I had never been to Pickathon before and I usually hate music festivals, but yesterday I biked out to Pickathon and found it was wonderful, wonderful. The festival doesn't give out maps of the sprawling Pendarvis Farm venue ("It's an eco thing," explained a volunteer), so I spent my first hour at Pickathon happily wandering through the forest, looking for a stage and instead finding strange paper mache animals and a friendly dog named Freckles. Things only got better from there. Ned's got Pickathon music reporting covered, so here is my collection of my favorite non-music things from the festival.
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