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The Fifty-First Year

Lupercalia -- Allyshia

January 21, 2016 (AS LI)
Freshwater Grange,
Freshwater, CA

From the December issue of The Page:

Their Excellencies Aylwin and Caoimhe, Baron and Baroness of Allyshia, invite one and all to Lupercalia to attend the grand tournament to deter­mine Their Heirs! Invocation begins at 10 am SHARP, Map and Chronicle competitions begin shortly after.

Featured activities include: ***Dirty Half Dozen Largesse Derby/ Arts & Sciences Competition: Make six of the same item(s) and donate them for Baroness’ Largesse. (ex: a pair of socks is one item) Period appropriate items, please. Winner will be determined by populace vote, and gets to keep one of each donated item!

***Redwood Spork Competition: Our Baroness has decreed that your recipe must include CHOCOLATE! Please include with your entry a list of ALL ingredients to accommodate those with allergies. Documentation required, the more creative and outlandish, the better.***Arts & Sci­ences Classes: Dancing taught by Lady Catriona MacRath, and Tile Painting with Mistresses Elspeth Cameron and Sarre Greyhand.

There will be a Poacher’s Feast in the evening. (The Barony will be providing the meat.) The populace is asked to bring a side dish, salad, or des­sert to share, according to your persona name: A-I side dish, J-R salad, S-Z dessert.

Tournament Schedule:
9am - site opens.
10am – Invocation,
10:45 am – Commence written portions of the tournament, A&S classes, and D.H.Dozen display
2pm - Heavy fighting portion of the tournament.
3pm - Rapier Prize Tournament and Thrust-a-Thon! (fund raiser for Cut and Thrust equipment)
5:30 - Court, feasting, and revelry.
9pm - clean up!
10pm - site closes

Autocrat: Baroness Elsa Näherin van Aurec (contact info omitted)

Registration: Adult Event Registration: $20, Adult Member Discount Registration: $15, Youth (Ages 13-17): $10, Children (Ages 12 and under): Free, Family Cap: $35

Site Opens: 9am and Closes: 10pm

Location: Freshwater Grange (address omitted, Freshwater California 95503)

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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