Come join us for our Traditional Weather Harvest Festival!

asheville weather workers

Please arrive at 11:30 am on Sunday, September 22.

Throughout time, ceremony has always been one of the important ways that human beings recalibrate ourselves to the living world around us.

At our Harvest Festival, you’ll . . .

hear a story,

join us in a potluck meal,

and make traditional offerings to thank the Rain, Clouds, Thunder, Lightning, Wind and Sun for the gifts of weather that have brought us our harvest.

Giving thanks for the gifts we’re given in our lives is such an important part of being human. Come join us to experience this simple and rich ceremony that has its roots in the timeless connection between human beings and weather.

View details, directions and what to bring.

asheville weatherworkers Harvest Festival
Some of the folks who have attended our Harvest Festival. Come join us!

Harvest Festival Details & Directions

Harvest Festival 2019 Details and Directions

Asheville weather workers harvest festival

2019 Traditional Weather Harvest Festival Sunday, September 22, 2019

Please arrive at or before 11:30 am for the ceremony, which goes from 12 noon to 4:30 pm.

Learn more about our 2019 Harvest Festival.

Please bring:

  • Offerings for the Weather Beings. Each person attending, please bring all three of these: fresh whole fruits, cut flowers, and bread. Local is great, if you can find it.
  • A potluck item to share reflecting the abundant harvest. You may choose to bring a mug for your use to save on paper cups.
  • Clothing to fit the weather throughout the day and afternoon.
  • Family and friends who want to celebrate with us. This is a kid-friendly event!
  • Your interest and open heart.
  • Please bring a donation for the Harvest Festival and the beautiful Sacred Fire Council House, the venue for our festival.
Directions to Sacred Fire Asheville and the Sacred Fire Council House:

Please park at 90 Rocky Hollow, Weaverville NC. • From Asheville, take I-40 to I-240 to 19-23 (aka I-26) North towards Weaverville. • Exit # 15: Jupiter-Barnardsville. • Left off exit ramp onto Jupiter Rd. • First right onto old 19-23 (possibly no road sign). • Go ½ mile, veer to left onto Locust Grove Rd (blue sign for Baptist church). • Go 1 ½ miles, turn right onto Rocky Hollow (gravel road). • Proceed to the 5th drive on the left, # 90 Rocky Hollow. Marked with a “Park Here” sign to the Parking area to the left of the A-frame house. From parking area, walk left up to the fire structure on the hill to the left of the parking area. Someone will greet you there and tell you what’s next!

Learn more about our 2019 Harvest Festival.