AUGUST 31, 2011

Lords and Ladies ... You are invited to A Renaissance Yuletide Feaste presented by the Arts Council of the North Valley

The joyous holiday traditions of Merrie Olde England will be recreated in the Great Hall of The Ironwood Castle as the Royal Renaissance Singers lead guests in Feaste and Frolic to celebrate the Season. Rich costumes, beautiful a cappella singing, Royal tapestries and a sumptuous five course repast await Lords and Ladies on December 17 and 18, 2011. 
As Shakespeare said, "such stuff as dreams are made on..."

Saturday December 17 at 7 p.m. - cash bar opens at 6 p.m.
Sunday December 18 at 3 p.m. - cash bar opens at 2 p.m.
The Ironwood Castle at Anthem Golf and Country Club
41551 N Anthem Hills Drive, Anthem AZ 85086 
Ticket Price: $85 per person 
Purchase Tickets: Jon Meyers at or call 623-205-5608

Space is limited! 

For additional information or to place your name on the List of Guests, contact
Jon Meyers at or call 623-205-5608. 

Feaste Menu

Trencher Breads - Artesian Loafs and Ginger Bread
Soup Course
Fowl Y Farced in Sauce Madam - Cornish Hen and Capons
Reed Deer Ribs - Beef Ribs
Minces - steamed greens
Roasted Root Vegetables
Almond Cakes and Rustic Bourbon & Chocolate Pudding
Whole Fruit Bowls with Walnuts & Pecans 

AUGUST 18, 2011

Cowboy Poets Gathering

cowboy poets logoThe Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering in Prescott has a new date of September 15-17, 2011, joining the kick-off weekend for the Arizona Centennial Celebration. Special entertainers this year include Don Edwards, Eli Barsi, Bill Snow Jr. and the Desert Sons. As in the past there is no charge for the Daytime Session to be held on the campus of Yavapai College. Opening ceremonies start at noon on Friday, September 16 in the Performance Hall at the college. Over 50 poets and musicians will present a full spectrum of their heritage and culture in the form of poems and song. From there, visitors will spread out over 9 venues and concurrent sessions until 5 p.m.

Saturday, September 17, it starts all over again at 8 a.m. with “coffee with the cowboys” and at 9 a.m. concurrent sessions begin and run until 5 p.m.

Don Edwards and specially selected poets will start the weekend off at the Elks Opera House on Thursday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for this performance can be purchased through Don't wait seating is limited!

Eli Barsi, Bill Snow Jr. and specially selected poets will take the stage on Friday evening, September 16 at the Yavapai College Performance Hall beginning at 7:00 p.m. and the Desert Sons, with specially selected poets will do the honors on Saturday, September 17 also at the Yavapai College Performance Hall. Tickets for these performances can be purchased at events. For a complete listing of events for the Gathering please visit