Ballston Spa Witch Walk 2019

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The American Legion

23 Pleasent Street

Ballston Spa, NY 12020

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  • READ ALL FOR INFORMATION!! Established in 2005 by Carol Lang to help raise donations to support local animal organizations in the area. The Ballston Spa Witch Walk has grown to over 300+ witches. The annual pub crawl raises donations for various local animal organizations and brings 100’s of people to the the local establishments of Ballston Spa.
  • The walk currently begins with The Witch Dance in Wiswall Park around 5:00 PM. Donations will be accepted then from spectators or those not wishing to join the Walk or Dance but want to donate to the animals. Following the Witch Dance the witches head up to The American Legion to register at 6:00, get their wristbands if you registered late, and grab a snack and drinks before beginning the pub crawl around Ballston Spa. Lots of fantastic costumes and the only “requirements are a witch hat and a donation and wristband.
  • Men/Warlocks are welcome to attend with a wristband/ donation. We gather and perform the dance throughout The Walk. The costume contest and raffles takes place before the Walk at the Legion where titles like most original, etc... are awarded prizes. Local establishments have donated “prizes” to be given for winning raffle and contests. Establishments that welcome witches are The American Legion, Henry’s Tavern, Brickyard Tavern, Whitehouse, Coffee Planet, Augie’s Family Style Restaurant, The Elks, The Factory, Sunset Grill, Nomad Coffee and Crepes, and any others open you are willing to ask if they will welcome you. It is a busy evening and as you can imagine the Witches are an overwhelming presence so asking other establishments is best.
  • Local businesses donate as well such as all of the above restaurants and pubs plus The Pretty Hot Mess, Paint-n-Gogh, Blue Turk Pet Supplies, Long Horn Tavern, Ken's Sunoco, Burlingame Orthodontics, Pompa Bros, Inc, Armer Funeral Home, Boho Chic Boutique, and more to come. KISS 102.3 has donated their time and advertising as well as various newspapers have covered the event. The Witches also dance in the Ballston Spa Holiday Parade to help promote the cause and in hopes of bringing more awareness to the event and it’s mission.
  • TO PARTICIPATE OR DONATE you simply need the send in your registration/ donation, BY MAIL to Carol Lang 457 Garret Road, Ballston Spa NY 12020, OR BY CREDIT CARD on the Eventbrite link BY OCTOBER 11th. BE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS TO RECEIVE YOUR WRISTBAND. ONLINE AND CREDIT CARD SALES ENDS OCTOBER 11th AT MIDNIGHT. October 11th thru October 24th wristbands will be available for purchase at Henry's Tavern on Front Street, The Brickyard Tavern 72 Milton Ave, and The American Legion 23 Pleasant Street for $30 CASH ONLY. $35 CASH ONLY the night of the WALK@ the door of The American Legion 6:00 PM sharp for purchases. Tickets are also available during Witch Dance Practice on Sunday’s 5:00 PM for $25.00 at 6002 County Farm Road, Ballston Spa.
  • Every year we get messages and comments asking if participating in The Dance and Walk, are wristbands are required? So the answer is yes, the $25 DONATION ($35 @ Door) is accepted, appreciated, and required to participate (and to claim you participate) in the events. We do the Walk for the "cause" if you want to just dress up and head to bars do so on Halloween. This "dance and pub crawl" benefits Rescue and local animal organizations and charities. There is overhead but Carol Lang "donates" time, money, and supplies and has done so for 14 years without ever considering "what she gets out of it." I, Phaedra Zoe Stasyshyn offer the Witch Dance/ practices as another avenue to bring in donations for those that want to participate but may not want to do the "crawl."To address "what do I get for the $25?" you get the satisfaction that you have made a donation to benefit those furry critters that have no voice. The "donation/ wristband" fee goes to charities aside from a small amount to the venue, snacks, and advertising. Since 2005 those that participate can do so knowing it is for a great cause. You would not run in an Alzheimer's or Breast Cancer marathon or walk w/o donating. This is the same type of event but for animals. Thanks for your understanding and support. Know that even if you "purchase a wristband and can not attend, that your "donation" is going directly to the animals.
  • We want to give special recognition and thanks to Wolfshager Hexenbrut Witches for their Wolfshager Hexenbrut Dance.

PLEASE FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS TO COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION~ ~EMAIL your Full Name, order number, mailing address, phone number and number of wristbands purchased.ballstonspawitchwalk@gmail.com~Add "WRISTBAND" in the "subject" area of the emailWristbands are mailed out on Fridays beginning September 20th.Thank you and please stay updated on the Ballston Spa Witch Walk Facebook page up until the Dance and Walk on October 25th.

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