PPD 2017 Vendors

Pagan Pride Day 2017 – Confirmed Vendors

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A Dose of Dahlias
Handcrafted items made with magical intent. Altar and home decor. Custom candles and soaps for the craft.

Author P. B. Owl 
I am the author of 5 books of interest to Pagans or Wiccans, my most recent one was published June 2017.  I sell my own books and other books of interest to the Pagan community at a variety of price points (and have done so for 20 years).  I also feature a small number of jewelry items and/or altar pieces such as candlesticks.

Bewitchen Kitchen, Herbs, and Crafts
We offer a variety of dried herbs, mint starter plants, and various other crafty items. Crafts offered depend on the inspiration of the muses! Currently have a selection of t-shirt bags. Other items may appear as the mood strikes!

Candle and Bath Works
We make everything from shower gel, lotions, and soap bars to candles, seasonal wreaths, scarves, and jewelry.
Everything is made from the heart and with a smile.

Chaotic Beauty
Handmade gifts of polymer clay, wood burning and needlework.

Dawn’s Creations       
I hand make soy candles and car scents. I carry many fragrances such as fruity pebbles, as well as natural scents, floral and more.

Dragon’s Cache
A selection of paintings, some on canvas, canvas board, wooden plaques and boxes, including a series of “elemental dragon” pieces.

Elements of Earth       
Elements of Earth has various items such as healing oils, water sprays, lotions, alter doilies and much more. Many of my items are custom ordered, so if there is something you would like but don’t see, then please contact me by visiting my website at elementsofearth.us. The website may be new but the insight for its products is not. Come on in and sit a spell. Namaste’

FROG JUICE INC        
One of a kind leather pieces: utility belts/ holsters/festival tails made with vintage fur; handmade wooden runes kits; natural tick repellent oil; organic ceremonial herbal smoking blend; and (possibly, approval pending) Jun: a raw honey based type of kombucha that is brewed with the phases of moon, astrologically correlated, and accompanied by a tarot reading.

India Trunk Sale
New age design ladies clothes and accessories, home decor, and handicraft from India.

Inherent Expressions
Inherent Expressions embodies the artistic soul in its purest form, from Steampunk to Landscapes.  Alexandria has formed an offshoot of JK Whims, following in her mom and Aunt Jen’s footsteps in expressing her innermost artistic self.  Paintings are the primary form of expression; however, other forms such as potions bottles occasionally find their way into existence.

JK Whims     
JK Whims is a joint venture of two sisters, Jennifer and Kim. We do a little of everything and there is no telling what you might find at our table. Currently we do have doTERRA essential oils available along with assorted other items.

Lazuli Leather   
Lazuli Leather returns to offer pagan-centric adornments such as bracelets, cuffs, and collars. Accessories include pouches, key fobs, mug straps and armor. Custom work on the spot ensures that you’ll find what you’re looking for!

Moon Cat Crafts          
Moon Cat Crafts provides a wide range of items from bath bombs, to hand carved wands, to unique jewelry and more.

Otherworld Apothecary
We are traditional witches and cunningmen who create and sell the magical tools we use in our own work. We blend high quality incense, oils, potions and powders for use in spell work and ritual from natural ingredients and traditional recipes. We also provide uncommon botanicals and a selection of magical tools necessary for herbcraft and magic.

S.K.O.’s Bits & Bobs      
Our shop and wares cater to all walks of faith.  We are respectful to all and try to help them find what they need, including artifacts, dream catchers and herbs.

Smoky Mountain Beads & Crystals
Books, candles, crystals, jewelry, smudges and tapestries.

This Crones Cottage   
Brooms

Too Old Crows  
Too Old Crows offers a selection of wood burned Altar tiles, and decorative items with a Pagan theme. I try to do a wide selection which might include animals, Celtic knot work, dragons, pentacles, Goddesses and Gods.


For more information, please visit our Pagan Pride Day 2017 page.

PPD 2017 Workshops & Presentations

Pagan Pride Day 2017
Presentations and Workshops

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Conference Room (indoors)


12:00 pm:  Who are the Ancestors  Otherworld Apothecary

1:00 pm:  Folk Magic History  Jack Montgomery

2:15 pm:  Ancestral Offerings  Strata

3:15 pm:  Ancestral Altars:  Front Porch Conjure/Tara O’Donniley
Front Porch Conjure will be doing a workshop about the importance of working with the ancestors and how to begin working with them. This will include how to build and maintain your altar, prayers and how this can change your life.

