Schedule

Festival

Day 1

Wednesday, August 20
3:00 - 7:00 pm
Festival Registration and YMCA Check-in
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Opening Ceremony and Keynote
Tami Simon, Joseph Marshall, Malidoma Somé, and Guests
8:30 - 8:45 pm
Break
Festival

Day 3

Friday, August 22
Festival

Day 4

Saturday, August 23
7:00 - 9:30 am
Breakfast
11:30 - 12:30 pm
Book Signing
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Break
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner
 
Break and Book Signing with Elizabeth Gilbert
Festival

Day 5

Sunday, August 24
7:00-10:00 am
YMCA Check-Out
7:00 - 9:30 am
Breakfast
11:15 - 11:45 am
Break
11:45 -12:30 pm
Closing Ceremony
Tami Simon, Joseph Marshall, and Malidoma Somé
12:30-2:00 pm
Lunch
Pre-Festival

August 18-20, 2014

Monday - Wednesday
Pre-Festival

Day 1

Monday, August 18
3:00 - 7:00 pm
Pre-Festival Registration and YMCA Check-In
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Opening Welcome Gathering
Tami Simon, Pre-Festival Presenters, and Musical Guests
Pre-Festival

Day 2

Tuesday, August 19
7:00 - 9:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Session 1
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 - 4:30 pm
Session 2
4:30 - 5:00 pm
Break
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner
7:30 - 8:30 pm
Musical Experience - wah!
Pre-Festival

Day 3

Wednesday, August 20
7:00 - 9:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Session 3
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 - 4:30 pm
Session 4
4:30 - 5:00 pm
Break
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner
*Additional breaks will be taken at the discretion of the presenter.
** Snatam Kaur's Pre-Festival Intensive will end at 12:00 pm after Session 3. In lieu of Session 4, Participants will be invited to attend free of charge Snatam's concert and the Festival opening ceremony from 7:00–10:00 pm that night.