The 38th annual Re-Rooters Day ceremony, presented by Jay Critchley, CEO of the International Re-Rooters Society, will be held on Provincetown Harbor, Thursday, January 7th, at 4 p.m. Those wishing to attend should email [email protected] with diatribes as well as items they would like to discard and burn. Masks and social distancing are required.
The event will be especially cathartic after such a trying year. “Fire belongs to all of us; it is a cleansing element,” says Critchley, who has built an extra-large boat, and plans on burning two trees, rather than the usual one, this year. Though he had not yet chosen a theme at press time (last year it was “extractive democracy”), he had already written his Ten Commandments. —Saskia Maxwell Keller