Sawyer Point: Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

2013 Festival Experience

As of August 2013

The Music


  • Wild Carrot - 3:00 PM
  • Comet Bluegrass All-Stars - 5:00 PM
  • The 23 String Band - 6:45 PM

Read more about our 2013 musical line up.


  • Jennifer Ellis - 4:15 PM

Kids Eat Free!

Kids eat FREE with the purchase of an adult meal from the Green B.E.A.N. Delivery Concession Stand from 3 pm until 6:00 pm. One free kids meal per adult meal. Limitations apply.

The Activities

Festivalgoers can partake in five interactive experiences focused on how families can create a healthy home environment. A Special Needs Quiet Area will also be available for families with children with special needs.

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Nothing is better than those delicious burritos and tacos. And it only gets better when you realize that all their ingredients are the very best sustainably raised foods possible. Come visit their exhibit and your kids can make their own t-shirt while you munch on some chips. Yummy.

Grateful Grahams

Every parent is grateful when they find a natural, healthy snack their kids love. Your kids can sample and decorate these scrumptious vegan grahams at the Grateful Grahams exhibit.

Green B.E.A.N. Delivery

Looking for a little energy pick-me-up? Swing by Green B.E.A.N. Delivery for some organic, domestic fruit.  Green Bean delivers fruits, veggies, meat and dairy to your door.  They make healthy eating easy!

Happy Chicks Bakery

Do you have a sweet tooth?  Happy Chicks Bakery has the perfect thing for you – a one-of-a-kind, scrumptious dessert.  What exactly is it?  You’ll have to stop by their booth to find out. 


Whether it’s 100 degrees or 50 degrees, it’s always a good day for a popsicle.  Streetpops will have their cart on site offering a number of their unique popsicles.  Enjoy!

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati

Decisions can be hard.  But not this one.  Whole Foods will have lots of yummy ingredients to chose from at their salad bar.  Stop by their booth to make your easiest decisions of the day.



Looking for a clean place to change a diaper? BabyGanics is sponsoring a changing station to make those stinky diapers a little easier to deal with!

Cincinnati Zoo

Bring your wild animals (aka your kids) to the Cincinnati Zoo exhibit for fun games about water and energy saving and waste reduction.  They can also see how the mighty worm works hard to help our earth. 

Cohen USA

Say cheese at this year’s Bluegrass for Babies!  Bring your smiles to the Cohen Recycling/Framester exhibit.  And Cohen gives us a lotto smile about because of their leadership in recycling and sustainability.

Greener Stock

Come visit Greener Stock at Bluegrass for Babies.  They have used their extensive resource and design knowledge to create some cool activities for your kiddos.  They can paint a bamboo block with non-toxic paints and a matching game that connects post-consumer waste with the product it gets turned into. 

Hamilton County Recycling & Solid Waste District

Hamilton County Recycling is trying to make composting easy for all of us.  So easy that your kids can take part in it.  Have them stop by the booth so they can dig in the dirt and learn more about composting. 

One Small Garden

Don’t have a green thumb?  You can still have a bountiful garden.  One Small Garden gives you both the information and tools you need to grow your own food.  Stop by their exhibit so your kids can dig in the dirt and learn.  That way they will be bringing in more than just worms!

Park + Vine

Looking for the hottest non-toxic products with the least environmental impact?  Visit Park + Vine to see what new things you must have!

Arbonne International

Arbonne is hosting a special treat for moms and daughters.  They are setting up a beauty spa with their botanical-based products.  They will have hand scrubs, makeup tips and hair braiding.  So moms, grab your little cuties and swing by!


BabysitEase Cincinnati

BabysitEase knows a lot about having fun with kids.  After all, they can help you find the perfect childcare solution for your family.  Their exhibit has lots of stamps for the kids to decorate their own greeting cards.  Bring your kids by so they can stamp a card to send a family member or friend!


Blooming Vitality Wellness

Blooming Vitality Wellness will be leading your children in games that will teach them – and you! – more about how to keep your home healthy and toxin-free.  Swing by their exhibit to join in the fun!


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Stop by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center exhibit to get your child’s picture taken in some crazy dress up outfits.  Pictures will be emailed/texted to you so you can pull them up anytime you want to smile!


Cincinnati Family Magazine

Cincinnati Family will be on site sharing their valuable information on raising a family in Cincinnati.  Stop by their booth to get the latest scoop!


