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2017-2018 Nomination & Voting

Interested in becoming a member of the board or want to nominate someone for the board?

  • The form includes contact information for both the nominee and the person submitting the nomination.
  • Nominations will be accepted April 1st-22nd

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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!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

July-Bullet Journal and Art Journaling Techniques for Book of Shadows
August – Creating Sacred Space

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

July-Bullet Journal and Art Journaling Techniques for Book of Shadows
August – Creating Sacred Space

Come out! Check us out!

The Wild Hunt 2018

The Wild Hunt

An East Tennessee Area Scavenger Hunt
Leading up to Pagan Pride Day 2018

The hunt begins on Friday, September 21st and closes at 11:59pm on September 27th.

Scavenger goals include:
pictures and video of area locations, points of interest, events,
completion of tasks/challenges, and community service by team members.

Teams must be present at Pagan Pride Day to claim prizes.

All teams must register and review the rules

Go to the Wild Hunt Team Registration & Rules ››

 

 

Pagans in the Park – Lammas

August 4th: Pagans in the Park – Lammas

1:00-3:00pm

Longstreet Pavilion – Founder’s Park at Campbell Station 
– Open ritual around 1:30pm
– Socializing and picnic in the grass after
– PPET will have free bottled water on hand

The ritual will begin at 1pm and is being run by Steven. All are welcome to participate (the ritual is scripted) or you are welcome to just watch. Both ritual garb and street clothing is welcome.
Come celebrate the season with us and meet other pagans in the area!

Children and pets are welcome, but please remember that they are your responsibility and must be supervised at all times. 

PPET’s Pagans in the Park gatherings are open, public, gatherings hosted by Pagan Pride of Easth TN. These rituals are designed for solitary practitioners who wish to connect with others, individuals not associated with any specific group/path, or for those who are just curious or new to Paganism. The hope is to bring more visibility and understanding to the Pagan Community in general, while also allowing individuals to connect with one another spiritually.

 

 

 

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

July-Bullet Journal and Art Journaling Techniques for Book of Shadows
August – Creating Sacred Space

Come out! Check us out!

Summer Market & Ice Cream Social


Link: Facebook Event Page

Pagan Pride of East Tennessee holds multiple craft fair style events. The first is held in the Spring or Summer of the year.
This year, given the onset of heat, we decided to throw in come ice cream and a cool place to shop!

When: July 21st

Where: The historic Oakwood-Lincoln Park Community Clubhouse (map)

What: We will have a selection of special vendors, delicious ice cream, raffles, and lots of fun!!!

Come do some shopping, socialize with other pagans, and cool off with a frosty treat!
The market begins at 11am and will end at 5pm (Kitchen closes at 4:30).

Vendor List

Artistic Henna Designs

Bewitchen Kitchen Herbs & Crafts

Bramblewood Arts

Candle & Bath Works

The Forgotten Log

India Trunk Sale

J.K. Whims

Moon Cat Crafts

SKO’s Bits & Bobs

Smokey Mountain Beads, Crystals, & More

Goodies

Hand Dipped Ice Cream & Sherbert

Sundaes

Banana Splits

Popsicles

Various Beverages including:

  • tea
  • lemonade
  • bottled water

Summer Market & Ice Cream Social

Come out, shop, eat ice cream, and celebrate summer with us!
Held at the historic Oakwood-Lincoln Park Community Clubhouse, we will have a selection of special vendors, delicious ice cream, and lots of fun!!! Come do some shopping, socialize with other pagans, and cool off with a frosty treat!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

July-Bullet Journal and Art Journaling Techniques for Book of Shadows
August – Creating Sacred Space

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

July-Bullet Journal and Art Journaling Techniques for Book of Shadows
August – Creating Sacred Space

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

July-Bullet Journal and Art Journaling Techniques for Book of Shadows
August – Creating Sacred Space

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

April: Protecting Your Financial House
May: Urban Totems & Deities
June: Totems Types & Meeting Them

Come out! Check us out!

