Sun, Oct 30|
Raven & Crow Co.
Trick-or-Treat: The Origins of Halloween
It is said the veil between the living and dead grows thin and that spirits freely roam the earth one day each year: Halloween. How did these ancient beliefs develop into modern customs of trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns, and wearing costumes?
Time & Location
Oct 30, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
Raven & Crow Co., 11 Pleasant St, Brunswick, ME 04011, USA
About the Event
In this class, we’ll explore the origins of this spooky holiday and the various cultural traditions that weave together into our present-day celebrations of Halloween.
Costumes are encouraged!
$20-40 sliding scale via cash or venmo @Maya-Rook
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register
Maya Rook of Illusory Time is a cultural historian, college educator, and yoga instructor living in Mid-Coast Maine. She offers a variety of engaging events that include explorations into a range of both popular and obscure historical topics, as well as meditative and magical practices. Participants have described Maya’s approach as welcoming, vibrant, creative, playful, humorous, delightful, informative, and fun. You will walk away with new knowledge, a deeper connection to yourself and others, and some fresh magic in how you view the world around you.