We SERIOUSLY love & appreciate ART!
Over 140 artists have converged onto the Shire to exhibit and share their creativity and talent in this years 2014 Raglan Shire ART WALK which officially opens today.
There is so much art spread out over 6 areas that you are sure to see something that will catch your eye.
Paintings (acrylics/oils/watercolors etc.), Drawings (pencils/pen and ink/sketches/doodle etc.), Digital Art, Photography and 3D sculpture created by talented, passionate , people.
This annual event is a personal favorite, and will be open to all to enjoy for the next three weeks. Feel free to see the art at your own pace as well as partake in the various events being held during this years Art Walk.
KEEBA at 2 pm!
Today at 2 pm PST, Keeba Tammas performs LIVE from the Art Walk Stage to open the festivities. Keeba is a fabulous live performer with an amazing voice. ART & MUSIC = Two treats in One!
Feel free to explore the Shire’s, see some art, pick up some art themed free items at the Tree Stump Swag area and enjoy this fabulous month of ART!
THE RAGLAN SHIRE ART WALK™ – Bringing you Art on a HEDGE since 2007
April is Raglan’s birthday month and we’re celebrating with a trip to Tinywood! April 11 – 27. There will be parties, movies, a wax museum, and FILM FESTIVAL! Check the Raglan Events calendar for details.
Registration for Raglan ArtWalk is on going. Please go here to sign up, you have until Sunday April 27th to register!
Time to chase away those winter blahs – get down with the blues at the Raglan Shire Blues Weekend! The event filled with live music starts Saturday, March 15th at 1pm SLT with Tone Uriza starting things off!
In addition to Tone Uriza, also performing this weekend is Grif Bamaisin, Anek Fuchs, Blues4U Nowicka, Mamaa Saiz and Blues Heron! 6 performers over 2 days! Check calendar for exact times or notices! http://raglanshire.com/events/
Also be sure to check out the blues legends displays, free swag, good tunes and fun! I’ll say it again: Aww yeah, I got the blues weekend!!
Hear ye! Hear Ye!! Mardi Gras starts Saturday March 1st and runs until Sunday March 9th!
This years theme is Alice in Wonderland! So fall down the rabbit hole with me and enjoy the nonsensical, whimsical week of fun events, capped off by the Parade of floats on Sunday March 9th at 12 Noon SLT!
If you wish to partake, there is parade float truck outside the paw & whisker, as well as in the silly cube! we have 2 versions this year, tiny and dinkie! (thanks to Panacea and Etheria) Also thanks to Kage for the fabbo sign, and modeled by yours truly!
So LAISSEZ LES BON TEMPS ROLLEZ!! come enjoy the fun and remember: every adventure requires a first step! and we’re all mad here! :p~
ELISH, one of our Adopted Animals. GIRAFFE!
After going through all the denotations of denominations given freely from the kind & generous souls of The Shire during last years Medieval Festival in September as part of the annual raising of the FUNDS for our adopted & assorted Critter charities….
The final Tally is in & Thanks to all of YOU , we raised an even $100,000 L / $400 US.
Monies will be sent to renew our adoptions of Elish the Giraffe located at the ZSL Zoo in London, England http://www.zsl.org/zsl-london-zoo// & Fluffy the Malayan Tapir who resides at The Sedgwick County Zoo in Witchita, Kansas in the US https://www.scz.org/
I’ll also be sending monies to The Performing Animal Welfare Society http://www.pawsweb.org & The Elephant Sanctuary http://www.elephants.com/
These are great Organizations and again much appreciation to everyone who organized and contributed to helping our animal friends!
The 7th Annual Raglan Shire Winterfest ZOMG!
It’s that time of year when the snow piles up on the Shire and happy folks flit about enjoying all the wintery, snowey STUFF that is ongoing for the next several weeks. Mount Waffle, the ski runs, the Ice Rink, the Winter Village, the Community Tree, the 12 days of Wootmas, Artisan created goodies and so much more! Join us this Wootmas season for live music and caroling, dancing and gift giving as we celebrate Winter… IN THE SNOW!!
*No snow was harmed in the making of this years Winterfest….srsly.
Saturday, November 30 1pm SLT – Showvember closes with a BAM! at the spectacular Raglan Talent Show! Join us at the Tardis stage to watch tinies from all over the Shires share their fabulous talents with us. There will be music, dancing, feats of daring do… and much much more!
If you’re going to see one talent show in Raglan this month, make it this one!
It’s Showvember (or is it Whovember?) and that means the Raglan Shire Tiny Fashion show is coming up, Sunday November 24th at Noon SLT! If you rent a store somewhere in the cluster (Raglan Shire, Athens Shire, Galaxy, Commons, Heron Shire, Haven Shire or Morning Shire) then you can participate and show your wears!
Sign up poster is in back of the silly cube, just drag and drop a notecard in with your name and info for your store! Deadline to sign up is next Friday Nov 22nd!!! Click sign for more info or message Karmagirl Avro in second life!
Lots of spookiness going on in the Shires – now through October 31. Check the events calendar for details!
Join the InWorldz Raglan Tinies for a Halloween Party on Sunday, October 20th from 1-3 pm. Keeba and Ganjo will perform live. And its a benefit for Relay for Life of InWorldz, sponsored by Tiny Steps for a Cure. And you can Trick or Treat at the stores and homes on The Great Tree from then through October 31st. Spooktacular!