American Atheists Convention this Weekend!!

This should be fun at the 50th Anniversary of the American Atheists in Austin, Texas this weekend: Dinner with Atheist Stars

On Thursday, March 28, at 7:00pm American Atheists will host a Dinner with the Stars event during our 50th Anniversary National Convention. This dinner will feature luminaries of the atheist community and many of your favorite American Atheists. Following dinner, we will hold a fundraising auction with a number of exciting and rare items. To attend, please sign up when registering to attend the convention or contact Development Director Nick Fish. Tickets are $250. 

Special guests include: 
  • Pete Stark, former United States Congressman
  • Jay Jay French, Twisted Sister lead guitarist
  • A.C. Grayling, Philosopher & Author
  • Greta Christina, Author & Blogger
  • Matt Dillahunty, Blogger & Vlogger
  • Katherine Stewart, Author & Activist
  • Dr. Hector Avalos, Biblical Scholar
  • Teresa MacBain, Former Preacher
  • Cristina Rad, International Blogger
  • David Silverman, American Atheists President
Among the items to be auctioned are the following: 
  • First Edition works of Robert Ingersoll
  • Illustrated Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, signed by the late Douglas Adams
  • One week accommodations for a Costa Rican vacation (airfare not included)
  • Selected pieces of art from the American Atheists collection
  • Mortality, by Christopher Hitchens with an autographed card
More information about the Costa Rica vacation villa, including pictures, is here. Previous guests include Daniel Dennett, who recently finished a manuscript there. The Costa Rica weeklong stay is valued at $3,600.