ROCHESTER, Mich. (WXYZ) - The MI Earth Day Fest is taking place this weekend in Rochester.
The festival is the state's largest free Earth Day celebration, and it includes exhibits, speakers, entertainment, recycling drop-off, awards, food, bike rides and family fun.
The plan for the fest is to celebrate our planet, and showcase their "green" initiatives in the community and also learn how to make every day Earth Day.
There are different highlights at the event on both Saturday and Sunday.
On Saturday it all kicks off with an Earth Day Pep Rally at 11 a.m., followed by a local talent showcase feature Jennifer Kincer Studio students at 11:30 a.m.; a family-friendly four-mile bike ride on Paint Creek Trail at 12:30 p.m.; the School of Rock House Band at 1 p.m.; Radio Disney Jr. Doc McStuffins Toy Check-up for Kids from 1 to 4 p.m.; Holistic heart doctor and author Joel Kahn MD on plant-based diet for health & planet at 2 p.m.; Radio Disney Road Crew Show at 3 p.m. and Oakland University's James Leidel on today's energy landscape at 5 p.m.
On Sunday, it starts with Michigan Saves on easy & affordable home energy efficiency at 10:30 a.m., followed by a save your life, save the planet panel of health professionals at 12 p.m. and finally, the Frankly Speaking foot-stomping good time music at 1:30 p.m.
For more information on the festival, click here.