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California Freethought Day is hosting a very special reception on Saturday, October 14, from 7 to 10 PM, at the Holiday Inn near Cal Expo (the 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 the speakers ( Guests will enjoy live entertainment, donor recognition, and exclusive gifts.

The evening's live entertainment includes the comedy of Keith Lowell Jensen ( and the music of Roberta Chevrette ( and Marie Bain (

There's also a silent auction, with all proceeds supporting California Freethought Day. If you're interested in providing an item for the auction, please contact us (

Attend the Supporters' Reception by supporting California Freethought Day. (Purchase your ticket in advance for a $10 discount.)

2017's Special Guests

• Sikivu Hutchinson, Activist

• David Smalley, Podcaster

• Larry Decker, Secular Coalition

• David Tamayo, Activist

• Rep. Athena Salman, Assemblyperson (AZ)

• Sen. Juan Mendez, Senator (AZ)

• Thomas Smith, Podcaster

• Candace Gorham, Author

• David Fitzgerald, Author

• Elbe Spurling, Author

Be an Advocate:

A donation of $85 ($75 in advance) provides:

• admission to the reception

• a keepsake button

• water and snacks during Sunday's event

• an event poster

• recognition (program and website)

Be a Champion:

Those who donate $145 ($135 in advance) will receive:

• everything above, and

• an event poster signed by many of our speakers

• a boxed lunch at Freethought Day

• an event t-shirt


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 four champions for $485 (a $580 value).