Holy Weekend Open House

About This Event

Join us all weekend for a variety of activities to celebrate Passover, Easter, and Earth Day!

Come for as much or as little as you would like. Tickets are by donation and include housing in historic Shaker buildings (if needed) as well as three continental breakfasts, three lunches, and two dinners. All of our meals are locally sourced, organic, and homemade by our lovely kitchen staff. Friday’s Passover Seder will be an additional donation separate from your initial donation.


Schedule (Subject to Change):

Friday, April 19th

3:00-5:00 – Arrivals

6:00 PM –  Passover Seder with Sarah Leila and Akbar Manolson

$20-$25 Suggested donation. If you are interested in just attending the Passover Seder please use the link above to register.


Saturday, April 20th

8:00 AM – Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM – Aramaic Lord’s Prayer with Akbar

10:00 AM – Eco-Culture: Nature, Community & Design with Kevin – Bird Language 101 & Walkabout

12:30 PM – Lunch

2:00 PM – Eco-Culture: Nature, Community & Design with Kevin – Permaculture Introduction

6:00 PM – Dinner

7:30 PM – Zikr led by Sarah Leila and Friends

Zikr is a rhythmic prayer practiced by Sufis.

Sunday, April 21st

8:00 AM – Continental Breakfast

10:00 AM – Contemplative Practices with Yaqin Aubert

11:00 AM – Universal Worship

12:30 PM – Brunch

4:30 PM – Mountain Hike led by SaMoon

6:00 PM – Dinner

7:00-9:00 PM – Screening of Living from the Heart: Universalist Sufism in America directed by Chuck Davis


Monday, April 22nd

7:00 AM – Ziraat Prayer

Ziraat uses the symbols and dynamic processes of agriculture as ways of describing the inner life, and as ways of finding a bridge between the spiritual and material worlds.

8:00 AM – Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM – Garden Tour with Meg and Nizam

12:30 PM – Lunch



We plan to add more activities, so stay tuned!

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