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Goddess Harvest Festival

November 11-14, 2016

678 Portola Drive, San Francisco

In celebration of the harvest season, herchurch is hosting their annual Goddess Harvest Festival. The extended weekend (four days) will be filled with workshops, concerts, dance, movement, ritual and celebration. Admission is free. During the festival, vendors specializing in hand-crafted jewelry, crystals, oils, books, music, photography and art will be on hand to share and sell their wares. From Saturday through Monday, delicious meals will be available at a nominal cost.

Location

678 Portola Drive, San Francisco

Hours

Friday, November 11 (Veterans Day) – 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 12 – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 13 – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Monday, November 14 – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 Parking: Lot on the premises and plenty of street parking in the neighborhood.

Festival schedule

Friday, November 11

7:00 – 9:30 p.m.SPECIAL EVENT ANEW Gallery – Exhibition Opening and Artist Reception

Goddess Spirit Rising

In a time of great need for divine wisdom, Feminist artists from around the Bay Area and, from all walks of life and experiences, will be presenting works of art honoring the Goddess Spirit.

Please join us for the opening night reception to meet the artists. It will be a magical evening filled with music, poetry and performance art.

Show runs through December 16.

Saturday, November 12

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – ALL DAY

**Please note that workshops fill up quickly! Even if you RSVP, please ARRIVE EARLY to ensure your spot**

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Hand crafted jewelry, crystals, oils, music, books, photography, and art. Perfect for holiday giving.

10:00 a.m. – Opening ritual and blessing of all participants.

11:00 a.m. – 12 noon – WORKSHOPS

Writing from Your Spiritual Well-Spring, with Lana Dalberg, held in the ArtWomb.

Learn the skills to write from the heart and spirit through explorative writing. Workshop includes meditation, visualization, writing prompts, and writing.

The Business of Abundance, with Jennifer Bair, held in the Sanctuary.

Gain an understanding of the language of marketing. Connect your vision and message by positioning yourself in the marketplace.

11am-1:30pm: Individual Healing Sessions with Rev. Alice Martin, Intuitive Energy Healer

Sign up at herchurch information booth for 30 minute intuitive reading and energy clearing. Rev. Alice will look at auric layers, chakras and energy channels to identify obstacles or blockages that may be hindering your path and clear up any inappropriate energy that is ready move out.

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12 noon

LUNCH – in the Sanctuary, nominal cost.

Lunchtime Music by Chrisanne Garrett on banjo, classical guitar and ukulele and Jack Pantaleo on harp

12:45 – 2:00 p.m. – WORKSHOPS

Sacred Drumming with Dionne Kohler, held in the Sanctuary.

Discover the healing energy of Sacred Drumming where all levels of experience are invited to participate.

Open MIC Poetry Slam with Kit Kennedy, held in the Gallery Annex

Share you unique voice at this fun and supportive Open MIC for poets, storytellers and singers alike!

My Dog Has Fleas: Beginner Ukulele with Chrisanne Garrett, in the Music Room

This FUN, FUN, FUN workshop is for everyone, regardless of musical ability or skill level. Bring your own Uke or use one of ours.

2:00 – 3:45 p.m.–SPECIAL EVENT – Special Guest Artist Presentation and Workshop

La Virgin de Guadalupe, Yolanda Lopez, in the Sanctuary

Yolanda Lopez will introduce her infamous Virgen de Guadalupe series from the 70s. She will lead us in an art project where we will make Guadalupe icons of ourselves.

Ms. Lopez is known as a great American muralist, painter, educator, film producer and printmaker. Her work focuses on the experience of Mexican American women and challenges the ethnic stereotypes that are often associated with them.  Best known for her Virgen de Guadalupe series, which illustrates the Virgin of Guadalupe in both personal and political terms.

4:00 p.m. – SPECIAL EVENT – Devi Vaani Concert

Devi Vaani (“voice of the goddess” in Sanskrit) is a San Francisco based band dedicated to the divine feminine. Their music is rich, their harmonies sublime, the music is joyful, sweet, fierce, deep, flowing, powerful and full of hope.  Concert in the Sanctuary.

Devi Vaani Concert Clip 2014

 

Sunday, November 13

**Please note that workshops fill up quickly! Even if you RSVP, please ARRIVE EARLY to ensure your spot**

10:30 am – LITURGY of the DIVINE FEMININE 

All are welcome to celebrate the Goddess with sacred arts: music, poetry, movement, drumming, healing oils and wisdomscape.

12:00 – 5:00 p.m. –  ALL DAY

herMarketplace

Hand crafted jewelry, crystals, oils, music, books, photography, and art. Perfect for holiday giving.

12:15 p.m.

LUNCH – in the Sanctuary, nominal cost.

Lunchtime Music by Kaitlyn Winter-Eulberg on dulcimer and voice and Jack Pantaleo on harp

1am-3pm: Individual Healing Sessions with Rev. Alice Martin, Intuitive Energy Healer

Sign up at herchurch information booth for 30 minute intuitive reading and energy clearing. Rev. Alice will look at auric layers, chakras and energy channels to identify obstacles or blockages that may be hindering your path and clear up any inappropriate energy that is ready move out.

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1:15-3:00 p.m. – WORKSHOPS

Goddess Painting with Katie Ketchum and Jennifer Mantle, held in ArtWomb.

Paint your own sacred icon of the Goddess, even if you’ve never painted before; all skill levels are welcome.  We will provide all supplies including a small canvas, if you prefer, you are welcome to bring a larger canvas.  We will be working with Guadalupe.

Peace and Justice Sing Along with Jann Aldredge Clanton, Devi Vaani and Steve Rausch, held in the Sanctuary. Experience the liberating message of peace and justice through singing divine feminine hymns and songs of praise. No musical experience needed!

3:30 p.m.

Hot Fudge Sundae Party

4:00 p.m.

Silent auction closes and raffle.

Monday, November 14

10:00am-3:00 p.m. –  ALL DAY

**Please note that workshops fill up quickly! Even if you RSVP, please ARRIVE EARLY to ensure your spot**

herMarketplace

Hand crafted jewelry, crystals, oils, music, books, photography, and art. Perfect for holiday giving.

10 a.m. – 12 noon Workshops

Art Journal with Jennifer Mantle, held in the Art Womb.

Bind your own mini gratitude art journal and be introduced to this fun, expansive art practice that requires no prior experience.

Kundalini Yoga with Alison Kohler-Newvine, held in the Sanctuary

Explore sacred embodiment techniques to balance body, mind and spirit.

12:00 noon

LUNCH – in the Sanctuary, nominal cost.

Lunchtime Music by Jack Pantaleo, Harpist

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Workshops

Sacred Drumming with Dionne Kohler-Newvine, held in Sanctuary.

Discover the healing energy of Sacred Drumming where all levels of experience are encouraged to participate.

SoulCollage® with Jennifer Mantle, held in the ArtWomb. Open the door to your inner world with introspective collage focused on the theme of “personal harvest”.

3:00 p.m. – Closing Ritual in the Sanctuary.

**Please note that workshops fill up quickly! Even if you RSVP, please ARRIVE EARLY to ensure your spot**