Old Tyme Community Harvest Faire
A Celebration of Hearth and Harvest
Saturday, September 22, 2012: 9 AM - 7 PM
at Circle Sanctuary Nature Preserve
near Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin
* Wreath Weaving * Cider Pressing * Fiber Arts * Crone Apple Crafting * Mabon Magic * Nature Walks * Fall Equinox Ritual and more!
Circle Sanctuary's Welcome Fall festival is a celebration of the fall equinox and the second harvest in the form of a country faire! Come connect with the Earth and find the magic of the season through traditional craftways. There will also be a judging of volunteer pies, preserves, pickles, and breads in addition to a potluck meal.
|Welcome Fall Events Schedule|
|9 AM:||Faire Gates open for all!|
|9 AM - 12:30 PM:||Exhibit Hall items accepted|
Drop off your garden's best creations to be judged and then enjoyed during the community potluck! Categories are: Preserves, bread, pickles, garden-fresh vegetables, and pies! Winning selections will be shared at dinner.
|9 - 10 AM:||Self-guided Nature Walks|
|9:30 AM:||Yarn Spinning Demonstration at the Blue Tent, with Brooke Laukant|
|10 AM:||Apple Cider Pressing by the Barn, with Reed Cockrell|
Bring your apples to donate and a mug to taste! He will be there until the apples run out!
|10:30 AM:||Mead Making Made Easy at the Yellow Tent, with Brad Allen|
Whether you are new to mead or a professional brewer (or taster); come and learn a SIMPLE COLD BREW method of mead making that can get anyone started in this ever gratifying hobby. (ADULTS 21 & OLDER ONLY)
|10:30 AM:||Making a Corn Dolly (Children's Workshop) at the Blue Tent, with Brooke & Ken Laukant|
Kids are invited to come and listen to some traditional Mabon stories and get a chance to create their own Corn Dolls (or action figures)!
|11 AM:||Leaf Art (Adults & Kids) at the Yellow Tent, with Jenn Nelson|
Using colored leaves from the land (or home); come and learn a way to preserve their color and magic year round! Participants will take home a beautiful (and unique) display that they create!
|11:30 AM:||Mullein Magic at the Blue Tent, with Selena Fox|
Explore culinary, medicinal, ornamental & magical uses of Great Mullein (Verbascum Thapsus). Learn when & how to harvest leaves, flowers, roots, & stalks. Discover ways to craft & use a Hag's Taper for ceremonies.
|12:30 - 2:30 PM:||Carnival & Faire on the Green with the Ghetto Shamans|
Fun! Games! Prizes! Need we say more! Check back soon for a list of games and prizes. Hot Dogs, Turkey Dogs & Chips will be served gratis, on the Green. Additional game tickets may be purchased with proceeds from the additional tickets going to the Circle Sanctuary General Operating Fund.
|2:30 PM:||Drawing for Carnival Game Prizes/Exhibit Hall Grand Prize Winners Announced/Auction!|
|3:30 PM:||Welcome Fall Ritual At Festival Circle, With Selena Fox, Bo Nelson & Others.|
|5 PM:||Potluck Dinner|