An annual festival exploring society’s evolving arts, laws, and philosophies of Death through workshops, speakers, performances, and conversation.
The Natural State Burial Association hosts Death Fest as an educational forum designed to inspire, entertain, and engage the public with the green burial/ home funeral/ death positive movement.
Schedule this program in your community by contacting NSBA.
Death Fest 2019
at The Four of Wands
440 N College Ave, Fayetteville AR
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM each day . . . or
7:00 - 8:30 pm each evening (a repeat of the earlier session)
$11 per session / $27 for all 3 / Pre-Registration Required
Tickets available at www.thefourofwands.com Events tab
Tuesday, October 22
Natural Cemeteries/Earth Burial
What is the green burial movement? Where is it happening and how close are we to having this option in NWA? Can I really ‘Be a Tree’?
Wednesday, October 23
Home Funerals: How to Prepare
What is legal regarding a home funeral? What is a death doula/midwife? What are the Positives/Challenges of tending a loved one after death?
Thursday, October 24
Reclaiming the Sacrament of Death
We will discuss the concept of Death as Sacrament, reclaiming a ritual that involves active participation while embracing grief & celebrating life.