AFTER HOURS EVENTS FOR 2019
THE AFTER HOURS EVENTS LISTED BELOW WILL BE OFFERED AT THE 2019 CONFERENCE. THEY ARE SEPARATELY LISTED FROM GENERAL ADMISSION PRICES AND ARE FILLED ON A FIRST COME / FIRST SERVED BASIS.
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AFTER HOURS EVENTS ARE AVAILABLE TO CONFERENCE ATTENDEES ONLY.
NECROMANTEUM - BLACK MIRROR SCRYING / ROSEMARY ELLEN GUILEY
In this popular workshop, you will learn how to use a black mirror for scrying, or gazing, in order to give and receive messages from the dead. We provide mirrors for those who don’t have their own. Results can include visions, sounds, impressions, and external phenomena; please note that results vary widely by individual. After instruction and a few third eye exercises, you will be guided into a light altered state via candlelight to have your own personal journey with the mirror. All participants are required to refrain from alcohol use prior to the workshop. $40 PER PERSON | FRIDAY NIGHT ONLY | 9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
DUMB SUPPER FOR THE DEAD / ROSEMARY ELLEN GUILEY
One of the most unique experiences of the conference weekend! The dumb supper is one of the most powerful and moving rituals we have for honoring our loved ones on the other side. It is a meal eaten in silence and in reverse order while we contemplate our relationships with those who have passed on. We create sacred space and open and close with ritual. Music will play in the background. An altar for the dead will be set up, and participants are invited to place photos and mementoes of loved ones, human and animal, on it for the evening. Seating is extremely limited for this event! Includes full dinner and experience.
$65 PER PERSON | SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
THE ART OF DISCERNMENT / APRIL SLAUGHTER
Let April’s expertise with spirit communication guide you to the next level of contact! In this workshop, you’ll learn how to identify a positive spiritual experience from a negative and/or an evil one, whether working on a personal level or when investigating a haunted location. It includes information on when and how to discontinue communication when things go wrong and offers help with psychic protection and more! $40 PER PERSON | FRIDAY NIGHT ONLY | 9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
WIELDING THE OUIJA / KAREN A. DAHLMAN
Learn to speak with the deceased, connect with your spirit guides, and explore other realms and dimensions where sentient beings exist. Learn to channel spiritual insights and tap into creative inspiration. Are you ready to explore? Bring your favorite talking board and a curious mind and with this instructional and experimental workshop, Karen will help participants learn to interact with other dimensions. Learn tried and true techniques for creating positive experiences with a Ouija board and get personalized assistance with this tool and discover ways to work with your personal energy to make contact. Get ready for a trip to the great beyond! All participants are required to refrain from alcohol use prior to the workshop.
$50 PER PERSON | SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
DOWSING FOR ENERGY - THE GOOD BAD AND THE HAUNTED / SHERRI BRAKE
Is your house haunted or full of negative energy? Can’t sleep well? Health issues? Bad energy at work? Geopathic stress affects at least 30% of all buildings in the world (according to the World Health Organization) whether through EMF, earth energies running beneath or human manifested problems. It can wreak havoc on your life. Learn how to detect, combat & correct these energies by the use of Dowsing. Participants will learn to use dowsing rods & pendulums. We will also touch on Feng Shui, the technique of balancing energy & bringing harmony to your home & office. As a personal gift, participants will receive one pendulum of their choosing. Dowsing rods will be available for purchase. $40 PER PERSON | SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
PARANORMAL SOCIAL WORK / BARB HUYSER
Put Barb’s decades of social work experience to work for you in your paranormal investigations! This training will show you practical ways to deal with the most common types of hauntings, whether you have a sensitive available to work with you or not. This includes methods of protection to keep things from following you home, protecting your home, and methods to clear a home so things won't get back in. This is for dealing with typical hauntings rather than extreme situations such as prisons or asylums, but it’s a series of methods of helping homeowners with the entities that linger in their homes!
$40 PER PERSON | SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
ALTON HAUNTINGS TOUR / LUKE NALIBORSKI
You’re spending the weekend in one of the most haunted small towns in America! Why not get out of the hotel and experience our history of hauntings for yourself! Join us for an award-winning tour of Alton, based on Troy Taylor’s book, and go behind the scenes at some of the most haunted places in town. During this eerie walking tour, you’ll take a trip back in time and see how Alton has endured more than its share of death, disease, disaster, violence, murder, and even the scars of the Civil War. See how those events have created the hauntings that linger today! $25 PER PERSON | SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY | 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH GHOST HUNT
Join American Hauntings for a ghost hunt at one of the most notorious haunted places in the city! Seek out the active spirits of the old church — from the minister who committed suicide in the building to the other restless ghosts who call this place home. Find out for yourself if it’s truly as haunted as so many people say!
$40 PER PERSON | FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS | 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM
MINERAL SPRINGS HOTEL GHOST HUNT
BOTH FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT GHOST HUNTS AT THE MINERAL SPRINGS ARE SOLD OUT!
MCPIKE MANSION GHOST HUNT
Join American Hauntings as we seek the spirits of one many regard as the most haunted house in Alton — if not, the entire region! The infamous McPike Mansion is a place of great legend, lore, and active spirits! Prowl the mansion’s haunted grounds — where eerie encounters often occur — and then take part in a dark room session inside the wine cellar, where scores of visitors have encountered not only the spirits of the mansion, but of their own pasts! Experience this place for yourself!
$40 PER PERSON | FRIDAY NIGHT (SATURDAY SOLD OUT!) | 10:00 PM - 2:00 AM