Weekend Highlights

Remembering our Sister and Priestess, Nora Cedarwind.  

Our dear Sister, Mother, Grandmother, Wild Woman – our Priestess Nora has left our earthly world and moved on to her next incarnation.  Her darling and loving husband has shared that Nora has a cardboard cremation container that everyone had painted & decorated 6 years ago when we first thought she was passing. We had it at Lee & Elaine’s for a few days and people would stop in and add some art-work and blessings. If you knew Nora and were touched by her, you are welcome to write, or bring something to place in this box (burnable) – it can be a letter or what-ever you feel you’d like to send to her.

I know many of you will say goodbye in your own way and time and that makes sense.  I’m so very grateful to have a chance where we can share in those memories as well, so on Friday, July 19th in the afternoon at 4pm at Summerstar, we will honor Nora and spend time remembering her beautiful soul.  

Nora was and remains such an integral part Summerstar and her influence and wisdom, her radiant smile and oh… her laughter, her laughter!… I can hear it now… it echoes in my mind and we’re going to send her and remember her with such Love and Joy!  Even if you can’t attend all of Summertar, if you’d like to share, you are more than welcome to attend on Friday – we ask that you please RSVP and let Miria know that you’re coming-there’s no fee or anything.

R&R & Music & Talent

We are delighted to welcome Skyla Kate on Friday evening after our Talent Show and we welcome back Waterwitch, Elizabeth Hummel, Brian Castillo & Robin Toye.   Waterwitch will be releasing their new CD on Sunday, June 30th at Octapas in Olympia – head over to their FB page for all details.  You can also follow Skyla Kate on her FB page.

WaterwitchWhile living in San Diego, Elizabeth won “Best Acoustic Artist,” and performed in the Lilith Fair. She has released eight albums on Brew Records, and continues to write and record. Now in Olympia Washington, she performs often, tours occasionally, and hosts a twice monthly concert series called Waterwitch Presents.

Elizabeth has composed hundreds of timeless tunes, with lyrics inspired by myths, nature, and just living. On stage she is funny and real, playing guitar, banjo, and Appalachian dulcimer to accompany a pure and authentic voice. Elizabeth’s music reflects her heritage and speaks to the heart about what really matters.
Talent Show!Come share a song or two! The Cadre has a little something up their sleeves as well!
Skyla Kate“She lost herself in the trees among the ever-changing leaves. She wept beneath the wild sky as stars told stories of ancient times. The flowers grew towards her light, the river called her name at night. She could not live a normal life with the mysteries of the universe hidden in her eyes.”

Games at Summerstar

We love to play and get rambunctious!  We have the equipment for a Quidditch Pitch, Giant Chess, Giant Checkers and lots of fun field space for sky viewing.  It’s just waiting for YOU!  Fun for kids of all ages and abilities.  

 Rituals-Workshops-Chat-A-Longs

Want to host a workshop, facilitate a discussion, offer a ritual-email Miria to get scheduled

Final schedule & times are posted onsite
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Drum Workshop  (The boyz)

Tips, practice and just plain drumming! Plus, if you’ve been following the Chakra Rhythms posted in the PFA Gazette, we’ll be incorporating those rhythms into our Jam sessions!

Sacred Imagery  (Audry)

Create custom works of art on clothing, alter cloths or banners. PLEASE bring your own COLORED medium; Such as T-shirts, jeans, fabric etc. Dark, bright, bold colored clothing or fabrics.  This is a great family activity and an excellent way to create unique memorabilia from your time at Summerstar.  Dress to get messy!  Children under 10 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Henna Party! (Chele)

Join me for a henna party! Adorn your self with the sacred pigments of our land and learn a bit about this ancient form of body art. Designs start at $10

Pagan Astronomy (Antony Wolfmoon)
A brief overview of what our Pagan ancestors knew about the heavens and the earth. With a detailed analysis on how they aligned Stonehenge and the Pyramids. (Hint: No space aliens required.)
 
Wand Design (Robin)
Robin will share with you his own exploration of this ancient and wondrous craft.  Robin has been crafting and working with wands for several seasons and has recently been invigorated with the love and joy of hand crafting these precious mediums of living energy.
 
Scotch with Scott (Scott of course!)
2018 was a precedent for this workshop and 2019 will make it a tradition.  In 2018, I brought a number of scotches and shared scotch and information about scotch.  For 2019, I would have participants bring a bottle of their favorite scotch and be prepared to present it to the group.
 
Luminary Designs (Earthbound Productions)
We’ll craft some small luminaries together so that you’ll have something fun to carry for that twilight, or after dark ritual!  Thankyou to Earthbound Productions (they sponsor Olympia’s Procession of the Species and annual Illuminated Ball)
 
Prayer Shawls-Meditation Tapestries-Inspirational Banners! (Earthbound Productions)
We have plenty of tjantings, die, paints, wax – come and create something that inspires you and reflects your inner beauty as you honor your Self, your Ancestors and Gods
 
Meet & Chat (with David)
Spend some time and share your thoughts about such topics like your experiences in Spirit Realm, your favorite form of Divination, how you dedicate yourself in the service of the Gods, or what-ever is on your mind about all things on our chosen spirit journey and path
 
Hemp 101 (Megan Graham)
Megan Graham is from Portland, Oregon, and is the owner/operator of a grassroots company known as GEMM Farms. She likes to share knowledge about and makes a line of Industrial Hemp CBD products to improve quality of life and wellbeing. In this presentation, learn a brief overview of the 10,000 year history of this wondrous plant and its many uses. She will also share with you her knowledge about Industrial Hemp, CBD (Cannabidiol), and various ways of utilizing it to improve your quality of life. With in-depth information about how it works in healing your body, relieving pain, and helping you stay in balance. Attend the lecture, and receive a coupon for a free sample of GEMM Farms products.

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Got something to share, art to teach, ideas that need expressing!  Share it! Send your topic, brief description and we’ll get you scheduled. 

To schedule your workshop, send us your topic, bio, and preferred meeting time (suggested length is 1 hour) which will be listed in the info booklet if received by June 10th, all are posted on the website if notice received by July 10th for pre-scheduled workshops.

IMPROMPTU workshops are welcome, just sign up on site as well.

If your are offering a workshop/panel, we will leave it up to you to coordinate your space, and announcements.  At Summerstar, get with Minion Prime to get your workshop announced during breakfast