The MoonPath Chapter of CUUPS presents

The Eighth Annual

Witches Ball

Saturday October 29, 2005

Doors open at 7:30 PM

Samhain Ritual at Midnight

This Year's Theme:

The Way of the Wizard

Seasonal Garb Encouraged!

See location on Map

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Art by Valan the Druid

The Grinch Stole Halloween!

Hurricane Wilma showed up and knocked out power and street lights, blew down our trees, and generally made a big mess. We showed good sense, called off the Ball, and did individual devotions on this our High Holy Day. We will try again next year, and plan a special celebration for Yule.

We expect who knows how many people to attend our gala. There will be deejay music and dancing, readers, lights on our labyrinth, ongoing evening ceremonies. At Midnight we shall perform our solemn Samhain Celebration and after retelling the story of the Way of the Wizard.

Among us will be coven members, solitaries, the experienced, the seekers, and the curious. We expect respectful behavior from everyone.

The deejay music will be raucous and magickal. Our jewelry vendor will have pentacles. Our psychics readers will be busy.

As the evening progresses, we will hold an Attunement Ritual in the Memorial Garden. Later, it is rumored that we will do a hand fasting.

At 10:15 pm, we will perform a mini-Ritual for the season in a Druid tradition.

At midnight, we spin the Wheel of the Year. We retell the story of this season and of the Way of the Wizard. We stare into the Fire of Transformation. Perhaps we will be greeted by Spirit Dancers as we enter the Underworld and our Ritual Space. We will have drums and bonfires. We will light candles for our departed loved ones and reach out to them through sacred fire.

We will raffle some meaningful door prizes: 

Yes, we encourage you to support of our local Metaphysical Shoppe's.

Cost of the Ball, $10 at the door. Kids Free with parents and, yes, they are parents' responsibility. Bring your favorite beverage. We have one food vendor, some readers, and more. Ritual garb and/or costumes are encouraged. NO PHOTOS AT RITUALS! Some of us are still closeted. Shhhhh!

Location: We gather at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Lauderdale, 3970 NW 21 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale. See the map.

Read about a previous Witches ball in The Forum.  Download this story in PDF Format 1.1 meg.

Perhaps it's time to come out of the broom closet?

Lady Rachel

Join us for our next Samhain Celebration, October 29th, 2005,
For Here, There May Be Witches!


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