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The Fifty-First Year

Bardic -- Principality of the Mists

October 22, 2016 (AS LI)

Foothills Congrational UCC,
Los Altos, CA

From The Page (October, 2016):

All are welcome to the day of feasting and competition to choose the next Bard of the Mists. The feast is being prepared by Mistress Anne of Bradford and while the menu is still being finalized, it will be truly a bardic theme. Please check back at (web address omitted) as we continue to post updates on the feast menu and event. Questions regarding any allergy concerns or other dietary concerns can be directed to Mistress Anne.

The Bard of the Mists competition will have five rounds, which consist of a period piece (brief documentation requested), a piece written in a period style (brief documentation requested), Bard’s choice, the competitor’s “masterwork”, and three words chosen from a hat with 15 minutes to create a piece. For the Bard’s choice, it is to be an original piece written on the topic of “the mirror.” Questions regarding the competition or the pieces required can be directed to Mistress Katla.

Autocrat: Katla loki Ulfsdottir (mundane name and contact info omitted)

Head Cook: Anne of Bradford (mundane name and contact info omitted)

Registration: Adult Event Registration: $20, Adult Member Discount Event Registration: $15, Children (Ages 13-17): $10, Children (Ages 12 and under): Free, Family Cap: $40.

Feast Registration: $11.00. Please make checks out to “SCA, Inc: Principality of the Mists.”

Site Opens at 1 p.m.; competition and feast start at 2 p.m. Site Closes at 8:00 pm. Reservations for feast tickets can be made with the autocrat and can be paid at the door. The feast is limited to 60 and if you cannot attend we ask that you PLEASE let us know so that your space can be made available to others. Unreserved feast tickets will be made available at the door on the day of the event.

Location: Foothills Congregational UCC, 461 Orange Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94022.


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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