Established in 2014, the VW MOOC (Virtual Worlds Massive Online Open Course) is a month-long course on connecting online for collaborative learning and teaching through Second Life and other virtual spaces. The event runs from September 1st through 30th. Learn more at facebook.com/groups/vwmooc
Celebrate the Hindu festival of Ganpati Chaturthi at the Zaara region! The welcome ceremony will start on September 19th at 10am PT and then there will be daily prayers at 10am PT until September 24th. There will also be contests you can participate in. People from all faiths and cultures are encouraged to join in and enjoy the festivities. Ganpati Bappa Morya!
Welcome to Halloween 2023 Attractions at The French Farm! Visit the pumpkin patch, go trick or treating, and stop by the barn to see the animals. If you dare, then step into the haunted woods and corn maze, then find your way out of the escape cabin. Rezzing is open to everyone to take photos. Please be mindful and pick up any prims afterward.
In this Carapace, dead cells come to life in the formation of structures resembling shells, nails, and hair. The surface reveals the presence of microorganisms, symbolizing the symbiotic relationship between the body and the microscopic beings that inhabit and constitute it. The work highlights the rigid conformation and elasticity of keratin as structures that protect, adorn and arm living beings.
Planet Tambalya is an art exhibit at SLEA by AmandaT Tamatzui. The theme is Sci-fi whimsical, so you are welcome to enjoy the colourful world, and get a Tambalyan passport which will make a good memento. There will be monthly events with gifts and other fun times. Make sure you use shared environment especially when you ride the rockets/shuttles up into space!
Celebrate 10 Years of The Saturday Sale weekend sales event with a full month-long party! Many of your favorite designers in one place offering the best new and exclusive deals at your favorite Saturday Sale prices! They even left a gift for you to take home! It runs from Sunday, September 3rd through Sunday, October 1st!
Explore and create memories at Evolving Images pumpkin patch, fall nature path, fall foliage, haunted house, forest, and graveyard. There are lots of photo opportunities, and even photo contest winner exhibits at the top level of the Fall Main Hall. There is also a food truck, fall desserts, a witches' shop, a Halloween party shop, and Autumn furnishings and decor. Hunt for L$1 gifts throughout the region.
Wander into the past and explore the various activities of the Mieville Renaissance Faire! It's a gridwide hunt with rides, pirates, a huge market village, and more! Join them for social meets and dancing too. The event runs from September 1st to 24th.
Autumn is Coming is a shopping and treasure hunt event for the whole family. Find autumn-themed accessories, decorations, gifts, and outfits here. Try the trivia treasure hunt or take the balloon tour around the region. The event runs through 26th September. Come enjoy!
A historically inspired fantasy and science fiction expo featuring steampunk, dieselpunk, aetherpunk, historical and various styles for roleplay, and more! The event is housed in a large planetarium tower by Walton Wainwright. The event runs from September 20th to October 20th. More info at: secondlifesyndicate.com/events/syndicate-events/engine-room
Chronicles & Legends presents "The Oracles Oasis" a unique shopping event in Second Life, inspired by the mystical world of divination, including Tarot and other magical practices. From September 8th to 30th, you're invited to explore an enchanting array of creative designs from talented SL creators. Visit for a month of mystical shopping, where you can uncover the secrets of the oracles and embrace the magic. Be sure to participate in the free event hunt as well. Learn more at: chroniclesandlegends.com
The 4th annual SL Renaissance Festival features merchants, minstrels and entertainment, auctions and tournaments, and other activities. Residents will be invited to take part in role-play, jousts, archery, and more. Some Lindens and Moles are also being sent to the pillory! The event runs from September 22nd to October 1st in support of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. For more information, visit: slrenaissancefestival.com
Starting a Second Life business or buying for one? This event hosts 40+ top full perm creators that offer items in all categories, new releases, exclusives, and everything purchased at the fair can be re-sold. Many of them also offer big discounts! There are also some fantastic free gifts. The event runs from September 12th to the 30th, 2023! The last 10 days of the fair will feature the Hell of A Deal 66% OFF event with everything in a special discount section.
Once a year a portal opens leading to a world full of magic, fantasy, and dark creatures. In Halloweentown, you can walk around the cute roads with a mall and lots of decor and fall items, Go exploring a fantasy forest, Dragon's shrine, haunted houses, a castle, a horror circus, dark forest, hidden tunnels, and more! Halloweentown stays open from September 1st to October 15th!
