Michigan Midwest Bazaar and Witches Ball
Article ID: 15231
Age Group: Adult
Days Up: 670
Times Read: 1,647
RSS Views: 49,683
Author: Midwest Witches' Ball [a WitchVox Sponsor]
Posted: October 28th. 2012
Times Viewed: 1,647
Sponsored by: Midwest Witches Ball
Event Date(s): October 20, 2012
If I had to sum up the 16th Michigan-Midwest Witches Ball in one word, it would be: Fantastic! I was constantly amazed at the creativity of the costumes at the Ball. Since the theme of this year’s Ball was “The End of the World as We Know It”, a number of people came dressed in survivalist gear. The usual witches and wizards were in attendance, in addition to Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter, and a number of deities, including our new Queen Nephthys and King Jesus! And we can’t forget those that came in their finest formal dress. It was a stunning crowd by any standards.
There were a number of highlights beginning with the Royalty House itself, a beautiful and spacious hall for any occasion. A great choice by the Board of Directors. Thank you, thank you, thank you for doing such a fabulous job and your dedication to making The Witches Ball such a success year after year! The food was delicious and the service and staff were outstanding. The desserts, provided by Kitchen Witch Creations, were as delicious as they were beautiful. DJ John Bommarito did a fabulous job, keeping the music and pace going constantly throughout the evening.
Of course, the outstanding highlight of the night was when Kim Reeves awarded David Trexler, aka Merlyn, the first annual Pagan of the Year award for his outstanding work on behalf of the Tempest Smith Foundation, pagans throughout Michigan and founding Witches of Michigan to assist in promoting understanding and unity among pagans and non-pagans alike. Merlyn is a talented craftsman, as well, providing the crowns for the King and Queen of the Ball. Be sure to stop by the Witches Bazaar next year to see his wares. Henceforth, the Pagan of the Year award will be known as The Merlyn!
The altar provided by COST (Circle of the Sacred Truth) was truly beautiful and will be raffled off at Convocation 2013. As a member of COST and a new sponsor to the Witches Ball, I can truly say it was an outstanding and memorable day, beginning with the Bazaar, and followed by the Ball. It was great seeing old friends and meeting new ones. The Midwest-Michigan Witches Ball is truly a highpoint of the year! Next year the theme is going to be the Steampunk ball. I am looking forward to it already. You don’t want to miss this one!
Printed with permission of the author, Tessa Piontek, “Tarot for the 21st Century”, https://www.facebook.com/tessa.coahoma
Midwest Witches ball supports the following charities:
Pagans In Need:
Giving Back To The Community
Tempest Smith Foundation:
Train, Educate and Motivate Parents, Educators and Students in
See you next year for the 17th Annual Midwest Witches’ “Steampunk” Ball We're going to be totally over the top with that one.. "Where Magick Meets Machine"
Visit the following sites for more information:
Midwest Witches' Ball
Location: Sterling Heights, Michigan
Other Articles: Midwest Witches' Ball has posted 2 additional articles- View them?
Other Listings: To view ALL of my listings: Click HERE
Email Midwest Witches' Ball... (Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales)
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2014 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.
of The World
NOTE: The essay on this page contains the writings and opinions of the listed author(s) and is not necessarily shared or endorsed by the Witches' Voice inc.
The Witches' Voice does not verify or attest to the historical accuracy contained in the content of this essay.
All WitchVox essays contain a valid email address, feel free to send your comments, thoughts or concerns directly to the listed author(s).