Retirement Business

Retirement is moving towards me… I have about 5 or so years to go. Because of my health I’m going to retire at 62 and walk into my other careers of being Father Yule (Santa for Hire) and Master Detective (Murder Mystery Events) full time. I will have my School dist pension and SS. Have […]

SANTA’S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS… 2018!

Today ends the Christmas Season, but not the magic, nor the wonder of its brilliant joy that it gives us. I hope that you keep Christmas in your heart all year long. Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all. 12th day of SANTA’S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS. So, on Christmas 25th of December is 1 […]

Calzone of Death and the Yawning Portal

So, on Saturday 12/29/2018 we (my heros and I, as DM,) went back to… Calzone Golem of Death. This mini adventure for the start of my version of Waterdeep. I have however gotten the Beadle and Grimes… their Platinum Edition of D&D’s WATERDEEP DRAGON HEIST. which is brilliant and fun to use. For this mini […]

Cheesy Calzone Golem of Death… DnD at its Tastiest!

  Now that the Holidays are slowing down, I’m Father Yule / Master Detctive during the Christmas and Yule time season… many visits and Mysteries to play at this time of year. On the 26th of December we were able to step back into the Lasagna adventure and play DnD! It was fun and full […]

Village Green Resort brings to life the old world Christmas Market’s

Come see Father Yule, John Rakestraw this Sunday November 26th, December 3rd, I’ll also be there the 9th, 10th, 17th and 23rd from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Village Green Resort brings to life the old world Christmas Market’s helping to celebrate the holiday season. The history of Christmas Markets goes back to the […]

Groom Worth $100 Million Clams… LIVE Mystery Events

Groom Worth $100 Million Clams LIVE Mystery Events! Father Yule Master Detective opened up his case files and reads a mystery to us… one that we can try and solve. All you have to do is follow along with all the clues, red harrings, suspects and motives to find the killer(s). He will stop at […]

The Case Book of Master Detective Father Yule

The Case Book of Master Detective Father Yule Each month I will be bring you a new LIVE Mystery Event from the Case Book. Magical & Murderous Entertainment Awaits… Don’t miss the clues for our next LIVE Mystery Event for June 24th “Murdered By Potions and Herbs!” get them here ===> http://johnlrakestraw.com/facebook-live-mystery-event-murdered-potions-herbs/ The way the […]

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, […]