One Month To Go for Midgard
Hail and welcome to all who will be the attending the 10thAnnual Midgard Festival from May 17 to 20, 2013.
This year being our 10thannual I want to invite
all of you to come celebrate many years of Kin and Kith gathering together to
test our winter, learn and explore more the Viking ways and overall spend a
great weekend with family and friends.
A few housekeeping chores are in order.
What: 10thAnnual UCPG Midgard Festival.
When: May 17-20, 2013
Where: Raven’s Knoll (10441 Highway 60)
Who: All who wish to attend this Viking Based
Festival. If your band from any festivals or gatherings, please contact
Jean-Marc AKA Pagan Owl before registering.
Why: To explore the Viking ways and gathering
To save $$$ by pre-registering and helping us calculate how
much meat and other supplies we will require please ensure that all funds and
forms are in by May 1st. Average adult before May 1stis $63.
After May 1stwill be $68. All pre-registrations are final and no refunds will be provided.
Registration forms can be sent to you by contacting Tracy
Bush and please return the forms to her. She can be contacted at tracybush@...
Funds should be sent to Jean-Marc AKA Pagan Owl at ucpagangathering@...
PayPal on the two owls website. If by PayPal please add $5 for PayPal admin fees.
Contact me for the address.
Midgard Feast and
Midgard Festival supplies the meat, charcoal and other items
for the feast.
We ask EVERY participant either for Saturday day pass or
full fest to supply a dish for the Potluck side of the feast. Rising Phoenix RP
has kindly volunteered to organize the Potluck. Please see her post on the
We thought of the Vegan and Vegetarians. You will notice
your fees are $5 less (No Meat indication). For this reason we started doing
the vegetable stone soup. Tracy Bush as kindly volunteered to organize that end
of it. Also see her post on the Midgard Group on Facebook.
Gypsy is organizing a feast competition. I believe the
categories that will be judged will be Main Dish, Appetizer, Dessert and
Traditional (Viking) dish. More entry better competition and also most choices
for all involved.
Thanks to all three for volunteering.
One track of workshops is planned during the days. Erik
Lacharite is organizing the schedule for workshops. Exile_x2@...
the address to add your workshops. I believe traditional black smiting, archery
and a bunch of others are planned. The Feast is on Saturday. Main Ritual will
be provided by Runatyr Kindred (Procession of Nurthus), Fireworks and Bardic is
also occurring on Sunday. Please add yours.
Schedule will be posted on the white board at the Rookery.
Our friendly Head of Security and my long term friend
Patrick Naughton will be collecting all store bought fireworks. More packages
we get the longer the show is. Patrick will be looking for volunteers to set up
and light them. Please bring fireworks.
Well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome at Midgard. Please
keep them on leashes when walking around. Don’t forget to bring your leash and
your pooper scooper doggy bag. Hope I
got my point across. LOL
Group and family packages available until May 1st.
Please ask the group or other festival rides groups to get
rides. No magic bus provided by UCPG. Feel free to organize rides or bus if you
Feel free to cook your meals on the communal fire pit. Use
designated fire pits only. Ensure to
rake any fallen pine needles away from the fire pits. The Fire Chief will be in
attendance with his fiancé (fellow pagans) and hopes there is no ban set in
Hope for the best and expect the worst weather. Please bring
warm blankets and extra warm clothing.
All vendors are welcome at no extra charges (above and
beyond normal registration).
Please read rules posted at registration.
AKA Pagan Owl
"A fulfilling life is not one of sin, but of honor, valor, and great feasts !" by Ro (12 year old English assignment.)
Upper Canada Pagan Gathering Events / Evenement du Festival Païen du Haut Canada
Midgard Festival / Festival Midgard (6th Annual)
Victoria Day Week-end - May
Fin de semaine de la fête de la reine Victoria - Mai
UCPG Web Page
Midgard Chat Group
Men's Retreat Chat Group
Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2350173094
... and many more.
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