Samhain Celebration (All Hallows Eve) with Celtic Music Performers McKeee & Wilson

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Presented by PPLD: Manitou Springs Library at Community Congregational Church of Manitou Springs, Manitou Springs CO

Oct 20
Samhain Celebration (All Hallows Eve) with Celtic Music Performers McKeee & Wilson

Please join Willson & McKee for a step back into a magical time of the ancients and welcome in the winter season with songs, tunes, stories and more. Learn about the origins of Halloween.

Celebrate Halloween with music and stories.

Pronounced ‘sahwen’, this was an important holiday for many of the Gaelic speaking people. It was a celebration of the end of harvest and the beginning of winter, or ‘dark half’ of the year. It was a time when the ‘other world’ was very close, bonfires were lit, food and drink left outside for the ‘Si’ (pronounced ‘she’, meaning the fairy folk), and places set at the table for deceased loved ones.  A time of celebration, of feasting, of storytelling and power, eventually morphing into ‘Halloween’. Please join Willson & McKee for a step back into a magical time of the ancients and welcome in the winter season with songs, tunes, stories and more.

All ages are welcome to this family friendly event!

This is a Manitou Springs Library program held at the Community Congregational Church, 103 Pawnee Ave. Free parking is available in the church parking lot.

ADMISSION INFO

Free.

Contact: (719) 685-5206

Email: sgriswold@ppld.org

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LOCATION

Community Congregational Church of Manitou Springs

103 Pawnee Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

Attendees may  park for free behind the church. Please enter through the doors off the parking lot.

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