Schedule of Events

The 2017 Convention will be held from August 11-13 with plenty of organized and extracurricular activities for everyone to enjoy the beautiful setting, spending time with other Libertarians, and advancing the cause of liberty.

Friday Evening, August 11
  • Please plan to arrive on Friday evening so you have time to unpack your bags, get dinner and drinks with old and new friends alike, and prepare yourself for the next two days of important work.
Saturday Morning, August 12
  • 7:00 a.m. - Southern Breakfast at Lake Lure Inn
  • 8:30 a.m. - Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. - Welcome - James Hines, Convention Committee Chair
  • 9:00 a.m. - Start of Business Meeting - LPNC Convention Rules
    • Remembrance of Roger Lee Wrights - Thomas Hill
    • Call to Order - Brian Irving, State Chair
    • Secretary's Report
    • Adoption of Agenda
    • State of the Party
    • Reading of Resolutions
    • By-Laws Committee Report - View LPNC By-Laws
  • Noon - Recess
Saturday Afternoon, August 12
  • 12:00 p.m. - Buffet Lunch at Lake Lure Inn
  • 12:00 p.m. - "Being a Concealed Weapon" by John Sophocleus (Talk given during lunch)
  • 1:00 p.m. - Surprise Event
  • 1:15/1:30 p.m. - "Growing Local" by Larry Sharpe
  • 2:15/2:30 p.m. - "Introduction to Campaign Management" by Dena Espenscheid
  • 4:00 p.m. - Recess
Saturday Evening, August 12
  • 5:00 p.m. - Gala Dinner with Larry Sharpe
  • 7:00 p.m. - Sunset Cruise on Lake Lure
  • 8:00 p.m. - Bonfire Beach Party with Live Music by Ashley Heath
Sunday Morning, August 13
  • 7:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. - Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. - Second Business Session
    • Resolutions (Voting)
    • Election of Party Officers
    • Election of At-Large Members of the Executive Committee
    • Election of the Judicial Committee
    • Other Business
  • Noon - Convention Adjourns
View LPNC Convention Rules View LPNC By-Laws

Rooms at the Lake Lure Inn & Spa are limited... register by April 8 to save your spot!

Details of Ticket Options

EventGala Convention Pass ($99)Full Convention Pass ($75)Business Convention Pass ($10)
You can purchase tickets to the following individual events or save money with a Convention PassIncludes all meals and all events EXCEPT Sunset CruiseIncludes all meals and events EXCEPT Gala Banquet dinner & Sunset CruiseIncludes only official LPNC business and selected other events
Saturday "Southern Hospitality" BreakfastINCLUDEDINCLUDEDa la carte ($12)
Review of the LPNC By-LawsINCLUDEDINCLUDEDa la carte ($12)
Saturday Buffet Lunch & "Being a Concealed Weapon" by John SophocleusINCLUDEDINCLUDEDa la carte ($20)
"Growing Local" by Larry SharpeINCLUDEDINCLUDEDN/A
"Introduction to Campaign Management" by Dena EspenscheidOPEN TO ALLOPEN TO ALLOPEN TO ALL
Gala Dinner with Larry SharpeINCLUDEDa la carte ($29)a la carte ($29)
Sunset Cruise on Lake Lurea la carte ($15)a la carte ($15)a la carte ($15)
Bonfire Beach Party with Live Music by Ashley HeathOPEN TO ALLOPEN TO ALLOPEN TO ALL
Sunday Continental BreakfastINCLUDEDINCLUDEDa la carte ($8)
Election of LPNC Officers & Executive CommitteeINCLUDEDINCLUDEDINCLUDED
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