Consider weather, holidays, we need time to organize Match up with 5/8/11 (or 8/5/11 as Americans write it, or 2011.08.05 :P ) August 5th 2011? Or choose our own date?
-i was under the impression the EU one was pre-uni for the students. It would be nice to match up, but not necessary.
Consider other events around that time
-National Rainbow gathering (likely Washington), July 1-7
-Burning Man- End of August/early September
-University students go back to school end of August/ early September
Assume it starts on a Friday? Any reason not to? -Any reason TO? One reason to start on a Friday is for people with standard-schedule jobs - both prospective hitchers (like Rob from 2010 who got his first hitchhiking experience between Denver and Boulder) and locals who want to check it out.
|July 1||Monday is a holiday, so this is a 3-day weekend||Start of Rainbow Gathering, Rainbowers will be busy|
|July 8||Rainbow Gathering just ended, perfect timing?||Rainbow Gathering just ended, too soon?|
|July 15||Rainbow Gathering ended a week ago, allows people time to show up|
|August 5||Same weekend as EU gathering, could be cool||Someone might want to attend both?|
|August 19||George is busy. Lily, too! Likely Robin, as well.|
|August 26||Burning Man starts on the 29th, burners will be busy getting ready|
|September 2||During Burning Man|
|September 9||Burning Man just ended on Sept. 5th, burners will be burnt out and needing sleep in a real bed...|