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The Thirteenth Year

Anniversary Tournament -- St. Andrew's
October 21, 1978 (AS XIII)

From The Page (October, 1978):

Anniversary Tournament of the Province of St. Andrews will be held on October 21 in Pine Lake Park, site of the First Principality of the Mists Warlord Tourney. There will be bashing, fencing, gaming, and wenching -- something for everyone! Gates open at 10 am and a revel in the evening will occur at a site to be announced.

From The Page (January, 1979):

Uncertain Weather did not detract from the enjoyment of the Province of St. Andrew's Anniversary Tournament in Pine Lake Park in San Francisco; especially since the Cofraterinty of Engineers had provided a pavilion and a portable fire-pit for general use. A bread contest was held; Donna entered a dark soda bread and Jessica of the Old Forest entered her banana mint bread, but after a difficult decision on the part of the judges, the winner was Alexandra of Armageddon's dill bread.

A pumpkin carving contest followed with about eight entries and Anthony the Sinister was declared the winner with his cat's-head jack--o-lantern. When he received the prize, a homemade pumpkin pie, he passed it around for all to partake.

The fencing guild fenced and the recorder group played during the afternoon. When it grew too cold to remain, folks adjourned to the revel site where there was much merriment and the edibles included mulled wine and hot roasted pumpkin seeds.

(author unknown)

Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.

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