Saturday, December 10
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh
3313 Wade Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27607
Clara Barton room
Gather at 6pm (come and go as you like and are able)
Introduction and greeting at 615
Ritual at 630
Potluck at 7pm
Bardic circle at 830
Drum circle at 9pm
party ends at 10pm, clean up after! (volunteers welcome! ;-) )
PARKING – Gathering begins at 6pm! Parking available in the top or bottom parking lots of the church. If you park at the bottom lot, you can cut through the buildings! The lanterns will guide your way. ;-) If you are unable to climb stairs, please contact us prior to the event and we will make accessibility arrangements with you.
RITUAL – ritual starts promptly at 630! Multi-tradition ritual facilitated by Gaia’s Circle! <3
FOOD – potluck at 7pm! Bring your quick, easy, and tasty holiday favorites. Sweet and savory welcome, we will provide the drinks. (No alcohol, please.)
BARDIC CIRCLE – begins at 830pm. You are invited to share with the community your gift of a song, poem, music, story, etc. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged!
DRUMS – drum circle at 9pm! Bring your noisemakers as we celebrate the return of the sun with our revelries. You are invited to bring extra drums and noisemakers for the group if you have extras to share. =)
SHOW YOURSELF OFF – bring your business cards, brochures, fliers, etc. If you are part of a local group or organization, a local Pagan business person, artisan, or just a general awesome person, we’d love to learn more! Please bring any fliers or other goodies to leave on our information table so people can learn more about you/your group/your business!
MEDITATION ROOM – open throughout the event, come and go as you please. A quiet space set aside for meditation and contemplation. Take a moment to enjoy the magic of the season!
ALTAR – Together we will all build a beautiful, community altar to create holy space throughout the evening. You are invited to bring your favorite seasonal items and altar decorations. Offerings will be provided, though you are welcome to bring your own as well.
GIFT EXCHANGE – If you are interested in participating in a gift exchange, please bring one or two wrapped, gently used Pagan items to pass onto someone else in the community. NO GAG GIFTS. NO NEW GIFTS.
Please share this event far and wide – repost on FB, add to your forums, yahoo groups, share with your friends and family. ALL are welcome! There will be no child-specific activities, but children and families are welcome. You do not need to be a Pagan to attend this event – just be a friendly person who would like to gathers in the spirit of community.
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