Modern Witches Confluence

Marketplace Classes


Magical Marketplace Classes


Our Magical Marketplace Classes take place within the courtyards of the SF County Fair Building throughout the day on October 20th. These workshops are open to folks with or without a Confluence admission ticket, at an additional cost.



Altar Whisk BroomCrafting

with Bethany Ridenour

Brooms are used around the world for daily and ritual cleansing of spaces. A broom is an important part of making a safe and sacred space.In this industrial modern world handcrafts of all kinds are being replaced by machine made goods. The broom is no exception. Handcrafted brooms are on the brink of extinction. In this four hour class you will learn the basics of Broom Craft. We will each make our own broom like in the picture to take home and use in our own daily cleansing rituals.

Time: 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Cost: $75


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The Witch’s Garden ~ Herb Walk

with Bonnie Rose Weaver at SF Botanical Gardens

Peek over the garden gate to learn the magick of local plants. Join herbalist and landscaper Bonnie Rose on a walk around SF’s Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park. We will review common and botanical names, discuss folklore, growing tips, dosage, medicinal use and medicine making methods.

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Cost: $20 - $29



Agua Florida y The Emotional Aires

with Batul True Heart

Join Curanderismo practitioner, herbalist, and medicine maker Batul True Heart of Maaso Medicina (for a POC only workshop) as they/she shares the ancestral tradition of making AGUA FLORIDA, a ceremonial flower water used for everyday cleansing, blessing, and protecting. In this class you will learn the history of Agua Florida, make your own plant-based, synthetic-free version of it, and learn how to work with this powerful medicine to help shift stagnant emotions. You will also learn about the 13 Aires or winds of Curanderismo and how to move stuck emotional energies like jealousy, anger, sadness and shame using water, flowers, plants, and prayer. Everyone will make their own personal jar to take home and let steep for one moon-cycle. Everyone will need to bring a cutting board and serrated knife por favor.

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost: $40



Color Magic

Invoking the Power of the Rainbow to Manifest all of your Desires with Sarah Potter

The magic of color is real! Every color has meaning and energy that is constantly engaging with our subconscious. The visuals we surround ourselves with strongly affect our mood and state of mind everyday. In this experiential workshop, we will dive into the full spectrum of color's impact: the culture of color around the world, the magical properties of color and how different hues make us feel in our environments. We will learn how to intuitively choose specific personalized hues to invoke intentions within our surroundings. Consciously chosen colors can enhance your life and give you the power to evoke the spark of change you have been looking for to create your own reality. You deserve all you desire and it can start manifesting now through the power of the rainbow!

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Cost: $30



Embroidery Workshop

with Arwyn Moonrise

In this workshop we will learn basic embroidery stitches. We will be stitching a pre-drawn design for practice and then each adding to the design in any way that makes it your own. In addition to teaching the practical application of the basic stitches, we will be talking about how to begin to use them as a way to connect and weave story. All materials will be provided for you to keep and take home to continue your journey with this wonderful, meditative craft.

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost: $60