walk* (costs $5)
4PM: The D’Amby Project (Irish Step dance performance leading into all-ages lesson on the Mill Porch)
5PM: Exhibition Opening & Reception
5-6PM: Art Nest Hours
6PM: Live Music at The Lantern (3 bands)**
7PM: Mill Closes
**$10 concert cover fee
**Proceeds from the dinner benefit and cover charge go to the Whale Scholarship Fund, in partnership with the Wassaic Fire Company.
**Kids (under 18) get in free

We’re currently looking for festival volunteers! Please submit this form if you are interested in volunteering. Volunteers are invited to camp in the Luther Barn field for free and will receive a free t-shirt in exchange for one 2-3 hour shift.