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Schedule of Events (2014)

Please see below for event descriptions.

10:00-10:25 AM
Opening Ritual and Welcome
Festival Grounds
10:30-11:20 AM
Yarn Magic
Workshop Area
11:30-12:20 PM
Qamar Rhythm & Dance
Workshop Area
 12:30-12:55 PM
 Claire Campbell
 Workshop Area
1:00-1:50 PM
Main Ritual
Ritual Area
2:00-2:50 PM
Phoenix Rising
Workshop Area
3:00-3:50 PM
Eclecticism 101
Workshop Area
4:00-4:50 PM
Anni Paisley
Workshop Area
5:00-5:50 PM
Closing Ritual
Festival Grounds
Roving Performers:  Cath & Embreis

Registered Vendors

  • Body, Mind & Spirit of Athens - Metaphysical Gift Shop offering counseling, classes, Reiki / energy healing, reflexology and much more! Located across from Georgia Square Mall in the old pink mall, 3701 Atlanta Hwy.
  • The Black Cat Curio Company - A New Orleans Voodoo shop in Olde Town Conyers. Enter into the world of spirits where desire becomes reality. Dabble in a variety of services utilizing the wisdom of the bayou to enrich faith and better your life. We mix the world religions, offering services, classes, and various products.
  • Dragon Hills - Dragon Hills is 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. We offer many facilities including cabins for rent, RV electric hookups, primitive tent camping, hot showers, flushing toilets, ample parking, a large fire pit, an outdoor stage with electric, and WiFi for vendors and group organizers.
  • Oracle 20/20 Magazine - Oracle 20/20 Magazine is a metaphysical publication that's just a little ahead of its time. In this magazine you will find diverse articles featuring palmistry, hypnotherapy, and astrology, along with articles about health, environmental issues, spirituality, self actualization, and human potential. It's reading for those who like to think "outside the box"!
  • Hawk's Crossing Forge - Crafting hand forged ironwork of various styles and types, the blacksmith of Hawk's Crossing specializes in quality iron pieces with a personal touch!
  • Anni Paisley Intuitive Tarot - What could be more colorful and intriguing than having a tarot reader at your next social gathering or store event? Anni Paisley is a professional intuitive reader who has made many appearances nationwide! Her history includes The Ben and Jerry's festival in Stowe, VT, The Kinetic Music festival in Seattle, WA, street fairs in Asheville, NC, Athens PopFest, and many more! Anni Paisley is available by appointment for personal consultation. Contact her today for a revealing experience you will treasure!
  • Hooks&Gems by Jessaspiral - Specializing in jewelry, wire and bead, crochet, up-cycled furniture, sewing projects, and custom crafts of all sorts, Hooks&Gems is the place for all things handcrafted! Hooks&Gems offers gift cards and classes - Contact Jessaspiral today for more information!
  • Guitar Goddess Designs - Guitar Goddess Designs is an independent designer and crafter of recycled stringed instrument jewelry and art. Bracelets, bangles, necklaces, earrings, and decorative art - Every piece is unique, being individually handcrafted from previously used strings of guitar, banjo, bass, and mandolin musicians!
  • Blee Studios - An artist with a fascination with painting the human shape and form, and especially the face. Brandi Lee's favorite medium is oil paint. She also does hand crafts on occasion, including adorable crochet animals called amigurumi.
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens - We invite you to experience this caring community and discover how you might find meaning in a religiously free and open tradition. UUFA is a diverse congregation, and includes people with many beliefs and many backgrounds. We affirm the inherent worth and dignity of all, no matter whom you love or what your means. Join the many members and friends of UUFA who explore what is of ultimate worth, who seek personal truth and meaning, and who live out UU values in the community and beyond.
  • Tasty Treats - Offering a variety of snacks and beverages for those attending Athens Pagan Pride Day 2014.
  • Raven's Moon Design - Offering Pagan-themed and Pagan-friendly clothing and jewelry.
  • Shelia's Jewelry and Gel Scented Candles - Offering both jewelry and gel scented candles.
  • BOKYS - All kinds of BOOKS for sale - mystical, comparative religions, history, military theory and history, spiritual growth, Celtic lore, living history, and much more!

Workshop Presenters

  • Yarn Magic with Bri Starr (10:30) - More than sweaters and scarves, yarn can be used in many different ways. Come spin a yarn with us and learn about a few different spells and magical things you can do and make with this soft craft.
  • Finding a New Path Home with Embreis (3:00)- Come share a conversation about Eclectic Paganism, both as method and as philosophy.

Scheduled Performers

  • Qamar Rhythm and Dance (11:30) - Qamar dancers perform Tribal Odyssey Improvisational Belly Dance as well as Folkloric and Egyptian choreography to live and recorded music. Qamar musicians include Middle Eastern drummers and finger cymbal (zil) players. Performance to be followed by a Middle Eastern style drum circle, with audience participation encouraged!
  • Phoenix Rising (2:00) - A husband and wife singing a blend of Pagan and Celtic songs, with a large dose of humor to boot! Audience participation heartily encouraged!
  • Anni Paisley (4:00) - Anni Paisley is a singer songwriter, with roots in folklore and free form poetry!
  • Cath & Embreis (Roving) - Acoustic guitar and voice duo plays folk, classical and much more.
  • Claire Campbell (12:30) - Claire Campbell is a founding member with her sister Page of Athens-based experimental folk band Hope For Agoldensummer, as well a solo performer and contributor to many other bands, including Dream Boat. She will perform a solo set at 12:30, just before the main ritual!