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California Freethought Day

Sunday, October 16, 2016

California State Capitol Building

Supporters' Reception

Fundraising ReceptionJoin us for a very special reception on Saturday, October 15, from 7 to 10:30 PM, at the Holiday Inn near Cal Expo (next door to our chosen hotel for lodging).

The fundraising reception will feature an open bar of selected beer, wine, and other beverages,  appetizers, snacks, and desserts, and the first opportunity to meet many of our speakers. Guests will enjoy live entertainment, donor recognition, and exclusive gifts.

Attend the Reception by supporting Freethought Day at these three different levels, or any of our sponsor levels.

Be an Advocate:

A generous donation of $85* $75 provides:

  • admission to the reception
  • a keepsake button
  • an event poster
  • reserved seating at Freethought Day
  • recognition (program and website)

Be a Champion:

Those who donate $145* $135 will receive:

  • admission to the reception
  • a keepsake button
  • an event poster signed by many of our speakers
  • reserved seating at Freethought Day
  • a boxed lunch at Freethought Day
  • an event t-shirt
  • even more recognition (program and website)
Register Register

* Order online and save $10. Prices at the door will be $85 (Advocate) and $145 (Champion).

Group Discount! Purchase a table at the reception for six, and enjoy a discount! Also includes Reserved Seating at Freethought Day with six free lunches. Just $425 (a $550 value).

Photos from 2014's Reception

2016's Special Guests

Speakers and Authors:

  • Aron Ra, Activist
  • Sanal Edamaruku, Activist
  • David Silverman, Activist
  • Nas Ishmael Activist
  • Shelley Segal, Singer
  • Dan Arel, Author
  • David McAfee, Author
  • Steve Hill, Comedian
  • Victor Harris, Poet

Freethought Day Committee:

  • Marie Bain
  • Carly Beard
  • David Diskin
  • Nick Gray
  • Tom Ikelman
  • Mashariki Lawson
  • John Lucas
  • Tom Manger
  • Becky Mark
  • Ken Nahigian
  • Bill Potts
  • Deb Smith
  • Rick Tracewell