Cool winds may have been ushering in a belated autumn outside, but inside the Powder Mill Barn on Saturday, Oct. 22, spirits were warm and welcoming.
The barn was the site of the first annual Masquerade Market, organized by Avani Joy of Enfield's The Flaming Lotus, a new age and metaphysical supply store, located at 90 Pearl St.
Described as a Samhain gathering of mischief and magic, the free, day-long event featured an assortment of new age, pagan, and wiccan vendors, performances, and workshops, culminating in a masquerade ball. Visitors and vendors to the event were strongly encouraged to come in costume.
For Joy, the gathering was an opportunity to bring together...