Pagan Pride Day

AUBURN PAGAN PRIDE DAY

What to bring with you!
Schedule & Activities
Vendors & Organizations

Updated 8-29-14

Join us at the Auburn (Alabama) Pagan Pride Day (PPD), Sunday, September 14, 2014, 10am - 7:00 pm Central time, at the Davis Arboretum on the Auburn University. Hosted by Church of the Spiral Tree, PPD is an all-day event, open to everyone, children included, and is free to attend. Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the East Alabama Food Bank.

Past Pagan Pride Days: 2012; 2013

RSV P on Facebook!

PPD is accepting vendor (including food vendors), and non-profit applications until September 8. vendor.shtml.

If you'd like to teach a class (preferably on beginner or intro topics), please fill out the form here: classes.shtml. The deadline is September 8.


WHAT TO BRING

A non-perishable food item to be donated to the East Alabama Food Bank

Chair or blanket

Drums and other instruments

Hoops, poi (no flame), other toys

Money for vendors

Sunscreen

Bug spray


SCHEDULE

10:00 am
Show and Tell
- by skippy
Come "show" yourself and "tell" us about your path, experiences, and any other bits of personal information you might want to share with the community. This will be an informal discussion, with attendees surrounding the moderator in a circle. So, come, meet, and learn about your fellow pagans. Who knows, you might even make a friend or two if you're not careful!

11:00 am
Basics in Mind Awakening & the Benefit of Meditation
- by Nightwillow Hooper
A beginning educational class on awakening the human mind.Including philosophy to heal past hurts and trauma but self realization and personal empowerment of one's own human experience...including how to begin to find self peace and spirituality through meditation. Answers on why you should meditate and the most effective ways to get started using all five senses... anyone can do this and it is beneficial to not only expanding your mind but for health and renewed focus !!! Hope to see you there!

12:00 pm
Church of the Spiral Tree's General Membership Meeting

A meeting for all active members of Church of the Spiral Tree. If you are interested in joining CST, you are welcome to stop by and meet us!

1:00 pm
Open

2:00 pm
Introduction to Pagan Traditions

Let our panel introduce you to a variety of Pagan belief systems. Speakers/traditions include: Craig (Asatru), Seba (Gangani), Skippy (Faerie Faith), and Siryn (African Diasporic religions) 2 hours.

3:00 pm
Introduction to Pagan Traditions continued

4:00 pm
Build-a-Ritual Class
- by Wizzard Rodney Hall
Attendees at Pagan Pride Day will come together to join our creative forces and put together the main ritual for the event! Just bring an open and a creative spirit as we design a group ritual to be performed at 6:00 pm.

1:00 pm
Introduction to Sigil Magic
- by Eileen Hall

6:00 pm
Open Ritual

6:30 pm
Community Drum Circle


VENDORS & ORGANIZATIONS

Cody Jasper, Local Artist - Contact: (334) 559-3688.

DreamScapes - Auburn's coolest store! Tapestries, incense, books, Tarot decks, pipes, shisha, hookahs, herbs, hoops, candles, oils, and more. 1635 S. College St., Auburn, AL, (334) 887-0989. www.dreamscapesauburn.com.

Dragon Hills Retreat - We are a privately owned and operated 30 acre campground and event center located on the western border of Georgia. Our property features secluded woods and rolling hills that make it perfect for camping or hosting your private event. Take a stroll on the paths while listening to the sounds of nature. Bask in the sun while reading your favorite book in the open field. Gather around the campfire and bring out your inner child with some toasted marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers.
We offer many facilities including cabins for rent, RV electric hookups, primitive tent camping, hot showers, flushing toilets, and ample parking. We have an outdoor stage with electric and plenty of room for vendors. We also offer WIFI for vendors and group organizers. There is a large fire pit great for a bonfire, drumming, and dancing.
Dragon Hills Retreat is able to host many different types of events such as weddings, reunions, company retreats, scouts, and drum circles, the possibilities are endless, no matter how large or small. So whether you just want to escape the city and get away for a while or host a gathering, our friendly staff will do its best to accommodate whatever you may need to make your event successful and memorable. 125 Lolly Bump Road, Bowdon, GA 30108; (770) 258- 7717; www.dragonhills.net; reservations@dragonhills.net.

The Moonlit Dance - We at The Moonlit Dance offer unique handcrafted earrings and bracelets. We make and design our own crochet and knit scarves and hats. We also have homemade hemp bracelets. We also hope to soon offer candles and soaps. themoonlitdance@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/TheMoonlitDan ce/info, themoonlitdance.storenvy.com.

Nightshade - Purveyor of handmade silver, copper, bronze, and gemstone jewrlry, including Nightshade's signature Tree of Life pendants; brooms; glass cabochon pendants; witchy keyrings and magnets; herbal dream pillows; handmade goddess dolls; altar accesories; wands; Books of Shadows; unique Halloween decor. email: nightshadearts@gmail.com; (706) 518-9815; find me on Facebook! www.facebook.com/NightshadeArts.

La Buona Vita - Crafting Mojo bags, poppets, oils, incense, baths, mists and more to help you achieve "The Good Life." www.labuonavitausa.com, www.facebook.com/LaBuonaVitaUSA; (678) 871-6656.

Pink Dragon Oasis - Official Pagan Pride Day food vendor, selling popcorn, cotton candy, Italian shaved ice, & hotdogs.

CatNip Dreams - Madeline Smith, Columbus, GA 31906.

Enlightenup - Goddess readings by Andrea. (770) 771-8761; Andrea.bagby@Gmail.com.

The Southern Fried Witch, southernkitchenwitch.com.