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The Thirty-sixth Year

Cherry Blossom Viewing -- Eskalya

April 13, 2002 (AS XXXVI)

Laborer's Hall,
Anchorage, AK

From The Page (April, 2002):

Join with us as we celebrate the Japanese custom of Cherry Blossom Viewing. Although we still don't have any cherry trees, we still have lots of imagination. We will have our own traditional activities which will included "blossom viewing", tournaments, origami folding and lots of fun. It is traditionally an day to enjoy a light picnic type lunch and the company of friends. In the late afternoon/early evening light finger foods and desserts will be served. Appropriate garb in desired but it is NOT absolutely necessary. All visitors from faraway lands will be welcome. The event will be held at Laborer's Hall in Anchorage. PLEASE NOTE: This is a discreetly wet site. Beverages should be in a period container. CONTESTS: Japanese weapons tourney; Best Oriental garb - male and female; Best Haiku; Table decoration Site will open after Noon. Please contact the autocrat with any questions.

Site fees: $5 for adults, $2.50 4-12,3 and under Free.

Autocrat: Elspeth Bouchannane (contact info omitted).

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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