Rehoboth Beach VegFest is set to kick off its three-day run at 7 p.m., Friday June 8, with a free film screening of “What the Health” at the Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware, located at 30486 Lewes-Georgetown Highway, Lewes.
The documentary shares frightening truths about the connections between worldwide health issues such as heart attacks, obesity and diabetes, and meat-based diets. “What the Health” is directed and produced by the same people who produced "Cowspiracy," a film Rehoboth Beach VegFest also screened.
Andrea Jones and Dr. Krista Griffin, Laurie Elseroad, Hari Cameron and Dorothy Greet will speak at the top of successive hours, starting at noon, Saturday, June 9, at Epworth United Methodist Church in Rehoboth Beach, rain or shine. Dozens of exhibitors will be joined by a music tent, kids tent and healing arts village. The festival is accessible by car, bike or Jolly Trolley, free from the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand.
Saturday night will feature In-Dangered, an art exhibit by Leah Beach highlighting 17 of the world’s most endangered animals, at Gallery 50 in Rehoboth Beach. Music will be provided by Buntopia, and appetizers by The Cultured Pearl.
Chefs Hari Cameron and Sean Corea will cap off the VegFest weekend with a vegan brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, June 10, at Fork and Flask @ Nage. Reservations are recommended. To reserve a seat, call 302-226-2037.
For more information, go to www.govegfest.com.