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NewtonFestivalLogoA big tent is going up outside City Hall and it will be full of entertainment from morning to night as part of the Newton Festival of the Arts.

10 AM – noon is for the kids.  A performance of Cinderella by the Tanglewood Marionettes, followed by music – “Melody, Harmony & Rhythm” by the celebrity puppet band – tickets $10

1 PM – 5:30PM The Homegrown MusicFEST featuring Newton Family Singers, “Newton’s Got Talents” Winners, Birch Hill Ramblers, Highland Glee Club, Constellations: Cindy Mapes, Loose Change: Mike Costello & other NPS teachers, George Attisano (acoustic classical guitar), Mostly Newton (Irish Traditional), Sean Smith & friends (Irish & English Traditional), The Dominoes: Abigail Matthews, Alexa Firkusny, Ben Baines, Jacob Trokel and Owen Beaver, Crowes Pasture – tickets $10 ($5 seniors, students)

6:30 – 9:30 PM – FolkFest features headliner Catie Curtis and friends … Rob Siegel, Waiting For Neil, Grace Donovan,, Barbara Cassidy Band & Friends – tickets $25 ($15 seniors, students).

For more information about Saturday’s under-the-big-tent entertainment or for information about the dozens and dozens of other festival events going on every single day of the month of May, click here.