This year’s Women in the Woods was a stellar event. Our first legal lesbian wedding, karaoke, song circles, drumming, laugh yoga, great food, thunder, lightening, rain, conversations, no drama, hot water, steam, deer, dragonflies, talent and no talent show. And much more.
Favorite lines overheard:
Question: “I wonder what the names of the dragonflies are?” Response: “Seth, Marcia, John….”
“I can’t wait to leave and get more vegetables.” (Yes, she was serious.)
“Where would you like to sit? The bride’s side or the bride’s side?”
Next year’s Women in the Woods is Aug. 21, 22, 23, 2014. Register early.
With all that is happening in the world today, you need a long weekend with Women in the Woods. Share the joy, share the sadness and connect with your peeps. Get your registration in for 2013.
It’s PRIDE weekend. Festival noon to 6pm Saturday and Sunday, parade Sunday at 11 am. Women in the Woods has a booth space at P-1 parallel to Stark Street. Stop by, say hi, register for the event, hang out and talk to others about the fun you have at Women in the Woods every year and give us a break to go grab some food. Hope to see you.
The Talent Show at Darcelle’s was a blast Sunday. It was a love fest for Pam. So good to see her out and about. The event raised some much needed dollars for her. Great talent and Brenda and her crew did a great job. Thank you to everyone.
Now it is time to get your Women in the Woods registrations in. No time for procrastination. We need to know you are coming.
Sunday, June 2, 3 pm at Darcelle XV. Just like at Women in the Woods, except with an awesome stage, lighting and sound equipment. This is a benefit for Pam Monette presented by Women in the City. 50-50 raffle, baskets to auction, fun entertainment. Sliding Scale $10 to $30. Talent Show Flyer, June 2.
Just got word from Breitenbush about aggressive squirrels this year: marauding and attacking caches of food. You need to be vigilant about enclosed containers for any food you bring or your food will look like this.
Though it signals the end of summer, the time we relish and look forward to all year long is a mere 15 days away. It is a sold-out camp, there is tent space available in the meadow and there might be a bed in a cabin if you bribe a SWAT team member.
Things to remember:
- bring items for the exchange table—clothing, books, art, puzzles, etc.
- bring crafts to share or do with others
- bring your name tag from last year or make one for this year or we will have supplies so you can make one there
Next year’s dates: Aug. 22, 23, 24, 2013
Very exciting! We are nearly 30 percent booked already which is 3 times normal for this time of year. That means if you haven’t registered, DO IT! We may fill up by June at this rate and you could be left out. Click on the REGISTER tab above and then click on the HERE link to download a form. Then scan and email back to us, or mail to the address listed.
Looking for a unique gift for someone who has everything? Pay someone’s way to Women in the Woods this year. The memories will last longer than an iPad! And they probably have one of those already anyway. We’ll make them a special gift card. Heck, a SWAT team member will deliver it personally, within the Portland metro area. If not in Portland, we’ll send it priority mail to arrive by the holiday. Pam will deliver it in a costume if you buy two.