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May Day Beltane Fire Drum Celebration
May 1, 2018 : 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
MAY DAY BELTANE CELEBRATION
Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 ~ 7:30 pm
Anahata Riverfront Area
Beltane, meaning ‘Bright Fire’, is one of four Celtic seasonal festivals celebrating the peak of Spring and the beginning of Summer. All of life is bursting with fertility at this point, as the plants, animals and all of life awakens fully! It is a brilliant moment in the Wheel of the Year to bring ideas, hopes and dreams into action. Have some fun celebrating with . . .
Dancing – Maypole?
Songs, Stories & Prayers
Ritual of blessing of the four directions, the nature spirits,
the waters, all green growing things and creatures
Honoring of the fairy goddess queen by Katie Wells
Sharing of mead and oat cakes
All are welcome – young and old alike! Bring something dry to sit on (we have chairs too), a flashlight, your drum, prayers and songs, mead or cakes to share, or just your beautiful heart!
Visit AnahataEducationCenter.com for more information
Anahata is located in Floyd Virginia along the Little River at
811 Dobbins Farm Rd NE, Floyd VA 24091
From the center of town, go north on 221 for about 6 miles. Turn left onto Bethlehem Church Road and go 2.7 miles. Turn left onto Red Oak Grove and go a half a mile. Turn left onto Dobbins Farm Road, go 1.3 miles, until you see the green ‘street sign’ for Anahata Circle – that is our driveway – turn left there and go down to park near the celebration space and walk down the pathways to the riverfront OR drive down to the riverfront area and park near the river kitchen on the left.
Kid FriendlyDrum and bass