Ecocentricity Blog: Six Down, Many More to Go
Six for six! We are still batting a thousand, though I guess we can’t take credit for it. Chalk it up to luck or serendipity or whatever, but I’ll still take it. RayDay was once again rain-free!
On October 14th in a field down at Serenbe (a lovely community just a half hour or so from Atlanta), we hosted our sixth annual RayDay. More than 2000 people gathered to learn, connect, play, and simply enjoy being outside for a few hours. We had 65 booths run by environmental organizations from across the southeast, and a separate area for children to paint rain barrels, ride ponies, and build birdhouses. It is essentially an environmental family reunion, with an emphasis on “family.”
If you have never been, we invite you to sign up for our regular newsletter and get on the invite list. It is free to attend, and we would love it if you brought your family along too. Just be sure to sign up quickly when invitations go out, as space is limited (for the first time this year, we had to start a waiting list – we are humbled and overwhelmed by the interest everyone has taken in our annual celebration of Ray!). We haven’t set the date for 2019 yet, but it will likely be a Sunday in October again. Stay tuned.
As proud as we are of RayDay, I also have to admit that it’s a bit overwhelming. We try our best to be good hosts and visit with everyone, but it’s simply not possible with so many guests. If you were there and I failed to say “hi,” I apologize!