Chesapeake Pagan Community
Calendar of Events

Samhain Saturday
October 29, 2016
12 noon - 3:30 p.m.
Owen Brown Interfaith Center
Columbia, Md
Yule Feast Saturday
December 17, 2016
People may arrive at 1:00 p.m.
Ritual begins at 2 p.m.
Leave 5 p.m.
Owen Brown Interfaith Center
Columbia, MD
Free Spirit Gathering June 13-18, 2017
registration will open soon
Camp Ramblewood, Darlington, MD
This calendar was updated on September 29, 2016.
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Samhain "Feast for the Ancestors", Oct 29, 2016
Owen Brown Interfaith Center
7246 Cradlerock Way,
Columbia, MD 21045
410-381-2000

Suggested donation $10 per adult
To donate on-line, click here.

Click here for directions.

Set-up and preparation begins at 11 a.m.
Ritual starts at 1 p.m.
Event ends at 3:30 p.m., Cleanup 3:30 - 4:00

Weather permitting, we will enjoy activities and ritual outdoors, on the patio.
In case of inclement weather, we will go inside where the food is set up.

Things for each participant to bring:

  • a potluck dish for 10 people to share for the feast
  • clothing suitable to the weather

Other stuff participants are welcome to bring:

  • stuff to decorate the Samhain altar and the Ancestors’ altar
  • Carved Pumpkins and Carved Turnips
  • A traditional food to share with the ancestors
  • Pictures and mementos of the beloved dead and friendly dead are welcome,
    photos of deceased friends, relatives, pets
  • Deity and spirit representations
  • Dried Corn, Gourds, grain
  • Musical instruments, drums
  • Items relating to Los Dias de los Muertos (Mexican Day of the Dead)
  • Candles are permitted only on the patio.
  • Decorations for communal altar

We welcome people to help with set-up.
We LOVE people to stay and help with clean-up.

A kitchen is not available, but you can plug in your crock pot.

Children's activities will include pumpkin painting and graveyard cake decorating,
as well as other fun stuff.


Yule Feast, December 17, 2016
Owen Brown Interfaith Center
7246 Cradlerock Way,
Columbia, MD 21045
410-381-2000

Suggested donation $10 per adult
To donate on-line, click here.

Click here for directions.

Set-up begins at 12:30 p.m.
People arrive and preparation at 1 p.m.
Feasting suggested before ritual.
Ritual starts at 2 p.m.
Event ends at 4:15 p.m., cleanup 4:15 to 5 p.m.
We must be out by 5:30 p.m.

Will Knight George battle the dragon this year?
Or will another ritual be held? Activities include potluck feast and
Winter Solstice Ritual.

Things for each participant to bring:

  • Potluck dish to share with about 10 people
  • Seasonal decorations
  • Table decorations
  • Clothing appropriate for weather (ritual and celebration will be indoors)
Please bring stuff to decorate CPC's communal altar: a communal altar may be
set up on the side. Please feel free to bring whatever items you feel are
appropriate to the season, fresh greens, candles in containers, winter elves,
Krampus dolls, teddy bears, deer, pomanders, lights, etc.

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