Here Comes the Summer Sun

Two solstice events planned

Two events are scheduled in the Highlands to mark the summer solstice, when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky, which occurs on Thursday, June 21.

The Ascend Festival will take place at Dockside Park from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. See ascendfestival.com to purchase tickets for the yoga, music and art celebration.

In Beacon, nOMad will host its fourth annual summer solstice yoga mala at Long Dock Park from 6 to 8 p.m. See bit.ly/nOMadSummerSolstice2018. Register to reserve a mat space, which is $15.

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