Beltane 2021 ” Awakening the Wyrd”

April 22nd-25th

Located at Dragonz Wylde Ranch, 520 Red Rock Ranch Road, Red Rock, TX

Come on out and join us for our Beltane Celebration.

(info on festival will be updated as new stuff comes in. A time schedule will be posted nearer the event)

Main Guest Speaker: Amy Blackthorn

We will be doing this by interactive Video streaming. Amy Blackthorn is the best-selling author of, ‘Blackthorn’s Botanical Magic,’ ‘Sacred Smoke,’ and ‘Blackthorn’s Botanical Brews,’ and has been described as an “arcane horticulturalist” for her lifelong work with magical plants and teaching. She incorporates her experiences in British Traditional Witchcraft with her horticulture studies. She has a certification in aromatherapy and is ordained through the Order of the Golden Gryphon. Amy’s company, Blackthorns Botanicals, creates tea based on magical associations. She has appeared on HuffPoLive, Netflix’s Top Ten Secrets and Mysteries in an episode about Supernatural Abilities & the AP Newswire. Amy lives in Delaware. You can view Amy’s tea shop at BlackthornsBotancials.com

Music and stage:

Fri night: Open Poetry and short stories hour Fri night. Get up and share a poem or short story that you have written or that has inspired you.

Sat night: Toby Stell and Stone Circle Tribe (Sea Turtle, Glen and Ursula)

Activities:

Beltane Game competitions for May King and Queen

We will have several competitions such as Archery, Boffer weapons, Javelin toss, etc. Winners of each competition get their names put in for the drawing for May King and Queen. Winners will lead the Maypole and be part of the main ritual as well as receiving free tickets to the Samhain event and will get to keep their crowns.

We will also have competitions for the Teens and Littles along with the drawings and crowns for the May Princes and Princess similar to the adults.

Red Goddess Tent

Inspired by the Red Tent movement, the Red Goddess Tent is a sacred healing space facilitated by women for women. With divine femininity workshops and conversations, sound healing meditations and a feminine hygiene station, the Red Goddess Tent will leave you feeling rejuvenated and renewed in your sense of womanhood and sisterhood. We welcome sisters of all ages into the space. *Some workshops will be open to fellows who wish to lend comfort or learn how to better support their female companions.

Fundraiser Auction

This will be an auction of donated items or services to help raise money for land projects, Land Dragon upkeep and other costs of running a festival organization.

Rituals:

Opening and closing Rituals

Beltane Main Ritual with Sea Turtle and crew.

Workshops:

Rituals For Teens with Willow
Join Willow and learn about how you can do your own rituals, offerings, and more! BAKING! FOOD!

Ho’oponopono: beneath the hype with Ruatha
Find out the history of this important part of Hawaiin culture, spirituality, and how it holds the tribe together.

Christianity: the good, the bad, and sexy with Ruatha
Come share your experiences, listen to others, and find out a few surprising facts about ancient Jewish laws about sex, or rather, some lack of laws

Sensing the Wyrd: Oracular Vision with Ruatha
Explore the ancient magic of Seidr, the history of the Volva, and my experiences sensing the threads of fate. This not only helps with personal guidance, but it’s the foundation for any approach to changing fate.

Daily Energy Dojo: Tai Chi and more with Ruatha
Come practice energy work with us to Rejuvenate, Recalibrate, Explore new ways of sensing and using energy.

Beginning Numerology with Acacia
This will be a simple 101 introduction to Numerology.
How to figure your birth number and name number and what that means.

Hexenspiegal; The witches Protection Mirror with Sirce
This is a how to make and use this special mirror to return evil spells back to the witch they come from, times three. Please bring a medium to large metal ring if you want to make one to take home. All else will be provided.

Poppets workshop with Ria.

History of poppets, as well as different ways they can be made and used.

How to do Resin pouring with Ria
She will have some UV resin and molds if anyone would like a craft lesson on resin pouring, pouring a pendant, She does request a donation of $3. to cover the cost of resin and cording for the completed project

Vendors:

Venus 6 Gallery with Dyan Brown
Original paintings for sale. Several are posted on the group page for a preview of what she will have for sale. Remember Venus 6 always sells the second one at half price so if you love 2 grab them

Turquoise Dragonfly

She has mostly handmade wares, Holiday Stockings, stuffed Shoulder dragons and maybe some choco chip mocha muffins.

Lady M – Ria

Leather, Jewelry and more. She will have the last of Loretta’s Tie Dye, as well as some pewter pendants, hand made Jewelry, and crochet items.

Gott Ado

For those who want to make their own wands he going to bring some found or pruned sticks. Partial list Pecan , juniper, lilac, etc . Donations only on these going to ESPOT.

He will have some bought products to sell, as well some his glass ware (old stock will be reduced over last ESPOT price He may not have as much to sell this time.

Food Vendor – Orlando
Meal tickets will be available online and at the gate for $25 . There will be individual prices as well for those that do not want to purchase a meal ticket.

Menu for festival:

Friday:

Lunch: Loaded Nachos (tortilla chips with queso, seasoned ground beef, beans, and options of tomato, guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo and olives).

Dinner: Burgers.

Saturday:

Breakfast: tacos of bean & cheese, bacon or potato egg and cheese.

Lunch: grilled chicken soft tacos and a side of street corn in a cup.

All proceeds go to ESPOT.

If you wish to vend, do a ritual or workshops, please contact us at earthspiritpeople@gmail.com and send us a small description of what you are selling and the name of your booth if it has one. Vending fee is $10 for a 10×10 space plus your ticket in.

Tickets to Beltane are $50 online and $60 at the gate. Children 17 and under are free, but must be accompanied by a adult guardian. They can be purchased through our paypal link: PayPal.me/earthspiritpeople

Our ticket sales go on property taxes, improvements to the campgrounds and help us to keep Dragonz Wylde as our campgrounds.

Children are welcome and can attend most of our workshops and rituals unless otherwise stated. We try our best to be family friendly and will be working on a new playscape area for the kids nearer the camping area.

We are not clothing optional except in one designated area which is restricted to those who are 18 and older. We do ask that underage children return to their camps around 10pm and require them to wear wrist bands to mark them as underage. This does not mean the adults can loosen our rule of keeping your groin covered in the main camping areas, this includes the main fire. We want families to be comfortable and safe.

Activities canceled or changed due to COVID concerns:

Aphrodite’s Temple and Sweatlodge will not be in operation during the pandemic .

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We ask everyone to be cautious. Wear your mask in the public areas

Wash your hands.

Social Distance.

No passing bottles, bring a cup or glass for sharing.

Air hugs for the most part outside your quarantine groups.

Let’s have fun, but do it safely and responsibly