[WES] Samhien Masked Ball and Tourneys

Come one, come all to enjoy a celebration together on All Hallows Eve Samhien. Wear your best garb and mask. Enjoy a day of Fighting, Courtly Graces, Classes, Dancing and Camaraderie. The Contests are listed below. Looking forward to sharing time with everyone.

Event date: October 30, 2010

Location: First United Methodist Church on 9th Ave. Anchorage, AK

Time: site opens 10 am
Opening Court at 12noon
Tourneys begin
Heavy at 1pm
Rapier at 3pm
Dancing and classes

Feast 6pm Pot luck by birth month:
Jan - Mar desert, Apr - June side dishes, July - Sept main dishes, Oct - Dec your choice
There is no kitchen here, however there are plug in areas for hot pots, crock pots, etc.
Closing Court
Clean up

There will be a trick or treat time for the little ones to go around to each of the tables for goodies, so bring some treats to pass out to our treasures.

Contests: Mask and or Tombs in any mode (this should be fun)
Best demonstrated Courtly graces throughout the day
Heavy Tourney and Rapier Tourney: sponsored by Sir Viresse'
Best Death (of course, this is Samhien):
a) Technical Death
b) Best Flourish Death
c) Most Chivalrous behavior

Mask making class for the little ones [(and big ones!  :)  ].
Fan making class

Masked Ball: yes there will be dancing for those brave enough to engage in the art. We will be dancing to our favorites.

Site fee is $10 for members, $14 for non-members; $5 for children ages 8-16 and under age 8 free. A family cap of $30 applies. Checks can be written to "SCA, Inc - Barony of Eskalya".

Direction: Site is the First United Methodist Church in downtown Anchorage (725 W 9th Ave,
Anchorage, AK 99501). The site is "dry" but non-alcoholic beverages are allowed.