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The Fifteenth Year

Marshal's 2nd Annual Autumnal Ball and Prize Tourney -- Wastekeep
October 18-19, 1980 (AS XV)

From The Page (September, 1980):

Wastekeep Marshal's 2nd Annual Autumnal Ball and Prize Tourney will be held on October 18 and 19 (new date) in and near the Kiwanis Bldg. in Columbia Park, Kennewick, Washington. Sleeping space and kitchen facilities are available in the building - it is unknown yet whether outdoor camping will be permitted there, but there is a public campbround nearby. The building will be open 8 a.m. Saturday.

Contests are: Tasty Tart, judged on authenticity and taste, prize: cookbook "To the Queen's Taste", Beasty Pastry (food sculpture beasty), prize: stationary by Olivia the Over-adorned, and Archery (a Royal Round). Prizes will be given for the most chivalrous fighter, the best death, and the bawdiest ballad at the Bardic Circle.

Signup for the lists is at 12 noon Saturday, lists open at one sharp. At the conclusion of the lists there will be a potluck feast, followed by the Ball. Visitors are encouraged to bring music for their favorite dances and share them. The Royal Round will be shot Sunday at 11 a.m.

Admission will be $1 to defray rent of the building. Descretion with alcohol is advised since it is illegal in the park. Also a punning tax is enforced in Wastekeep.

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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