AVON – The Genesee Valley Paranormal Investigators (GVPI) beckons for curious locals to join them at the historic Avon Inn on Sunday, the Inn’s last day in business, to meet experts in the paranormal, hear their lectures, and enter a raffle for your very own ghost hunting starter kit.
According to a press release from GVPI, they will hold their annual Winter Parafest on Jan. 3 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., featuring metaphysical, holistic, and new age merchandise, ufology, tarot, paranormal teams from around the area, psychics, authors, artists and television personalities.
Participants can meet speakers throughout the day, including Chris Dicsare from the SyFy hit ‘The C1D2 Haunting of SUNY Geneseo,’ Captain Jack Fay of the Mutual UFO Network, Micheal Keene, author of a book on hidden insane asylums, Cookie Stringfellow, organizer of the Rochester Paranormal Reasearch Meetup group, Susan Fianch and Connie Wake, co-authors of Everyday Conversations: the Key to the Contemporary Medium, and Mary Grace, spiritual counselor and parapsychologist.
GVPI will wrap up the evening with a Q and A session.
The door fee is $5 for lectures throughout the day. There will be $5 presale tickets available online at www.eventbrite.com-winter parafest.
GVPI will also have a raffle with prizes including a ghost hunting starter kit valued at over $300. The kit includes digital recorder for evp’s, laser grid light, electro magnetic field sensor- k2, flashlight, ghostbox and a ghost hunt with GVPI.
Grand prize raffle presale tickets available online at eventbrite.com as well as many raffle prize drawings throughout the day.
Linda Moran, owner of the Avon Inn, announced the Inn’s closure in October and hopes to turn it over to a new keeper who will keep it running as an inn.
The Inn’s last night will be Jan. 9 for the Avon Community Cares fundraiser in honor of Blair Phillips.
The Inn was built in 1820 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.