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
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.
Hey Tiny Fashionistas!
We’re about to order the fantabulous, new limited edition t-shirts for the folks who donated to our Jazz Paws Kickstarter campaign at the corresponding levels. Then we thought, “Say, maybe some of the other folks might want a shirt too? or… what if they wanted TWO shirts?”
So our web tigress has put the finishing touches on our shiny new shopping cart and so you, yes YOU, can order these new t-shirts too. Also did I mention there might be a chance to buy a PURKLE shirt too??!?!? I didn’t? Then never mind.
These limited edition T-Shirts are ready for Pre-Order (sales for shirts end May 6th).
In addition we have a lovely array of Brand New Fun Raglan Shire STUFF which you can order right now anytime! (No Pre-Order required) 🙂
Welp, the Month of JANE is over! How awesome was Jane too? The Drive in Theater, the OOL! (there’s no P in our OOL!), the Paintball, the Futbol match! JANE rocked!
But now…thar be Pirates on the horizon! The grounds on Raglan have already started to transmogrify into the Pirate Cove! Craggy rocks surround the entire area with sandy beaches and wonderous undersea fauna and sea creatures beginning to be populated below…Pirate ships have appeared and… Rabbit Skull Island has risen once again… YARRRRR, thar be pirates approaching!
Over the next few days everything wil be furiously put into place and early next week, The Raglan Merchant folken will start placing their pirate themed wares inside Rabbit Skull Island as we prepare for the Official Kick off of PIRATE Month which starts Jelly 17th and runs through Arrghust 15th! Tons of activities and Stuff! The Air Krakken Battle! The Treasure Hunt! The Pirate Paintball! Live music! Live Performance! Dj’s and dancing on the beach and under the sea! Plus MOAR!
Look for Notices, Blawg posts and check the Calendar for wot watery fates await ye! YARRR!!
THE SUMMER OF WOOT CONTINUES!!!
The game Tinys were Born to play!
Frootcake is a super fun game that 3 to 5 players can play thats easy to learn and has elements of chance and strategy makin it a highly addictive and enjoyable experience. Plus, it has CAKE! in short, it is FROOT-UH-LICIOUS!
Several tinys who had been playing this game demanded that we bring it to the Shire but the one drawback to the game was that the included seating was only for biggies. OH NOES! SO i contacted the creator Rifkin Habsburg who was kind enough to modify the existing FROOTGAME table to have tiny compatible seating and after a week of helping him benchmark the table, FROOTCAKE was ready to take its place on the Shire for tinies to enjoy!
You can find the game in The FROOTCAKE ROOM in the newly redecorated PAW & WHISKER Tavern which is back and freshly thawed out after being buried under Mount Waffle for the entire Winterfest.
As of this writing, 12 of the top 20 FROOTCAKE players in all of Second Life are Tiny friends of Raglan Shire including Chester Reichmann & Karmasqrl Avro at #1 & #2! you can look at the World Rankings at this URL
Look for The First Raglan Shire FROOTCAKE Tournament coming soon!!!