Ardantane Yule Ritual

Celebrating the Winter Solstice Merrymakers will gather at Ardantane on Friday, December 21, to celebrate the old Celtic/Norse holiday of Yule, or the Winter Solstice. The public is invited, and we will begin gathering at 6:00 pm; the program will start at 6:30. Yule, meaning “wheel,” is the old festival…

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Ardantane Imbolg Celebration

Or an Oimelc, for that matter? These are two of the Gaelic names for a special holiday that happens about February 1st, and will be celebrated at Ardantane south of Jemez Springs on that date, which is a Friday.     Imbolg means “in the belly,” and refers to the season when sheep…

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Yule Celebration

We will celebrate Yule at Ardantane on December 21. There is no charge for this event, although voluntary donations are gratefully accepted to defray costs. Participants are invited to dress in whatever way feels appropriate, and to bring beverages and dishes to share in the potluck dinner that follows the…

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