Pagan Pride Day 2018

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Pagan Pride Day 2018 – Seeds of Change

September 29th – 11am to 6pm

Admission
Donation of a non-perishable food item (pet food also welcome)
All donations benefit Second Harvest of East Tennessee

Special Guest
Elaanie Stormbender
High Priestess: The Temple of Witchcraft
Author: The Witch’s Journey: Cutting the Cords of Christian Dogma

Workshops
Workshops will begin at Noon. Elaanie will be conducting two 45 minute sessions.

  • Igniting the Witch Fires of Change
  • Cutting the Cords of Christian Dogma
  • Religious Discrimination and the Workplace
  • How to Build Your First Altar Without Bankruptcy
  • Druidry for Today
  • Gearing up for Ghost Season
  • Introduction to Greenleaf Healing
  • Drumming Facilitation

Other Speakers Include: P.B. Owl, Archdruid reverend mother Angela Wilson, Rowan Stormbender, HP, Master Healer, Meade Newman, Nightress

Ritual
The Great Chocolate Ritual and Food Blessing will be held at 5:00pm

Vendors & Sponsors

Sponsoring Vendors

  • Bewitchen Kitchen, Herbs, and Crafts
  • Smoky Mountain Beads, Crystals & More
  • S.K.O.’s Bits & Bobs
  • Candle and Bath Works
  • JK Whims
  • Artistic Henna Designs

Community Vendors

  • Moon Cat Crafts
  • Chaotic Beauty
  • Elements of Earth
  • Smoky Mountain Mine Designs
  • The Mystic Orb
  • Nature’s Crossing Health and Beauty
  • Charming Bear Gifts
  • Moon Dragon Crafts
  • B. Owl, Author
  • The Forgotten Log
  • Renewed Spirit Healing
Community & Business Sponsors

  • Robinson Psychological
  • Yellow Sky Emporium
  • Tiffany Galyon
  • Hexenmoon Coven
  • Tina Brown

Readings 
Several individuals will be donating time to conduct free 10-15 minute readings and spiritual insight sessions for attendees. Sign up is required and readings will run from 12 to 5pm. Donations for their time is allowed, however they may NOT solicit any money from you.

Raffles & T-Shirts
Pagan Pride of East Tennessee will be hosting multiple ticket raffles for items.There will also be door prizes and apparel available for purchase, including SEED OF CHANGE t-shirts! Shirts will also be available for purchase.

Food
Food will be available for purchase from 12 to 5pm.

Venue Rules
The Sevierville Civic Center prohibits weapons and the consumption or sale of alcohol. Children must be attended by a legal parent or guardian at all times. Anyone causing a disruption, engaging in illicit or illegal activities, or verbally abusing others will be removed from the event.

Questions?
Go to the Pagan Pride of East TN Facebook Page and message us!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

April: Protecting Your Financial House
May: Urban Totems & Deities
June: Totems Types & Meeting Them

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

April: Protecting Your Financial House
May: Urban Totems & Deities
June: Totems Types & Meeting Them

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

April: Protecting Your Financial House
May: Urban Totems & Deities
June: Totems Types & Meeting Them

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

April: Protecting Your Financial House
May: Urban Totems & Deities
June: Totems Types & Meeting Them

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

April: Protecting Your Financial House
May: Urban Totems & Deities
June: Totems Types & Meeting Them

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

April: Protecting Your Financial House
May: Urban Totems & Deities
June: Totems Types & Meeting Them

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

April: Protecting Your Financial House
May: Urban Totems & Deities
June: Totems Types & Meeting Them

Come out! Check us out!

PPET Monthly Meet & Greet

Come on out and meet the locals! We get together every month to do different things. This is a great way to meet the locals and find out what different events there are!

April: Protecting Your Financial House
May: Urban Totems & Deities
June: Totems Types & Meeting Them

Come out! Check us out!

Pagans in the Park – Beltane

May 6th: Pagans in the Park – Beltane Celebration and Cookout

Longstreet Pavilion – Founder’s Park at Campbell Station 
– Free hotdogs and hamburgers while they last!
– Side dish potluck
– Open ritual at 3pm

We will be gathering around noon and firing up the grill! PPET will offer free hotdogs and hamburgers through the afternoon. Please feel free to bring a potluck side to share!

