LebFest, a free celebration of Lebanon area community, will be happening Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on Colburn Park. Come on out for a family community celebration in partnership with the Upper Valley Business Alliance. We will bring back the Mac & Cheese Competition, numerous vendors, and entertainment! This event is hosted by Upper Valley Business Alliance and co-hosted by Lebanon Recreation, Arts, and Parks. A special thank you to all our generous sponsors who make this event possible.
LebFest Schedule of Events
The following is the LebFest schedule of events.
- 11:00-3:00 - Vendors open for arts & crafts, youth activities, food, and shopping. See the vendors list below.
- 11:00-12:00 - Entertainment stage left of the bandstand on Colburn Park will be Wildlife Encounters
- 11:00-2:00 - Mac & Cheese Competition sponsored by Cabot Cheese. Competing businesses include Salt hill - Lebanon, Main Street Kitchens, Whaleback Catering, Renehan's Roti Catering.
- 12:30-1:30 - Entertainment Featuring on the Band Stand: Loose Cannons
- 2:00-3:00 - Entertainment Featuring on the Band Stand: Of Conscious Mind
Additional Featured Food Vendors
The following is a list of featured businesses that will be onsite from 11 am to 3 pm at the LebFest event.
Ahma Relaxation Experience - Come enjoy reclining/massage chairs, and raffles for handmade native woven baskets that benefit animal rescue charities.
Amy Fortier: Fine art, fun art classes, and more. - Features coloring art activities for the kids that visit the booth.
AVA Gallery & Art Center - They will have an art demonstration and art table with activities.
Balanced Speech Therapy - We will host free speech therapy screenings for children, and bubble and craft activities.
BeMobile - We will have a coloring book station and children will be able to submit their coloring contest entries for a chance at a $100 BeMobile gift card. (While supplies last.)
Bog Mountain Pottery - This Will feature a pottery demonstration.
Bottoms Up Tumblers - We will have various products for sale and activities including key chains, ornaments & Halloween bead stickers.
Ciofreddi & Associates - Wants you to stay moving and will feature various physical challenges for youth and adults to try out.
City Center Ballet - Come meet the city center ballet and try your skills at a ballet-themed beaded keychain craft, get a few stickers, and enter into some giveaways.
Claremont Savings Bank - Come meet the staff of the West Lebanon branch and learn more about what Claremont Savings Bank can offer you.
Crossroads Academy - Come see all the offering Crossroad academy has to offer as well as super creative STEM activities for children to try.
Dartmouth Athletics - Come meet various athletic teams from Dartmouth College. You may walk away with some Dartmouth swag if you stop by their booth.
Dartmouth Science - Explore new ways to interact with science and come visit our Dartmouth Science booth.
DB Lights - Stop by the DB lights booth to see how you can be part of lighting up Lebanon during the holiday season.
Eco Stand - Weaving is an art and children will have the opportunity to try their hands on some weaving and twisting to finish a partially made basket.
Endyne Inc. - Did you know that water requires quite a bit for it to be safe to drink and use. Come on by and learn more about Endyne, Inc and see up close a water filtration experiment.
4 Legs & a Tail - Come visit the 4 Legs & a tail and get your free copy of the latest magazine with a children's fun page.
Gary Summerton Photography - Looking for a photographer? Come take a look at the work featured by Gary Summerton.
Girl Scouts of the Green & White Mountains - Come visit the booth to learn more about what scouts and do for your children. Plus build a dinosaur with dinosaur bones and a bird seed activity.
Great Eastern Radio - Come on out and listen to some tunes and join Percy the Penguin for some fun in the sun!
The Hopkins Center For The Arts - Do you want to win some tickets for a future show? Visit the HOP booth and enter for a chance to win.
Hanover Adventure Tours - Did you know they can help with electric bike services, sales, and more. Come visit their booth.
Hato Viejo Coffee - You don't just drink coffee but you can do crafts with it too. Come try your hand at coffee bean crafts and come get a coffee at the booth.
Lanoue Maple Farm - Come visit the farm and children can make their own cotton and cups. Serving various flavors of cotton candy.
