Happy Yule To All and To All A Good MURDER!

Happy Yule To All and To All A Good MURDER… Here’s a fun Holiday Murder Mystery Plot. It was the night after Black Friday and all through the toy store not a creature as moving… not even the “fake” Santa… who was DEAD! It’s Christmas time again and the local big toy store was selling […]

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

Veneta Holiday Bazaar Selfie Santa Pictures

Veneta Holiday Bazaar Father Yule John Rakestraw, was Santa at the Veneta, Oregon, Holiday traveling Bazaar. He brought the Holiday cheer to many… from a beautiful newborn (not picture) to a brilliant service dog. The Applegate Regional Theatre made a great stop for shoppers and vendors alike. If you missed out on seeing us this year… there’s […]

Talk To Santa: Brilliant Holiday Gift

Talk To Santa: Here’s a Wonderful and Brilliant Gifts for Christmas and the Holidays…. Santa Video Chats or Phone Calls are a great way to connect with that Jolly Old Elf, Father Yule John! Remember that Santa’s a busy Elf and you need to get on the schedule Talk To Santa early. Your easy cost […]

Applegate Theatre Halloween Party Selfie Pictures

I had a great time at the Applegate Theatre Halloween Party on October 30th. We had many brilliant games, craft tables and a selfie booth hosted by me Father Yule John Rakestraw… This is the ultimate in party simplicity. You and your guest bring your own cameras: use your Smartphone, tablet, or regular cameras. We […]

Snap That Selfie

Snap Snap, Smile, Say Cheese… Never retake a selfie again with these easy tricks for snapping amazing selfies every time. First… Have someone else take your picture. Turn to your friend, a family member, even a stranger on the street and have them take your picture. Most times it will be better then the one […]