Return Of The Pagan Festival: Spirituality Through Service
Saturday, May 9, 10:00AM-5:00PM
Civic Center Park, 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley
The Bay Area Pagan Alliance takes great pride in announcing the Pagan Festival on Saturday, May 9 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley.
This fun, family-oriented event, which runs from 11:00AM-5:00PM, is a community celebration of earth-based, nature-centered, polytheistic and indigenous faiths and a gathering of art, music and cultures - all staged in the heart of Berkeley.
The Festival will include music, belly dance, dramatic presentations, public altars, storytelling, and book signings and more than 40 arts and crafts and civic organization information booths.
Lead musical performances will be by renowned Irish folk singer Shay Black, harpist Diana Rowan, international fusion belly dance artist Ariellah, Neofolk Romantique Sharon Knight and Winter, Environmental Activist Darryl Cherney, Singer and Certified Sound Healer Evelie Delfino Sales Posch and many more.
Our theme this year is Spirituality Through Service, and we are honoring Crystal Blanton as the Keeper of the Light.
Crystal Blanton is an author, teacher, clinical counselor/social worker, Solar Cross Temple Board member, High Priestess and Pagan Blogger. Her two books Pain and Faith in a Wiccan World: Spirituality, Ethics and Transformation, Bridging the Gap: Working Within the Dynamics of Pagan Groups and Society and the editor of three anthologies, Shades of Faith: Minority Voices in Paganism, Shades of Ritual: Minority Voices in Practice, and Bringing Race to the Table (with Taylor Ellwood and Brandy Williams). She writes and coordinates the Patheos blog Daughters of Eve, is a writer for Sage Woman Magazine, and is a monthly columnist for The Wild Hunt.
The event is free and open to all.
For more information, please contact Arlynne Camire, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-872-1188.