A family-friendly ritual for the Winter Solstice
When: Sunday, December 20, 2008 2pm
Where: The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Rd. Austin, TX 78722
Cost: Donations accepted on behalf of Tejas Web and The VORTEX
Join with Tejas Web, as we celebrate the Winter Solstice and
Saturnalia with a family-friendly ritual featuring storytelling and
song. Gather around Vesta's Hearth to cheer Old-Man Saturn. We will
take the light from Vesta’s Sacred Flame and bring the Warmth of her
Fire to our Communities and Hopes for the Future.
Wear a funny hat! There will be Candy and Fruit.
Musical (acoustic) companions such as guitars, harmonicas, drums and
percussion to help tell your story or sing your song are encouraged.
You may wish to bring: a Story, a Song, Musical Instruments, a
Candle (to light and take home with you), a potluck food item, your
own dishes and utensils, a small gift for a White Elephant exchange
(Coolness that you have already and are ready to give away).
Children’s gifts encouraged. Tejas Web is also collecting backpacks,
socks, hats, gloves, etc. in support of Lifeworks (see below).
No drugs or alcohol please.
No previous magical knowledge required.
All ages are welcome.
Lifeworks has a street outreach backpack drive for homeless teens.
Needed: adult size backpacks in dark colors without mesh, netting or
fancy logos, socks, sleeping bags, wool hats & gloves, hygiene
products, & non-perishable food items.