The Festival of the Terminalia is celebrated on February 23rd each year. On this day, Roman landowners would honor the boundaries of their land at the boundary markers and the god Terminus. Rome’s public boundary stone is the temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus was also honored. Garlands were placed over the boundary stones, and altars were built near them. Offerings of grain and honey were given by the children, and the adults would offer wine and pig blood. Everyone was dressed in white, and were required to keep silent throughout the offerings. A picnic feast was held at the end of the ritual.
This year, CALS celebrated the festival at different venues throughout the State. It is always a great opportunity for people who work in the land surveying profession to gather in an informal setting.