Family Fun


Something Ridiculous

Something Ridiculous has performed on The Gong Show, at halftime for the LA Lakers, on cruise ships around the globe, and at fairs large and small. They've been featured on ESPN's SportsCenter and in a nationwide commercial... Over the last eight years, they have watched as a colony of young “acorns” have transformed from enthusiastic fans into avid unicyclists and jugglers themselves, joining them in local parades and weekend rides and inspiring others as they make these circus arts their own.

Don't miss the return of Something Ridiculous at this year's festival.

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Game Zone (Ages 13 – 17)

Free pizza, popcorn, poker, ping pong, and even Bocce Ball!

Have fun with hula hoops!

Look for the colored flags and hay bale circle.

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Talent Show with host, Don Norton

Tryouts will be held 2:30 - 4pm on Friday & Saturday at the Children’s Stage. The Show will begin at 2:45pm on Sunday at Hotlicks. Host, Don Norton!


Yoga with Tim Costa

Tim Costa, 500 RYT, has been trained through the Shivananda lineage and has been teaching for four years in Morro Bay and Los Osos. Tim incorporates Hatha Yoga, gentle movements and breathing exercises for every body. Tim loves to incorporate Nada Yoga, the Yoga of Sound, in all his classes with singing bowls and other instruments. His classes at Live Oak Festival will be accompanied by musicians Justin Perkins and Johnee Gange.

All levels welcome! Om Shanti. Namaste

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Inga & Britta Swearingen

Come sing along with Inga and Britta Swearingen as they weave together story and song. They'll take you down memory lane to Hope Street and beyond through unique versions of children's songs, folk rambles and jazz tunes.

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Kids Band Workshop

Calling all singers and players! Join our band and you can be a part of the Talent Show! John’s workshops will guide the group through song selection, practice, and finally the performance on Sunday. Open to any children from beginners to experienced musicians. We’ll meet on Friday and Saturday 2:30 – 4:00 pm at the Children’s Stage.

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Sushi Workshop with Michael & Roger

Michael and Roger are teaching sushi making twice a day on Saturday and Sunday. families learn to make a veggie sushi roll. This is a 45 minute workshop held in the kid's camp. Cost is $15.


Akayaa Atule

Drenched in the sun-bright rhythms of Africa, singer and drummer Akayaa Atule brings her own flavor of Ghanaian Highlife music to San Diego. Akayaa is a native of the Frafra tribe in the Upper East Region of Ghana. The daughter of a master drummer, she learned how to dance and drum almost as soon as she learned how to walk. As a young woman, Akayaa attended the Performing Arts School of Ghana, where she furthered her study of the talking drum and traditional dances. Then Akayaa came to California bringing with her the music and dance traditions of the Frafra tribe. As a teacher and performer, Akayaa has shared these traditions with people of all ages throughout California. She is currently a dance instructor at San Diego State University and Southwestern College, and at several elementary schools in San Diego through Young Audiences of San Diego. In addition to Akayaa and Bolga Zohdoomah, she is the founder of the dance and drumming ensemble Abaa Koma.

 Endless creativity in the family craft area!

Endless creativity in the family craft area!


The Faerie Forest with Storyteller Zette Harbour

The Faerie Garden is for imaginative play and storytelling with Zette Harbour. Twinkle lights, faeries and gnomes await the arrival of children to the garden. Write a message and tuck it in a handmade leaf envelope sprinkled with faerie dust for the gnomes and faeries to find under the oaks!


Little Acorns Toddler Oasis

This year we are expanding the Toddler Oasis for our littlest acorn Oakies to include toys, crafts, dress-up clothes, a napping tent and changing table. Our popular birdseed box, lounging Adirondacks for parents and high chairs for the babies!

Seasons Path,, provides preschool and homeschool programs and support for families teaching and learning nonviolent communication and healthy emotional development in an organic nature based program.