The ritual will begin at 3pm and is being run by Steven. All are welcome to participate (the ritual is scripted) or you are welcome to just watch. Both ritual garb and street clothing is welcome.
Come celebrate the season with us and meet other pagans in the area!

Children and pets are welcome, but please remember that they are your responsibility and must be supervised at all times. 

PPET’s Pagans in the Park gatherings are open, public, gatherings hosted by Pagan Pride of Easth TN. These rituals are designed for solitary practitioners who wish to connect with others, individuals not associated with any specific group/path, or for those who are just curious or new to Paganism. The hope is to bring more visibility and understanding to the Pagan Community in general, while also allowing individuals to connect with one another spiritually.

 

 

 

Spring Roadside Cleanup

It is time again to show some pride in who we are and publicize our respect for Mother Earth! This is our semi-annual road side cleanup! We have our adopted road (see the meetup picture) we are responsible for care taking care of twice a year on Central Avenue Pike North. Come help support Mother Nature!!! With a good crowd it can take an hour to do the cleanup, so bring friends!! Those with time after, we may have lunch somewhere on completion. We now park and meet at the Asia Cafe Parking Lot off of Callahan and Central Avenue Pike (across Callahan from the Weigles.) (Zwergin and/or Dierdrey will be there to organize the group, distribute supplies, and go over the details.) Arrival should be by 8:30am. Everyone will be briefed and outfitted with supplies and ready to start the pickup about 9:00am. There is a map link below.

With a good turnout, we may also have a vehicle driving the route to place people at both ends and should people need to step out part way or need more supplies. Garbage bags, gloves and vests are provided… Gloves and Vests are “one size fits most” So please help us help Mother Nature and hang out with friends at the same time. Many Blessings!

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PPET at Earthfest 2018

Pagan Pride of East Tennessee will be hosting a booth to represent our community at Earthfest 2018. We will be handing out information about PPET, local ecology, and plants that support the local bee populations. We will also have free seeds and seed bombs so you can grow your own local plants that help support bee colonies. Please stop by and see us!

What: Earthfest 2018

When: April 28th 10am-5pm

Where: Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum

Roadside Cleanup – March 24th

It is time to show some pride in who we are and some respect for Mother Earth!

Saturday, March 24th

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This is our semi-annual roadside cleanup and you could win a free trip to the movies! Come help support Mother Nature!!! With a good crowd it can take an hour to do the cleanup, so bring friends!! Two lucky individuals will receive a free pass to Regal Cinemas!

Those with time after, we may have lunch somewhere on completion. We now park and meet at the Asia Cafe Parking Lot off of Callahan and Central Avenue Pike (across Callahan from the Weigles.) (Zwergin will be there to organize the group, distribute supplies, and go over the details.)

Arrival should be by 8:30am. Everyone will be briefed and outfitted with supplies and ready to start the pickup about 9:00am.

With a good turnout, we may also have a vehicle driving the route to place people at both ends and should people need to step out part way or need more supplies.

Garbage bags, gloves and vests are provided… Gloves and Vests are “one size fits most”

So please help us help Mother Nature and hang out with friends at the same time.

Many Blessings!

Asia Cafe map link:  https://goo.gl/maps/BE6c944ZXZ42

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/570389853302577/

Dessert & Divination 2018

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DESSERT & DIVINATION 2018 (new location)

Come join us for a nice of sweets, divination, and socializing! Admission includes your choice of a dessert and drink and a reading from one of our volunteers. Meet other pagans from the area while dining on some decadence and help support Pagan Pride of East Tn! We will be holding auctions, raffles, and door prizes throughout the night as well – so bring your lucky charm!

WHEN
February 10th, 2018  4-8pm

WHERE
Oakwood-Lincoln Park Clubhouse
916 Shamrock Ave. Knoxville, TN 37917

ADMISSION
Tickets are $10 and purchased at the door.
Admission includes your choice of a dessert and drink and a reading from one of our volunteers.

This is PPET’s ONLY ticketed event!
All proceeds from this fundraiser go to Pagan Pride Day 2018.  


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2017 Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

One of the best ways to get involved is in your own community.
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