Music, choir, dance, drums today in Lithia Park

The announcement for today's May Day event.
May 1, 2022

Ashland Mayor Julie Akins hosts May Day event

By Bert Etling,

“It is time to gather as a community in person again!” Ashland Mayor Julie Akins said in announcing a free May Day event featuring music, dance, poetry and a drum circle from 3 to 6 p.m. today, May 1, in the Butler Bandshell on Winburn Way in Lithia Park. “Come out and celebrate May Day with your friends, family and neighbors! Everyone is invited!”

The lineup includes a welcome from Akins at 3 p.m., followed by remarks by area historian George Kramer, the Peace Choir, Company & Clark Dancers and Phoenix Sigalove.

Manya Yana Orescan Campos is due to hit the stage at 4:25 p.m., followed by the Ashland Saturday Drum Circle, then Craig Wright with Mason Alexander, and concluding with closing remarks by Akins.

Co-hosting the event with Akins, according to its Facebook events page, are Nicole Herzmark and Craig Wright.

Email Executive Editor Bert Etling at or call or text him at 541-631-1313.

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