Festival Activities

We will have registration and opening ceremonies starting Friday, October 20th in the afternoon. Preliminary bouts will happen on Saturday and Finals will happen on Sunday evening! Below are the Festival Activities Organized by FEMS that will happen around the slams!

  • River cypher
  • Freedom trail
  • Writing Workshops
    • Survivors Workshop with Cassandra Meyers
    • (More writing workshops to come!)
  • Writing in the garden’s/commons
  • My Thai vegan in chinatown Sunday brunch (lots of stairs)
  • Dance Party Howl at the Moon (21+)
  • Crafty/Femme Things
  • Market place to sell chapbooks & art
  • Yoga
  • music open mic
  • Queer open mic
  • POC open mic
  • T-shirt cutting

In town Thursday?

  • Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Museum is free Thursday evenings
  • Thornton’s $5 margaritas and 25 cent wings (18+) Thursday special
  • Queereoke at Midway Cafe 21+