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Porcupine Freedom Festival 2010 (aka "PorcFest")

Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

Lancaster, United States

Porcupine Freedom Festival 2010 (aka "PorcFest")

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Registration   more info Ended $20.00 $0.00
Registration   more info Ended $25.00 $0.00
Walk-In Registration   more info Ended $30.00 $0.99
Single Day Registration (Day Pass)   more info Ended $10.00 $0.99
Under 18 Free (Yes, We Card! lol We also believe no one would lie and try to take advantage of us.)   more info Ended Free $0.00
DONATION   more info Ended
8 Hour - Constitution Class with Michael Badnarik - Thurs 8-5 - YOU can make it happen!   more info Ended $100.00 $2.50
8 Hour - Adventures in Legal Land with Marc Stevens - Fri 8-5 - YOU can make it happen!   more info Ended $70.00 $1.75
Vendor (For Profit)   more info Ended $60.00 $0.00
Vendor (Non-Profit)   more info Ended $50.00 $0.00
Vendor (Individual)   more info Ended $40.00 $0.00
One Pot Cook-Off (Ages 13+)   more info Ended $7.00 $0.00
One Pot Cook-Off (Ages 5-13)   more info Ended $5.00 $0.00
One Pot Cook-Off Contestant (The Chefs!)   more info Ended Free $0.00
PorcFest 2010 T-Shirt   more info Ended $15.00 $0.00
Soapbox Idol Sign Up - Only 11 slots, get in TODAY! (Saturday, June 25)
IT's ON! Bring your favourite three-minute rant, step up to the mic and throw down for your chance to win the title of Soapbox Idol! Judges are: Chris Lawless, Gardner Goldsmith and the fabulous Ms. Angela Keaton. First come, first served. [Please note: in order to keep the event at a reasonable length, there will be NO onsite sign ups. Register today!]
Ended Free $0.00
Assassins@PorcFest! (THURS-SUNDAY, Daylight Hours Only!)   more info Ended Free $0.00

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Whether you're already a Free State Project participant, simply considering it, or want to have a good time with fellow pro-liberty activists, PorcFest is the place to be this summer! This four day event is intended to showcase New Hampshire and the Free State Project community in a relaxed, social, and fun atmosphere.

Meet, Mingle, Move!

Book your campsite at Roger's Campsite and Motel, or call them and leave a message at 603-788-4885 and they will be in touch. Be sure to mention PorcFest for your 10% discount! (Please note, in order for the discount to be processed, if you book online, you will receive a cancellation email followed by a confirmation email. Sorry for any confusion, but it is the only way for Roger's to apply the discount.)

Appleseed! During Porcfest on Thursday and Friday, June 24-25, in nearby Dalton, NH, the Appleseed Project will be having a two-day rifle marksmanship clinic. Learn the correct firing positions, the proper use of a sling, the “Six Steps to Firing the Shot,” Natural Point of Aim (NPOA), the Rifleman’s Cadence, and how to adjust your sights. Along the way we’ll teach you little-known secrets of Revolutionary War history and about our unique heritage as Americans.

Learn how our forefathers risked everything--their lives, homes, families, wealth, and limbs for us, so that we would be free. Important Appleseed Event Information is here. Preregister here (recommended). This year Alicia Lekas will be Appleseed's Shoot Boss, along with Tony and John Barnes as Instructors. Be sure to download the "What to Bring" checklist from www.AppleseedInfo.org.  Long pants and long sleeve shirts are recommended especially if it is sunny and hot. Contact John Barnes (NH@AppleseedInfo.org or 888-221-8628) if you need more information.

2010 Porcupine Freedom Festival Schedule
June 24-27, 2010
Roger's Campground and Motel, Lancaster, New Hampshire

   
New This Year!

