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  • Monument Square 21st Street #1 Troy, NY, 12180 (map)


Sunday, June 2, 2019 - Troy
Monument Square | 11:00am

The first week of the American Music Festival culminates in an old-time community Suffragist Picnic celebrating women’s right to vote, followed by free musical performances in Monument Square. In this family-friendly event, community members of all ages can engage in hands-on thematic art making activities, including a “make-your-own sash” station, button and pinmaking, and a community chalk mural. Re-enactors, including legendary figures like Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, will mingle with the crowd, recreating speeches and events of the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848.

Monumental Music will feature performances by guest artists of the Festival, including Molly Joyce and IAMIAMIAM, local jazz and folk bands, and community performers. The Suffragist Brunch and Monumental Music are a partnership with the City of Troy, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, and the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District. The Capital Region Vegan Network will also be a central partner, creating an inclusive street fair with more than 50 local restaurants and craft vendors from 11:00am – 3:00pm that will serve as the food and beverage options for the Suffragist Brunch.