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The Fiftieth Year

Arts and Sciences -- Kingdom of the West

June 5-7, 2015 (AS L)

Ed Levin County Park (Spring Valley Campground),
Milpitas, CA

From The Page (May, 2015):

Good people of the West! It is time for the classrooms of the West to open their doors, time for the Guilds of the West to gather and teach their trades, and for artisans to present their works of art to compete in their journey to claim the Golden Poppy.

The field will be set up in the style of the Towne Faire (intersecting roads instead of a list field). In order to do that properly, the autocrat staff will need the dimensions of your pavilion if you would like it on one of the roads. Send pavilion dimensions to Francisco (email address omitted). Please make sure to include the footprint and the additional space needed for ropes.

If you would like to teach a class, or run a demo please contact the autocrats: Margaret Graham (email address omitted) or Francisco (email address omitted). Questions regarding the A&S competition can be directed to the Kingdom A&S officer: Aine inghean Tuathail ui Ghallchobhair at (email address omitted).

Class descriptions and schedules will be available online at (web address omitted) with links on the event page.

A&S Competitions:
Practical Science- Cooking (Suggestion: Finger foods)
Technical Science- Leatherwork (Suggestion: Leather things made to be worn)
Fine Art- Needlework (Suggestion: Figures in battle done in embroidery)
Performance Art- Original Recitation (Suggestion: Songs and Tales about war)
Practical Science- Spring Cleaning (Suggestion: Things used in period spring cleaning)
Technical Science- The Harvest (Suggestion: Things used in period at harvest time)
Fine Art- Summer Accessories (Suggestion: Accessories for hot days in the summer)
Performance Art- Winter Tales (Suggestion: Performances done during winter months)

Site Information: Ed Levin County Park, Spring Valley Campground, (address omitted)., Milpitas, CA 95035

Site opens at noon on Friday and closes at 5pm on Sunday.

Site Fees: is $15 dollars for adults with membership and youth 13 and up with membership, $20 dollars for adult non-members and youth 13 and up. Youth 12 and under are free. The family cap is $40. Your site fee includes the parking fee for the park. Do not pay your parking fee at the kiosk.

Autocrat: Francisco de Salamanca (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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