  • Theme camps! Decorate your campsite for the chance to win the PorcFest Best Campsite award. Whether you're feeling Tiki-ish, Steampunk-ish, Mardi Gras-ish, Space Camp-ish, Astroturf-ish, or any other ISH, bring your decorations and help us transform Roger's Campground.
  • Are you participating in the One Pot Cook-Off? Tie your culinary offering to your theme for an extra wow-factor. Eating and judging? Buy your tickets soon, this event always sells out. Ready to throw your apron in the ring? Sign up as a contestant.
  • Born in the Free State? Parents, let us know if your kids were born in the Free State. Please email porcfest@freestateproject.com.
  • Agora Alley! See the free market at work. Support local activists who are making the free market happen. Get a tattoo, sample on some baklava, check out alternate silver based currencies, and more!
  • The Open Source Experience: Sources of EVOL, a daily cafe from 5-11PM in the Bingo Hall. Grab a snack, have a cuppa Joe, listen to spoken word, take a salsa dancing class, check out some cool merchandise, and more!
  • State Free Weddings! Have a honey but don't want to get married before the state? Take your vows before a minister and liberty-loving witnesses.
  • Buzz's Big Gay Dance Party: A casual afternoon do-drop-in to help promote and raise the roof for the Outright Libertarians of New Hampshire (Site 110).
  • Tarrin Lupo and Michele Seven will be hosting Champagne and Mimosa jewelry party.
  • Mama Alley of Savanna Last Biscuit will provide breakfast deliveries to your campsite!

DAILY EVENTS:


Registration open.

Exhibitor Tent displaying freedom-oriented merchandise and information on the field near the Picnic Pavilion. Get your PorcFest 2010 t-shirt at the Free State Project table!

Silent Auction: Bid on swag in the Bingo Hall and support the Free State Project.

Gun Safety Classes! New to carrying? Need a refresher course? Join certified instructors for a brief course in gun etiquette and safety. Help us make PorcFest a safe and inclusive environment for all. 10AM daily in the Field Tent.

Agora Alley: Free marketeers unite and take over with goodies and services for barter. Want a tattoo? A massage? How about Thai food, jerky, or baklava? Find books, silver, chiropractic services, Liber Tees, and more. Visit Agora Alley, the place to have your unmet needs met. See map for details.

The Open Source Experience: Sources of EVOL. Visit this daily cafe and chill spot in the Bingo Hall from 5-11PM. Food, coffee, tea, and baked goods by Food For Your Gullet, available ALL DAY. Hang out, bring your drums, tunes, and talents. Listen to jazz, spoken word, take a salsa dancing class, play poker, check out cool merchandise, and more! Open mic, spinners, drummers, and hoopers welcome.

Games Galore! Pit your talents at Scrabble, Cranium, Risk, and more, any time in the Picnic Pavilion.

Assassins! Sign up at the Registration Desk on Thursday to join in this camp-wide game where participants get a “target” that they must “assassinate” with a water pistol. Assassins will be played during daylight hours ONLY, Friday through Sunday. For more information, visit the Registration Desk.

Climbing wall, water slide, arcade, playground, swimming pool, miniature golf, horse shoes, kickball, board games: Kids and adults alike can enjoy these and other offerings!

THURSDAY, JUNE 24:

Michael Badnarik's Constitution Class. Don't miss your chance to learn from Libertarian Party 2004 presidential candidate and outstanding constitutionalist, Michael Badnarik. This jaw-dropping eight hour immersion course is open to ticket holders only. $100 includes a free signed copy of Good to Be King. (8AM-5PM, TV Room)

NH Representative and FSP member, Joel Winters talks about the legislative process in the Live Free or Die state. (10AM-Noon, Bingo Hall)

PiMP My Activism role-playing seminar with Mike Barskey. Improve your activism by practicing tense, difficult scenarios with the aid and input of fellow activists who can share their thoughts and experiences. (11AM to Noon, Field Tent) 

Ernie Hancock will broadcast on the Republic Broadcasting Network. (Noon-2PM, Field Tent/Roaming)

TANSTAAFL Lunch! Feeling peckish? Join us for hamburgers and hot dogs. Minimum suggested donation $5. (Noon-2PM, Picnic Pavilion)

