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The Thirty-second Year

Beltane Coronation

May 3-4, 1997 (AS XXXII)

Van Vleck Ranch,
Rancho Murieta

From The Page (April, 1997):

Beltane Coronation will be held at the Van Vleck Ranch in Rancho Murieta (East of Sacramento) from noon on May 2nd, through 5 pm on May 4th.

All fires must follow the West Kingdom Standards. All pets must be on a leash and attended at all times. Horses are welcome, and will be provided a shaded area. The Van Vleck Ranch is an undeveloped area; there is no water on site. There will be a water buffalo for non-potable water needs, but be sure to bring drinking water. There is a store 1.5 miles from the site at the Rancho Murieta Shopping Center. There will be Porta-Privies only. There are plenty of shady glens for camping, This is a discreet wet site. All children must be supervised at all times as there are two small lakes in the camp area. NO SWIMMING or WADING.

Site fee: $6.00 per person; $3.00 for children 12 and under.

Autocrat: Lady Anastacia Grindstead of Raven Oak (contact info omitted).


From The Page (May, 1997):

Beltane Coronation will be held at the Van Vleck Ranch in Rancho Murieta (East of Sacramento) from 12:00 NOON on Friday, through 5pm on Sunday.

California has strict Child Endangerment laws. All minors must be supervised by an adult at all times. There are two stock ponds on site that are off limits. NO SWIMMING or WADING. Be sure to bring potable water; this site is still undeveloped and has no water. There will be a water buffalo on site for nonpotable needs. No horses at this event. All other pets must be on a leash and attended at all times. All fires must follow the West Kingdom Standards.

The ranch is Cattle country, cattle must be allowed their space and remain unmolested. Parking is designated areas only; all others will be towed. Read and observe all site rules on the site handout at the gate. There is a store 1.5 miles from the site. There are plenty of shady glens for camping.

Last Court of Their Majesties, Cybi and Victoria will begin at 11:00am Saturday. Coronation will follow after a short break. Please see the site handout for other activities.

The Queen's Champion Lists will be accepting sign-ups beginning at 8:30am through 10:30am Saturday. The Lists will begin after Their Majesties John and Gabriel's First Court.

Page School: Saturday the Page School will make windmill (pinwheels). There will also be a clothing exchange of gently used items. Specific times will be announced. Sunday The Boffer Tourney lists will open at 9;30am and the tourney begins at 10am. All participants must wear closed toe shoes which will stay on their feet. Long pants are preferred.

Merchants: Contact the West Kingdom Merchant's Coordinator listed in the back of this Page.

Site fee: $6.00 per person; $3.00 for children 12 and under. Signed Minors wai\-iers are to be turned in at the gate.

Autocrat: Lady Anastacia Grindstead of Raven Oak (contact info omitted).


John of Skye
Per bend sinister argent and
Or, a dragon's head issuant
from base gules, a chief indented
azure.
     
Gabriel of Greenwood
Per pale vert and argent, a
decrescent and an increscent
counterchanged.
Gabrielle's Arms by Evaine MacGreger,
John's Arms by Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov

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