10:00 Opening Announcements
10:30 Asatru Blot – Join us to celebrate autumn with the Alfs, and their Lord, Freyr. We will blot to Freyr and the Alfs and collect shiny things to give them as an offering. Presented by: Hrafn Skjoldr Kindred is an Asatru Kindred, and a KAP member of The Troth. Members are of diverse heritage and welcome all called to the Norse/Germanic gods to join them to celebrate.
11:00 Outdoor drumming ritual – Freestyle welcome to the gods through rhythm. You don’t need to know how to drum to participate. Anyone can join. Bring your own drum, but a drum is not necessary. Presented by Tyson Ernst. Tyson is an initiated High Priest in Traditional Wicca and has been practicing in the Antelope Valley for a number of years. He has a love for all things percussion and has previously taught the drum line at Highland High School.
12:00 – Celtic Witchcraft Ritual - Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox in Celtic Fashion and look into the Cauldron of Awen, and accept a gift of the Ogham. Presented by Amy Watson, Elder Priestess and Non Chaplain Worship Leader of Wiccan and Pagan services at Edwards Air Force Base. Base services are open to base employees, military, veterans and retirees or others with base access.
3:30 – Druid Ritual – Come celebrate Alban Elfed or the Autumn Equinox. Alban Elfed means “Light of the Water” and it marks the balance between day and night before darkness overtakes the light. Presented by Wayne and Shawnee Luke, who are studying with the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids through the bardic level.
Workshops and Presentations
10:30 – Introduction to Druidry. There was a time where the Druid was a teacher, priest, advisor and scholar. They were considered an elite and educated group. Today, Druidry is a Spiritual Path. A religion to some and a lifestyle to others. But what is it really? Come join Wayne Luke as he explains Druidry today. Wayne Luke is a member of Bards, Ovates and Druids. He has been practicing magical paths and belief systems for over 10 years.
11:00 – Which witch is which? The public idea of Witchcraft is quite different than the actuality of what Witchcraft truly is. Find out what Witchcraft is, where it originated, and explore some of the rationale behind what we do. This class is intended as a brief overview of Witchcraft and basic practices, addressing common misconceptions, Q&A to follow the presentation, and includes some resources for finding out more! Presented by SidheDragon has been studying Witchcraft in various forms since 1995. She joined the Antelope Valley Pagan Community in 1999. SidheDragon is a 2nd Degree Priestess from an Afrocentric coven, The Sankofa Pride (currently inactive). She is also a 3rd Degree High Priestess in the Majestic Tradition, member of Dragon’s Weyr Circle (a British Traditional Wiccan coven), a Ryuu Reiki Level I Practioner, lover of all things living, and in her mundane life…..simply a teacher.
11:30 – Kid’s Craft: Come to the kid’s booth and learn a fun craft.
12:00 – Aikido Demonstration: Christopher Hagen will give a workshop on Aikido and self defense. Aikido is a martial art that is non violent conflict resolution. It literally means Way of Harmony. Blending energy work with real life self defense
1:30 – Manifestation with Sigils: Successful manifestation depends on many things, the most important two being clarity of purpose and focus of will. In this class, I will show you how to clarify the purpose of your manifesting and teach you the tools of sigil making to as as a focus of your will. – Presented by Gina Leslie. Gina is the President of Pagan Pride L.A., Inc., and has been studying and practicing magick for many years: “My way of working is mostly intuitive and synergistic. I learn from everyone I meet. I have discovered that, for me, sigil work is the most powerful tool that I have at my disposal. I have seen very real, practical, and immediate results from working with sigils.
1:30 – Kid’s Craft: Come to the kid’s booth and learn a fun craft.
1:30 – Bellydancing by Djinn Swizzle, An improvisational style of belly dance that celebrates the beauty and diversity of all women. Some of the women here today have been dancing for years and some of them are students who are just starting out. We hope you enjoy watching us as much as we enjoy dancing for you. Djinn Swizzle is a local belly dance troupe under the direction of Faizeh Al-Zarqa
2:00 Everything Tarot. In this workshop we will learn about some historic decks examine the archtypes as seen by tarot and learn some interesting facts about tarot. about me: Cyndia. I am the high priestess for Clan of the Desert Oak. I have been practicing for the past three decades and have been reading and teaching tarot since 1990.
2:30 – Bellydancing by Djinn Swizzle, An improvisational style of belly dance that celebrates the beauty and diversity of all women. Some of the women here today have been dancing for years and some of them are students who are just starting out. We hope you enjoy watching us as much as we enjoy dancing for you. Djinn Swizzle is a local belly dance troupe under the direction of Faizeh Al-Zarqa
3:00 – Kid’s Craft: Come to the kid’s booth and learn a fun craft.
3:30 – Alchemy Workshop – Learn how to create the perfect Alchemical blend using science, botany and planetary knowledge. The workshop will also include a description Of the Alchemical process of how to use the recipes you blend for the Philosopher’s Stone. Presented by: Jymie Darling. 25 years as a practitioner, Master Occultist, Master Alchemist, Teacher and now published Author. Owner of Babylon Gardens Apothecary.
Raffles will be held at 1:00 and 4:00. Purchase your tickets early.