Activists and Arrests: Grab your lunch in the Picnic Pavilion and chat with a panel of folks who have been on the front lines of liberty activism in NH. Discover activist tricks, get input from Porcupine lawyers. Bring your questions! (Noon-2PM, Picnic Pavilion)

Want to help with a FSP project? Bring your brilliant noggin and join FSP leadership for a discussion about an exciting new project. Learn more, and be prepared to offer your input and ideas. (2-3PM, Picnic Pavilion)

Prison Break! Help bail out civil disobedience activists Sovereign Curtis, Mike Tiner, Sam Dodson, and Lauren Canario from Porcfest Prison, Thursday afternoon from 2-5PM. Proceeds will benefit the CDEvolution Fund. For a full explanation, be at Camp Cupcake (Blue Cabin) at 2PM sharp! (2-5PM, Camp Cupcake)

Working out with Pete Eyre and Marc Stevens. Need I say more? (3-4PM, Field Tent)

No Budget Marketing: Join Fr33 Agent Xaq Fixx and others for a heady discussion about how to market liberty on the cheap during "No Budget Marketing: How to Promote Your Message as Cheaply and Effectively as Possible." (2-4PM, Bingo Hall)

The Worst Swing Lesson You Will Ever Have: Join Scott Geyer for a fun afternoon of kinda-swing-dancing. (4-5PM, Field Tent)

Ernie Hancock will broadcast his radio show for Liberty News Radio. (5-8PM, Field Tent/Roaming)

Kidz-Only Ice Breaker! Come meet your fellow Porcupets! Join Aziza Seven for getting-to-know-you games designed to help you make new friends. Form a Human Pyramid, build a Spider Web, play the Blindfold game, and more! For children between the ages of eight and fifteen. (6-8PM, Field)

Be There or Be Square: Opening Ceremony with Stefan Molyneux and Michael Badnarik! Kick-off the weekend in style. Freedom philosopher Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio is the opening speaker. Meet your fellow liberty lovers in a casual, fun environment. Find out more about the weekend from PorcFest's own Queen Quill, Carla Gericke. Make new friends. Rediscover old connections. Beer, wine, soda, snacks, and fun provided. (6-8PM, Picnic Pavilion)

Dirty-ish Dancing: 80's Dance Party! Stay after the Opening Ceremony and get down with tunes from the Eighties. We're bringing cheesy back BIG TIME! (8PM+, Picnic Pavilion)

Free Talk Live broadcasts live from PorcFest. Be part of the audience with Ian Freeman, Mark Edge, and an assortment of special guests. (7-10PM, TV Room)

Champagne and Mimosa PorcFest Jewelry Party. Support Porcupines Tarrin Lupo and Michele Seven at this swanky get-together. Buy custom-made freedom-oriented jewelry.  (8:30-10:30PM, Bingo Hall)

Jazz Fingers! Join FSP President, Varrin Swearingen in a never before seen jazz performance with the lovely Hannah Hoffman. (9:30PM+, Bingo Hall)

Circle of Liberty Bonfire: Relax, it's been a long day! (9PM+, Field)

Late Night Movie (10:30PM+, TV Room)

After Hours Spins. (11PM+, Picnic Pavilion)

FRIDAY, JUNE 25:

Adventures in Legal Land with Marc Stevens: Learn how to ask the right questions in difficult situations. This extensive role-playing and mock trial proceedings workshop is open to ticket holders only.$75 includes a free criminal script and motion template (a $50 value).  (8AM-5PM, TV Room)

Take a Hike! Moderate morning hike with Stephanie Murphy and Jeff Johnson. Meet in parking lot in front of Roger's office, bring comfy shoes, hat, and sun screen...Or an umbrella--this is NH, be prepared, rain or shine. (9-11AM, Roger's Parking Lot)

Whisk E. Rebellion's Martial Arts Class: This Black Belt in Tai-Jitsu, an Okinawan Police art, will teach you simple and effective moves that could save your butt. (9-10AM, Field Tent) - CANCELED!

