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, […]

What’s Your Passion?

I try to remember to ask people, “What’s your passion?” We all are taught to ask, “What do you do?” Mostly so that we can judge them, put them in a certain box and know if we’re better or worst off then them. I joke and say I ask kids, “What do they want to […]

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 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, […]

Halloween 2016 at the Applegate Regional Theatre

Halloween 2016 – Fun, Fantastic, Fabulous, folks put on a great Halloween Party in Veneta, Oregon. These two great ladies, Vicki Sourdry & Marti Byers, make the Applegate Regional Theatre possible with all their years of hard work and never dying belief that Veneta and the area West of Eugene was in need of its […]

Christmas Party Ideas For July!

Christmas Party Ideas | Rates for a Magickal Event | Contact Santa Christmas Party Ideas For July Christmas in July is Christmas without the hassle of the holiday. Despite the warm July weather you can have a fun and easy Christmas Holiday themed party that will have all your family, friends and neighbors saying WOW! […]