2019 Gateway Burn Calendar of Events

Events going all day every day!

Gateway Burn Post Office @ Pussy Magic

  • Mail some snarky greetings to your burner family via the Gateway Burn Post Office. Postcards and writing utensils are available, no postage necessary. Your disgruntled postal person will be delivering postcards via the Asshole Express daily. morning. Gateway Burn Post Office is located at Pussy Magic.

Hide the Sausage

  • Plantdrew and Jellybean will be playing hide the sausage all weekend long. Find the hidden sausage and bring it back to Suncents Cafe and take your pick of one of our fabulous prizes

Community coloring poster @ Joy of Art

  • 11 large posters will be available to color as a community. 1 poster will be out at a time and replaced with a new one when completed. Come color a little or color alot, markers will be provided but please feel free to use colored pencils, crayons, ect if you have it with you! Smaller coloring books with also be provided if you’d like to take a page with you.

Flag Creation Station @ Pussy Magic

  • Pennant/Flag creation station has all the supplies you need to make your own personalized Burn flag. Want to celebrate the theme? Draw it , want to tell everyone you like butts? Then draw that too!
    Fabric flags, markers, stencils and space all provided for you in a wide array of colors.
    Brought to you by Gateway Art Support and Pussy Magic.

Joy of Art

  • The Joy of Art, A DIY theme camp for making art 24/7 fully supplied like a grade school art class

Burning with a Different Sense  (Supplies at HQ!)

  • Look for the pandas!
  • A burn is an amazing cacophony of sensory inputs! Come explore the difference when one of those senses is diminished or removed. Tools and supplies are available at HQ! to wander our burn with a sense or ability diminished, make notes of your experience, and create a response in words or art to explain what you discovered. Explore the event, stop by and get stamped at any camp participating, try something new, make art of your own experience! This project is on-going, self-service, and at HQ! Any questions or interest, find me – E – at HQ! or my home camp, Strategic Plans. (location does not indicate any official involvement, it was just convenient.)

Giant kerplunk!  @ Pussy magic

  • Come play on a giant kerplunk set!  Challenge a friend (or friends) to see who’s going to pull the wrong stick and cause an avalanche of balls!  Get yo game on!

Menstruation Station @ Pussy Magic

  • Anything you can do, I can do bleeding! We will have an array of disposable menstrual products for anyone who needs them. Swing by and take what you need from the magic pussy. Having your period at a burn is rough, let us relieve some of that burden.

Thursday June 6, 2019

Specific Timed Events

1:00 PM Flesh Marinade @ Shark Jesus

  • Interactive Exfoliating Body Scrub! We use warm, purified water, sand, salt, soil harvested on-site, and a refreshing essential oil to create a bug resistant and sunlight blocking skin treatment 🙂 Apply it yourself, bring a friend, or ask one of us for a hand. Marinade your flesh, while you still can 😉

7:00 PM Old School Hip Hop

  • Sonia will play old school hip hop for an hour

8:30 PM Just Keep Spinning! @ Spin City

  • Not enough focus on spinning at your burn? Have no fear! Spin City is the perfect remedy! I spin, you spin, we spin, the world spins!!! C’mon y’all! Let’s get DIZZY!

FRIDAY JUNE 7, 2019

Events at a Specific Time

9:00:00 AM Cowboy Breakfast @ Suncents / Wagon Camp

  • All that sparkle pony wranglin’ got you hungry? Then come on down to Suncents and Wagon Camp for a hearty breakfast of ham, eggs, and beans.
  • Wear your finest rustlin gear and enjoy the best western music with your meal
  • BYO plate and utensils.

10:00 AM Bloody Mary Morning @ Campoween 18+ Event

  • Come join us for some chants to wake Bloody Mary. She’ll provide a luscious bar to make your commemoration to her through her favorite beverage. Adorn your bloody mary with slabs of bacon, even some cocktail shrimp and yes all the regular fixings included. Your choice of a gin mary or vodka. Come get the day started right with this bloody mixer.

11:00 AM Whiski’s Walking Game Library @ roaming Whiskey

  • Whiski will have a backpack full of games small enough to carry in a backpack. If you see her and feel like a game, stop her and she will play with you!

12:00 PM Kids Dance Party @ Shark Jesus

  • Shake your booty to some fun tunes from some of your favorite family films. Bring the kids or bring your own inner child, just don’t forget your dancin’ shoes. Singing along is strongly encouraged, the louder the better.

12: 45 PM         Family Choir + The March on Ebola

  • Come join in your burner family at the effigy, to sing this year’s family choir. Come sing your heart out in the pursuit of happiness, love, and downright shenanigans. Event will probably be followed by The March on Ebola, for Big Bird’s Blender Bonanza @ Ebola.

1:00 PM            Big Bird’s Blender Bonanza @ Ebola 18+ event

  • Delicious banana margaritas, with a special gift for all attendees. Bring your cups!

1:00 PM Flesh Marinade @ Shark Jesus

  • Interactive Exfoliating Body Scrub! We use warm, purified water, sand, salt, soil harvested on-site, and a refreshing essential oil to create a bug resistant and sunlight blocking skin treatment 🙂 Apply it yourself, bring a friend, or ask one of us for a hand. Marinade your flesh, while you still can 😉

1:00 PM Sensory Science: Wild Style! @ HOIR island  

  • Join DJ Wildstyle for a selection of sensory science fun! Make something at the slime bar, squish in a tiny pool of magic marbles, play with a non-newtonian fluid, sculpt with air clay, and more! At 1pm Friday and Saturday, Wild Style will have special sensory and tasty projects for friends to make and enjoy! Come play as long as the lights are on!

1:00 PM Shameless Shibari @ Love cats  18 + Event

  • Interested in learning the ropes? We’ve got you covered! Here’s hoping you’re not too tied up with other things to come! ;3

2:00 PM Express Yourself @ Sunscents

  • Beads become the dots and dashes of Morse code. Create a bracelet or necklace that expresses exactly what you have to say

2:00 PM Fire building class @ Large second Fire Ring

  • This is a boy scout style fire building and safety class. How to build a fire without any accelerants is a basic camping skill. This is open to all ages, with parent consent. We’ll talk about the A-B-Cs of combustion, what fuel to gather, how to construct, ignite, maintain, and extinguish a small campfire. After the talky portion, we’ll go collect some wood and then have a contest to see who can build a fire quickly enough to burn through a string! Come on out and play the fire building game! NB: this is entirely weather dependent..

3:00 PM Ceramic glazes with the baeses @ EZ

  • Come take it EZ with camp EZ and glaze some Ceramics for the firing on Saturday evening.

3:00 PM Poly Prattling @ Love Cats 18+ event

  • Whether you’re poly or just curious about expanding your relationships in new directions, feel free to visit and communicate about how you communicate. =3

3:30 PM Shirt Cocking and Clamming Parade: 18+ Event

  • Meet at Mother Unit’s camp and we can march from there. 18+ Event
  • Grab your favorite blouse, shirt or any old top but leave those bottoms at home. Let’s see those cocks and clams in all their glory!! If you want, make a sign and/or come with great chants.

4:00 PM Craft Beer / Wine / Mead Tasting @ Shark Jesus 18+Event

  • Bring your ID. Bring a small cup. Bring an open mind.

5:00 PM Community Closet Fashion Show @ Effigy

  • Fashion is Art!
  • The Community Closets (Spordrobe, Luna’s Closet, Vagician’s Closet, etc) have provided a wonderful, beautiful, and artistic service to our community over the years. These camps actively promote many of our principles (gifting, decommodification, participation, radical self-expression, immediacy, LNT, radical inclusion, communal effort) and help expand our communal definition of the creative experience.
  • A large portion of my burnwear came from our community closets. I know I’m not alone.
  • Join us at the effigy for a fashion show where we, the community, can model the outfits or pieces that were gifted to us through these wonderful camps.
  • Co-Hosted by Spordrobe, Vagician’s Closet, Luna’s Closet, Mac, and Coco.

5:00 pm Old School Metal Hour @ Shark Jesus

  • Sonia will play old school metal for an hour

5:00 PM Body Positivity Body Painting @ Love Cats 18+ event

  • Your body is beautiful and a canvas for art. We will have UV reactive body paint that accents your body both in the sunlight and black light. Come get painted or paint a partner or friend! 🙂

6:00 PM            The Whipped Cream Aptitude Challenge @ Ebola 18+ event

  • Balloons and skILL, may give a thrILL… mind in the clouds with puzzles so ILL.
    Do you have what it takes to beat the clock? 90 seconds. 3 challenges. 2 whipped cream cartridges

6:00 PM Naked Fashion Show @ Effigy   18+ event

  • Fashion is Art!
    • Even naked.
    • Naked is Art.
    • Strut your stuff on the runway for all to see.
    • Naked Fashion show.
    • Co-Hosted by Spordrobe, Vagician’s Closet, Luna’s Closet, Nichole, Mac, and Coco

6:00 PM Burner Halloween Face Painting & Costumes  @ Campoween

  • Don’t want to wait until October for Halloween? Well we didn’t want to wait either! Join Campoween, Gateway 2019’s Halloween theme camp, on Friday, June 7th from 6pm until dark for face painting, costuming, and trick or treats. Face painting will go until dark. We have yummy rice crispy treats, candy, and costume pieces to gift to the burn. This is a family friendly event.

6:00 PM Revolutionary Radio Hour and People’s Dance Party @ Shark Jesus

  • Burners of the world unite! Come join us for a Revolutionary Radio hour and People’s Dance Party! Listen to leftist music, drink comrade cocktails and help us make the revolution come a little bit quicker. ✊

8:00 PM Sexy Story Time @ Love Cats 18+ event

  • If you have a story of your sexual adventures, or misadventures, we want to hear it! Tell us about your hottest experience, or the day things went hilariously wrong. You can also read some erotica you’ve written or share all the details of your sexiest fantasy. If you don’t want to share a story, just come and listen and find out all the weird stuff your fellow burners are into.

8:30 PM            Just Keep Spinning 2 @ Spin City

  • Didn’t get enough spins last night? Have no fear! Spin City is back again for another night of spinning. Let’s get Dizzy….AGAIN!

9:00 PM            Luminosity Inferno Fire Jam @ Ebola

  • Fire performances from your local burn community. Any, and all fire tools are welcome. Do you want to perform, and show how you put the ILL in skILL? Bring your gear! Any “responsible” attendees can perform, if they’d like to

10:00 PM BDSM Impact Play Scene @ Love Cats 18+ event

  • Enjoy a fun, kinky impact scene while you cuddle and relax

SATURDAY June 8, 2019

Events at a Specific time

9:00 AM            Yahhh Toast!!!! @ TBD

  • Enjoy the gift of French toast for Saturday breakfast from salamander and tugboat and a burner to be named.

11:00 PM Jewels on the Mountain @ HOIR Island

  • The “rooms” of the Water Mountain “mansion” have secrets to share! Start in the Hall, find the Guest Room, Library, Dark Cellar, and finally make your way to the Attic where you will have to use your smarts and the right tools to defeat the Jewelmaster and collect a prize!
  • (NOTE: NO part of this game is at the actual house near the event entrance. PLEASE, DO NOT TRESPASS!!)
  • Look out for the challenging obstacles in each room! Your tools will help you but you may also have to leave them behind. (No MOOP, please. Secure them at the provided location.) A wrong move may send you back to “Start,” cause you to “drop” your tool, or make you act out the consequence! (How high will you hop if you are turned into a frog??) Find the right tool for the job, however, and you are rewarded. This game can be played by groups of players or individuals

12:00 PM Werewolf @ Campoween

  • Come hang with old friends or meet- or possibly eat- new ones in a game of Werewolf. Players (as few as 7 and as many as 75) will attempt to figure out who is a werewolf over the course of several game days and nights. Each day the majority will choose a player (hopefully a werewolf) to eliminate. Each night, the werewolves will eliminate a villager. The trick is that only the werewolves know their true identities.

