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The Thirty-seventh Year

Lupricallia -- Allyshia

February 8, 2003 (AS XXXVII)
Freshwater Grange,
Eureka, CA

From The Page (January, 2002):

Once again it is time for us to choose our new First Councilor and Consort. We will also be hosting a Prize Tourney; a cooking competition: Foods which Evoke an Emotion or Memory; and a brewing competition: Cordials. Documentation for the cooking competition should include what the food means to you; the winner will be asked to share their story during court. Cooking and brewing entries are due by 2 PM. There will also be a demo on shoemaking. On Sunday morning, we will be discussing the Customs and Traditions of Allyshia. All are welcome to participate.

Site: Freshwater Grange, Grange Rd, Eureka. This site allows for fighting indoors as wel as a separate space for the populace to pursue other pastimes. Site opens at 10 AM and closes at 11 PM. Fighting starts at 11 AM, cleanup begins at 10 PM.

Site Fee: $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Site Fee includes served feast. Bring your own beverages and feast gear. Please send checks made out to SCA-Barony of Allyshia to the autocrat. Reservations will be held at the door.

Autocrat: Rachel Taggert (contact info omitted).

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Reminisces:

"Lupercalia has a special place for me as it was the first event I attended in Allyshia when I started school at the college of St. Brendan. This Luperclia was even more fun this time with the addition of a trebuchet. Totally unexpected, a retired Humboldt State University professor who lived near the event site saw us and invited us down to his house to see his trebuchet. It is a full size, working model and some of us even got to fire it. After that, many people could be heard interjecting into conversations all night "Did I tell you I fired a trebuchet?". The owner of the trebuchet, Jack, was a wonderfully friendly and kind person who loved sharing his creation with us. He even invited us back after dark to launch water jugs with glow sticks in them! I was very impressed with his generosity and gifted him with one of my amber necklaces, for he was obviously a true warrior needed a warriors necklace." -- Artos Quintus


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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