EVENTS @ THE PLANT
SATURDAY, Oct 30: 10AM-6pm
Join us for a rich day of celebration and remembrance!
The 6th Annual Death Faire will be mysterious, COVID-19 friendly, outside at The Plant and focusing on grieving our old way of life, honoring the lives lost this year and welcoming transformation.
We will begin the morning with an invocation and Tending to the Heart session by Heart2Heart, a local nonprofit organization that tends to people’s needs in the dying time. We will then move into your choice of 2 out of the 4 breakout sessions led by local healers and musicians:
*Weaving Between Worlds: Embodied / a Drumming & Movement session guided by the Living Arts Collective artists Aubrey & Brü Roze, Diali Cissokho, and Psalms White!
*Transforming your Grief Through Writing led by Author Dori Anne Dupré
Open your HeART Space / a visual art integration of feeling led by Artist, Coach, and Author Andrea Saccone Snyder
*Stories of Grief & Healing: A nature-based Grief Talking Circle hosted by Frank “Byrd” Phoenix
Our keynote speaker, Tamira Cousett, will guide us in “Exploring Ancestral Connections in times of Change.” Looking at grief through the lens of our ancestors is both deeply healing and liberating.
Afterwards, we will have a New Orleans Funeral Tradition Parade by the Bulltown Strutters and an inspiring line-up of poets closing out our day with expression.
The afterparty from 6 - 7:00pm will be hosted by BEXXIE Music, a house DJ, to help us metabolize and move our bodies!
-A warm lunch by Copeland Springs Farm & Kitchen and dinner by Angelina’s Kitchen is provided with your ticket and attendees are encouraged to come at whatever point in the day feels best for them.
-All day we will have an ancestry altar, fire barrels with offerings, a green burial pine casket photo booth, vendors and organizations sharing crafts or news.
SATURDAY, nov 13: 2-4pm
Join us at The Plant on November 13 th for an afternoon of music to celebrate those we love
and the actions we are taking together to defeat COVID-19. As part of UnityFest, you will hear
songs that relate in a light-hearted way to the shared experience of living through a pandemic
as well as moving tributes to those we have lost and their families. Be sure and bring your
mask, lawn chair/blanket and dancing shoes!
Hosted by Pittsboro singer-songwriter, Brenda Linton, UnityFest will feature the following all-
star lineup of musicians drawn from popular local and regional bands such as The Doug
Largent Trio, Pagan Hellcats, Zambamboogee, Rainbow Cabbage and the Kings, and The
UnityFest Band Members:
Brenda Linton, Pittsboro, NC (piano, acoustic guitar, vocals)
Brad Maiani, Chapel Hill, NC (acoustic & electric guitars)
Scotty Young, Pittsboro, NC (electric guitar, harmonica, percussion)
Pete Richards, Hillsborough, NC (bass, vocals)
Robert Hudson, Durham, NC (drums, percussion, vocals)
Emma Davis, Cary, NC (percussion, vocals)
All Plant establishments will be open and are excited to participate in UnityFest, including:
Hempsmith, BMC Brewing, Copeland Springs, Fairgame, Starrlight Mead and Chatham Axes!
This event is family-friendly. In case of inclement weather, the concert will take place inside.
We welcome Cash & Venmo donations/tips to support the UnityFest event and musicians.
VENMO BAR CODE