Yule Feast

December 9th, 2017


In the Barony of Dragon’s Laire

At the Village Green Community Center, 26159 Dulay Road, Kingston, WA 98346

Open from 10AM – 9PM

Feast begins at 6pm

Please join Their Excellencies Conchobar and Eilidh, as well as Her Royal Majesty of An Tir, Queen Héléne, as we celebrate the Yule Season and the end of another glorious year for the Barony.


Event Fee: $15 (NMS of $5, youth 17 and under free)

Feast Fee: $10

Lunch: by donation


Make checks payable to ‘SCA, Inc.; Barony of Dragon's Laire’


Send checks to:
Jessica Bennett-Dunn
5254 Del Tormey Pl SE
Port Orchard, WA 98366


The fabulous feast and lunch will be prepared by HL Ciar ingen Fiachnae and her team of wonderful cooks. For allergy/feast questions please contact her at Ciar.ingen.Fiachnae@gmail.com.

Sneak Peek at Feast Plans

Much of the feast takes inspiration from Anglo-Saxon winter recipes, including those found in "Tastes of Anglo-Saxon England" by Mary Savelli.

Luncheon

  • Cheeses and fruit
  • Potato & leek soup (vegetarian, contains milk product), with optional bacon crumbles
  • Rolls baked by Maitre Renart (gluten-free crackers available as alternative)

Feast!

Condiments
Honey butter, herb butter, onion relish, spicy mustard, mustard
Course 1:
Beef & vegetable soup or Roman-inspired vegan soup. Rolls baked by Maitre Renart (or GF crackers).
Course 2:
Roast pork. Sauteed mushrooms. Seasonal vegetables. Barley pilaf (or rice dish), and more rolls (or GF crackers).
Course 3:
Baked apples. Honey-apple bread pudding. Vanilla crema. Cheeses, fruit, and nuts.

Menu subject to change based on seasonal availability.

Allergy information:

  • The cook is using non-iodized salt.
  • Almonds are present in the mixed nuts but nowhere else.
  • Gluten-free options will be available.

Remember to bring your own feast gear and leftover containers! Please be prepared with a plastic bag or Ziplocs to store your dirty dishes in. Do not wash your dishes in the restrooms.


TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:

The Hall will be the gathering place for the populace all day until feast and court. Bring your projects and handwork!

All day:Coffee and hot water available for tea & cocoa.
10am:Gate opens for all attendees.
10am-4pm:Edible Heraldry Contest entries accepted
11am:Morning Court
Dance Class to follow immediately after Morning Court (1 hour)
12pm-1pm:Lunch
1pm-4pm:Games
1pm:Fight Practice
1:30pm-2:30pm:Class: How to Wear a Hennin, by Baroness Spike and Countess Judith
2pm-4pm:Yule Ball
3pm:Table Decoration Judging
Edible Heraldry Contest entries must be turned in before Evening Court
4:30pm:Evening Court
6pm:Gate Closes
6pm-9pm:Feast
9pm:Clean up begins
10pm:Site closes

Arts and Sciences Scroll Display:

A beautiful assortment of original scrolls belonging to the peers of Dragon's Laire will be displayed in the main hall. These wonderful creations are seldom seen after the event where they are given out. This will be a unique opportunity to view, enjoy and become inspired by these enchanting artworks. For additional information please contact Countess Elisabeth at gulesandor@gmail.com.


Festive Competitions:

Yule Feast Table Decorating competition

Everyone is encouraged to participate in our Yule Feast Table Decorating competition! Tables are 60" round and will be covered with a provided tablecloth. Use your imagination! Some suggested themes: Heraldic Beasts, Tabletop Battlefield, Micro A&S demo, Winter Wonderland, Yule Log, Personal Heraldry. The possibilities are endless! Please limit use of scented items, as well as unsecured glitter and open flames. Winning entrant/team will receive a special handmade reward. Entries must be displayed by noon.

Edible Heraldry

Let’s get creative with Heraldry! Create a representation of your device, or the barony's device, in an edible medium. The possibilities are endless! Pie crust, cookies, bread dough, Spam sculpture! Entries will be judged on artistry, accuracy, and sheer inventiveness. Entries must be in by noon.


Sock Drive:

Help Village Green Community Center Collect socks for the North Kitsap Emergency Center: We are looking for new, unworn pairs of socks to help cold feetzies stay warm for the winter season. Donations will be taken all day during Yule and we encourage everyone to participate during this season of giving!


Event Steward: Renart le fox de berwyk (renartlefox@gmail.com) 360.434.7414

Site Info:

Village Green Community Center
26159 Dulay Road
Kingston, WA 98346

Directions to Site:

  1. From WA-104 E/NE State Hwy 104 (Bond Rd.)
  2. Turn RIGHT on Bannister Street.
  3. Continue to West Kingston Rd
  4. Turn RIGHT onto Dulay Rd NE.
  5. The site will be on the RIGHT.