Thursday, October 4th
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Pre-HONK! musical performances
NOTE: change of Pre-HONK! time and venue due to rain!
8:30 – 11:00pm, Union Square in the CrossFit Somerville gym
(35 Prospect St, Union Square)
|8:30||Chaotic Noise Marching Corps|
|9:00||Dirty Water Brass Band|
|9:30||Church Marching Band|
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Friday, October 5th
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3:00 to 5:00p: HONK! IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS
Bands play for community and after-school groups
4:00 to 7:00p: LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOPS
Come make your own lantern in Hodgkins-Curtin Park, which can be used in the night time lantern parades. A great family event!
7:00 to 9:00p: LANTERN PARADES
Sidewalk processions around Davis Square accompanied by bike lights, paper lanterns, flashlights, and other forms of DIY lighting. Parades leave from Hodgkins-Curtin park.
7:30p to 1:00a: HONK! KICK-OFF
Johnny D’s Uptown Restaurant & Music Club
17 Holland St, Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02144
Friday Oct 5, 7:30pm, $12 door, 21+
|7:30||Church Marching Band|
|10:30||Young Fellaz Brass Band|
|11:30||Pink Puffers Brass Band|
|12:30||jam with all of the above (and maybe others)|
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12:30p: OPENING CEREMONIES
in 7 Hills Park (behind the Davis Sq. T stop)
HONK! ON DAVIS SQUARE
More than 30 activist street bands, from around the world, perform outdoors for free.
Sunday, Oct 7th
Noon – 2:00p: HONK! PARADE to “Reclaim the Streets for Horns, Bikes and Feet”
featuring HONK! bands and community groups, from Davis Square to Harvard Square’s Oktoberfest celebration. The parade leaves Davis Square at 12 noon, travels down Elm Street, then Beech Street onto Massachusetts Ave to Harvard Square.
2:15 – 6:00: HARVARD SQUARE OKTOBERFEST
HONK! bands perform at the Harvard Square Oktoberfest (www.harvardsquare.com).
8:00p – 12:00a The HONK! Festival ALL-BAND BLOWOUT CONCERT
The final blowout concert will feature almost every band (over 30 of them!) raising sweet HONK! music up to the roof inside the spectacular Sanders Theatre in Harvard Square.
Location: Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 for students, available at the HONK! merchandise booth during the festival (cash only), and at the door (credit cards accepted).
Advance tickets can be purchased at the Harvard Box Office by calling 617.496.2222 (TTY 617.495.1642), online at www.boxoffice.harvard.edu/Online, or in person at the Holyoke Center: 1350 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
[hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 12:00-6:00 pm]
Monday, October 8th 10:00a – 2:00p
Harvard University School of Education, Gutman Library (lower level)
Appian Way – Cambridge, MA
10:00 am – 12 noon: Plenary session “Inclusion and Quality: Contradictory or Complimentary?”
12:00 – 12:45: Lunch Break
12:45 – 2:00: “HONK! in Today’s Classroom”
12:45 – 2:00: “What makes a HONK! band HONK?”
12:45 – 2:00: “The Nuts and Bolts of HONK! Organizing”