Schedule

This is the current 3-Day Schedule for the 2017 Georgia Tiny House Festival.*

 

~ Thursday, March 2, 2017

Vendor & Builder Set-Up All Day (Not Open to the Public)

 

~ Friday, March 3, 2017

All Day: Vendor & Builder Set-up (Please contact us if you need to come in sooner to set up.)

9:00AM-2:00PM: FREE Field Trip School Day Session for Private, Public and Homeschool Students! This is for pre-registered schools and students ONLY and is NOT open to the general public.

5:00PM-8:00PM: FREE to the Public! Come out and enjoy the live music, visit with vendors & builders, and check out all the tiny houses. (Remember: Friday evening is FREE to anyone and everyone.)

5:00PM-8:00PM: Concession Sales Available (Most Concessions also open during the FREE Field Trip School Day Session.)

5:30PM: Student-Built Tiny House presentation to Veteran and his Wife (Sponsored by Elm Street Elementary School and Hallman Lumber)

6:00PM: Outdoor Fire Performances and Music Concert Begins

6:30PM: Barn Theatre Opens for VIP Red Carpet World Premiere of “Living Tiny Legally: Part 2” (Ticket available online and at gate while supplies last.)

 

~ Saturday, March 4, 2017 (Paid Admission Ticket Holders Only)*

9:00AM: Gates Open

9:45AM: Main Stage, “Opening Comments and Announcements”

10:00AM – 4:00PM: Home Depot’s Hands-On Tool Workshops (Home Depot’s Booth Area)

10:00AM: Brian Kennedy“Free Materials and Unique, Sustainable Designs” (Main Stage)

11:00AM: Kari ‘Yurt Grrl’ Cooper“Yurt Grrl’s Top 10 Check List for Living Tiny” (Main Stage)

12:00PM – 4:00PM: Brian Kennedy’s Hands-On Pallet Re-Purposing Workshops (Brian Kennedy’s Booth Area)

12:00PM: Trojan Battery Workshop – “Proper Battery Design and Calculations for Your Off-Grid System” (Trojan Battery Booth)

12:00PM: Nature’s Earthly Way Workshop – “Composting Toilets” (Nature’s Earthly Way Booth)

12:00PM: HomeBiogas Workshop – “At-Home Biogas for Your Stove Through Garden Compost” (HomeBiogas Booth)

12:00PM: Susan Schaefer BernardoReading of her children’s book, “The BIG Adventures of Tiny House” (Kidz Zone)

1:00PM: Felice Cohen“How to Live Large in Any Space” (Main Stage)

1:00PM: Mandy Lea“Ruling the Road: the Teardrop Queen Shares How You Can Rule Your Own Tiny Kingdom” (Barn Theatre)

2:00PM: Derek “Deek” & Dustin Diedricksen“COMMON MISTAKES MADE: What Not To Do When Building/Designing Your Tiny House” (Barn Theatre)

3:00PM: Marc Frederick“Living Small with a Big Family” (Main Stage)

3:00PM: Ted Miltiades, Director of Georgia Department of Community Affairs State Codes Program“State Construction Codes Program Update” (Barn Theatre)

4:00PM: Keynote Address / Michelle Boyle, Tiny House Podcast – “Up-Cycling is the New Black: When, Why and How to Use Sustainably Responsible Materials for Your Tiny House” (Main Stage)

(Between the completion of Michelle Boyle’s 4:00PM Keynote Address and the incredible awesome concert scheduled for 6:00PM will be a great time to recharge, relax, have dinner from one of the great food concessions who will be in attendance, view the tiny homes, and visit with vendors.)

6:00PM: Outdoor Concert and Fire Performances

Children’s activities, food concession sales, continuous viewing of “Living Tiny Legally”, and all the tiny homes will be available throughout the day.

 

~ Sunday, March 5, 2017 (Paid Admission Ticket Holders Only)*

9:00AM: Gates Open

9:45AM: Main Stage, “Opening Comments and Announcements”

10:00AM – 5:ooPM: Home Depot’s Hands-On Tool Workshops (Home Depot’s Booth Area.) Note: There will be no workshops between 2PM-3PM on Sunday.

10:00AM – 5:ooPM: Brian Kennedy’s Hands-On Pallet Re-Purposing Workshops (Brian Kennedy’s Booth Area) Note: There will be no workshops between 2PM-3PM on Sunday.

10:00AM: Mandy Lea“Live Mobile… Live Tiny… Live Free: Wisdom Learned on the Road Shared by the Teardrop Queen” (Barn Theatre)

11:00AM: Will Johnson“How We Want to Live: Embracing a Minimalist Mindset” (Main Stage)

12:00PM: Trojan Battery Workshop – “Proper Battery Design and Calculations for Your Off-Grid System” (Trojan Battery Booth)

12:00PM: Nature’s Earthly Way Workshop – “Composting Toilets” (Nature’s Earthly Way Booth)

12:00PM: HomeBiogas Workshop – “At-Home Biogas for Your Stove Through Garden Compost” (HomeBiogas Booth)

12:00PM: Susan Schaefer BernardoReading of her children’s book, “The BIG Adventures of Tiny House” (Kidz Zone)

1:00PM: Alon “Vision” Barr“Start Developing Your Community” (Main Stage)

2:00PM: Keynote Address / Alexis Stephens & Christian Parsons, Tiny House Expedition“Revolutionizing Home & Community” (Main Stage)

3:00PM: Andrew Bennett & the National Organization of Alternative Housing (NOAH) – “Builders, Buyers, AND DIYers” (Main Stage)

4:00PM: Thom Stanton“2 Keys to Living Legally in a Tiny House” (Main Stage)

5:00PM: Closing Ceremony and Awards

Children’s activities, food concession sales, continuous viewing of “Living Tiny Legally”, and all the tiny homes will be available throughout the day.

 

* Please Note: This schedule will be updated and added to. Also, this schedule is subject to change.

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