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Aeralists perform at the 2009 Arts in Nature festival at Camp Long. CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW A SLIDESHOW OF THE EVENT.

VIDEO and SLIDESHOW: Scenes from Arts in Nature at Camp Long

Hundreds show up to participate


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Hundreds of people turned out and the traffic continued to build, overflowing the parking lot at Camp Long for the first day of the Nature Consortium's Arts in Nature Festival, Saturday, Aug. 22.

"I think about this all year long and do planning for it," Nancy Whitlock, founder of the Nature Consortium said.

The event, which continues on Sunday, features live music, printmaking, aerialists, face painting, 'Museum of Sound' art installations, experimental music and interactive art, as well.

The Nature Consortium is a grassroots, community based organization whose mission is to teach environmental lessons through the creative arts.

They perform a large number of community services, such as cleaning up area greenbelts but do so in a unique way inviting musicians to come with them for these efforts and keep the workers entertained and motivated.

Click photo for a slideshow of the event.

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