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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?

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Trick-or-Treat: The Origins of Halloween

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

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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.

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