Friday, October 19, 2018

Announcement: 2018 ROMA October Festival Schedule

NOTE - later start times

Saturday - Oct. 20th
11am - Lemuria Ritual and Ghost Tales
In Roman religion, the Lemuralia or Lemuria was a feast during which the ancient Romans performed rites to exorcise the malevolent and fearful ghosts of the dead from their homes.Our Lemuralia ritual will banish any malevolent spirits, both real and imagined, while welcoming the protective spirits of the Lares and beneficent ancestors. Please bring ghost stories to share aloud afterwards in the ROMA tombs!
Transtiberim Signpost

1pm - Lemuria Monster Costume Contest
Come celebrate the Roman version of Hallowe'en with us! In honour of the festival, we will have a costume contest hosted by Kevinus Aemilius Kadora. Dress as any monster, ghost, or undead creature you can imagine - costume winners (top 3) will win cash prizes compliments of Gens Aemilia!
Halloween Costume Party


Sunday - Oct. 21st

12pm - ROMA Hallow'een Grand Feast
Ghouls and goblins, witches and forest spirits are all invited to the final Grand Feast! Join your neighbours, guests and friends for this Hallow'een feast, with live music by Franklee Anatra!
Field of Mars

1pm - Legio Pumpkling
Come join us as our Legio faces off in a game of bowling (with a pumpkin as the ball) in honour of the Lemuria! All citizens are invited to participate in the game or watch from the sidelines!
Fort Legio VII Augusta

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