Carol Ford & Bob Williams


The Quiet of Winter


8072 Taylor Rd.

Westfield, NY 14787



May through October - We're here for ya'.

Blue Lightning Moon Festival

August 11 - 13, 2023

Great Music - Vending 

Fun in the Woods

Food and Fun for Everyone

We are celebrating the Dark of the Blue Lightning Moon

Join us for a weekend to relax, enjoy, meet new friends, and renew your spirit.

There will be workshops, music, ceremony, vendors, and food.  

We are planning an intimate festival with a limit of 300 participants, so plan ahead!

There are a variety of workshops planned. 

- Ritual Foraging - 

Our on-site Herbalist Amanda will lead a walk into the woods to identify magically and medicinally useful local plants. 

- Sacred Sound -‚Äč

A discussion of sacred sound with participation opportunities.

- Practical Potion Production -

Join our on-site herbalist Amanda once more as she walks you through, step by step on how to turn your herbs into salves, ointments, tinctures, and liniments. Good for ritual and everyday health uses!

- Friday Night Bardic Circle - 

Come to show off your talents or just to enjoy your fellows.

- Saturday Night -

Join the community for a meal followed by a bonfire and drumming.

- Throughout the Fest -

Bring a Book - Take a Book 

Visit the Exchange and Discover the Treasures Available

-- Festival Volunteer Opportunities are Available --

Send an Email and let us know your experience and what you would like to do. Volunteers attend the Festival Free of Charge. We'll get back to you and discuss opportunities. Contact us at: [email protected]

- Limited Seasonal Volunteer Opportunities are Available - 

Contact us via Email and let us know your skills and availability. We'll discuss possibilities. Contact us at: [email protected]

Stay tuned for more as other items get finalized.


From Route 90: Take the Westfield exit. Turn Right at the end of the ramp.

General Information

The Oxbo is focused on providing a natural camping experience - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations.

We are located in the beautiful Town of Westfield, New York.

The Oxbo is 80 acres of wooded and open campsites located on the Chautauqua Gorge. Hiking trails wander through a plateau of woodland diversity. Wildlife is abundant so beware the bear behinds.

At the Oxbo you can spend time on: hiking, bike riding, visiting nearby wineries, and shopping at local craft markets; or spend time relaxing around your campfire.

We welcome group reservations or special events. Special pricing can be arranged.

Look around and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us.

Other News

Since it's soon to be Winter, we're closed and quiet. As the land renews, we renew. Have a grand Solstice and enjoy the season.

We're still working on the site, so if there's information you'd like to see please use the 'Contact Us' feature to let us know. Namaste