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The Twentieth Year

Cynagua Market Faire

June 1, 1985 (AS XX)

From The Page (May, 1985):

Merchants, Craftpersons, Smugglers, Peddlars, Tinkers, Chicken-Pluckers, Bootleggers, Acrobats, Tanners, Scribes, Fishmongers, Courtesans, Bards, Gypsies, Hucksters, Hawkers, Magicians, Bakers, Brewers, Chandlers, Players, Beggars, Lepers, Rogues, Washerwomen, Pickpockets, Effete Noblemen, Swaggering Bravos, and especially CUSTOMERS...

are cordially invited to participate in


Where one may see and stroll the sleazy streets of 12th century London.

Come and enjoy the uniquely odiferous atmosphere that only a medieval city can offer.

See the Plague Cart make its rounds; argue with surly apprentices; meet the Lord High Mayor.

Delight your palate at the Rat-on-a-Stick Tavern.

Have your money stolen by a cut-purse.


This year's site is located at the DIxon Mayfair Grounds in beautiful downtown Dixon, smack-dab on the Mists-Cynagua border (about 45 minutes each way from either Sacramento or the East Bay). Thus, we hope that both Principalities will participate.

PERFORMERS: An open stage will be available for all entertainers on a first come, first serve basis. Collect your wages in coins or rotten fruit.

FUNDRAISERS: We wish to encourage all official SCA branches to hold fundraising activities at this event. Booth space and admission for two will be provided to such groups free of charge.

FIGHTERS: Bring your armor. Open area reserved for hack and slash.

MERCHANTS: Booth space for SCA members, $5; non-SCA $10. Many choice sites available. Advance registration requested. Fee includes entrance for two.

The site is protected from the afternoon sun by a veritable canopy of trees. After dark, we will revel until 1:00 am.

Gates open for business at 9am. Entrance fee: $1.00 per person.

Directions: (omitted)

For information, contact Maelgwyn de Lyonesse (contact info omitted) ... or ... Robert Kinslayer (contact info omitted).

... putting the creative back in anachronism."

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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