LOLA Talk: Join the Ladies of Liberty Alliance, including Angela Keaton, Zaira Dynia, and Megan Duffield for a discussion about women in the liberty movement and how they are making a difference. (10AM-Noon, Bingo Hall)

Ernie Hancock will broadcast on the Republic Broadcasting Radio. (Noon-2PM, Field Tent/Roaming)

Seeking and Obtaining Happiness: Gain a better understanding of the N.H. Constitution with House Representative Dan Itse, constitutional scholar and past Political Director of the NHLA. He has written a commentary of the NH Constitution, and teaches the state constitution in schools and to civics groups. Arm yourself with knowledge. Come learn from the best. (1-3PM, Bingo Hall)

Toss Your Toys: Horseshoe Tournament! A great way for families to meet and mingle. Bring the kids, and self-organize a tournament with other parents and children. (10AM-Noon, Horseshoe Pit)

PiMP My Activism role-playing seminar with Mike Barskey. Improve your activism by practicing tense, difficult scenarios with the aid and input of fellow activists who can share their thoughts and experiences. (11AM to Noon, Field Tent)

TANSTAAFL Lunch! Feeling peckish? Join us for hamburgers and hot dogs. Minimum suggested donation $5. (Noon-2PM, Picnic Pavilion)

Fully Informed Jury Association Outreach Panel: Join Ofer Nave, creator of www.fijanh.info, Rich Angell and Bob Constantine, FIJA Outreach Coordinators, James Babb, and recently jailed Julian Heicklen for a discussion about what you can do to educate prospective jurors about their right to nullify unjust laws.Talk includes a demonstration and Q & A session. (Noon-2PM, Picnic Pavilion)

Kidz-Only Gymnastics! Join expert gymnastics instructor, Emily Smith of The Bardo Project, and hone your agility, balance, coordination, and grace during this fun afternoon event. (2-4PM, Field)

Buzz's Big Gay Dance Party: This block-rockin', techo-house, queer hitz dance party will be all the rage and your chance to prove you can shake your money maker! It's a casual afternoon do-drop-in to help promote and raise the roof for the Outright Libertarians of New Hampshire. (2-5PM, Campsite #110)

Effective In-the-System Activism: New Hampshire Liberty Alliance Talk. For more than eight years, the NHLA has actively steered the NH state government towards more freedom. Learn more about the organization, and the differences they are making in the Live Free or Die State. (3-5PM, Bingo Hall)

Fusion! Join Catherine Bleisch and John Bush of the Liberty Restoration Project for a discussion on DHS Fusion Centers. This talk will focus on the Fusion Center being built in New Hampshire. Discover what's happening in your own back yard! (3-5PM, Picnic Pavilion) [Please note this is a schedule change and is most current.]

Salsa Dancing Class: Put on your dancing shoes and bring your rhythm and blues (well, salsa songs)! Take a lesson with expert salsa-shakers, Jody Underwood and Jessop Breth. (5-6PM, Bingo Hall)

Ernie Hancock will broadcast his radio show for Liberty News Radio. (5-8PM, Field Tent/Roaming)

Porc Therapy live! You've heard their Porcupine relationship podcast, now join hosts Stephanie Murphy and Mike Barskey as they take on one of the toughest topics facing many would-be movers: "The Reluctant Partner." (5-7PM, TV Room)

Here, Piggy, Piggy! This satisfying pig roast is brought to you by NH-based sustainable farmers and fellow Porcupines, The Bardo Project. Enjoy a delicious meal with friends and family. Minimum suggested donation $10. (6-8PM, Field)

Are You Ready to Rock 'n Roll? Join freedom lovin' musicians for a fun-filled evening of live music. Jordan Page, A Minor Revolution, Rumors of War, Josh Noone and the Federal Crime, Under the Gun, Terry McClain and the Realside Acoustic Duo, The Nothing Project, the Blue Eyed Fools, and others. (5-11PM, Picnic Pavilion and Field)

