Must-have Supplies for Outdoor Events

Outdoor venues boast certain advantages over indoor facilities. That is why many concerts, movies, dramatic productions, and other types of entertainment frequently take place outside when the weather cooperates. One advantage to outdoor events is space. Parks or fields typically can hold many more participants than theaters

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Meet Katee

We love to hear from our community! This week, learn about one of our supporters, Katee Meckeler and what Accessible Festivals means to her. Below she shares a bit about herself and why music is so important to her. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m a

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Exploring Relaxing Hobbies

Stress is a part of many people’s daily lives. A recent survey from the American Psychological Association found that 44 percent of Americans feel their stress levels have increased over the past five years. Children also are struggling, with almost a one-third reporting that they have experienced

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How to Practice Self-Care at a Music Festival

“It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary,” said Mandy Hale. This is an important quote dedicated to how self-care and the notion of performing acts of radical self-love is not a selfish act. It is

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Fiscal Sponsor Spotlight: Circus for ALL!

Recreation and leisure activities are an essential component of holistic wellness. It is also true that due to loss of income, budget cuts, or the limitations placed on in-person gatherings, the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the ability of individuals and groups to participate in the activities

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Games to Play While Waiting

Recreation and leisure are critical to the happiness, self-worth, and self-identity of all individuals. Recreational experiences help strengthen family and cultural connections and build social cohesion and inclusive communities. People who make time for recreation report reduced stress, depression and pain, healthier weights, improved cognition, and resistance

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Introducing Inclusion Dining & Jams!

Food provides nourishment, but dining can also be an act of socialization, community, leisure and love. For many, a restaurant experience is generally a pleasurable one, but for individuals with autism, developmental differences, and other sensitivities, a restaurant setting can be unpleasant and overwhelming. Inclusion Dining offers a sensory-friendly

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Soul Work

When our Program Director, Leah Barron, and I met at a music festival in 2017 we immediately felt a strong connection. After just a few conversations, we believed that our friendship and business venture was destined. Over the next several years we learned together about all aspects

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Why Virtual Accessibility Matters

Accessibility is a fundamental right for people of all abilities. While ongoing efforts continue in the civic, corporate, education, private, and non-profit sectors to ensure inclusive and accessible accommodations for all abilities, little has been done to ensure the accessibility of music, arts, entertainment, and other forms

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