North Hill Welcomes The Global Village Festival of Greater Akron

This year, the North Akron Community Development Corporation is happy to see the Global Village Festival back at Jennings CLC!

The One-Day Event will be held on Tomorrow September 15, 2018 from Noon to 5 pm. We hope to see everyone there!

This year our Entertainment Schedule looks like this:

Start Group
12:00 PM Gospel Wonders of Akron
12:30 PM Belly Dance by Mariah
1:00 PM Akron Karen Dance Team
1:30 PM Proyecto Raices Dance Team
2:05 PM Capacitar Familias
2:35 PM Victor Head Trio
3:05 PM Blooming Flower
3:20 PM Nick Reese
4:20 PM Hot Pepper Eating Contest

There will be information booths and vendors like  Rebuilding Together, Square Roots, Akron Area Interfaith Council, It Takes a Village Childcare Center, Crosspoint Alliance, The Market Path, Healing Stone Jewelry, Confucius Institute, Asia, Inc., Global Ties Akron, Julia Belle’s Seasonings, Festival Headquarters – Water, Two Daughter’s Tea Co., Smyrna Mediterranean Morsels, Noonday Collection, North Hill Library Branch, Shanti Community Farms, International Institute of Akron, Hmong Ohio of Tomorrow, NACDC, and Twist of Leona!

We will also be running trolley tours of Shane Wynn’s fantastic new portrait project in North Hill, they will leave the festival at 1pm, 2pm, and 4pm.

A special thank you to our sponsors: The City of Akron, The North Akron Community Development Corporation, United Way of Summit County, People’s Bank, and Asia, Inc..


See you there!


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