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The Thirtieth Year

Winter Festival/Samhein -- Earngyld

November 11-12, 1995 (A.S. XXX)

Shrine of St. Therese,
Juneau, AK

From The Page (November, 1995):

To celebrate Samhein and the approach of Winter, and to prepare the spirit for the upcoming Yule season. House Red Oak invites the Knowne World to attend a celebration.

On the Eleventh and Twelfth days of November, we shall meet at the Shrine of St. Therese and there we will feast, fight, and make merry. Mead, ale, liqueurs, and cordials are welcome. (Wet site, but no original containers displayed, please.) The merriment begins at eleven of the clock (11.00 am) on the eleventh day and will depart from the site at half past two of the clock (2:30 pm) on the Twelfth day.

Autocrats: Deidre the Naughty and Gentle Ferris of Red Oak (Debbie and Tim Booth).

Feastocrats: Lady Lisabetta Webster (contact info omitted) and William Oaks (contact info omitted). An ye would reserve your own place among us, contact Lisabetta Webster. If you have special dietary needs, please make them known when you make your reservation.

Festival fees: Overnight Lords or Ladies: $25.00; overnight smalls: $15.00— overnight fees include three meals, main feast, one day-use fee and one overnight fee. Saturday only: $15.00—Saturday only fees includes lunch, main feast, and a day-use fee. Sunday only: $5.00—Sunday only fees includes two meals and one half day-use fee.

This most pleasant hall has bed space for a score and three people and floor available for ten to fifteen more if they be fond of shared warmth. House Red Oak can provide airy cushions for perhaps six souls, but any others must see to their own sleeping needs. The beds will be portioned out to those who pay first to reserve them. All must bring their own blankets, linen, feast gear, and other accoutrements as these are not provided.

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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