Lakes Letter – November 12, 2018

TOPICS: Lakes of Fire 2019 Theme and Date Chosen | Effigy Search | Board Of Directors Seeks Volunteers

Lakes of Fire 2019 Theme and Date Chosen

Your votes have spoken! This year, we had 492 unique votes on the final 5 theme ideas submitted through our survey. Based on your votes, our 2019 theme is:


Summerween won both the best “ranked score” and the most First place votes (almost twice as many as the next entry, The Four Seasons).  Thanks to everyone who voted this year – we hope you’re prepping your skeletons in bermuda shorts!

We are also excited to announce that Lakes of Fire 2019 will be held Wednesday June 12 – Sunday June 16, 2019!

Theme, prices, ticketing criteria, and further details will come out as soon as we have them nailed down.

Effigy Search

2018 Effigy. Photo: Christopher Moeller

Effigy Council is accepting accepting submissions for this year’s Effigy!

The deadline is January 15, 2019.

If you’re interested in building the effigy, please check out the details (including deadlines, restrictions, and previous successful submissions) and submit an application!

Board of Directors Seeks Volunteers

"Volunteer a Bunch!" on blackboard. Photo: SkennedyGreat Lakes Experimental Arts, Inc. is seeking highly-dedicated volunteers to join its Board of Directors in 2019. Great Lakes Experimental Arts, Inc.

Board members are the legal face of Lakes of Fire and are directly responsible for the long term production and sustainability of the event.

Candidates would have some experience volunteering with Lakes of Fire as a Team Lead, or a Shift Lead in previous years, however, there are no prerequisites for joining our Board of Directors, other than a deep commitment to seeing Lakes of Fire continue to thrive.

If you feel you have the experience and desire to serve the organization, event and attendees through this vital role, consider filling out the Interest form before November 30th to be considered for the open Board positions.

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Skennedy & BK