June 23, 2024

FAQ – For the 2015 LovEvolution Gathering

When does the entrance open? The entrance opens at noon on Friday. Please do not arrive before noon.

When does the event end? Monday at noon is check out time.  Be sure to bring the LovEvolution with you out into the “default” world 🙂 Those staying beyond noon are invited to help pack and clean up “Camp LovEvolution” during “Labor of Love Day”.

What are the box office/check in hours? The check in gate is open from noon to 10pm on Friday and from 9am to 7pm on Saturday. Event will be closed to any new entries after 7pm Saturday. Please arrive during open gate hours and purchase your tickets in advance online at Event Brite.

Are one day tickets available? We encourage everyone to come for the whole three day event so that we can create a true container for this Gathering. Therefore, we only offer weekend passes. However, attendees can arrive as late as Saturday at 6pm  if they can’t arrive on Friday.

Who do I contact regarding ticketing questions? Call Patrick (Kernel Love Joy) at 612 385-3563 or email MagicLoveBus@gmail . .

Is this event all ages? Yes, kids of all ages are welcome and we will be offering a kid’s village. However, minors (under 16) must be accompanied by an adult. People age 15 and Under and over 60 are FREE.

Pet Policy – Dogs are allowed on property but must be on a leash at all times, as required by the property owners. Only certified “service dogs” are allowed in the buildings.

Can I still volunteer to participate? See details and available positions.

Will there be showers and bathrooms? Yes, showers and bathrooms will be available for those staying in the cabins and tents. Please bring your own towels and toiletries.

Where should I park? There is a designated parking area in the main field. When you arrive and check in you’ll be guided as to where to park.

Will there be car camping? No. However, cars will be able to park relatively close to the tent camping area.

Is camping and food included in the ticket price? Yes, general admission includes tent camping or a bed in a bunkhouse cabin and two free vegan meals each day (brunch and dinner).

Can I bring my RV or Bus? RV’s and Buses are allowed to park in the general parking area. However, the owners of Camp Hope – the City of Canton – ask that RV owners sleep in either a bunk house or in the tent camping area.

Does it cost extra to park an RV or Bus? No.

Are there hookups / electricity for RV’s? No. There will not be hookups or electricity for RV’s.

Where is the event located? Camp Hope (Camp LovEvolution) in the Pisgah National Forest is less than one hour from Asheville, North Carolina just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Address: 312 Camp Hope Road in Canton, NC. We recommend taking the Blue Ridge Parkway for the most scenic drive to the camp. The facility is well equipped with a large lodge, kitchen, covered pavilion/band stage and eight bunk house cabins.

What should I bring? Bring your own bedding, pillows, yoga mats and towels for the bunk beds or a tent if camping outside. Two free healthy vegan communal meals will be served each day (Brunch and Dinner). If you enjoy dairy and or meat, or snacks feel free to bring them for yourself and or to share.  Refrigeration will also be available in the main kitchen.

Also bring instruments to play at the dance and drumming circle, a costume for Friday night, a sacred item for the heart altar and a heartfelt gift offering for the Sunday gift sharing circle.

Is alcohol or drugs permitted? No. This is a drug and alcohol free event. We encourage you to be clear and fully present.

Will there be kitchen facilities and refrigeration available?  The main kitchen in the lodge building is off limits to attendees. However, there will be a spare fridge available for guest and ice available for coolers.

Will there be vendors and can I vend? In the spirit of gifting and non commodification, there will be no official vending, including food at event.  However, attendees are welcome to barter, gift or sell among each other.

Will there be an ATM (cash machine) on site? No. There will be no ATM on site.

Do I need to bring water? No, we will have free drinkable water available. However, do BRING YOUR OWN REUSABLE WATER VESSELS!

Will ice be available? Yes and free.

Can I bring my renegade sound system into the camping area? No. But drums and acoustic instruments are welcome to play up until 11pm.

Is there cell phone coverage at the venue? Limited. The best reception is Verizon.

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