Join SA Current Press Club. Because No News is Bad News.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Solar Fest 2011

Posted on Wed, May 4, 2011 at 4:00 AM

click to enlarge Courtesy
  • Courtesy
Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-05-04

Solar San Antonio’s “Run on the Sun” 5K kicks off the award-winning nonprofit’s Solar Fest: “Texas’ only 100% renewably powered event.” The kid- and pet-friendly day in the park offers live music on a solar-powered stage (The Saturday Night Satellites, Peacefield, and Slick Dickens are all on the bill), resources galore (dozens of exhibitors and installers will be on hand to shed light on what it means to go solar), and quality fun for kids (Who could resist a spin in a “human hamster ball” or a chance to meet Chorty the Chorizo?). Among the high-tech highlights you can expect from Solar Fest: The Audi A3 Clean Diesel (Green Car of the Year 2010) and other modes of green transport, solar-powered air conditioning units, and other things you didn’t know you needed — like a solar-powered toilet, for example. To register for “Run on the Sun,” which starts at 8 a.m. and is led by a solar-powered buggy from The Alamo City Electric Auto Association, stop by Run Wild Sports (300 E Grayson) or visit Free, 9am-4pm, Maverick Park, 1000 Broadway,

Tags: , ,

San Antonio Current works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of San Antonio and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep San Antonio's true free press free.

Speaking of Critic's Pick, Event Preview

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 3, 2020

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2020 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation