Upcoming Events

Forging the Bonds of Community one Gathering at a Time ...

(We look forward to adding more local ADO events as our membership community grows.  If you are an ADO Lifetime Member, and have scheduled local events or activities to be added to this page, please contact the ADO Midwife .
In the meantime, here is what's on offer:)

October 2017 - October 2018

Mid-Atlantic Region, USA

Southeast Region, USA

Nova Scotia, Canada

  • Beltaine Weekend Intensive Training:   (Memorial Day Weekend: 25-28 May at Rhosyn Ddraig Grove House) Subjects are tailored to the needs of attending ADO members. Duration: 4 days.  [ADO Lifetime Members only.  Pls. RSVP by 30 April 2018.]
  • 2018 ADO Tribes Gathering:  (29 Sept-6 Oct at Huff Hill, Virginia; hosted by Rhosyn Ddraig Grove) Annual Members Gathering for training, community-building, Tribes Rebirthings (new member inductions), Dreams of Calling, and Ritual Ceremony. 2018  Focus: Traditional lore & songs, forms of Ritual Ceremony; review and practice Tribes Rebirthing Ceremony & DoCs. Duration:  1 week.   [ADO Lifetime Members only.  Pls. RSVP by 15 May 2018. Payments for accommodations are due by 15 June, and are nonrefundable after 15 August 2018.]
  • Sun, Moon & Stars Ritual Ceremonies at Rhosyn Ddraig Grove:   (Last night of DM and first night of FM, 6:30pm at the Grove House, or 5:30pm when Moon falls on a Wednesday) Traditional Avalonian Cycle Ceremonies for Hearth, Henge, and Grove. Duration:  3 hours.  [ADO Lifetime Members only.  Pls. RSVP no later than 3 days before Ceremony. Bring your ritual gear and a dish to pass for a brief repast after Ceremony.]
  • [Pending Final Approval]   2019 ADO Tribes Gathering:  (4-11 October hosted by Sr. Da'jeena) Annual Members Gathering for training, community-building, Tribes Rebirthings (new member inductions), Dreams of Calling, and Ritual Ceremony. 2019 Focus: Establishing a local Learning Circle and Grove. Duration:  1 week.    [ADO Lifetime Members only.  Pending final approval, pls. RSVP by 15 May 2019.]
  • (Other Events TBD)
  • 2017 ADO Tribes Gathering:  (30 Sept-9 Oct hosted by Br. Cal) Annual Members Gathering for Training, Community-Building, Tribes Rebirthings (new member inductions), Dreams of Calling, and Ritual.   2017 Focus: the Sacred Landscape, Elemental Correspondences & Metaphysical Laws, Ritual Ceremony, Traditional music and lore.  Duration:  10 days.  [ADO Lifetime Members only]
PLEASE NOTE:    Attending members are expected to donate their fair share of the cost of Annual Tribes Gathering food and accommodations. The estimated cost for each year's Gathering will be posted to the Events board in the Aspirant area of the ADO Forum. You may make your donation via PayPal at the " Join ADO " page of this website or send a personal check to the ADO PO Box. The actual costs and donations for Gatherings are reported as line items in the financial portion of the annual State of the Order Report (SoR)  available at the ADO Forum or from the ADO Midwife .

Except as specified in advance,  pets, electronic media, children, and non-members, are not permitted at ADO functions, including Grove meetings and Annual Tribes Gatherings .  If you are  hosting an event, keep pets away from work and sleep areas.  (If your job requires you to be on call, please arrange to be off duty for the duration of the event.) Urgent messages will be conveyed to you by site or ADO staff.   Members and guests who bring children to approved ADO events are responsible to ensure their safety, supervision, and appropriate conduct.   Your attendance at ADO functions is contingent upon meeting these requirements.