2018 - 5th Annual Youth Gathering will Honor Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indian's Founding Chairwoman: Margaret Dalton
Thanks to her success and passion for educating children it's been possible for NERDS to host this event the past 5 years.
Vendor/Booth attendees: Please register ONLY 1 person then add your 1 additional booth attendees name and shirt size on the SAME registration for NO MORE than 2 people per booth. The 2 booth attendees will receive meals but, at this time are being asked to dine at their booth in order to allow more students in the event room. We are also asking for all registered booths to mail their raffle/give away prize donation OR $40 for us to purchase an item before Jan. 1st.
to NERDS c/o D. Brown 115 Hillside Pl Jackson, CA 95642
STUDENTS: 7th grade - College (25 yrs and under) We are looking for 10 Students who want to speak on stage (10 mins max) to share their story or something they are proud of! We want the day to highlight success of each of you so please send a short bio and what you would be willing to share so we can add you to the daily line up! You can share a talent too, if you sing, dance, play an instrument, have something you have qualified to attend and maybe need help or just want to share the good news - ANYTHING Goes so email us at NERDS5th@gmail.com
We are collecting photos too for a fun slide show if you want to share how you engage with your community/family please email them to NERDS5th@gmail.com
BREAK OUT SESSIONS: 5 Open spots left - 45 min presentations in rooms that seat 30-40. Please email your interest with details of the session by November 15th. We will make selections by November 20th!! Student organizations are encouraged to apply to present!
ADVISORS: We ask that each adult registering as an advisor/chaperone/driver to be accompanying a minimum of 3 students. There are only 60 spaces available for adults this year and our staff will confirm student count for each adult registering.This is the only way we ensure students having a seat in the room. Thank you for understanding and your cooperation.
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Thank you & We hope to see you all soon!!!
Dahkota, Dahlton & NERDS Staff
SEE THE WORKING AGENDA FOR SUNDAY
7:30am ~ Doors Open – Rancheria Radio on site - Breakfast ready as you arrive -
8:30 ~ Morning Blessing – Dahkota Brown
*Introduction of Breakout Session Speakers with NERDS Founders Dahkota & Dahlton Brown
9:00 ~ Youth Guest Speakers:
Oliver Bear Don't Walk
Maija Cruz Bravo
Tina Bear Don't Walk
10:00-11:45 ~ Booth time, Photo Booth, Breakout Sessions
10:00-10:45 Fire Room:
11:00-11:45 Fire Room:
12:00 ~ Blessing - Lunch *Elders/adults eat 1st please
12:15 ~ Gregg Deal with Dahkota & Dahlton, dedication of Art piece of Margaret Dalton presented to Jackson Tribal
12:30 ~ Guest Speaker Gregg Deal with youth speakers OPEN to join us please APPLY NOW to speak on the panel email@example.com -
1:45-3:30 ~ Booth time, Photo Booth, Breakout Sessions
1:45 - 2:30 Fire Room:
2:45 - 3:30 Fire Room:
3:30 ~ Raffle Prizes drawn
NERDS IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE our 1st ever, Fundraiser - Dinner and Show at Jackson Rancheria Hotel
Saturday February 10th 2018
(Alcohol Free event) Mock tails available in the hotel lobby starting at 2:30
Doors open at 4pm –
Blessing by Dahkota Brown
Native Dinner served at 5pm – Braised Beef, roasted potatoes, Rancheria beans with jasmine rice, green salad, and Fry Bread with coffee & dessert following
Show starts at 6:00pm with Welcome from Dahkota & Dahlton
Gregg Deal –Nationally known artist and activist - performance art
Richie Ledreagle - Northern California Native Musician -
Marc Yaffee – Pow Wow Comedy Jam – Stand up comedy
Tanaya Winder – Nationally known Poet & performer –
Frank Waln – Nationally known Musician -
Show should conclude by 8:15
Meet and greet for photos or to purchase items from performers in lobby until 9:30pm
ALL TICKET SALES ARE DONE THROUGH JACKSON CASINO BOX OFFICE
NERDS DOES NOT HAVE TICKET ACCESS AND CANNOT HOLD SEATS
There will be 210 tickets available at $40.00 each – general admission seating
There are only 50 VIP seats available for $65.00 each - These Include front table seating, front of the line for meet & greet after the show & a swag bag with items from each of the performers
If you are pre-registered for the NERDS 5th Youth Gathering you will receive an email to the email on file you register with this year, it will contain the PRE-SALE CODE to purchase tickets for Saturday night’s dinner/show.
We hope you won’t share it with the public as this is the only chance for the youth gathering attendees to have an early opportunity to attend the show.
Pre-sale begins on November 8th at Noon
General Sale to the public begins on November 10th at Noon
1st come, 1st served with no refunds given. Tickets are being sold through the Jackson Casino event box office. If you purchase on site there is no fee. If you purchase your tickets online, there is a $5.00 per ticket fee added by the site. We cannot override this and this is not of our control.
This event is the only way we can provide the Sunday Youth Gathering for FREE and expand to include an additional 60 students!! Thank you for supporting us and we hope to see you there!