Go Fund Me: Matching Funds Alert

Can you help? We are working to raise $1500 so that a local coven will MATCH that amount for our campus Common Room project. Please help! All donations up to $1500 will be doubled! Remember, your contributions ARE tax-deductible! Thank you for anything you can do. Go to gofundme.com/build-an-uncommon-room-at-ardantane.

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Special Work Party Tuesday Oct 24

We got a LOT done last Saturday with a handful of really great volunteers… but there’s more to do before our big Torch and Key Retreat in November. That’s why we’re having an EXTRA Blessed Beavers work party next Tuesday. We have put up the roof frame for the Shady…

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Samhain Celebration Friday, October 27

Ardantane will host an open celebration of Samhain, sometimes called “the Celtic New Year,” on Friday, October 27 at 6:30 pm. Samhain (pronounced “SOW-en) means “summer’s end,” and commemorates the lives of those who have passed during the preceding year, as well as our ancestors in general. It is similar…

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Blessed Beavers Work Party Saturday, November 4

Ardantane could really use a hand Saturday, November 4th. Many hands make light work! Any chance YOUR hands are available? We’ll start about 9:00 am, but would welcome your help for any part of the day. As usual, free lunch and Beaver Bucks. Call me if you need directions or have questions,…

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Wendy Rule Concert

Mark your calendar now! Wendy Rule will be holding a house concert and Yule celebration to benefit the Common Room fund in Albuquerque on December 21. The suggested donation is $20. Look for more details closer to the date. Wendy’s albums are available at Ardantane Alley.

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PUBLICITY COORDINATOR NEEDED

The Ardantane Publicity Coordinator is a volunteer position, under the direct supervision of the Executive Director and responsible to the Ardantane Board of Directors. Though the position receives no wages or salary, the incumbent may attend any Ardantane class or retreat without charge.  The term is open-ended, and either the…

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Beaver(s) of the Month for May: CROWWYMMEN

Every year, the Crowwomen from Durango, Colorado come to Ardantane for their annual retreat. In addition to bonding with their sisters and enjoying the early spring on the Ardantane campus, they put in some time working on the campus. This year, they worked on the final installations for the HARRE…

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Beaver(s) of the Month for July: COMMON ROOM TASK FORCE

As those of you who followed the lengthy saga that was the construction of the HARRE POTTE know, we learned a lot from that experience. Our most useful lesson was on the importance of careful advance planning on any project, but especially one that would require raising money from the…

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BEAVER OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL: KAREN GOODPASTURE

Karen Goodpasture came back to Ardantane this month, and we are so glad to have her there! A few years ago, Karen had to leave her usual summer home in the Jemez due to fire danger. She asked to spend the summer at Ardantane, and she’s been there every summer…

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