Saturday, Nov. 14th, 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Civic Center Hall of Mirrors
Poster for download, printing and sharing — help spread the word!
Registration packet – apply for a table for your business or organization.
Oklahoma City’s 29th annual Peace Festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 14th, from 10 am to 4 pm, in the Civic Center Music Hall’s “Hall of Mirrors” in downtown in Oklahoma City, 201 N. Walker. The event is free and open to the public.
The event is an central Oklahoma tradition, with music, dancing, food, shopping and community organizing for peace and justice always on the program.
“The Peace Festival celebrates groups working for peace, human rights, civil rights, economic justice, environmental sustainability, animal rights, community building, fair trade & home-made, ” said Peace House Director Nathaniel Batchelder. “Holiday shopping opportunities supporting a better world surround visitors at every table in a festival atmosphere.”
Holiday shopping is a big draw for visitors. Fair trade and home-made goods at the tables will include organic coffee, pottery, crafts, carving and hand-made items from Africa. Local artists and craftspeople sell their art as well. Many groups offer books, calendars, t-shirts and bumper stickers furthering their mission. All groups display their brochures, newsletters, and membership opportunities in addition to sales items.
A Children’s Activity Room, supervised by adults, is available. There will be a story quilt, floor puzzles, games, poster-making and face-painting in the Children’s Room.
Other festival sponsors include the Social Justice Committee of the First Unitarian Church, Bob Lemon, Oklahoma Observer, Home Creations and Kay Adair.
More information is available by calling the Peace House in Oklahoma City at 405-524-5577.