1:00  PM Flesh Merinade @ Shark Jesus

  • Interactive Exfoliating Body Scrub! We use warm, purified water, sand, salt, soil harvested on-site, and a refreshing essential oil to create a bug resistant and sunlight blocking skin treatment 🙂 Apply it yourself, bring a friend, or ask one of us for a hand. Marinade your flesh, while you still can 😉

1:00 PM Self-Tie Self-Suspension Class @ Love cats 18+ event

  • A beginners class where participants may have the opportunity to do a quick and dirty suspension if they want.

1:00 PM Sensory Science: Wild Style! @ HOIR island  

  • Join DJ Wildstyle for a selection of sensory science fun! Make something at the slime bar, squish in a tiny pool of magic marbles, play with a non-newtonian fluid, sculpt with air clay, and more! At 1pm Friday and Saturday, Wild Style will have special sensory and tasty projects for friends to make and enjoy! Come play as long as the lights are on!

1:30 PM       Art Raffle @ Camp Sugar

  • Community Art Raffle. Drop off your creations to Camp Sugar, prior to 1:00pm Sat, a self service collection tote will be available 24/7.

    Sat at 1:30 we will give out raffle tickets and start drawing winners. Donating art isn’t required to enter. All ages, art mediums, and skill levels are encouraged to donate!!! We love all the creations.

1:30 PM          Leads Meeting @ FAST camp

  • This meeting is for any lead that is associated with burning down the effigy,

2:00 PM            Ebola’s Green Thumb POTluck @ebola 18+ event

  • Are you hung over? Did you go to hard on Friday? We have the perfect thing for you! We will have many special goodies lined up for all attendees

2:00PM           Mandatory meetings Fast Talks to: @ FAST

  • Fire Safety, Perimeter, Medic, Quad Chief, EC, Sandpeople
  • Perimeter meeting
  • SOFT CLOSE of the Effigy

3:00 PM            It’s Bubblegum, Bitch. @ Ebola

  • Special audio appearances by Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, Katy Perry, and the one… and only…. JT!!! (Squeeeee!) All your favorite bubblegum bangers, with a dash of sweetness on the side

3:00 PM 2nd Annual Lawn Dart Tournament @ Sunscents

  • Do you like to take risks? Then stroll on over to Sunscents and play the game the USA banned in 1988 for being responsible for the deaths of  three children. *major side eye at Congress and the NRA. – Sober adults only. And remember, you signed a waiver. There may be snacks and prizes.

3:00 PM The Complete Pervert presents: Advanced Ideas for Love Making  @ Love Cats 18+ event

  • Topics include ways to spark up any sexual relationship such as
    • Communication
    • Extreme Role Play Ideas
    • Sex on a budget
    • Also a hands on project you can take home with you.
    • So if you are looking for new ideas to try in the realm of sex, swing by Love Cats at 3pm Saturday.

4:00 PM            Whose Burn is it Anyways!? @ Shark Jesus

  • It’s a fun Improv show. Loosely based on the TV show whose line is it anyways?

4:00 PM Burner Halloween Trick or Treat

  • Join Campoween, Gateway 2019’s Halloween theme camp, on Saturday, June 8th at 4pm-ish for trick or treating with a twist: We’re coming to YOU for tricks, treats, or whatever you’ve got! Have your bad (dad?) jokes ready and get a treat, or get your costume on and join the parade. This is a family friendly event.

4:00 PM       HARD CLOSE of the effigy perimeter

5:30:00 PM       Big Mike’s Taco POTluck

  • Extravaganza You all know and love Mike Howell. He is an amazing human being that loves feeding all you dirty, beautiful burners. Bring your plates! Chicken and vegetarian tacos will be available, while supplies last. Feel free to bring any dishes you’d love to share with the community, also

5-5:30 Art piece Burns

6:00  PM Get your EZ a$$ fired at camp EZ

  • Come watch the kiln get lit AF. It’s gonna be fire!

6:00 PM Sex and Consent Show @ Love Cats 18+ event

  • Some sexy times out in the open for your enjoyment. Come by and check us out. ;3

7:30 perimeter, sand people appear for Hard close

8:15-9:30 Fire show

9-930 Effigy ignition start burn

Sunday June 9, 2019

Noon Leads post mortem at HQ!