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Twenty-second Year

Newcomer's Tourney -- Southern Shores

April 9, 1988 (AS XXII)

From The Page (March, 1988):

The Province of Sotuhern Shores will host it's annual Newcomer's Tourney at Santa Teresa Park in South San Jose. The site will open at 10 am and close at 6 pm. There will be many daytime activities including a lists for fighters with two years or less experience, outdoor games to learn, and other contests. There will be a revel from 5 pm to 11 pm held at the Southside Community Center, approximately three miles from the site. This is a WET site. The revel will be potluck, with some nonalcoholic drinks and bread provided. There are kitchen facilities available for warming dishes and for keeping things chilled. Please follow the listing below for what to bring. There will be contests at the revel and a raffle of goods and services. Tickets for the raffle can be obtained from the autocrats and are $1.00 a piece. Proceeds will benefit the local newsletter, The Gull. there will be a site fee of $4.00. More information will be available in the April Page. There will be activities and merriment for all. Please join us! For more information, call the autocrats Cillene MacRorie (name/phone omitted) or Harold von dem Schwarzwald (name/phone omitted).

Potluck / Directions omitted.

From The Page (April, 1988):

The Province of Sotuhern Shores will host it's annual Newcomer's Tourney at Santa Teresa Park in South San Jose. The site will open at 10 am and close at 6 pm. There will be many daytime activities including:
-- a lists for fighters with less than two years authorization,
-- a boffer list for smalls, supervised by adults,
-- a List Shield painting contest (paints and shields provided -- please bring brushes) with heralds available for consultation and a prize provided,,br> -- counted thread anything -- prize is a graph of your device for embroidery made by Mistress Jania of Call duck Manor,
-- and sachet/pomander (something made to put potpourri into), prize is a book on herbs.

There will also be a sweet tarts cooking contest. The entries can be individual or larger size, one crust or two. Anyone may enter, so long as they have not won a major cooking competition (i.e., Wooden Spoon, copper Spoon). Entries will be judged on taste, appearance, presentation, and authenticity. Documentation is a plus. The prize is a hand made wooden spoon, with Celtic designs, from Ireland.

There will also be outdoor games to learn. There will be a revel from 5 pm to 11 pm held at the Southside Community Center, approximately three miles from the site. This is a WET site from 6pm to 11 pm. The revel will be potluck, with some bread and cider provided on a limited basis. There are kitchen facilities available for warming dishes and for keeping things chilled. Please follow the listing below for what to bring. There will be a table decoration contest with a prize of brass candlesticks. A raffle of goods and services will take place. Some of the items include: a back-rub, a $25 gift certificate at a fabric store, a wooden tourney box, a wool fur-lined cloak, and various food stuffs. Tickets for the raffle can be obtained from the autocrats and are $1.00 a piece. Proceeds will benefit the local newsletter, The Gull. Hall setup is between 5 pm and 6 pm. Banners are welcomel. There are ropes to hang banners from if they don't have poles. There will be activities and merriment for all. Please join us! For more information, call the autocrats Cillene MacRorie (name/phone omitted) or Harold von dem Schwarzwald (name/phone omitted).

Potluck / Directions omitted.


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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