This month's new Paranormal Pets Episode: Mystery House Series What happens when a cute canine and a group of paranormal investigators check out a Brooksville bed and breakfast from the 1800s? Take a listen!
GHOST TOURS: There are two versions of the Shadows in the Sunshine ghost tours. This is a walking tour (see video) averaging around 2 - 9 people for $18 pp. Both tours are led by seasoned paranormal investigator and SPIRITS founder, Brandy Stark. THe walking tour has several instructional stops in how to do paranormal investigation in areas where we've gotten activity. See if the ghosts interact with you! TIMES: These tours are set up as needed (Saturday - Thursday; start times have some flexibility based on need). Location: We start outside of Florida Craftart at 501 Central Ave. North. Wear comfortable shoes; masks are no longer required. Plan for 1.5 hours (on average). BUS TOURS are starting again July 2021. Tours are Friday nights, 7 PM, and we need a minimum of 8 people (cap at 14) to go.Contact via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), phone (727-417-8036) or go to our Shadows in the Sunshine Facebook page. Please try to give at least 24 hour lead time.
The Little Free Library of Supernatural Stuff is revamped and outside of the red doors of ArtLofts (10 5th Street North). Take a book or leave a book -- but supernatural, metaphysical, and paranormal stuff only!
Mission Statement: The SPIRITS of St. Petersburg works to create a reasonable and compassionate view of the supernatural world by integrating ideas and academic discussions of symbolism, cultural interpretation, and respect for others (dead or living). We utilize a philosophy that the investigator is the research instrument on paranormal cases, that history aids in validating phenomena, and work within the appropriate boundaries of stated rules, laws, and regulations. We work to promote an honest assessment of the situation and to offer advice and assistance to those in need.
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This month is all about the preparation for upcoming events!
Sept. 3, Paranormal Investigation 101, Suntan Art Center, St. Pete Beach. $25 pp, 6 - 9 PM. Includes informational session and a mini-investigation of the haunted building. (See video below for our most recent contact; listen for EVPs!) Proceeds will be shared with the Suntan Art Center (support local arts!) Link for tickets
Sept. 24: World's Largest Ghost Hunt, ArtLofts, St. Petersburg, 6 - 9 PM. $30 pp. This event will feature paranormal investigation (rather than the 101 course and the investigation). The building goes back to 1916, hosts Brandy Stark's studio, and has been studied since 2013. Link for tickets
Necronomicon: Sept. 23 - 25, Tampa. Local home grown scifi/horror/fantasy lit convention in its 42nd year. Brandy Stark is a regular panelist here, and her art is in the art show. Link here.
Coming September - October: Brandy Stark won a grantfrom the Saint Petersburg Arts Alliance (thank you thank you thank you!!) to set up a temporary pop up paranormal museum for September and October in her art studio! We are hard at work on that, so stay tuned! Plan to check out Studio 208, ArtLofts, 10 5th Street North, St. Petersburg during the Second Saturday Artwalks in September and October!
October 15: Celebrate the National Day of Pugs at ArtLofts. Paranormalist Brandy Stark, the host of international podcast Paranormal Pets will talk about animal interactions with the paranormal. Special guest, the SPIRITS of St. Petersburg’s official current paranormal investigating pug, Patroclus, will also be present. A special pug-themed art show is featured on the ArtLoft kitchen walls and will be up for the month of October to venerate these adorable little creatures. Artists will donate a portion of their sales to Florida pug rescue organizations (Pug Rescue of Florida and Compassionate Pug Rescue). Free and open to the public. Pugs welcome for the show and talk! Time TBD.
St. Pete Beach Library Talk: Working on dates and times