Pagan Pride Day

AUBURN PAGAN PRIDE DAY

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

Updated 8-31-15

Join us at the Auburn (Alabama) Pagan Pride Day (PPD), Saturday, September 19, 2015, 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; 2014

RSVP on Facebook!

PPD is accepting vendor (including food vendors), and non-profit applications until September 12, 2015. vendor.shtml.

If you'd like to apply to teach a class (preferably on beginner or intro topics), please fill out the form here: classes.shtml. All applications will be considered, and decided upon by the organizers. The deadline for applications is September 5, 2015.


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

11:00 am
Pop Culture Misconceptions by Kat H.

Let's talk about the brooms, the black cats, etc. and educate our newcomers and allies on what these kinds of things really mean to us, if they even do! Some paths don't use or like the bells and whistles people outside of our community associate with us, and it would be great to talk about that, too.

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
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!

2:00 pm
OPEN

3:00 pm
Solitary Paganism - by Madeline

This will be an informal discussion of Solitary Paganism - what it is, what it is not, and some resources for the Solitary Pagan.

4:00 pm
Enhancing the Reiki Experience - by Jillian Smith (Cam deWelles)

Join in a discussion of what Reiki is, shared perspectives in individual Reiki practice and experience, enhancement modalities and client relations. This is an opportunity to learn if Reiki healing is something you would like to know more about or learn about others' experiences and techniques that you could use to explore in your own practice. All levels and those with no experience are welcome to participate.

5:00 pm
Being Pagan in the South - by Kat P. & skippy

It is quite the task to be Pagan in the Bible Belt, but we are also Southern! This class proposes ways in which we can "bridge the gap" between Christians and Pagans in our own communities. We will discuss strategies, conflict management, and the need for awareness and tolerance here at home. All faiths are welcome.

6:00 pm
Open Ritual for Mabon - by Kat H.

7:00 pm


VENDORS & ORGANIZATIONS

CatNip Dreams - Handmade smudge fans and jewelry, clothing.

Mountain Forest Wands by Patricia - Hand-carved wands crafted from local woods, cloth wand pouches, metal charms. Email: wirelesslibrarian@gmail.com, web shop: etsy.com/shop/mountainforestwands.

Our Father's House, Our Mother's Cabinets - Reiki readings, worry dolls, jewelry, and other handmade Pagan and spiritual items. (404) 454-4094; www.ourfathershouseourmotherscab inets.net.

Patti's Wood Art - Hand-crafted woodburned plaques. pattiswoodart.wix.com/pattispyrography/ .

PlanetShelly - Self-published science fiction and fantasy novels, handmade nature, Egyptian, Pagan, Celtic, and science fiction themed jewelry. planetshelly.com.

The Southern Fried Witch, southernkitchenwitch.com.