Lebanon Fire Department - Come visit your local fire department and see what kind of swag the LFD has to offer this fall.
Lebanon Outing Club - Come learn how you can help support your local hill with skiing, jumping, snowboarding, and more! Of course, try your best at a game of cornhole.
Lebanon PTO - Come visit with the Lebanon PTO and see how you can be involved in enhancing your child's experience in school. The PTO will run various activities for children.
Lebanon Police Department - Come enjoy some sweet treats with the ice cream patrol.
Liberty Mutual - Visit with a local agent and try their "Crazy goggle" corn hole and walk-the-line activities.
Luminta, LLC - Come learn and meet about Lumnita and how they can help you treasure every moment with created and crafted photobooks and more.
Mascoma Bank - Come learn about all the services Mascoma bank can offer you for your daily banking needs and future planning.
Main Street Kitchens - Did you know Main Street Kitchens offers wedding registries and so much more to deck out your home. Come visit their booth and don't forget to try their Mac & Cheese during the competition.
New Hampshire Foster Care - Come learn how you can help NH Foster care and they will have a Family Fun Zone with free spin art, sand art, face painting, and glitter tattoos.
Om Mani Mama - Custom designs and more come visit Om Mani Mama and try your best at a free children's stamping activity.
Revision Energy - Come learn how Revision can help you with your energy needs. They will have activities featuring color-changing bead bracelets and solar artwork crafts.
River Valley Community College - RVCC is in Lebanon and has a campus just on the Lebanon Mall. Looking to expand your skills and knowledge come to learn what RVCC can offer and complete an Interactive Career Assessment or try your best hand at cornhole.
Scouts BSA Troop 279 - Has your child wanted to develop their outdoor skills? Come visit with Scouts Troop 279 and see their tent display, Kayak/canoe display, and some knot tying and cooking demos.
Service Credit Union - Come visit with Service Credit Union and learn what banking solutions and more they can offer you.
Spark! Community Center - Spark! Community Center belongs to the Special Needs Alliance of the Upper Valley. There will be crafts for children to do and work with members of SPARK!
TPI Staffing Solutions - Do you have what it takes to find the right Pin-the-tail on the applicant. Come visit with TPI Staffing Solutions.
TLC Family Resource Center - A community-based support for families and individuals living in Sullivan and lower Grafton counties. Come stop by to see all the resources and take home a children's craft.
Upper Valley Business Alliance - Come visit with alliance members to learn what UVBA is all about. Plus you won't want to miss a complimentary sample of cheese from Cabot!
Upper Valley BIPOC Network - Come learn more about UV BIPOC Network and how all persons of color are invited to join for networking, and fellowship.
Upper Valley Circus Camp - Come try your hand at juggling & hand skills like plate spinning, diablo & devil sticks and learn more about UV Circus.
Upper Valley Music Center - It's true it's never too late to start with music in all the many forms it can be played or listened to. Come join UVMC for some children's music & movement activities.
Upper Valley Young Professionals - Come meet members of UVYP as young professionals we know that networking is important, not just to make new business contacts but also to make new social connections. and try your hand at the "Guess Your Upper Valley" game.
Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Vermont & New Hampshire - Come learn more about services offered by VNH of VT & NH. Then try their game of Gone Fishin’…For Prizes!
Waypoint - Come see how Waypoint helps empower people of all ages through an array of human services and advocacy. They will have an activity for children to participate in without having to be directed on what to do. A free-form sculpture or art collage.
Well Chosen Words - Come learn more about Well Chosen Words and children can do a bookmark or stamping activity.
Whaleback Mountain - Come ski it to believe it, or visit the booth to learn what Whaleback Mountain can offer you during all the seasons for youth and adults. There will be raffles for ski passes and swag.
White River Subaru - Looking for a vehicle? Come chat with associations from White River Subaru to see if they can help you. They will have some painting activities for children and of course some awesome swag.
White River Valley Consortium - Come learn more about WRVC. A new collaboration of 14 towns near the White River in Central-Eastern Vermont, was created to address challenges that individual towns can’t fully tackle on their own.