6th Annual Death Faire! October 30th

Death Faire is a modern-day ritual for our community. We hold space for people to revisit their grief with intention as we navigate the busy nature of our culture. We […]

Death Faire 2019

AN ABUNDANCE EVENT • NOV 2, 2019, noon – 6 pm:

Join us for a rich day of celebration and remembrance!  This event is an actual fair…. there’s a little something for everyone!  Workshops.  Vendors.  DED Talks.  Kid’s Activities.  Interactive Altar.  Meditation.  Fire Spinning.  Live music.  Food trucks.  Cash Bar.  Candles everywhere.  Dance and celebrate.  This does not have to be a deep dive into the darkest corners of your soul.  But if you want to go there, we welcome you!  Come curious.  Leave with peace of mind.

Bereavement Ball – Dead Pets & Onions

An Evening of Exquisite Misery
A Benefit for Abundance NC•
Saturday, Full Moon, July 8, 8 until midnight:

A recreation of Gunter Grass’ “Onion Cellar” in a party we call Loss – An Evening of Exquisite Misery. A fashionable crowd gathers to chop onions at midnight, weep together and wallow in collective melancholy. The dress code is “decaying beauty’. Guests sob over portraits of deceased childhood pets and sign their divorce papers on stage, while bands strum dirges, on themes of spiritual gloom.
A Splendid Time is had by All. Join us at in a secret garden…..

Death Faire

A Celebration of Life
with Art, Live Music, Dance and Much More•
Nov 5, 12 PM – Midnight:

Join us for a rich day of celebration and remembrance on November 5th from noon to midnight. A day to experience and a day to get in touch with our souls. Open Poetry and Story Telling, Kid’s Activities, Dia De Los Muertos Altar, Fire Show, New Orleans Style Funeral Procession, Face Painting, Costume Contest, Design Your Own Coffin, Dancing, “Ded” Talks…

DIE WISE: Making Meaning at the End of Days with Stephen Jenkinson

A Daylong Workshop
with Stephen Jenkinson •
Saturday, Dec 12, 9 AM – 4 PM:

Die Wise – A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul, is Jenkinson’s new book about grief, and dying, and the great love of life. This teaching is for people who wish to live deeply and to die well. It teaches the dying time as a place to learn our humanity and the noble, courageous skills of village-making for those we will not live to meet. Chief among these are the willingness to remember sorrow, to start with cultural poverty, to grieve together, and to gather the dead into your village….