Ashland Farmers Market
An Ashland Farmers Market Founder and a member of the Board of Directors, the mission of the Ashland Farmers Market "is to provide a venue for local farmers and small businesses to sell their products, improve nutrition by providing greater access to fresh local produce, educate residents about nutrition and sustainable agriculture and to build community while contributing to a vibrant town center in downtown Ashland".
Arts! Ashland Alliance
An Arts! Ashland Alliance Founder and current member of the Board of Directors, Arts! Ashland's vision is to create a vibrant Ashland that thrives on arts and culture, that support diverse arts programming, collaborate with our community and with individuals, and fosters creativity and the exchange of ideas.
The Dragonfly Festival
The Dragonfly Festival is free, family-friendly and open to the public. The Dragonfly supports the mission of Arts! Ashland Alliance. to promote and feature Ashland’s diversity, showcase Ashland musicians and artists, grow our local cultural economy and provide support for downtown Ashland revitalization. The Dragonfly Festival site is located at the Ashland Historical Society, which abuts Mill Pond and the Sudbury River, a natural habitat for the dragonfly and The Corner Spot.
Ashland Cultural District
A Cultural District is an official designation that is achieved through an application process with the Massachusetts Cultural Council. A group of volunteer are currently working to initiate and facilitate the application.
Our Vision is to support arts and culture, market our distinctive local character and drive economic activity and growth to benefit Ashland. An Ashland Cultural District will enrich the quality of our community life, increase economic activity and attract visitors and businesses.
The Stage! is a rolling performance venue currently under construction. The Stage! provides an event space for music, dance, theater, pop-up happenings, community & corporate events and private parties. The Stage! is now available to book. Look for The Stage! in a neighborhood near you!
Ashland Audio Shelfie
Audio Shelfie is a digital storytelling project that gives readers a space to tell stories about the roles books play in their lives. We pose questions about reading and collect stories from participants. Each story is paired with a photo of the storyteller to create an “audio shelfie.” Together, these audio shelfies form libraries of readers’ experiences with books. Ashland Audio Shelfie is a collaboration with Audio Shelfie