From The Page (December, 1988):
Cynagua Winter Investiture will be at the historic American Victorian Museum in Nevada City. The site is very spacious with a Stone hall for feasting and a Great hall with a stage for court, dancing and performances. Parking is ample; there is limited handicapped accessibility. Site fee is $4.00. Site opens at 9:30 am, ciosing at 11 pm. If you have banners to display, please bring them early, there are vaulted ceilings with rafters. This is a DRY site, but the hall will have a wine and beer bar. Adequate warming and clean-up facilities are available. Various entertainments are planned (jugglers, musicians, belly dancers and other entertainers) Merchants please contact the autocrats prior to the event. Motel and restaurant lists are available. The autocrats are Regulas (name) and Amaryllis del Corazon (name/phone).
From The Page (January, 1989):
Winter Investiture will be at the historic American Victorian Museum (AVM) in Nevada City. This very spacious site has a Stone Hall for feasting, with a fireplace, open beam ceilings for your banners and a Great Hall with a stage for court, dancing and performances. Parking is ample, though carpooling would insure adequate space for everyone; there is limited handicapped accessibility.
Site fee is $4.00. Site opens at 9:30 am, closing at 11pm. If you have banners to display please arrive early. Children are welcome, though parental supervision is essential since this is a museum with exhibits of Victorian memorabilia. This is a DRY site, but the hall will have a beer and wine bar. Adequate warming and clean-up facilities are available.
Various entertainments are planned, including the Village Festivai Recorder Consort for your listening and dancing pleasure, Compania del Alba (Celtic harp and Music Provan Sol), Moorish Gypsy Belly Dancing, a play presented by The Joculars of Canale, a Punch and Judy show and generous opportunity for you wandering bards, minstrels, jugglers and storytellers to perform (please contact Lord Regulas). Merchant fee is $6; there are limited optimum spaces, so please contact the autocrats prior to the event. Motel and Restaurant lists are available. The autocrats are Lord Regulas (name) and Amarylils del Corazon (name/phone).
COMPETITIONS: Arts. Fine Arts, scroll / illumination; performing arts, mime; technical arts, drinks, hopefully served in vessel made for science competition; jewelry making, beginning and advanced; and open, anything new learned this past year. Sciences. Drinking vessels and medieval gaming equipment. Copper Spoon. Meat/Poultry prepared with fruit as the main flavoring (example: Duck al'orange). CLASS: Arts. There will be a basic leatherworking class by Thomas Cordwainer of Elderwood; at May Coronet there will be a competition based on what is taught.
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