Martin Murphy School,
San Jose, CA
From The Page (February, 2001):
The holidays are over and the tourney season is about to begin. Come join us at Collegium to learn new skills~or brush up on old skills-for the coming year! Collegium offers an exciting array of classes, exhibits, food and entertainment. You can learn tablet weaving, natural dyeing, banner making, embroidery, period music notation, food, dance, camping... Classes are still being added to the schedule-check the Collegium web page (website omitted) for tiie latest schedule of classes.
There will be plenty of space available to set up displays. Finished works and works-inprogress are equally welcome. Nothing to display? Come and see what everybody else is doing! Better yet, let them know how much you appreciate their efforts. Notepads will be provided; compliments are encouraged. Please note that this is not a competition.
A very special exhibition is planned for lunchtime the Food Court will be open! Have you been working on a dish you're anxious to show off? Want to dabble in period cooking, but not willing to prepare an entire feast? Then come join the Food Court! We'll provide the space, some kitchen facilities and a hungry and appreciative audience. Participants in the Food Court will receive a complimentary ticket to the feast that evening. Those who choose to partake of the Food Court will be charged a mere $3.
Site info: Site opens at 9am for check-in and registration and closes at 10pm. Classes begin at 9:30 and end at 6pm, immediately followed by feasting and revelry. Site fee is $5.
Feast: A feast will be served after classes have ended. Feast tickets are $8 and seating is strictiy limited to 60 people. The menu and ingredients list will be available on the Collegium web site. Please contact Juan and Rose to reserve seats for the feast.
Autocrat: Juan Santiago (contact info omitted).
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