Ardantane Yule Celebration

The winter solstice, called “Yule” by many of our European ancestors, will be marked on Friday, December 21, at the Ardantane campus south of Jemez Springs. The public is welcome to join in celebration with song, stories, and feasting. The solstice marks the shortest day and longest night of the…

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Ardantane Samhain Celebration

Samhain (pronounced “SOW-en”) is the Celtic Pagan feast day honoring our ancestors and those who have passed during the preceding year.   It will be commemorated on Friday, October 30, 2020 at the Ardantane campus, south of Jemez Springs. Participants will gather about 6:30 pm and the ritual will begin…

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Ardantane Mabon Celebration

Ardantane will host at the Celtic harvest festival of Mabon on Friday, September 25, and people are invited to gather at 6:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public, and will take place at the geodesic dome at Ardantane, a educational and retreat center located about seven miles south of Jemez…

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Ardantane Lughnassad Celebration

Lughnassad is named for Lugh, the Irish god of the sun and harvest, and a master of all skills: warrior, bard, healer, you name it. The ancient Tailltean Games were celebrated in honor of his mother, and included games of skill, horse races, poetry contests, and feasting; they were a…

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Ardantane Litha Celebration

Ardantane’s Litha will be held on Friday, June 19 at the Ardantane campus. Participants are asked to arrive at 6:30pm and to bring a dish to share after the ritual if they are able. In an effort to reduce Ardantane’s environmental impact, we ask that if you can, please bring…

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Ardantane Beltane Celebration CANCELLED

On Friday, May 1, the public is invited to gather at the dome at Ardantane for a Beltane (May Day) celebration. Ardantane is a non-profit school and retreat center located a few miles south of Jemez Springs and north of Canon. Beltane, or “Bel’s Fire,” is an ancient Celtic festival…

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EVENTS CANCELLED OR POSTPONED

Ardantane’s public Ostara and Beltane Sabbats have been cancelled in response to the CORVID-19 crisis. In addition, Discovering the Warrior Within has been postponed.  A new date will be set when it is deemed safe for the leaders to travel from Canada. We urge our supporters to stay home and…

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Imbolg, A Celtic Winter Holy Day

The public is invited join us to celebration of Imbolg on Friday, January 31. We will gather at the Dome on campus about 6:30 pm, and the ceremony begins at 7:00. Participants are invited to bring any favorite tools to consecrate for your projects, garden tools, pens, a laptop, knitting needles, etc. If your tools are bulky or numerous, you can bring a photo.

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