1st annual Gnome Fest (with beard contest)by Carolyn Classen on Apr. 04, 2012, under Arts, Life
Metro Gnome Music’s Gnome Fest 2012
Saturday April 7th, 11:30-6PM
4044 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85712
Bands & Beards! Music & Mischief! Food Trucks, Local Bands, Contests and More!
Metro Gnome Music is having their first annual Gnome Fest on Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 11:30-6PM. This family friendly event will be the first of its kind in Tucson and is guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face! So, be sure to grab your picnic blanket and lawn chairs and come check out this free concert event featuring six local bands! (The Bad News Blues Band, The Bouncing Czechs, Catch the Ghost, Genevieve & The LP’s, The Ronstadts, and Under the Bridge.)
In addition to the bands there will also be some of Tucson’s best food trucks for people that want to grab a bite to eat. Food trucks to include Jamie’s Bitchin Kitchen, Guero Loco’s Bubba Que and Trucking Good Cupcakes!
Children’s activities will keep the kids happy! From a crafty table where kids can color gnomes or draw their own gnomes to a dance contest during The Bouncing Czechs.
You can get in on the Gnome fun early by participating in a Show Your Gnome contest, currently on Metro Gnome Music’s Facebook site. Post your favorite gnome image and the picture with the most likes wins a prize.
AND, for you guys, don’t shave that beard, because there will be a beard contest for the best beard! ALSO, come hungry and participate in the Gnome eating contest.
About Metro Gnome Music: This one-of-a kind store has been serving the Tucson community since 2000. It is Tucson’s destination for used musical instruments & equipment, as well as video games, DVDs, Vinyl, and CDs. They carry musical instruments from entry level to professional. Whether you need a trumpet, electric guitar, drum set, keyboard, or violin, this is the place to go. Metro Gnome Music also specializes in renting musical instruments for students in school band and orchestra programs. They provide affordable, quality, pre-owned musical instruments which are refurbished and maintained by their knowledgeable repairmen. Minor adjustments and repairs are promptly provided for no additional charge to their rental customers. In addition to their band and orchestral rentals, Metro Gnome Music offers a wide range of parts and accessories for all your
Todd Crawford, Metro Gnome Music
For you gnome fans, check out the French move “Amelie” where gnomes play a large (and humorous) role.