*Ghosti-Con 2018

Dates: 
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 to Sun, 25 Mar 2018

Tear of the Cloud Grove, ADF is proud to present:

*Ghosti-con! I The festival of reciprocity.

*Ghosti-con is the first hotel based festival for ADF and is open to everyone, not only ADF members.  The idea behind making this a hotel convention is to make it more accessible to everyone, especially those that can't or won't camp for whatever reason.  Our hotel is conviently located near the Albany Airport, and the members of the grove are able to provide shuttle service between the hotel and the bus or train stations if requested.

Our featured guest this year is Patty Lafayllve, known in part for her books Freyja, Lady, Vanadis and A Practical Heathen's Guide to Asatru.

Tickets

Hotel Information

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Food

Code of Conduct

We are currently solicitating sessions to be presented at this time. If you wish to present, please email us using the contact form at the bottom of the page.

See the full schedule

Speaker(s):
Experience level:
Beginner
Description:

Almost everyone has too much stress in their life , and taking time to brew a tea that helps calms our nerves, is good for our adrenal system, and may even get rid of a few aches and pains is always a good thing. Serenity tea is a pleasant drink if you want to meditate, do ritual, just relax, or...

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Beginner
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This is our closing ritual to thank all those that have aided us throughout the festival and bring protection to all on their travels home.

Experience level:
Beginner
Description:

With the rise of the #metoo and #timesup movements along with the accusations of child sex abuse by our founder in the early 70's, the topic of consent is in the forefront of our minds.  This roundtable will be facilitated by two clergy that have gone through the Cherry Hill Seminary Pagan...

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Beginner
Description:

When something is used for ritual and devotional purposes, it becomes sacred.  The stronger the association with spiritual activity, the more powerful the object.  One way to imbue something with power is to craft it with intention.  ADF Artisans create such objects fairly often, but for those...

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Beginner
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Over the past few years, we have had many notable deaths within and without of ADF.  Tonight we will focus on our ancestors and make sacrifice to them, and remember them.  Please bring offerings for the ancestors, and stories to share about your ancestors.

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Experience level:
Beginner
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This is the opening ritual for the festival.  As part of the ritual, we will be doing trance work to meet a being special to the Grove.

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Experience level:
Beginner
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Oracular Seidhr is a Norse ritual where a seer goes into a deep trance and retrieves answers to your questions. Join us for one of these rituals and get advice from the otherworlds.

Experience level:
Beginner
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As Druids, we hold the nature spirits in great reverence.  And many of us also hold high regard for a different kind of "spirits".  But how often do we contemplate the relationship between the two?

In her book, "The Drunken Botanist", Amy Stewart explores the world of wine, beer and...

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Ramada Plaza Albany
3 Watervilet Ave Ext
Albany, NY 12206
United States

If you are planning to pay by check, please make them out to Tear of the Cloud Grove, ADF and mail the check to:
Tear of the Cloud Grove, ADF
Attn: Ghosti-con
P.O.Box 33
Delmar, NY 12054-0033

Child - 5 or younger

Child entry for children ages 5 and younger.

$0.00

Day Pass - Friday

This ticket gets you entry to only Friday activities, including lunch and dinner.

$55.00

Day Pass - Saturday

This ticket gets you entry to only Saturday activities, including lunch and dinner.

$55.00

Adult Entry

This ticket gets you entry to the entire festival and includes lunch and dinner.

$140.00

Child - age 6-14

This ticket gets you entry to the entire festival and includes lunch and dinner.

$100.00

Any questions ? Drop us a note.