Labor Day Gathering: Limitless Possibilities

September 3 - 7, 2020
When trying to understand something new we often put bookmarks on it, trying to contain it, often focusing on what it isn’t. Sometimes we get stuck in the past saying things like, “That’s the way it has always been”, or “That is the way it is”. We impose self-limits, holding ourselves back, becoming our own worst critics. What if we could exist in a world without constraints? What liberties would we grant ourselves? What liberties would we demand?

LOVE=STRENGTH Billy Halloween Gathering

If I Can't Dance, it's Not my Revolution! ~ Emma Goldman How do we fortify ourselves during these tumultuous times, right before the election? We harken back to Act Up, meeting despair with a blend of Community, Joy, and Activism. Please join us as . . . We come together in community, settle into our […]


MidWinter Gathering: Envisioning the Possibilities

Envisioning the Possibilities 2021 For the Future of the Billys The Board of Directors invite you to participate in a fun and loving event and to have a say in what directions the Billys will go in our future. Whether you are planning to attend the Gathering or not, the Billy Board of Directors invites […]

Billys of All Cultures Together!

Come experience the diversity at our online May Day gathering As warm weather returns to the Northern Hemisphere, change is in the air. The monotone gray of winter has faded to give way to explosions of color. The trees and the grasses slowly awaken from their long winter’s slumber. Flowers in a thousand colors bloom […]


Summer Gathering

Saratoga Springs Retreat Center 10243 Saratoga Springs Road, Upper Lake, CA

Billy Beach Blanket Bingo Babylon It has been difficult going since our Billy Community last met for an in-person gathering for Mid-Winter in early 2020.  Although we were aware the COVID-19 coronavirus was starting to spread around the globe, none of us really imagined we’d end up living through a 16-month pandemic before the opportunity […]


Fall Gathering

FALL GATHERING IS CANCELED due to concerns about COVID-19   Come join us! This year’s Fall Gathering comes at the end of summer over Labor Day weekend. In preparation for the cooler months to come, we’ll be soaking up the last warmth of summer in the beautiful, natural surroundings of Saratoga Springs. We anticipate a […]

Winter Gathering

Come Together! Come Together in Celebration, in Compassion, in Community, and in Creativity. Come Together in Celebration with your Billy Brothers and Kin for The Billy Winter Gathering at Saratoga Springs from Tuesday, December 28th through Sunday, January 2nd! Come Together in Compassion! Hold heart-space for each other as we emerge from our cocoons of […]

Spring Gathering 2022

Spring Gathering: An Exploration of Touch, Intimacy, and Love at Saratoga Springs Retreat Center in Lake County, California. After a long, cold winter, Saratoga Springs is awakening with the colorful energy of Spring!  The sun blesses the land with light and warmth longer each day.  The green of new grass shoots, leaves, budding flowers, and […]

Summer Gathering (Reg. closed)

REGISTRATION CLOSED Sun. 6/19 11:59 "ORIGINS: Evolution" - "Sowing the Seeds of Love" Where do we come from? Where are we going? Why do we Gather? Points to ponder: Perhaps it's time to take a long, measured view through the looking glass? Do you like what you see? What changes would you like to make? […]