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The Forty-Sixth Year

Collegium Occidentalis

November 5, 2011 (AS XLVI)

First Unitarian Church of San Jose,
San Jose, CA

From The Page (October, 2011):

Newcomers and experienced members are invited for a full day of classes, workshops, lectures, panel discussions, and demonstrations on all topics of pre-1600 history and life. This landmark church setting has 10 class spaces, including a beautiful dance floor, a sanctuary with great acoustics and a labyrinth rug, plus a public park across the street for combat sessions. We'll have a special class track to welcome those new to the SCA, and we're planning a range of classes at different experience levels on costume, music, chivalry, history, food, dance, culture, legends, and more. A few classes have limited attendance and materials/tool requirements so please check the website in advance for specifics, but you can join all the other classes on the day of the event.

Site Information: First Unitarian Church of San Jose, (address omitted), San Jose, CA. Classes will be spread over three floors, and the building is wheelchair accessible. Parking is available on the street and at a public garage two blocks down the street for $5 all day or free with validation from local businesses. Site Fees: $15 for SCA members, $20 for non-members. Some classes may have small fees for materials or handouts, payable in cash directly to instructors. Please see website for more details.

Schedule: Check-in is 8am, classes run from 9am to 5pm with a lunch break at noon. There are many restaurants nearby, plus we hope to offer box lunches for a small donation. After class, we plan to present a short concert of period vocal and instrumental music for your entertainment. Site closes by 7pm. For the latest info, including class schedules, details about the site, and more, please check the website at (website address omitted).

Autocrat: Violet Ruthvene (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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