We’re getting extremely excited about our upcoming trip to Philadelphia, where we’re going to be seeing YOU (hopefully)!. We’ve got most of the pieces in place at this point, so here’s what’s happening: We’ll have two events on June 3rd, 2017, where you can come meet with us and take some tours related to magic.
Where: The Penn Museum (3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA at the Group Entrance (Kress)).
When: Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 at 10:30am. The tour and time in the museum will take around 2 hours
Cost: Admission as part of our group is $17 for entrance and the guided tour. You can pay via PayPal in advance OR you can pay with cash, check, or credit card the day of the event. However, as a special bonus treat, we are covering the guided tour part of the admission cost for the first twenty (20) listeners who sign up via our Museum Tour event planner page! So if you know for sure you want to come, sign up there and your entrance cost is only $12!
When: Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 at 3:30pm. The tour will last about 1.5-2 hours, and does involve some walking around the cemetery
Cost: Admission as a part of our group is $15. You can pay via PayPal in advance OR you can pay with cash, check, or credit card the day of the event. Please sign up for the event in advance via our Cemetery Tour event planner page so we can be sure we have enough spots for everyone on the tour.
That means hanging out in Philly with us and other awesome New World Witchery fans, seeing really old magical stuff, and then wandering around a graveyard hearing about ghosts and spirit mediums. You can’t beat that! Well, you can, but I think trying to summon the ghost of Ben Franklin would be frowned upon by the city (but you can throw pennies onto his grave if that makes you feel better).
If you are going to attend, please do make sure you sign up so we can have a good head count, and we will look forward to seeing you there very soon!
We have another live broadcast coming up, and we’d love for YOU to be a part of it!
We’ll be doing our live broadcast on Sunday evening (October 30th), and we’ll be starting around 9pm or so Central Time. The theme this time around is “Ghost Stories.” Share your personal ghostly encounters and spooky goings-on with us via chat, email, or even call in! We will be talking to both Patreon supporters and all other listeners for this one, so don’t be shy!
Make sure you go to our Mixlr site page to listen and chat with us. You can download the Mixlr app on your phone or tablet, too, if that’s easier for you.
If the whole thing goes according to plan, we’ll also try to release the conversation and stories as a podcast, too.
Quick, go to our main page! Now, look over there. To the right. Do you see it? There’s a shiny new button for you to push. Go ahead! Push it! I’ll wait.
If you’ve ventured to explore a bit, you’ll see that we now have a Resources page, which takes all of the content-driven articles from the site (contest announcements, updates, etc. are excluded) and lumps them together into categories so that you can peruse them together rather than having to dig through the entire site to find them.
In other words, say you wanted to look at all of the New World Witchery posts on Pow-wow. Instead of searching for that term and wading through pages of results, you can now click on “Resources,” follow the link to “Magical Systems,” and viola! There is an entire section with links to all of the articles we’ve produced on Pow-wow/Braucherei so far. It’s sort of like an index to our site, which allows you to focus what you want to read down into specific subject areas rather than making you victim to my capricious Gemini posting habits (whereby you get a post on hoodoo followed by a contest announcement followed by a post on fairy tales, and so on and so forth).
I hope this will be of some value to you! I’ll do my best to keep it up-to-date. It was a little daunting to get it all put together initially, but I think it should be pretty sustainable going forward. If you have questions about how to use it, please let me know and I’ll do my best to help. And if you see categories that are missing or notice I failed to put something into a category that should be there, please let me know that, too!
Thanks so much for your patience and support with this site! And of course, thank you so much for reading!
This is a quick post to announce the newest member of the New World Witchery family, my daughter! She arrived safe and sound on the evening of March 16th, and is doing quite well. Mama and daddy are very proud, and her big brother is already giving her kisses (though we don’t expect that to last long). Here’s a picture of our lovely little girl:
I probably don’t have to say this, but the blog will not be getting much attention for a week or two (though I do have a few articles in the works, and a podcast nearly ready for release, so it won’t be completely silent here). Likewise, the Etsy shop is down for a bit, though I do have several things already in the works there, too. But for now, I just want to say a big thank you to everyone who’s sent love, support, prayers, spells, and good wishes to us during the difficult past few months. It’s all paid off beautifully in the form of a gorgeous girl. Now all I have to decide is what type of pony to get her first…
As some of you may know from other sources at this point, several of us witchy podfolk are going to be in the Chicagoland area on Saturday, Oct. 2nd. If you’d like a chance to meet and greet Velma Nightshade from Witches Brewhaha, Fire Lyte from Inciting a Riot, Gillian from Iron Powaqa, Jasmine & Isaac from Pagan Hooligans, Scarlett from Lakefront Pagan Voice, Britney of the Urban Green Witch, and of course me, stop by Witchy Wearables in Midlothian, IL between 11am and 1pm on 10/2. We’ll be doing a little chat, and there’s going to be a witchy craft fair that day, too. It’s a good chance to come out and put faces with names and voices, and maybe pick our brains a little (what will be left of them after jet lag, anyway).
Here’s the short version of the info: Pagan Podkin Meet and Greet
Saturday, Oct. 2nd, from 11am – 2pm
@ Witchy Wearables
4459 147th St Ste D
Midlothian, IL 60445
Many thanks to Witchy Wearables for hosting this event, and to all the wonderful podkin who have made this community feel so close. And, of course, thanks to our marvelous audiences, who we are very eager to meet. We hope to see you there!
P.S. This is just a quick apology for the lateness of this episode, as well as occasional shifts in sound quality. We have been having trouble with our podcast recording software, and had to re-record parts of our show via Skype. We should have this issue resolved by our next episode, so thanks for bearing with us.