5:30 - 6:00 - Arrival Time! Please sign in at the Greeter's Table.
6:00 - 7:00 - Food - Craft Tables - Welcome Fire - Croquet - Divinations!
7:00 - 8:00 - HVGW presents DJ Elbow Knee Knee at the Patio Stage
8:00 - 9:00 - The Maypole Dance and Beltaine Ritual!
9:00 - 10:00 - Drums of West Africa at the Bonfire!
10:00 - 11:00 - Divination, Bonfire and Hangout!
Beltaine Nocte: The Feast of Love
Welcome to our Beltaine page! Here we will have all the need-to-know information for our event.
Date: Saturday May 14th 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (postponed from original date on the 7th)
Location: Rhoneymeade Arboretum and Sculpture Garden
177 Rimmey Rd Centre Hall PA
Notes and FYIs - Please Read!
Site Conditions and Rain Contingency
This event is happening rain or shine! If rain we will modify the program at the right. Please note that you will want appropriate footwear and clothing for this event dependent on weather. Mud may be a factor in certain areas. While barefoot dancing is allowed in the sand circle, do be aware of the risk of ticks and the fact that there is a large patch of nettles near the circle (which will be marked for your safety). If you would like some nettles to eat then feel free to gather them (with gloves!)
Parking is available on-site. There are around 30 spots available in main parking and more in overflow parking which is a bit further away from the event. Parking is first come first served. Several spots will be reserved for people with mobility issues. Please let us know if you need one of these spots!
Rides can be arranged for local folks! If you need a ride please let us know ASAP.
There will be 2 port-a-johns on site and clearly marked with plenty of sanitary products available.
Please sign in at the Greeter's Table when you arrive. This area will be clearly marked for your convenience.
HVGW will provide pulled pork sandwiches, barbecued lentils and cole slaw for paid HVGW members. If you become a member of HVGW (only $20 for a year) you can come and get it! If you are not a member, a donation for food is suggested. Potluck items are welcome, however please provide a written list of what ingredients are in your dish to be displayed with your item. Please prepare to bring all leftovers home with you.
This event is BYOB. Alcohol will be present on site for those who are of age. We expect all who partake to make responsible decisions.
Please note: If you have any symptoms of illness please do not attend this event.
Service animals only, please.
Children of all ages are welcome. Parents and guardians must be responsible for children at all times.
Please RSVP via email at email@example.com by May 6th. Provide the following information with your RSVP: Names of those who will attend and what if anything you are bringing for the meal. Also indicate if you are looking for a ride and where you need to be picked up and dropped off.