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Fall Fest 2007 - Now Closed

Info for 2008 Fall Fest (Oct 24-26) will be up in August.
However, this does give you a good idea of what we usually create for this exciting weekend!
We hope to see you then!

Greetings and Blessings to the Friends and Family of the Vegas Vortex

Jeff and Abbi McBride, and the Vegas Vortex present…


Thursday October 25th- Sunday October 28th, 2007

Four days and nights of Mystery, Magic, Music and Fire!

Fall Fest is a four day long ritual of the elements, held in and around Las Vegas, and is our community gathering of Harvest, Love and Gratitude.

Earth: We begin the ritual as we gather to feast and reconnect the strands of our web.

Air: We celebrate the many gifts we share, with voice, poetry, chant, dance, costume, mask and ritual, with your MCs Spinner and Magnus, Sheila Z, and DJ Sylvia Brallier, featuring belly dancers, and the Mystery School magicians and a midnight Halloween seance.

Fire: We spend a night from sundown to sunrise, in the desert, honoring the ancestors, at BoneDance, our all-night drum and dance Alchemical Fire Ritual.

Water: We reflect our light in the waters of bliss on our last night of homecoming together, deepening and nurturing our relationships in community.

Come to sing, to drum, to dance, to make magic, to play, laugh and have one heck of a good time! Come to fill up, to re-fuel, and to Fall… in love. Give yourself the free gift of open eyes, clear minds and loving hearts in this opportunity for community. Feel the pull of the Vegas Vortex.

There is no registration fee for this year's Fall Fest Harvest Homecoming Weekend, but in order for us to have enough goodies for everyone, we DO need to know who is coming, so so PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE


Thursday October 25th, 7:00 pm

Location: Waterford House, (thank you Jay, Boone, & Ruffles!)

There will be time for sharing food, music, magic and other mysteries. Come reconnect the strands of our community web as we share the stories of our summers and our plans for the rest of the year. Please RSVP to Morganne at if you plan to attend, or need directions, and to let her know if you’d like to bring an appetizer, salad, main dish, side dish or dessert.


Friday evening, October 26th, 8:00pm

Location: ELEMENT, on Flamingo and Cambridge/Claymont,

Live DJ music from Sylvia Brallier, special midnight ritual, creative costumes and masks encouraged but not required. There will be a $20 donation accepted at the door, to help cover the cost of renting the space. Sheila Z is coordinating this year's W&W Ball, you can contact her if you’d like to help with setup, are interested in work exchange, or have any questions.


Saturday, October 27th, from dusk til sunrise,

Location: The Goddess Temple in Cactus Springs, forty minutes away from Las Vegas. (

BONEDANCE… is an Alchemical Firecircle Ritual, of drumming, dance, voice and sound. We honor the ancestors with a special Samhain ceremony, and together we turn the Great Wheel. We walk the balance of shadow and light, journeying through the darkness, into the beauty of the morning, fueled by magic and led by Mystery....

Bring your instruments to play, water to drink and more to share, finger food offerings for the food altar, warm clothes, offerings of spoken word or ritual inspiration, chairs, blankets and a flashlight.

No alcohol, drugs or pets, please. If you'd like to make a donation to the Goddess Temple, please feel free to bring firewood, tea lights, incense, or flowers.


Sunday evening, October 28th, starting at 7:00pm,

We will gather at the McBride House of Mystery, in Las Vegas for an evening of community connecting and reflecting. There will be ample time for sharing food, stories, music, magic and many other mysteries.

* Please bring food and drink to share.


This is our gift of gratitude, our thanks to our friends and family of the Vegas Vortex. There is no registration cost for this year's Fall Fest Harvest Homecoming Weekend, but in order for us to have enough goodies each evening for everyone, we DO need to know who is coming, so PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE


We are arranging community potluck dinners on Thursday and Sunday. Please bring food to share to these events, and also food altar offerings to BoneDance.

If you’re coming in from out of town and need a place to stay, post your requests on the list! Our community has a unique ability to meet each other’s needs; this is your invitation to become more active with our online community!

For information on flights, car rentals and transportation in Las Vegas, go to

You can always call me at 702-450-0021 if you have any questions. We'll look forward to making magic with you all soon!!

In Love,