16th Annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair goes virtual with FREE events and programs for all ages

A young boy visits one of the exhibits at the 2019 Earth Day Fair.

16th Annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair goes virtual with FREE events and programs for all ages
April 20
11:47 2021

Everyone is invited to join Piedmont Environmental Alliance (PEA) for the 2021 Virtual Piedmont Earth Day Fair, April 19 – 23. The virtual festival is packed with family-friendly activities, educational events, demonstrations, artwork and more – all free to the public. Sign up today to learn more about the full line-up of programs by going to

Highlights of the weeklong celebration include:

Interfaith Panel on Environment, Climate & Justice

April 21 at 5:30 p.m. via zoom

Join a panel of local faith leaders for an interfaith discussion on the connections between religion, climate change, and environmental justice. Our esteemed speakers this year include: Rev. Willard W. Bass, Rabbi Mark Cohn, Associate Chaplain Naijla Faizi, Bishop Todd Fulton, and Rev. Craig Schaub.

Patio Gardening for Beginners with Wild Roots Garden Market

April 19 at 7 p.m. via zoom

Growing vegetables in small spaces is not only possible, but a whole lot of fun! Join us for step-by-step advice on how to start a patio garden that’s beautiful, sustainable, and filled with delicious vegetables. 

Earth Day Story Time + Calming Yoga with the Forsyth County Public Library

April 22 at 7 p.m.

Families will follow along with the earth-related yoga poses as we read “Good Night Yoga” by Mariam Gates and practice our mindful breathing. This program is recommended for families with children ages 2 and up. 

Growing Edible Mushrooms in the Piedmont with Durham Public Schools Hub Farm

April 23 at 12:30 p.m.

Enter the wild, magical world of the fungi kingdom. Tune in virtually to learn about the biology and anatomy of gilled mushrooms. Then, come along as we teach you how to inoculate and manage your own edible mushroom log.

And, there’s so much more! Artwork, crafts, on demand videos, and many other ways for people of all ages to celebrate our planet and our community. Sign up FREE before the events to receive the zoom links by going to

We send out a special thank you to the City of Winston-Salem, Volvo Group, and all of our community sponsors and partners for supporting this great community event!

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