Money raised for Relay for Life of Second Life: 1.4 million Lindens.
Today sees the start of our programme of events at the Home and Garden Expo.
At the Main Theatre:
4pm SLT: Lantern Release Ceremony
Every day at 4pm, there will be a special lantern release ceremony from the roof of the Main Theatre at the Expo.
Sometimes people speak, but often the event takes place in comparative silence – a break from the busyness (and the business) of the Expo – a time to reflect, remember and mourn. Set your windlight to midnight and join us – or watch from afar.
Join us for an open discussion of gachas. Is their popularity on the wane? Have the rumours of exploits discouraged people from playing? Are they a form of gambling or a way of obtaining pretty treats? Come and join the conversation!
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hope%202/111/220/33 Text and Voice
The Second Life Home and Garden Expo is now open – and it will stay open until Sunday April 7th.
There are ten regions, packed with stores ranging from small shops in malls to displays of mansions (old and new styles), with stores selling furniture and furnishings, building tools, plants and vegetation and so much more.
The monorail will take you around the ten regions, reducing lag. There are stations in all the regions – just climb the stairs and click sit to board – it’s a great way to see what’s on offer. You know what they say – let the train take the strain!
Prim Perfect and Designing Worlds have run talks at the Home and Garden Expo since (gulp) 2011 … and we’d like to invite YOU to be a part of this year’s series of talks with designers, landscapers and creatives within the Home and Garden market.
We’re planning to host events at 2pm (and, if needed, 5pm) every day. If you would really LOVE to give a presentation, but can’t make that time, contact us and we will see if we can fit you in.
We are happy to host talks, presentations, interviews, question and answer sessions and show and tell events. It’s an opportunity for designers to share ideas, for people to meet their favourite creators, for communities to come together and talk about their culture and ideas. We’re very open to hosting what YOU want to tell us about!
We are also planning to have some of our popular “Show and Tell” events and hopefully some panel discussions on Second Life.
If you would like to be a part of our programme at the Expo, please complete the form below with your topic and preferred dates and times. We will try to fit in as many people as we can!
Spanning 10 regions, the largest and longest running home and garden event in SL, The Home and Garden Expo returns the
15th March to 7th April 2019.
Exhibitors will have access to set up their displays from 11th to 13th March, and the regions will be open for preview for our blogger team on the 14th March.
The Home & Garden Expo is an event that seeks to support Relay For Life of Second Life, as well as its exhibitors and guests. Expo exhibitors are required to have two Relay For Life of Second Life 100% donation items at the Expo. These items must be new and exclusive to the Expo for the duration of the event. RFL of SL also benefits via the Gachas where proceeds are evenly split between the Creator and RFL of SL.
Creators of home and garden items of all kinds; from houses and landscaping to furniture, decor and knick-knacks
Breedables creators and markets
Builders’ resources aimed at the home and garden market
SL rental estates
SL Media covering the home and garden and/or art scene in SL
The most popular displays sell fast, so don’t wait too long, and please prepare a secondary and third option.
The Home & Garden Expo seeks to support Relay For Life of Second Life, as well as its exhibitors and guests. Expo exhibitors are required to have two Relay For Life of Second Life 100% donation items at the Expo. These items must be new and exclusive to the Expo for the duration of the event. RFL of SL also benefits via the Gachas where proceeds are evenly split between the Creator and RFL of SL.
We look at the Hunt (organised by the Meeroos and BeYou), the Breedables Fair, the Art Gallery andone of the great courtyard spaces that were prominent this year – this time for FIN. And we also talk to the designer SkyRider Varriale, who exhibited at the Expo this year, sponsored a region, and donated two houses to the popular Home Decoration competition.
And we take a good look at the twelve houses that were featured in the Decorating contest, including a fantastic slideshow from Wildstar Beaumont. And we discuss the contest with Reven Rosca who was one of the organisers, with Kaerri Rae and Saffia.
We talk to the organiser of the Expo, Nikki Mathieson, and to Stingray Raymaker, the ACS representative in Second Life, who tells us about some of the changes Relay for Life in Second Life has seen this year. We also talk to two of the designers who were at the Expo – Robert Galland and Cassie Eldamar, and of course, there’s a lantern release to see!
And there’s plenty to see of the Expo itself, including a fantastic slideshow from Wildstar Beaumont.
The grand display of Second Life's Home & Garden & Breedable creations!