Monday, August 13, 2007

Extravablogiversapaloozathon 2007


I know I've posted a couple of false starts on this inevitable event, but now it's time to make it happen.

Extravablogiversapaloozathon 2007 will take place, and this is how we'll do it:

On a Saturday night in September, we'll have a three part celebration of all things BlogAsheville.

Part One from 4-5:30pm will be hanging out, having cocktails or coffee, and inviting anyone who's ever been curious to "Meet the Bloggers". Invite your readers and the blogcurious.

Part Two from 6pm-8:30pm will be dinner and the BlogAsheville Blog Awards. Only folks who come to dinner will be able to vote, but everyone will get to make nominations.

Part Three from 9pm until the end will be the bash at the home of a lucky and as-yet-unidentified Asheville blogger.

You can come to any or all of the events and bring your family and friends.

In addition to all the bloggers at BlogAsheville, I'll be inviting the intrepid bloggers from the Asheville Citizen-Times and Mountain Xpress. Congressman Heath Shuler, a blogger himself, will also be invited. When you receive an invitation in your email box, please RSVP ASAP, so arrangements can be made for the dinner location.

I'm asking everyone to tell me in the comments or via email -

(1) Which date? September 15 or September 29;
(2) What awards categories should we use?

Extravablogiversapaloozathon 2007 is a recognition of our talents, our community, and our growing numbers. It's a chance to fall in love all over again.

14 comments:

Edgy Mama said...

September 29!!!!

Screwy Hoolie said...

...just got an email vote for for the 15th...

1000 black lines said...

I'll be out of town both those dates. Odd, how these events seem to fall on dates when I am traveling.

Jennifer Saylor said...

Either one works for me!

Edgy Mama said...

Yeah, we plan it that way, Mulder.

Kidding, kidding--it's been forevah since I've seen your face.

Jer said...

Both dates work for me.

Jim Jenkins said...

Either works for me.

I liked the mix of the awards last time. How about just using the same categories?

George the Bastard said...

Unfortunately for you all, either day works for me.

Screwy Hoolie said...

Same categories can work...

Here's last year's categories and winners

mygothlaundry said...

Either one works for me tentatively.

Edgy Mama said...

Okay, so it's the 29th?

I like the award cats from last year, Screwy!

shewhoeats said...

Best new blog?

Screwy Hoolie said...

shewhoeats,

Yeah, with the caveat that it has to have started since the last blog awards. I like it.

Edgy,

The 29th it is.

Jennifer Saylor said...

I like all the categories too, and I love the idea of Best New Blog. Maybe Best Craft Blog, too?