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Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 12:24 AM


Environmental Expo, Art, Silent Auction, Guest Speakers,
Healthy Food Trucks, Live Folk, Bluegrass, Blues Music & Dancing under Oaks & Sycamores in Silverado Canyon!

The Canyon Land Conservation Fund, a local non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the few remaining wild lands of the Santa Ana Mountains, is hosting The OC TreeHuggr's Ball and Green Expo on June 1st, 2013 at the Santiago Event Center near the proposed Blackstar Wilderness Park in Silverado Canyon. The festive event will include an environmental expo, local art, silent auction, guest speakers, no host bar, live music and dancing. Grass-fed beef or Vegetarian dinner can be purchased at low cost. Guests will be entertained with award winning Americana Folk music of the Salty Suites, Common Sense lead singer Nick-I Hernandez together onstage with Rod Piazza for a special Wyland Blues Planet Project performance, followed by a Better Chemistry reggae-ska dance party! Along with the “Blessing” of this year’s event, the local Native American Acjachemen Tribe, Juaneno Band of Mission Indians, will be displaying ancient cultural art & materials. Guest speaker Robert Hanna, great grandson of our national park’s hero John Muir, will be talking about stewardship and the Muir Family Foundation. Children and families will enjoy the fabulous “Dr. Solar Medicine Show” and eco carnival experience. It's a fun event for all ages so carpool on over to the ball!

In the spirit of John Muir, founder of the Sierra Club, the annual celebration seeks to share the beauty of the Santa Ana Mountains and encourage stewardship of our local natural and cultural resources. Highlights include a family oriented sustainability fair, inspirational guest speakers, children’s activities, gourmet food trucks, and 7 hours of live music and dancing in an oak and sycamore woodland. We are now the number one “ZERO WASTE” event in Orange County, thanks to the leadership of The Earth Resource Foundation! If you’re seen wearing an earthy costume and/or bring your own reusable dinnerware you’ll receive free raffle tickets for great prizes!

Date: June 1st, 2013
Time: Environmental Expo 4:00 pm to Dusk, Ball: 5 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: Santiago Event Center, 27912 Baker Cyn Rd, Silverado, CA. 92676
Cost: $25.00 General Pre-Sale Adult Admission Tickets (regular adult admission $30 at event gate) Food &Beverages sold separately
Kids 6-16 yrs $10, Children 5 & under Free! Call us about free CAMPING!
‘Family of Four’ ($50) Pre-Sale Tickets online at until May 19th

Tickets for this amazing event are on sale via Paypal at. and .Tickets are also available by calling the Canyon Land Conservation Fund at (714) 649-2820. Check out our great new Youtube slideshow at:

Proceeds from this event will be used for preservation efforts of wild lands of the Santa Ana Mountains. Help us save our vanishing wild lands for future generations to enjoy and protect!

27912 Baker Cyn Rd, Silverado, CA., 92676    google map | yahoo map

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