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Thu, Jul 14


Raven & Crow Co.

Witch Cakes & Poppets: The Folk Magic of Salem

The Village of Salem in 1692 feared witchcraft and believed that the magic was only possible through the help of demons. And yet many members of the community still engaged with folk magic in their daily lives.

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Witch Cakes & Poppets: The Folk Magic of Salem
Witch Cakes & Poppets: The Folk Magic of Salem

Time & Location

Jul 14, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Raven & Crow Co., 11 Pleasant St, Brunswick, ME 04011, USA

About the Event

In this class, we will learn all about the folk magic that occurred in Salem, from witch cakes to poppets to oomancy and more. We'll explore the origins of these traditions, investigate how they came into play during the Salem Witch Trials, and practice a 17th-century form of divination together.

$30-40 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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