4:15 pm:  Ancestral Rituals Lady Mary
Group Construction of a Family Equinox Ritual to Honor the Ancestors: we’ll make apple candleholders and wreaths to place on the graves or grave representations if you cannot travel to your ancestors graves and we’ll construct a ritual meal that is picnic transportable. We’ll discuss stories and also make a memory feather to always have as a portable symbol of our ancestors.

In place of a cancellation, the following session will be offered:
Ancestral worship and kids – Easy ways to honor your ancestors with the children in your life: Johanna Miller

Outdoor Tent


Kristina

 

‘Southern Yoga’ with Kristina!
Check for times upon arrival

 

 


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PPD 2017 Special Guest – Jack G. Montgomery

Pagan Pride Day 2017
Special Guest

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Jack G. Montgomery


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Jack G. Montgomery

Jack G. Montgomery, originally from South Carolina is a Professor and Collection Services Coordinator, at Western Kentucky University Libraries.   He earned his B.A. from the University of South Carolina in 1976 and an MLS at the University of Maryland–College Park in 1987.  Since 1987, Jack has worked as a law librarian in Virginia, Ohio, Missouri and an academic librarian in Kentucky.

Jack has been a professional speaker since 1989 and conducts professional seminars on conflict and change management as well as Emotional Intelligence to library groups nationwide.

In addition, Jack has studied world religions academically and personally since the early 1970s and is an amateur folklorist.  His book, American Shamans: Journeys with Traditional Healers, was published in 2008 by BUSCA Press.  The book has sold well in the U.S., U.K., and Europe and as far away as Japan and South Africa.  Jack regularly gives workshops at various festivals and gatherings about traditional healers and the various aspects of American folk magic.

Jack has been a professional musician since 1969 and has released four CDs of his original and his arrangements traditional folk music.  His four CDs, Onward to Avalon, Everywhere I Look, Tradition with a Twist and Watersprite have enjoyed commercial success in the US and abroad, and he plays regularly at festivals and coffeehouses in the Southeast with his band Watersprite.


For more information, visit our Pagan Pride Day 2017 Page.

Dessert & Divination 2017

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Dessert & Divination

Saturday, February 11th
7:00-10:00 pm

Admission: $10 (includes reading, choice of dessert and drink)

A fundraiser for Pagan Pride Day 2017


This is our annual Desert and Divination! Come out and taste the delectable delights that are donated by the community and see if you can get a glimpse into your future with your favorite diviners! Tickets are $10 at the door. Your ticket will grant you a 10 minute reading and a dessert and MUST be presented to obtain. For $1 more, you may have your choice or another dessert or 5 extra minutes of a reading.

Facebook Event Page


Location
Westside Unitarian Universalist Church
616 Fretz Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37934

 

Planning Meetings

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Pagan Pride of East Tennessee hosts planning meetings on the 4th Wednesday of each month. These meetings are open and all are welcome.

Come tell us what you want to see happen in YOUR community! Help us shape this into a lasting and thriving community that supports its members!

When: 4th Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise posted)

Where: Osaka Grill and Sushi Buffet – Chapman Hwy, Knoxville

Time: 7pm-9pm

Questions? Email us! Directions available below!

Event Policies

Attention participants of PPET events

It is the policy of Westside Unitarian that no weapons are allowed on the property. This includes blades, swords, etc.  Alcohol is only permitted with special permission, which PPET has not obtained (and cannot obtain due to Pagan Pride International requirements). Westside also has clear rules about children being monitored by their parents at all times.

As such, all events hosted by Pagan Pride of East Tennessee must be alcohol-free and no weapons may be carried or vended at the location.

Parents are expected to supervise their children at all times. 

The same policies are also in effect for the Sevierville Civic Center where Pagan Pride Day will be held again this year on September 13th.

PPET asks that you please do no carry these prohibited items on your person or bring them in to any of our sponsored events. Doing so will require us to ask you to take the item back to your vehicle.

Parents – do not  leave your children unattended / unsupervised. Supervision does not include leaving younger children in the care of underage teenagers / siblings.

Those who choose not to respect these requests will be asked to leave.

These policies are not only to comply with the requirements of the venues at which we hold events, but also for the safety of everyone attending and working at these events.

We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

– Pagan Pride of East Tennessee Board