Cincinnati Parent

Cincinnati Parent Magazine is a great resource for the parents in the Queen City.  They have information ranging from fun things to do to addressing adoption with your little ones.  Stop by their booth to pick up a copy.


cool dads

Dads, we already know you are cool.  But, what would make you even cooler is stopping by the Cool Dads exhibit with your kids.  You can do duct tape mache projects and learn about other easy, fun activities that entertain your kids with items you already have at home. 


Hulafrog Cincinnati

Hula hoops and a jumping frog game for you and your kids. What else would you expect from this fun, family website?  Hulafrog is a great place to look for local things for kids to do. Definitely worthy of a bookmark. 


Kate Ryan Skincare

We all know how important it is to take care of our skin. Kate Ryan Skincare can pass on the wisdom they have gained in their research and experience.  Their products all have high quality ingredients that will make your skin glow.  Your kids can get their skin to glow at the booth as well – but with face paint instead. 



Interested in doing some fundraising for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center?  Kindervelt is an auxiliary of CCHMC that loves to have fun while raising funds.  It’s a great group of women so stop by their exhibit for more info. 


Merrill Lynch YHSA Group of Dayton

Merrill Lynch YHSA Group of Dayton is investing in your kids and their futures.  They will have face painters at their booth in the main experience area. They are also sponsors of the special needs area.


Moksha Yoga

As we all know, yoga isn’t just about flexibility.  It’s about strength, body awareness, positive self-image and overall body health.  Moksha Yoga offers all that… for you AND your kids.  They will be at Bluegrass for Babies doing yoga postures and leading the kids in a pinwheel/breathing craft. 


Mt. Lookout Chiropractic& Sports Injury Center

Dr. Placeway from Mt.Lookout Chiropractic will have some great exercises for your kids to keep their backs strong and healthy.  He will also have information on developmental and pre-natal treatments. Swing by his exhibit to get the scoop!


Natural Awakenings Magazine

The Natural Awakenings Magazine exhibit will be handing out information and painting faces.  They are a great resource for healthy living and worth learning more about. 


Small Print Jewelry

Are you looking for a special gift for Mom or Grandma? Small Print Jewelry will be selling their charms.  Each charm has your child’s fingerprint and name on it.  Adorable!


Appalachian Community Development Association

The Appalachian Community Development Association’s exhibit will show your kids how to make authentic Appalachian style toys.  They could make a doll out of rags or other toys from buttons and wire. Get your kid’s creative juices flowing while they learn some history.


The Art Spark

Is your kid a Picasso or Rembrandt?  Let him or her have fun with oil paint and watercolors at the Art Spark booth.  There will also be an oil pastel mural where they can contribute their own personal touch. 


Big Frog Custom T-Shirts

Big Frog Custom T-shirts can help with any custom t-shirt needs!  Stop by the Big Frog booth to purchase your official Bluegrass for Babies 2013 Benefit Concert T-shirts and learn more about the different ways Big Frog can meet your personal, school or organization’s t-shirt design needs.


The Carnegie

The Carnegie is channeling their many talents – art, theater and education – into one great activity, make-your-own bubble wands. Wire, beads, buttons and more will be used to create beautiful bubble wands for you and your kids.


Findlay, A Cincinnati Pig Tale

Local authors, Curtis and Ashley Scribner, wrote an adorable book about Findlay the pig and his adventures in Porkopolis. Come to their booth to check out their book and give your kids a chance to decorate their own pig. 


Kindermusik by Cathy Siebert

The bluegrass bands aren’t the only musicians that are going to be in attendance!  Your kids can bang along to the music at the Kindermusik exhibit.  There will be a variety of instruments for your child to choose from so they can join in!

Charlie Cooke Soccer School

Fall is upon us and so is soccer season. Swing by Charlie Cook’s exhibit so your kids can practice their dribbling and shooting.  Charlie’s crew will be there to answer all your questions.

Duke Energy Children's Museum

The Cincinnati Museum Center knows what kids love.  So they are going to have large foam building blocks for your kids to build some really cool structures.  They will also have balance activities in the grass.  Fun!

Moksha Yoga Cincinnati

As we all know, yoga isn’t just about flexibility.  It’s about strength, body awareness, positive self-image and overall body health.  Moksha Yoga offers all that… for you AND your kids. They will be at Bluegrass for Babies doing yoga postures and leading the kids in a pinwheel/breathing craft. 

Ohio Ballstars

Come shoot some hoops with the Ohio Ballstars. Your kids will have a blast and pick up skills for both on and off the court. 

Art and Sensory Activities Sponsored by Merrill Lynch YHSA Group of Dayton

The special needs area is a new addition this year.  It is an enclosed, quiet space with activities geared towards calming, soothing and engaging children with special needs.