2019 Ekone Ranch Calendar
January 26: Film Screening in Hood River with Wildwood Academy | Telling the story of the campaign for Ekone's future!
February 8-10: Midwinter Forestry Workparty | A winter workparty focusing on forestry and burn piles
March 6: Happy Hour in Bothell | Seattle-area friends, join us for a Summer Camp Scholarship fundraiser and some very good dessert!
March 7: Happy Hour in Portland | Come out & mingle with fellow Ekone friends, raise money for Summer Camp Scholarships, and eat cake!
March 15-17: St Patrick's Weekend Workparty | Celebrate spring on the land and the coming of big things at Ekone, with Bunkhouse deconstruction & preparation, Conservation stewardship, and early garden preparations!
March 23-26: Ekone Teen Tune Up | A Spring Break work party camp for teens (Portland public school schedule)
April 7-10: Ekone Teen Tune Up | A Spring Break work party camp for teens (Seattle public school schedule).
April, TBD: Natural Death Care Symposium | In Portland at River View Cemetery
April 12-14: Fresh Green Shoots Workparty | Celebrate spring in active service to the earth and to the valley, with more Bunkhouse work--or, you know, whatever needs doin'!
May 3-5: Spring in Full Swing Workparty | Tending the land with garden and Conservation stewardship work
May 25: Thanksgiving in May | A donor-appreciation day in celebration of Ekone’s dedicated supporters
May 26-27: Memorial Day Picnic & Camp Out | In honor of the White Eagle Memorial Preserve cemetery
June 16-August 17: Ekone Summer Camps | A deeply enriching camp program with a variety of sessions and themes
August 18-21: Post-Camp Collapse | Not accepting guests during this window…thank you!
August 22-26: Mothers & Children Retreat | An opportunity to have a powerful retreat experience WITH your children
August 29-September 3: Spirit’n’Soul Quest | Immerse yourself deep into the sacred quality of the natural world in a supported way with Sacred Groves hosts.
September 11-15: Elder Rites of Passage | Restoring Eldering to the world, in sacred connection and service
September 20-22: Shifting Gears Workparty | Help us make the shift from summer to fall, and get ready for the Ball
September 28: Barbed Wire Ball | Ekone’s annual fundraising festival and hootenanny, and the best dang party of the year!
October 18-20: Lullabies to the Land Workparty | Join us for garlic planting, hauling firewood and preparing for winter
November 2: All Souls Day | Honor the thinning of the veil between worlds at the White Eagle cemetery
November 29-December 1: Workin'-off-the-Turkey Workparty | Bring your gloves and head out to the woods for some post-Thanksgiving forestry out on the land.
December 20-22: Solstice Workparty | Light up the dark time of year with fire, friends, food, and meaningful work.