Jim Pinnell, SR. Family Birthday Party at Evergreen Park in Myrtle Creek Oregon

JIM PINNELL, SR. FAMILY PARTY I had a brilliant gig Saturday April 15th at the Evergreen Park in Myrtle Creek, OR. Jim Pinnell, SR. and his fantastic family were celebrating his 72nd birthday and many other people’s birthdays. They hired me (Father Yule John Rakestraw) to be their Entertainer for the event. I did magic, […]

Santa’s Magical Closet

I remember hiding away near my parents room as a wee little lad and seeing them put wrapped Christmas presents into their closet. I went back there a few days later to see the present and maybe get a peek at my gift. They weren’t there… I then started to look under their bed– nothing! […]

Santa’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Santa’s Twelve Days of Christmas Celebration 2016 On Santa’s Twelfth day of Christmas he gave to his true Santa believers (because it’s a chocolate holiday, sorry if you’re into other candy or can’t have chocolate, Santa couldn’t as a kid… he was allergic. It’s the thought that counts.) 12 LINDT & SPRUNGLI, LINDOR Orange Dark […]

Hand Lettered NICE List

Hand lettered NICE list from Santa’s desk… the original list! The NICE list… I have thousands of these brilliant pages fly across my desk all year and even more as the big day approaches, Christmas. I sign them and give them my stamp of approval. These are one of a kind originals, hand written by […]

Santa Visits Salem On LIVE TV

Santa Visits Salem Whitney M. Woodworth | Statesman Journal 7:20 p.m. PT Dec. 17, 2016 Santa [Father Yule John Rakestraw] braved the frosty weather and icy streets and made a pit stop Saturday in Salem by [the] CCTV studios to meet and chat with visitors on live TV. Children were able to ask Santa questions, […]

Elf Flies Surprize Gifts Over Creekside Golf Club

Elf Flies (one of Santa’s “Airborne Crew”) Great Surprises to “NICE” Children at the Creekside Golf Club. Santa, Father Yule John Rakestraw, was there Sunday, December 4th from 10 AM to 12:30 PM. Enjoyed a great Brunch, Holiday photos, and Christmas crafts. The Talented crew there at the Banquet Hall made sure we all were well […]

Bend Naked Winery Tasting Room Xmas

Bend Naked Winery Tasting Room Xmas Party Cheer Father Yule John Rakestraw was also at the Hood River Naked Winery Tasting Room November 26th.! Santa had a “Naked” good time with the crew in Bend… they know how to get a party going. Sorry for leaving out any of the other brilliant crew members, you’re […]

November 2016

November 2016 Where to Find Father Yule in November! November 19th – Veneta Holiday Bazaar See what it was like a this fun and brilliant Bazaar! This Christmas Dude will be in Veneta, Oregon on Saturday, November 19th, 9 AM to 5 PM for the Grand Holiday Bazaar at the Applegate Regional Theatre, Inc. (ART, […]

Naked Winery Christmas Party Fun

Naked Winery Christmas Party Fun in Hood River, Oregon. Father Yule John Rakestraw’s visit to the Bend Naked Winery Tasting Room! Santa had a fantastic time at the Hood River #NakedWinery Tasting Room. The crew who works there are brilliant, their “Nice and Naughty” and the customers are the best in the world. If you […]