sactoboydave (sactoboydave) wrote in sac_pagan,

EVENT SCHEDULE: 5th Annual Celtic Midsummer Faerie Festival - 6/13 & 6/14

The 5th annual Celtic Midsummer Faerie Festival will be held June 13 - 14, at the VFW Hall (8990 Kruitof Way, Fair Oaks, California 95628) near Phoenix Park in Fair Oaks, Calif. Festival opens at 10 a.m. both days, closing at 11p.m. on Sat. and 6 p.m. on Sun.

This FREE family oriented event features local and regional artists performing a variety of Celtic, World, Folk and Rock music along with a variety of other entertainment. The schedule for the festival is:

Saturday June 13

10:00am: Announcements

10:30am: Opening Ritual

11:00am: Sahara Sands Bellydance

12:00pm - 12:30pm: Handfasting Ritual

12:30pm: Honored Bard Contest & Honored Bard Emeritus Poetry Reading

1:00pm-1:45pm: Haggis Revenge

2:00pm-2:30pm: Hot Pot Studio Dancers and

2:30pm: Ritual

3:00pm: Announcements and Raffle

3:30pm-4:45pm: Beltaine’s Fire

5:00pm-5:30pm: Ritual
5:30pm: Announcements

6:00pm- 7:00pm: Hobbyhorse

7:30pm-8:30pm: Lasher Keen

9:00pm-10:00pm: Obsidian Butterfly

10:00pm-11:00pm: Drum Circle

Sunday June 14

10:00am: Announcements & Morning Mood Music

10:30am: Ritual

11:00am: Hecates Riddle na

12:00pm-12:30pm: Announcements & presentation of 2009-2010 Honored Bard

12:30pm-1:30pm: Moon Goddess Caravan

1:30pm: Ritual

2:00pm-3:00pm: Hobbyhorse

3:00pm-4:00pm: Beltaine’s Fire

4:00pm-5:00pm: Vesuvius

5:00pm: Closing Ritual

The Festival boasts a diverse marketplace including many unique and handcrafted items, a Celtic village and living history display, energetic dance performances, drumming, and a spirited poetry and a performance arts competition. The festival caters to children with games, crafts and storytelling. The festival highlights ancient Celtic culture and history.

Sponsored by the non-profit Sacramento Grove of the Oak, Inc. attendees are encouraged to bring a donation of canned food for the Grove’s food closet. Parking is free.

Actors in full costume as warriors, fairies, druids, magicians and more will wander the event to entertain and astound attendees. Attendees are encouraged to dress in Celtic or magical finest.

For more information see

David Shorey (916) 801-2519,

Cimber Cade, Jennifer Jaffee, April Hollon Festival Co-Coordinators
Phone: (916) 534-3747 Email:

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