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Category: Samhain

What to Bring: License if you want it legal; cash for toast

Price/Donation: Free; donations appreciated


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Event Id: 84171

Posted: Sep.8.2012

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Coven Oldenwilde announces...

Asheville's 18th Annual Free Public Witch Ritual



When: Oct. 31st. 2012
Where: Asheville, North Carolina

Samhain 18: Mass Wedding, Handfasting, & Vow Renewal

Event Details: Free Halloween night 'adventure weddings' legally officiated by Witches in downtown Asheville, NC! Or get handfasted or renew your vows en masse!

"Love is the Law" is the theme of the 18th Annual Free Samhain Public Witch Ritual this Halloween night on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, starting at 7 p.m.

A spirited demonstration promoting marriage equality versus NC's Amendment One only recognizing hetero married couples, Coven Oldenwilde's High Priestess Lady Passion and High Priest *Diuvei will officiate this broom-jumping rite for folks of any gender or number who wish to declare their love and bond or renew their vows.

Join us at Roger McGuire Green, where we'll dance prior to the ceremony. Speed date in the Merrymeet area: Who knows? Perhaps you'll connect with someone and get handfasted when we perform the mass weddings, handfastings, and vow renewals in front of the Buncombe County Courthouse! Participants may keep the beautiful commemorative ribbon used to bind their wrists as they “tie the knot.”

Sabbat festivities will culminate with a traditional Spiral Dance around the nearby magnolia trees, and a celebratory toast at Pack’s Tavern. The pair will sign any wedding licenses participating couples bring to the ritual.

To enable this ritual, donate via PayPal at: oldenwilde.org, or volunteer via email : oldenwilde@oldenwilde.org or phone: (828) 251-0343

OVERVIEW:
What: Asheville's 18th Annual Free Public Witch Ritual
Theme — "Love is the Law"
Featuring Pagan speed dating; mass weddings, handfastings, and vow renewals; Spiral Dance finale; celebratory toast at Pack's Tavern
Why: Spiritual demonstration celebrating diverse unions in response to NC Amendment only recognizing hetero married couples
When: Halloween, Wednesday, October 31st, 7 p. m. to 11 p. m.
Where: Roger McGuire Green in downtown Asheville, NC in front of the Buncombe County Courthouse
Who: Family-friendly event open to reverent participants of all ages
Conducted by High Priestess Lady Passion and High Priest *Diuvei, Coven Oldenwilde
Costume: Black, or nuptial finery.
Cost: Free (tax-deductible donations appreciated) ; cash for post-wedding toast

Event Location: Downtown Asheville on Pack Square Park in Asheville
Event TIME Details: 7 PM to 11 PM (+ Afterparty for volunteers)

Directions: Downtown Asheville at Roger McGuire Green in Pack Square Park, in front of the Buncombe County Courthouse

Map at: oldenwilde.org/samhain

Phone: (828) 251-0343

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