Shabbat Oneg Jewish Gathering. Join Rich Goldman and others for Kuddish, singing, socializing, and possibly some dancing at this informal gathering to outwardly express the happiness inherent in the Sabbath. All are welcome. (8-9:30PM, RV Site #60)

Fugitive! Join in this fun, interactive camp-wide modified Hide-and-Seek game for kids and adults alike. Will you be a Runner or a Chaser? Will you be the one who finds the objective? Meet at the playground to find out more at the pre-game briefing with Miller Travis. (8:00PM+, Playground)

Magic: The Gathering "Booster Draft" Limited Tournament, $15.00 to play. For full details, please attend at the start of the game, which is recommended for experience players only. (8PM+, Bingo Hall)

Free Minds TV will be roaming about, shooting footage and interviewing people. (6:30PM+, Field/Roaming).

Free Talk Live broadcasts live from PorcFest. Be part of the audience with Ian Freeman, Mark Edge, and an assortment of special guests. (7-10PM, TV Room)

Circle of Liberty Bonfire: Relax, it's been a long day! (9PM+, Field)

Late Night Movie. "CHARTARUM" hosted by ThinkTwice Productions. (TV Room, 10:30PM)

After Hours Spins. (11PM+, Picnic Pavilion)

SATURDAY, JUNE 26:

Take a Hike! Moderate morning hike with Porcupine Realtor, Mark Warden, and Tim Bauman. Meet in parking lot in front of Roger's office, bring comfy shoes, hat, and sun screen... Or an umbrella--this is NH, be prepared, rain or shine. (9-11AM, Roger's Parking Lot) 

Newbie Shoot with certified instructors. Meet in the parking lot in front of Roger's Office for convoy/ride-share to the Dalton Gang Shooting Club, approximately 15 miles away. If you can, bring your own firearms. Loaners will be available. Ammo available for a fee. Please note: No jacketed ammo permitted. (9AM-3PM, Dalton Gang Shooting Club)

A World Without Courts? Join professional mediator Mike Ruff for an explanation of mediation as a form of alternative dispute resolution, followed by a Q&A session. (10AM-Noon, Bingo Hall)

Disaster Proof: 21st Century Preparation. Join security expert Devin Standard for practical survival tips. (10AM-Noon, TV Room) - CANCELED!

PiMP My Activism role-playing seminar with Mike Barskey. Improve your activism by practicing tense, difficult scenarios with the aid and input of fellow activists who can share their thoughts and experiences. (11AM to Noon, Field Tent)

TANSTAAFL Lunch! Feeling peckish? Join us for hamburgers and hot dogs. Minimum suggested donation $5. (Noon-2PM, Picnic Pavilion)

First Movers Panel: Grab your lunch in the Picnic Pavilion and chat to some of the folks who have already made the move to the Live Free or Die state. Bring your questions, and learn more about the Porcupine community in New Hampshire. (Noon-2PM, Picnic Pavilion)

Silver Circle Movie Talk: Find out more about the film that depicts the world after massive economic collapse: tyranny, explosions, monetary mayhem, romance and rebels. (Noon-2PM, TV Room)

FSP VIP Donor Lunch: This afternoon event is by invitation only. Meet in front of Roger's office at 11:45 a.m. (Noon-2PM, off-site)

Porcupet Olympics: An afternoon of kid-friendly fun with Margot and Bradley Keyes. Long-jump, javelin, discus, shot put, races, and an obstacle course. This event is designed for children ages 6 and up. (1PM+, Field) 

Old School Goes to Pot: Don't miss this debate! Join "civil disobedience marijuana activist" Rich Paul, and "working within the system" Matt Simon of the Coalition for Common Sense Drug Policy,as they square off to debate different approaches to ending marijuana prohibition. Former governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson of the Our America Initiative will moderate. (2-4PM, Picnic Pavilion)
 
