TOCO 4 Make-A-Wish Foundation Sept. 5th & 6th

toco.jpgTOCO Family Festival patrons rally Friday September 5th & Saturday SEPTEMBER 6th for 48 hours of fun, beginning at 3pm at CAMP ONDESSONK: 3760 Ondessonk Road, Ozark, Illinois 62972;

 

 

 

 

 

For charitable & educational purposes, TOCO (Tapestry of Community Offerings) organizes family themed events to raise awareness & financial support for regional families & children in need.  This year proceeds from the TOCO Festival benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation©.  The Make-A-Wish Foundation© grants special wishes for children with serious illnesses.  Both TOCO & Make-A-Wish© share the belief that life should be measured in memories, not years!  Please go to TOCO & make some of your own memories while helping youngsters live dreams!

TOCO Family Festival patrons rally Friday September 5th & Saturday SEPTEMBER 6th for 48 hours of fun, beginning at 3pm at CAMP ONDESSONK: 3760 Ondessonk Road, Ozark, Illinois 62972; inside the magnificent Shawnee National Forrest.  TOCO offers one-of-a-kind tree house CAMPING, tent camping, & other lodging options such as bunking inside Camp Ondessonk’s air conditioned retreat center. Campers enjoy AMAZING MUSIC, SWIMMING, FISHING, CANOEING, HORSEBACK RIDING, as well as an ARTIST CARAVAN & COLLECTIVE ARTS PROJECT featuring the wares of talented folk artists.  FOOD & DRINK will be available for patrons. Visitors pick up RAFFLE TICKETS for a chance to win great prizes.  In the KIDS PLAY PARTY ZONE kids find hands on creative art activities such as shaker making, painting, & the famous tree diva coloring contest. The area will also feature a special RePlay Music Demo presented by Rodney Branigan & his London crew.  TOCO also believes strongly in community education and hosts an Awareness Walk where patrons & not for profit groups exchange intelligent ideas.

A number of talented local & regional musicians donate their love and time to the TOCO stage this year:  Rodney Branigan, Auset, Alabaster Brown, Aaron Kamm & the One Drops, Pepperland,  The Big Cheese, , Vitamen A, The Dysfunctional, Melissa & Emily, Raw Earth, Escape, Greg Schmid, Punk Hippies, Bottoms Up Blues Gang, Sully, EarthSol, Celia’s Big Rock Band, Auset, Heather Barth Manley, Defined Perception, East End Girls, Libby Pants, Bootigrabbers Delight, Wake Up Report & more!

Advanced TOCO Tickets are a $35 donation.   Children 12 and under are free.  ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for tree-house & family camping.  Camp with your favorite bands!  Get tickets today from them, online, or by calling 618-580-0303!

TOCO IS SPONSORED BY KDHX FM 88.1 COMMUNITY RADIO

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