Schedule of Events

Entrance to the festival is free. However, Athens Area Pagans asks that you 
Bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to Project Safe.

The Athens Pagan Pride Day 2017 Schedule of Events needs you! If you would like to perform, present, lead a workshop, etc., please complete the Performer and Presenter Registration Form!  Vendors who also present get 10% off our already low price!


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2017 Tentative Schedule

Please see below for event descriptions.

Time
Event
Location
5:00-5:30 PM
Opening Ritual
Festival Area
5:30-6:00 PM
TBA
Main Canopy
6:00-6:30 PM
TBA
Main Canopy
6:30-7:00 PM
TBA
Main Canopy
7:00-8:00 PM
Main Ritual
Ritual Area
8:00-8:30 PM
TBA
Main Canopy
8:30-9:00 PM
TBA
Main Canopy
9:00-9:30 PM
TBA
Main Canopy
9:30-10:00 PM
Closing Ritual
Festival Grounds
Roving Performances: Cath & Embreis

Rituals

These are brief descriptions of the rituals to be performed.
  • Opening Ritual:  Participants in the opening ritual will walk in procession around the APPD festival area beginning at the northernmost point (the corner of College and Clayton near Subway), proceeding to the East, the South, the West, and back to the North, and then to the center. There will a brief invocation at each cardinal compass point and the center, during which deities and other powers will be invoked to bless and protect the festival area. This is a version of the common (though not universal) Pagan practice of casting a circle to create a space for a ritual, adapted for a large outdoor festival.
  • Main Ritual:  TBA
  • Closing Ritual:  At the end of the festival, participants in the closing ritual will again process from the north station, this time in reverse, going from North to West to South to East, back to North and then to the Center, to release the circle created in the opening ritual.

Registered Vendors

If you are interested in vending at APPD, check out our Vendor Information section for more information about how to reserve your booth.

Vendor site locations are listed at the end of the entry if known.  Please see also the Event Map.
  • Athens Area Pagans - Event Co-Sponsors.  A relaxed, informal gathering of Pagans of all Paths in the Athens (Georgia, USA) area. We have supported community gatherings since 2005 and are sponsors of the Athens Pagan Pride Day.  Our goal is to help local Pagans obtain the resources they need, whatever their Path.  (AAP Tent)
  • UGA Pagan Student Association - Event Co-Sponsors. The Pagan Student Association’s primary focus is community, advocacy, and education. Offering a non-threatening environment within our meetings where beliefs can be discussed openly, we strive to build a strong community on campus and throughout the world where pagans and non-pagans can learn, network, and have fun.  (PSA Tent)
  • Elemental Curiosities - Here at Elemental Curiosities, we have Quartz Crystals, Amethyst, Handmade Wire Wrapped Pendants, Pendulums, Ornaments, Dream Catchers and more! All for your Spiritual Rock Hound Soul! If it wasn't handmade by us, it was handmade by Nature! (11B)
  • Grounded Creations Ceramics - Grounded Creations Ceramics features beautiful and practical pottery of all sorts, including mugs, bowls, planters, and more! (7B)
  • Oracle 20/20 - Oracle 20/20 Magazine is a metaphysical publication that's ahead of its time. In this magazine you will find diverse articles featuring palmistry, hypnotherapy, and astrology, along with fascinating articles about health, environmental issues, spirituality, self actualization, and human potential. It's reading for those who like to think outside the box! (4A)

Workshops

If you're interested in hosting a workshop, please let us know.

Scheduled Performers

If you or your group would like to perform at APPD, please let us know.
  • Cath & Embreis (Roving) - Acoustic guitar and voice duo plays folk, classical, and much, much more!
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