Welcome Summer 2023

Welcome Summer June 2023 squareCelebrate the Coming of Summer!

Welcome Summer Festival
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Circle Sanctuary Nature Preserve
9 am - 4 pm

Please join us for a day of community connection as we celebrate the return of the sun and welcome in the Summer!  This free event is open to all willing to volunteer!

Our Welcome Summer Festival helps build the excitement and energy for not only the most welcome return of Summer but for our Pagan Spirit Gathering.  We will craft the PSG community spirit bags, pack up the truck for PSG and conclude with a Ritual to Welcome the Summer!


Event Schedule:

9:00 am

Open for arrivals

Enjoy some time on the land or chat with friends new and old!  Set the energy for an amazing day of Community!

9:30 am Announcements and Opening Circle
10 am Spirit Bag Making with Amanda

With our hands, voices, energy and good intentions, together, we will construct the Spirit Bags for PSG.

PSG Truck loading with Rev. Messina & PSG Set-up Crew

Strong and able bodies will move all the supplies it takes to build our PSG community village onto the truck.

12:30 pm


Please bring a sack lunch and a beverage.  Please do not bring any food to share.  Take time to enjoy the beautiful land!

1:30 pm

PSG Preparations Continue

We’ll continue to build the energy for PSG by finishing with Spirit Bag assembly, PSG truck loading and other PSG prep work!

3:30 pm Welcome Summer Ritual with Rev. Moonfeather and others

Using the elements, we’ll have some fun welcoming the beginning of Summer!

4 pm

Cleanup and Departures

The day is not done until the last task is completed. Community is a participatory event and the teamwork doing take down is the best kind of magic to take home with you.  Please stay until the end to help with clean-up and take down.    Safe travels.  Merry Meet – Merry Part – and Merry Meet Again!



  • Your own personal water bottle
  • Sack lunch
  • Good footwear, gloves if you plan on helping load truck
  • Sunscreen, bug repellent if you plan on enjoying the land.



  • Please do not bring anything with peanuts due to a member with a severe airborne allergy!
  • Unregistered people.
  • Food to share with others outside your family.
  • Weapons, pets, or drugs. 



Please email the Circle Office telling us who's coming -- registration is free, but we do need an accurate head count in advance!



If you have questions, please contact the Circle Office.