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The Twenty-third Year

Mists Fall Investiture

November 19, 1988 (AS XXIII)

From The Page (November, 1988):

The Principality of the Mists will hold their Fall Investiture November 19. The site is the Veterans Memorial Hall in Livermore. The hall opens at 1:00 pm and closes at 10:30 pm. The site fee is $3.00 per person, children under 12 are free. This is a wet site. There will be kitchen facilities available for warming (or keeping warm) food, as well as limited refrigerator space. The address of the hall is (omitted). Parking is along the street only, both on L and 5th Street. The estimated time schedule is as follows: Hall opens An entertainment of singing Final Court of Leon and Ariella Investiture First Court of Drew and Siobhan Break to prepare poduck style feast
      4:30 to 5:30   
The evening revel will be potluck style, with bread being provided by the autocrats. Each person is responsible for his/her own beverages. The division for the potluck will be: (by legal last name) A - F, salads and vegetables; G - R, main dishes; S - Z, desserts. Each dish should feed eight people. There will be entertainment throughout the meal, and dancing will be taught afterward. People are requested to bring banners to hang in the hall. Grun der Spitzenkloppler will have a demonstration table on period button making. For questions, please contact the autocrats, Diane de la Croix (name/phone), Cillene MacRorie (name/phone), or Arion of Kaerlidams-gar (name/phone).

DIRECTIONS: (omitted)

The Page School Session for Mists Fall Investiture will be Order of Precedence, including Kingdom and Principality awards. The session will begin at 2 pm. Please contact Lucia die Naherin at (phone) for more information.

Silver Spoon at Mists Investiture is for dishes using the princely spice saffron. If your budget does not run to the finest saffron, you can find bulk pack saffron (carthamus tinctorius) for herb tea in health food stores. A copy of Elinor Fettiplace's Receipe Book will go to the winner of the competition. For more information, contact William Darcy at (phone).

There will be a competition for Food Presentation at the Mists Investiture potluck. Presentation adds a great deal to how we perceive our food. Something that looks good will often seem to taste even better. Many dishes on potluck tables are uninspired or not medieval in appearance (Tupperware is not period, although usefull). Take this opportunity to be creative with your contribution. Presentation includes, but is not limited to, the dishes you use to serve in, how the food is arranged on the table, and decoration of the food itself, such as subdeties. Dress up your food! Also, thanks to all who entered the favor competition at Coronet. There were 15 entries. The winner was Genevieve de le Mer Bleu, for her handmade, hand-embroidered suede glove.

Drew Fortesque
Azure, a saltire cotised between
in pale two garbs and in fess two
fleurs-de-lys Or.
Siobhan of Cloverdell
Azure, two chevronels cotised braced
and in chief three quatrefoils slipped
Arms by Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov

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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