10. It's at the State Capitol
With a nod to the importance of secular values, CFD is at the north steps of our state capitol.
9. Approachable Speakers
Get books signed, shake hands, and ask questions throughout the day with speakers and authors that look forward to meeting you.
8. Family Friendly
Thanks to Camp Quest West, we've got activities for kids. Even Uncle Sam will be there!.
7. The Supporters' Reception
Saturday evening, before the big day, is our fundraising event.
Admission includes an open bar, appetizers and desserts, nearly all of our speakers and authors, plus the live entertainment of comedian Steve Hill and singer Shelley Segal.
6. It's Outdoors
This isn't a stuffy conference, it's a festival! Bring a blanket, picnic lunch, your kids, and your pets as you sit in the shade and enjoy the afternoon.
5. Live Entertainment
We'll thrilled to have Shelley Segal return to the stage, bringing her powerful lyrics and beautiful voice to Sacramento.
4. Community Groups
Reconnect with your favorite local and regional groups, and learn about new ones!
Even local businesses are sponsoring the event.
3. Authors and Podcasters
Meet and greet published authors including Dan Arel, David McAfee, Bill Zuersher, and Elbe Spurling.
Ask your questions at the afternoon Authors and Podcasters' Panel.
2. Inspirational Speakers
National leaders like Aron Ra and David Silverman, and the internationally known Sanal Edamaruku, will take the stage. We've also got high school student activist Cidney Fisk and former Muslim Nas Ishmael.
Add community leaders like Amanda Metskas, Tom Manger, Melissa Pugh, and Rebecca Hensler... and poet Victor Harris... and it's quite the line-up!
1. Like-Minded People
The number one reason people love California Freethought Day? Spending the afternoon with hundreds of like-minded friends. It's something that you have to experience at least once a year.
and one more...
0. It's Free!
There's no cost to attend California Freethought Day!
Register for free and you'll even get a full-color program and a chance to win over $300 in door prizes.
We hope you'll join us!
-California Freethought Day Committee