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 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 15 April 2018 and confirm 24 hours before the event. Failure to confirm will result in cancellation of your reservation.]
  • 2018 ADO Tribes Gathering:  (29 Sept-6 Oct, Cana, Virginia; hosted by Rhosyn Ddraig Grove)  Annual Members Gathering.  2018  Focus: Traditional healing, lore & songs, basic ritual ceremony. Duration: 1 week.   [ADO Lifetime Members only.  Failure to confirm will result in cancellation of your reservation.  Regrets, but there are no refunds for cancellations.]
  • Midwinter & Midsummer Candlelight Vigils:   (Sunday night closest to Midwinter and Midsummer at the Grove House, twilight)  Honouring the rebirth of the light from the longest night, and the Re-enchanting of the Land, respectively.  [Open to the public by reservation ONLY.  Pls. RSVP no later than 15 December / 15 June, respectively, and confirm no later than 24 hours before Ceremony.  Some restrictions apply.  Failure to confirm will result in cancellation of your reservation.]
  • 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. 2019 Focus: Establishing a local Learning Circle and Grove, Tribes rebirthing cermeony (review & practice), sacred Hearthfire. Duration:  1 week.   [ADO Lifetime Members only. Pending final approval.  Please confirm by 30 days before the event.  Failure to confirm will result in cancellation of your reservation.  Regrets, but there are no refunds for cancellations.]
  • (Other Events TBD)
  • [Pending Final Approval]   2020 ADO Tribes Gathering:  (Dates TBD; hosted by Br. Cal) Annual Members Gathering.  Tenative 2020 Focus: Energy Work, Traditional Healing, Ritual Ceremony, Sacred Landscape & Star Temples, Sacred Hearthfire.  Duration:  10 days.  [ADO Lifetime Members only.  Please confirm by 30 days before the event.  Failure to confirm will result in cancellation of your reservation.  Regrets, but there are no refunds for cancellations.]
  • (Other Events TBD)
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 contribute your share via PayPal donation at the "Join ADO" page of this website or send a personal check to the ADO PO Box. Please include a message specifying that your donation is to be applied to "ADO Event Expenses".  Event expenses and donations are included 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 by the ADO in advance,  pets, electronic media, children, non-members, and unregistered guests, are not permitted at ADO functions, including Grove meetings and Annual Tribes Gatherings .  As a matter of health and safety, event hosts are asked to 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 at all times, and to ensure their behaviour conforms to ADO requirements.   Your attendance at ADO functions is contingent upon meeting these requirements.

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