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Roots to Sky Sanctuary|2664 West Kempton Road,, Oakland, MD | Map

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๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒฑ Beauty In The Backyard "The Chrysalis" ๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฆ‹ ๐Ÿฆ‹ Beauty In The Backyard is a transformational community experience. We inspire each other through interactive music & arts, activities & workshops, live performances, a plant-based community potluck and authentic interactions on a beautiful campground in Maryland. ๐ŸฆŽ ๐Ÿ‘ The theme is re-connection; with each-other, ourselves & nature. Beauty In The Backyard is more than just a festival. You will explore your creativity & consciousness, discover amazing art & connect with high-vibes friends, old and new. ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿฆ‹ ๐ŸŒ Come find out what makes The Backyard so Beautiful.๐ŸŒฟ #BITB #BeautyInTheBackyard #LiveMetta #PartyWithPurpose ๐Ÿ›๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿฆ‹ After three long years of covid, re-grouping and refocusing on our mission and purpose, we are beginning to emerge from our chrysalis. "The Chrysalis" is a re-uniting of The Beauty In The Backyard family as we begin to open our wings with more clarity and intention than ever before. This experience is for bringing together the community and generating energy and funds for Beauty In The Backyard to grow bigger and more impactful. The gathering is a community-run micro-festival & camping retreat with live music, interactive arts, activities, workshops, play-shops, performances, a potluck, plant walks, earth skills, meditation, yoga, delicious food, good people and incredible vibes. Our dear friends at Roots to Sky Sanctuary are hosting us this year and we are thrilled to introduce their land as home of "The Chrysalis". Roots to Sky Sanctuary (RTSS) is a BIPOC-owned partnership for social good. RTSS gathers decades of collective expertise in health and wellness, entrepreneurship, plant medicine, activism, food justice, restorative justice, education, and arts programming to create a cutting edge multi-use property serving local counties and our existing communities from metropolitan areas. "The Chrysalis" (BITB23) will be an intimate, expansive experience that will provide a space for us to re-connect, explore, celebrate and regenerate. ๐Ÿ’š FULL LINEUP OF ACTIVITIES, WORKSHOPS, PLAYSHOPS, PERFORMANCES & ACTIVATIONS COMING SOON! ๐Ÿ’š ๐Ÿฅ™ FOOD & DRINK Plant based food and a co-created community kitchen will be available. Please bring a labeled, plant-based dish or a small contribution for the community potluck on Friday evening. ๐Ÿฅ˜ ๐Ÿก LODGING Camping is included with the purchase of every experience pass. Glamping and hostel dorm beds are sold separately. ๐Ÿš PARKING Please carpool on your way to The Backyard! You never know, you may just meet your new best friend! โ™ป๏ธ Most participants are able to coordinate rides in the discussion section of our facebook event page. Re-entry is allowed for an additional $20 and the gates will be CLOSED 12am-7am daily. ๐Ÿ”’ ๐Ÿ”ฎ MORE INFORMATION & FAQs: โ€ข Please bring your own plate and cup for the potluck and food vendors. A dish washing station will be provided, and there will be a composting area for biodegradable items. โ€ข Please be prepared to take out what you bring in and leave no trace. All participants are responsible for taking all of their trash and recyclables from the venue and disposing of all items in an appropriate manner. โ—๏ธ TICKET PRICES INCREASE OVER TIMEโ—๏ธ ๐Ÿ”‰ STAY TUNED AND PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD! ๐Ÿ”‰ ๐Ÿฆ‹ BitB Facebook Event: ๐Ÿฆ‹ BitB Facebook: ๐Ÿฆ‹ BitB Instagram: ๐Ÿฆ‹ BitB Telegram Announcement Channel: ๐Ÿฆ‹ BitB Discord Chat: ๐Ÿฆ‹ See you in The Backyard! With Love, Beauty In The Backyard team ๐Ÿฆ‹