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.
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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