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The Twenty-third Year

10th Anniversary -- Silver Desert

September 10-11, 1988 (AS XXIII)

From The Page (July, 1988):

On September 10 and 11, the Silver Desert will celebrate its 10th Anniversary. We invite the Kingdom to help us celebrate. Tentative activities include a quest, children's games, juta ball practice, a raffle, dancing, bardlc circle, prize tourney, "crest-fallen" boffer tourney, and archery.
      There will be a feast on Saturday evening if the yet-to-be-chosen site has an appropriate hall. If not, then there will be a potluck. Raffle tickets are four for one dollar and will be sold at all the Kingdom and Principality events between now and September. Lots of good stuff will be In the raffle. Further details In the August Page. For more information, contact the seneschal, William "it's all his fault" Barkell (name/contact info), or call Siobhan and Connor at (phone) and leave a message.

From The Page (August, 1988):

On September 10 and 11, the Silver Desert will celebrate its 10th Anniversary. We will have a quest, children's games, juta ball prize competition, a raffle, dancing, bardic circle, a "boffer" prize tourney, archery competition and a wierd weapons prize tourney (bring your own or use ours), with rattan and armor gift certificates as prizes.

There will be a potluck on Saturday evening (let's not all bring bread, okay?) Raffle tickets are four for one dollar and will be sold at all the Kingdom and Principality events between now and September. Trim, fabric, artwork, liquors, etc., are part of the raffle. The site is Davis Creek Park in Washoe Valley (between Reno and Carson City). Site fee is $2 per person. The gate closes at 9 pm Friday night! If you are planning to come over Friday and get in late, call Connor and Siobhan for sleeping space. The site is wooded and at the top of a small hill. Everything must be carried up, so don't bring anything too heavy. Temperatures can be as high as 80° during the day and as low as 40° at night. Rain is always a possibility.

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For more information, contact the William Barkell (name/contact info omitted0, or call Siobhan and Connor at (phone) and leave a message.


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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