Meet book authors and discuss your favorite books at the Second Life Book Club, a series of monthly literary-minded events with the occasional non-fiction author thrown in. Draxtor Despres will bring established as well as up-and-coming authors, poets, publishers, and indie store owners together for virtual book discussions. For more information, please visit: draxtor.com/slbookclub. Meetings are every first Wednesday at 12pm PT/SLT, all book lovers are welcome! Watch the live videos on Draxtor's YouTube channel: youtube.com/Draxtor
Transport yourself to the future with Cyber Fair! The September round is here and loaded with all the cyber-tech gadgets, clothes, and a lot more for your cyberpunk fetish. If you are a cyberpunk, cyber, sci-fi, cyber-tech, robotic, or cybernetic fan, you will love this fair! The event runs from September 6th to 26th. For more information, visit: www.access-sl.com/cyberfair
Brevin Cat Island is an educational and relaxing space to learn about our feline friends. Enjoy exhibits about cats, feline behavior, nutrition, and interesting cat breeds. Relax in the cafe among the friendly cats, watch informative video presentations, or reflect on lost pets in the Rainbow Bridge Memorial Park.
Mist Valley is home to an ancient university that has been a hub of science and education and a center of cultural and social influence since its establishment in 1216 CE. The university plays a vital role in the economy of the realm, with its activities supported by various structures. Mist Valley offers real-world education in a light-RP setting. The economy of Mist Valley is closely related to the university activity and highly supported by the entire university structure, which includes hotels, off-campus housing, daycare, an adoption center, downtown, Briarwood Estates communities, university hospitals, and more. Mistwood houses the Little Goslings Daycare and Adoption Center. MVU offers Undergraduate, Graduate, and SL Focused Programs.
The Seafarer Marine Institute is dedicated to advancing knowledge of the oceans through interactive Second Life experience. The Institute has a sustained commitment to science and education through a marine center that includes graphics and displays with informative educational materials. It also includes an underwater observation habitat with marine life and boats for use above the water.
Owning property is a fun and rewarding part of SL, so it's important to get all the facts before making the big commitment. The VRLI helps Residents make informed decisions about land ownership by providing information on topics like management, renting, and maintenance.
Learn the very basics of dancing in SL in this education center (great for newcomers) then take the free Introduction to Dance 101 class that runs 24x7. Learn to match dance styles to the tempo and music so you have more fun dancing. Bring a partner or learn on your own. You'll be a better dance partner after taking this class. More info at 2LDance.org.
Welcoming all who may be interested to visit the Awareness Gallery by the SLRandom ArtCrew on the RydenShire region. This destination is an educational resource for various medical conditions that affect people on a day-to-day basis. Spread some understanding and kindness.
Whole Brain Health on Inspiration Island, a partner of Rockcliffe Univ, provides information and offers regular activities that helps you stay fit, have fun, and stretch your mind, body and spirit! Earn honors and L$ rewards by solving quests and hunts. Make new friends in this diverse, innovative and caring community.
The goal of the VW Education Consortium (VWEC) is to bring educators together both to share what has been successful and to tackle obstacles across virtual platforms and communities. For more information contact: Valibrarian Gregg, Elli Pinion, or Dodge Threebeards.
The Virtual Pioneers group was founded in 2007 by a small group of historically-minded avatars that enjoy using virtual environments to learn and explore. Join them in Second Life at their frequent meetings where they tour or have historically themed events. More info at virtualpioneers.org
SORBET is an acronym for Socially Responsible Behavior through Embodied Thinking. The SORBET Project is a learning activity in response to the changing settings of learning in the context of COVID-19. The SORBET Project aims to give learners a more grounded understanding of the need to develop the new habit of safe-social-distancing, beyond just a declaration of ‘head knowledge’.
Spanish with Eugenia is an educational project focused on teaching Spanish as a second language. Maestra Eugenia Calderon uses Second Life because this world, as an immersive environment, is a great tool to teach. Classes for basic, intermediate and advanced students. Contact Maestra Eugenia Calderon to schedule an interview.
Located in historic Nova Albion with a view facing Yamato and the Ahern welcome area, this area serves as a small information location and hangout for explorers of the Second Life mainland. Ample seating for discussions with voice-enabled, resources on both the local area and other notable mainland locations, and of course, snow cones served by a robot.
The four levels of Inspiration Island offer more than 60 innovative events and interactive exhibits promoting well-being in Body, Mind, and Spirit. Their primary project for 12 years has been Whole Brain Health, and their collective of creative, compassionate individuals from all over the world welcomes you to a rich journey of discovery and community!
Cypris Chat strives to provide an educational, fun and interesting environment for English learning and teaching. Members have the chance to be part of a living community surrounded by others who are learning, teaching or simply interested in speaking English with people from around the world.
Established in 2008, Builder's Brewery is one of Second Life's oldest destinations for learning. Visit and take a free training class and learn all about building, textures, scripting, mesh, animations, and more. Join their 3x award-winning group, and there is even a Sandbox for builders. Check their website for their schedule of educational events. More info at buildersbrewery.com
ARCHI21 is an ongoing EU-funded project, combining learning and teaching of, in and through the fusion of languages, architecture and design. Dynamic spaces and places designed and built by students, faculty and architects support the experimentation, experiential learning and professional development in the evolving process of knowledge building across disciplines, professions and countries.
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