Somerville What the Fluff? Festival

Date September 24, 2016
Time 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Event Description

NEFEFluff.jpgWhat the Fluff? Festival
Union Square, Somerville, MA

Saturday, September 24, 2016 
(Raindate Sunday, September 25th)
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

“What the Fluff?” is presented by Union Square Main Streets as part of ArtsUnion, an initiative shepherded by the Somerville Arts Council and funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the City of Somerville.
The festival is free with no charge for the games and 

Read about New England Fall Events' visit here: "Somerville's Fluff Festival is Sticky, Campy Fun for your Bucket List"

“What the Fluff?: A Tribute to Union Square Invention” honors the illustrious Fluff creator, Archibald Query, who concocted the gooey sticky spread right here in Union Square in 1917. Join local artists, musicians, theatrical performers, inventors, and humorists pay madcap tribute to the creation of this great American foodstuff on two stages.


Performance Stage: Musical performances 

Cooking Contest: Whip up an original recipe with Fluff or present your best interpretation of a classic. The Cooking Contest Grand Prize Winner gets a tour of the Durkee Mower Fluff factory, a one-of-a-kind trophy and gift certificates to local businesses.

Fabulous Pharaoh of Fluff: Campaign and get elected as our new leader. The winner will be crowned by last year’s Pharaoh with a special creation by CostumeWorks, the Union Square folks who do the wacky outfits for the Hasty Pudding Theatricals.

Shenanigans Stage: All the big, messy Fluff games have their own stage with games including Fluff Lick-Off, Blind Man's Fluff, Fluffer or Nutter Relay, Fluff Hair Dos and Fluff Jousting.

Fluff Games for All Ages: Pin the F on Fluff Boy, Fluff Fishing, Pyramid Toss and the game of culinary roulette we call Fluff Fear Factor. Win prizes!

Vendors: Buy Fluff treats and Fluff inspired items from whoopie pies to Fluffernutters.

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