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Welcome to Flowburger
Flowburger is a 42 hour juggling and flow arts retreat, and an experiment in minimalist flow events. There will be no classes, no DJ's, no vendors--nothing but porto potties, music courtesy of Jonah's library, and a space to use for practice, learning and connecting with friends.
This time around, celebrate the autumn equinox and kick off the season with your flowmies at our special edition Firewalk on Saturday night at sunset. The firewalk will be run by Jonah and is a sober, risk-assumed activity.
Finances will be shared after the event, expected expenses are porto potties and a stipend for maintenance and use of the land. If there is miraculously money left over it will go toward the next iteration of Flowburger and any incidental purchases made by the org to support the event.
While there is no schedule, there will be a renegade board--if you want to see a workshop, teach it!
- Fire Spinning
We will have a fuel depot, BYO fuel
We will not solicit volunteers for safety, each person is expected to safety for the next person to burn after them so no one is stuck on safety for more than a few minutes
None, food or otherwise. There are a handful of local eatery options within 10 minutes of the site, including a pretty decent pizza place called Snappy Tomato Pizza that delivers!
This time we will not have an open stage due it being a lot to conduct with the firewalk. It will return for the next burger
Some volunteers will be needed for gate, contact Jonah if interested in helping out
- Juggling Games
Games will happen again, potentially during lunch this time, weather depending
- Gate is open 6pm to midnight Friday, it will reopen at 8am Saturday.
- There are gate sales IF we have tickets left, but they end at 2pm Saturday.
- Whips with No Crackers only
- No Fire Breathing
This event will be operated in accordance with the 10 principles and our safer spaces policy. Pack everything you need to survive and have your idea of a fun time, be prepared to Leave No Trace, and above all Don't Be That Guy.
Up to 60 flowmies
Come prepared for camping on 11 acres of field and forest, with swimming pond, in Seaman, Ohio near Tranquility Wilderness Preserve and Serpent Mound. There are plenty of shaded, hike in campsites and a big, flat, accessible field near parking. Preview campsite neighborhoods and see recommended directions on the property map >
the temporal relation
Friday, September 16 - Sunday, September 18, 2022
$25 per person
Many moons ago Marvin Ong would wax poetic on his "make your own cheeseburger" philosophy. Everyone has a different definition of the perfect cheeseburger. Some people like mustard but not pickles, some want a bun, some want a donut as the bun, some don't even want cheese. In the end, only you know your perfect cheeseburger, and you're welcome to enjoy it how you like, just don't go raining on someone else's cheeseburger because they have different tastes.
After many years of co-creating events and working in the flow arts and juggling communities, the organizer Jonah has the opportunity and privilege to present this variation on the flow arts retreat cheeseburger. An event focused on keeping costs as low as possible, inspired by burns and modeled in large part on juggling conventions.
Covid Vaccination Policy
Attendees must be Fully Vaccinated or Up to Date (boosted), if able, within 6 months of the date of the event. Per the CDC, this generally means at least 2 doses, plus booster if initial series was more than 5 months before the start of the event.
Or, test at home and again at gate
Take a home Covid test before leaving for Flowburger, present a timestamped photo and take a second test at the gate (BYO test)
Or, bring PCR results
Receipt of a Covid PCR test time stamped within 72 hours
We highly encourage all attendees, even vaccinated, to test before leaving the house as Covid has grown more prevalent and effectiveness of vaccines has decreased.
Date & Time
Sep 16, 2022 6:00 PM - Sep 18, 2022 6:00 PM