First Saturdays

5-6:30pm Jungian Gathering & Dinner

Picnic! Poems! Dreams! Discussion! Arts and crafts!

Join us the first Saturday of each month beginning October 2021 for an informal get-together for lovers of Carl Jung. We will share creations, art, and dreams, and can also discuss recent episodes of the podcast: This Jungian Life. Hallie will bring a playful activity of some sort as well, whose intention is to help us access the unconscious (ie drawing mandalas, collaging, a thought experiment or writing activity, etc.)

Bring: A poem to share aloud, a dream to share, songs, art, or anything else you're drawn to share.

Cost: Free to attend; donations always accepted

How to Register: Not required

6:30-9pm Drum in the Woods

Come celebrate nature with drumming and dancing around a fire at our beautiful Spriitual Renewal Center. Our monthly drum circle is led by resident Adam Lau. Drummers, dancers, hoopers, spectators; all are welcome. Let's rhythm!

Bring: BYO instruments and chairs

Cost: St. Francis of the Woods is a nonprofit organization and donations are always accepted.

How to Register: Not required. All ages welcome, but this is an adult-centered event; children must remain with a parent or guardian at all times.

"Music in the Meadow" Outdoor Concert Series

Join us for a a family-friendly, outdoor concert series with local musicians performing live in our beautiful Little Flower Meadow overlooking the pond.​ Each monthly show is $10 per car (bikes free). Food available for purchase at local food trucks. Ticket sales will go live on this page soon. Local businesses interested in making a donation to help fund one or more shows can contact Justin@StFrancisoftheWoods.org for information on sponsorship.

Friday, October 29th - Beau Jennings & the Tigers with Justin Rice opening

Friday, November 19th - LABRYS

Additional dates & performers TBA!

Martinmas Holiday Bazaar & Lantern Walk

Join us for this holiday traditionally celebrated in Germany and some other European countries. This feast day is marked by a lantern-lit procession remembering St. Martin the Merciful, whose kindness to those in need inspires us to bring warmth into the harsh and hurting places in our world. We will celebrate with a holiday bazaar including gift-making and other workshops, local handcraft holiday shopping, and concluding with a family-friendly lantern-lit walk through the woods! No admission fee, but please bring a new (handmade or purchased) hat, gloves, socks, or a new or gently used coat for donation to a local shelter.

When? Satuday, November 13, 1-7pm

Cost: Event is FREE with donation to coat/hat/mitten/sock drive; see workshop listings to enroll in classes with a suggested donation 

How to Register: Registration is only required for some workshops; visit the event page for those details

Host a Class, Workshop, or Event

Would you like to facilitate a class or workshop at one of our annual events (Earthing Day in April, Wildflower Festival in June, or Martinmas in November)? Please apply by filling out this form.

Would you like to host a class, retreat, or other event of your own using our lodging or meeting spaces? E-mail info@stfrancisofthewoods.org to inquire about pricing and scheduling availability.