An annual New Year's labyrinth walk at an Ashland church begins at 4 p.m. Dec. 31.

An annual New Year's labyrinth walk at an Ashland church begins at 4 p.m. Dec. 31.

The Sacred Walk to 2011 at Wesley Hall, First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., is free and open to the public.

Participants can walk the path until 1 a.m. Jan. 1. The walk reopens at 9 a.m. Jan. 1 and continues until 6 p.m. A children's program is set at noon on New Year's Day.

Live music will accompany those in the tradition of walking the labyrinth as a symbolic way to journey from the year that has been to the year that is about to become.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Austin at 541-482-4132 or mycoach@mind.net.

— Staff reports