Larken Rose: Man the Life Boats! Join this self-described "tax heretic" and enemy of the state for a dynamite talk. Rose is the author of three books, one video, and countless articles. He is unapologetically and unconditionally committed to ending the "federal income tax" deception, and more importantly, the more fundamental fraud underlying the entire notion of "government" and "authority." (4-5PM, Picnic Pavilion)

Intense! Join Dale Everett and others for a reading of the script, Intense. (4-6PM, TV Room)

Group Photo: Everyone! Don't miss our annual group photo! Help us memorialize the Free State Projects growth. Be part of history! (5-6PM, Field)

State Free Weddings: Get “hitched” without state involvement. Would you like to pledge your L-O-V-E, whether in a limited time commitment ceremony, or till death do you part?Bring your partner, and make your commitment before officiators, Stacy Litz and Starr O'Hara. Witnesses welcome! (6-7:30PM, Field Tent)

Food Fight! The Cook-Off: Hosted by the Liberty Ladies. Don't miss this legendary event! Travel on a culinary trail through Roger's campground in search of the best one-pot dish.This is a great way to meet new people and quell hunger pangs. Meet in front of the Bingo Hall to get your score cards and map. (6-8PM, Roaming) 

Ernie Hancock gives the opening speech at Soapbox Idol! You heard all about it.... Now experience it in person! Join us for an evening of ranting, laughter, water guns, and some mighty BIG egos.Registered contestants have three minutes to wow the audience and dethrone PorcFest's reigning Soapbox Idol champion, Seth Cohn.Judged by Gardner Goldsmith, Angela Keaton, and Chris Lawless. Brought to you by FreeKeene.com. (7:30-10:30PM, Picnic Pavilion)

Vermont Movie Night@PorcFest: In the mood for a little Vendetta? (8-10PM, Campsite 81)

Free Talk Live broadcasts live from PorcFest. Be part of the audience with Ian Freeman, Mark Edge, and an assortment of special guests. (7-10PM, TV Room)

Circle of Liberty Bonfire: Relax, it's been a long day! (9PM+, Field)

Late Night Movie: Don't Tread On Me: Rise of the Republic exposes “the commerce clause, defines Sovereignty, the proper role of government, a Constitutional Militia and much more. Don't Tread On Me offers sound solutions to take back rights stolen by our out-of-control, despotic federal government.” (10:30PM+, TV Room)

After Hour Spins. (11PM+, Picnic Pavilion)

SUNDAY, JUNE 27:

Church Service: A gathering for Christians to worship and socialize. Everyone welcome! (8-10AM, Bingo Hall)

Silent Auction: Pick up your spoils by Noon in the Bingo Hall. Items not claimed will be forfeited and used at PorcFest 2011. (7AM-Noon, Bingo Hall)

Meet the Free State Project's Board: Meet the folks behind the organization, followed by a Q&A session. (10-11AM, Bingo Hall)

Closing Ceremony with Gary Johnson: Alas, all good things must come to an end, but PorcFest 2010 is going out with a bang! Join former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson of the Our America Initiative for an invigorating speech. Stay for the PorcFest awards ceremony. (11AM-1PM, Picnic Pavilion)

PorcFest Debrief: Tell us what we did right and where we can improve. Please complete and return your evaluation form. (1PM+, Picnic Pavilion)

Leftover Luncheon: Join us for a mush-pit—geddit? No need to take those groceries home. Bring your leftovers and share with your fellow Porcupines at this parting event. (1PM+, Picnic Pavilion)



Have questions about Porcupine Freedom Festival 2010 (aka "PorcFest")? Contact the organizer

When & Where

10 Rogers Campground Rd
Lancaster, 03584

Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 9:00 PM (EDT)


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2010-05-08 09:47:30

Help us bring Michael Badnarik to Porcfest!

Be one of the lucky 30 to sit in as Michael Badnarik, step-father of the Constitution and

Libertarian Party presidential candidate, boils down a lifetime of scholarship into 8 hours.

You will also have the chance to have your FREE copy of his book personally signed!

And Michael will stick around for the evening and "light the fires of liberty"!

But you must act fast! 30 people need to be signed up by May 15th!

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