[OUT] Irish Dinner and a Tourney

description:
For all you Celts (even just for a day!) out there, in celebration of St. Patty's Day, an Irish Dinner & A Tourney!

When:
March 21, 2008
6:00pm to 9pm

Where:
Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 W 6th Ave
Golden, CO 80401
(see directions below)

Why:
Because Irish eyes are smiling, but also to welcome our newcomers!

Who:
Your autocrat for this D&T is Lady Maire Dooley

What:
$4 Brass bowl donation is appreciated. Site is DRY (No nippin' dat whiskey now, boy-o!). Bathrooms & running water on site.

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Dinner: Pot O'Gold? Nay… POT O'LUCK? AYE, laddy! But wit dat wee Irish twist….try your hand at stew, roast beasty, something with potatoes, or a tasty dish that, until now, has been lost in the winds of time…

Activities: Evening schedule to be announced on site.

Tourney: Heavy Weapons / Two exciting tourneys for your enjoyment, coordinated by Lord Forrester in the barn.

Fighters, have you ever wanted to portray heroic, adventurous figures from history and literature? Have you ever wanted to fight as King Arthur, William Wallace, Ghengis Khan, Joan of Arc, or Attila the Hun? NOW'S YOUR CHANCE! Want more details? Sorry, you'll just have to be there, but let's just say you'll need the luck of the Irish on your side when you draw that card…

And as if that wasn't enough, in light of our celebration, there will be an Irish Pub Brawl as well!

Classes: Basic Knot Work: Come learn how to untangle Celtic knot work. This class is a basic introduction to drawing knot work for scrolls or other projects. Handouts and hands on time included. Taught by Lady Fíne ingen Chináeda. (Lady Fiona). In the Green Mountain building.

Kids: Leprechaun Bookmarks, coloring pages.

And in true Irish fashion, a Green Garb contest! Whoever wears the most spectacular, clever application of green in their evening attire, wins!

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Directions
From I-25 South/Littleton/South Lakewood area using C-470 Follow C-470 West to I-70 EAST. Stay in right hand lane and take first exit which is 6th Ave East. Stay in the right hand lane as it becomes the exit ramp to Indiana Street. Take the Indiana Street exit, turn right onto Indiana Street. Go to the first stoplight, turn right,(West), onto the 6th Ave Frontage Road. This will take you to the Fairgrounds Entrance on the left.

From Downtown Denver use 6th Avenue West
Follow 6th Avenue West to Indiana Street. Turn left on Indiana, you will drive under 6th Avenue and at 2nd stoplight turn right, this is 6th Ave Frontage Road. This will take you to the Fairgrounds Entrance on the left.

Coming West on I-70
Coming West on I-70 West, go to Exit 262, this will be the Colfax Street Exit. This is a down hill ramp, at the light you will turn left onto W. Colfax, you will be going East. At the 2nd stoplight, (Colorado Mills/Denver West Blvd & Indiana) turn right. Go to the 5th stop light to 6th Ave Frontage road and turn right. This will take you to the Fairgrounds Entrance on the left.

Coming East on I-70
Coming East on I-70 take Exit 261 which is 6th Ave East. Stay in your right hand lane as it immediately becomes the exit ramp to Indiana Street. Take the Indiana Street exit. Turn right onto Indiana Street and then turn right, (West), onto the 6th Ave Frontage Road (1st light). This will take you to the Fairgrounds Entrance on the left.

http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/fair/index.htm

If you have any questions, please call Lady Maire or Lord Lochlan e-mail t_a7808@hotmail.com

Hope to see you then!

Slàinte!

YIS,
Lady Máire Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Golden, Colorado)