Free State Project - PorcFest 2006 Schedule
PorcFest 2006 Schedule
The schedules below are for use as a planning guideline. Details for many events will continue to be updated until the festival begins. Appearance of the names of friendly organizations, their leaders, or their members on this page does not constitute endorsement by the Free State Project. Check this page for updates! For schedule questions, please contact Kate Rick.
June 23-25 ("Official" Weekend)
|7:45am||Mt. Liberty Hike with Dr. Michael Edelstein and FSP President Varrin Swearingen
|12:00pm||Silent Auction BEGINS|
|2:00pm||Program sponsored by the Republican Liberty Caucus, with refreshments:
2:00pm Councilman David Scott on rooting out political corruption.
2:40pm Representative Paul Ingbretson on starting a weekly paper.
3:20pm Dan McGuire on creating an effective campaign theme.
4:00pm Introduction to the RLC followed by a regular meeting.
|3:00pm||Doers' Meeting at the Pavilion
This is a must-attend meeting for any Free State Project organizers, doers or wannabe volunteers!
3:00pm Snacks, drinks, mingling/introductions
3:15pm State of the FSP, Discussion and Q&A with the President and members of the FSP Board
4:15pm Volunteer recognition
4:30pm Call for new volunteers, discussion of volunteer opportunities
5:00pm Adjourn to the BBQ at the dining hall to mingle with the public
|5:00pm||President's Welcome by Varrin Swearingen|
|5:30ish||Free Barbeque Dinner (donations welcome of course!)|
|Midnight||Adventurous Porcupines (who don't mind driving) can catch a screening of Serenity at the Regal Cinema in Concord. Details.|
|Sat||June 24||9:00am - 9:45am||Founder's Welcome - Jason Sorens addresses attendees|
|9:45am - 11:45 pm||
The State of the State: Education • Guns • Taxes • Regulation
|11:45am||Former Senator Mike Gravel (Alaska) will speak. He filibustered to end the draft in the 70s, and is now running for president (2008) and heading up the National Initiative for Democracy. He's going to talk for 20-30 minutes and take plenty of questions afterwards.|
|1:30pm - 4:30 pm||Activist Bootcamp: State Politics • Local Politics • Protests • Lawsuits
2:15pm STATE POLITICS: Dan McGuire (RLC), Keith Murphy (NHLA), Joel Winters (Granite State ID Coalition), Lee Button (Constitution Party of NH)
3:00pm LOCAL POLITICS: Dave Mincin and Kate Rick
3:30pm PROTESTS: Russell Kanning (nhfree.com)
4:00pm LAWSUITS: John Babiarz (NHLP)
|4:00pm||Silent Auction ENDS|
|5:30pm||Liberty Ladies Cook-Off|
|10:00pm||Screening of the movie Serenity at the main hall|
A gathering of seekers, campsite 30
Dr. Andrew Tempelman speaks on "traditions of self-government"
Garrett Lear of the Well of Living Water
Atheist gathering, campsite 36
|12:00pm - 4:00pm
Thinking of New Hampshire as home already, but not sure where exactly you'll land?
Come on Sunday, June 25th, to the NH Info-sponsored Town Information Day.
Find out about communities all across the state, and make contacts for your own exploration.
Local Group Leaders/College Coordinators lunch and get-together, campsite 36.
All current and prospective local group/college group leaders are invited.
|11:00am - 7:00pm||
Michael Badnarik's Constitution Class has been cancelled.
Spend the day finding your new home instead!
||Evelyn Logan, Refuse To Be a Victim Class
$10 donation (for materials)
Learn how to defend yourself in any situation. Email firstname.lastname@example.org asap to sign up!
|6:00pm - 9:00pm||
2006 NH Liberty Ratings will be released, speakers, and more
Off site in Manchester, NH