Sacramento Freethought Day

The 12th Annual Sacramento Freethought Day is Saturday, October 12, 2013, and combines the fun and atmosphere of a fair with the education and activism of a conference.


Join us for engaging speakers, live entertainment, family activities, an authors' panel, and more!


Location and Speakers


This year's location is still a secret, but nearly all of our wishlist speakers have confirmed -- not just for Freethought Day, but for the Fundraising Reception the night before.


Some of our Speakers, Authors, and Entertainers include:

•  Annie Laurie Gaylor, Freedom From Religion Foundation

•  Shelley Segal, Singer and Songwriter

•  Edwina Rogers, Secular Coalition of America

•  Richard Carrier, Author

•  Greta Christna, Blogger and Author

•  Jason Frye, LGBT Activist

•  Keith Lowell Jensen, Comedian

•  David Fitzgerald, Author

•  Heina Dadabhoy, Skepchick and Activist

•  Jason Testerman, Freethought Exchange

•  Brendan Powell Smith, Author

•  Victor Harris, Poet

•  Dan Riley, Author

•  Andi Griffith, Author

•  Neil Wehneman, Secular Student Alliance


Support and Volunteer


Freethought Day is an entirely non-profit endeavor, supported by the freethought community. Every donation supports this event 100% by helping us cover our
speakers' costs, rent a venue, pay for advertising, and buy food for our volunteers


Here are four ways you can help make Freethought Day a continued success:

•  Donate to Freethought Day: Those that wish to support Freethought Day will be recognized in the program and on the website. And you can show your support with a keepsake button, all for just $25.

•  Fundraising Reception: Attend this special evening event on Friday, October 11th which features live entertainment, a selection of great appetizers and desserts, wine, and the company of our speakers for just $75 or $125. Also includes Reserved Seating at Freethought Day and an event poster signed by our speakers.

•  Host a Table: If you're an author, business, freethought group, or any other community organization you can have your own table at Freethought Day. It's free for student groups, $25 for authors, $50 for non-profits, and $100 for businesses.

•  Sponsorship: Businesses and organizations looking for exposure can sponsor Freethought Day starting at just $250. Benefits include reception attendance, on-stage announcements, an exhibitor table, program advertisements, reception tickets, and more.



For questions regarding support and volunteering, please contact David Diskin at [masked].


More Information


We'll be updating this information as more details are confirmed.


Also be sure to check out our Official Website, our Page on Facebook, and our Facebook Event.


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  • Barbara B.

    Are you planning to meet up anywhere? My husband, baby, and I will be there. :)

    October 11, 2013

  • julia

    WOW This looks like a very good event! Is CVAAS going to have a carpool to this? If so I would like to be in that & contribute some gasoline $, plus donate to this event when we get there.

    1 · August 19, 2013

    • David D.

      I sure hope so! It's a bit of a drive but totally worth it.

      And we have a special code for anyone who wants a hotel room. Details are on the website under Lodging.

      September 28, 2013

  • David D.

    A video about the event:

    http://vimeo.com/75286026

    September 28, 2013

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