December 17, 2005 6:00 pm - midnight
Orinda Masonic Lodge,
9 Lamorinda Rd.
Food and drink: Potluck! The Shire will provide an assortment of fancy fowl. Bring a dish to share and a beverage for your table or for the open bar. Site is discretely wet.
Entertainment after dinner includes a Pirate Gift Exchange (bring a WRAPPED gift of $5-10 value), and dancing with instruction!
Contests: Prize for the winners! We have some fabulous prizes made and donated by our talented populous.
- Twelfth Night Cake - Whoever gets the "bean," will be the King or Queen of Misrule.
- Make a crown out of a material of your choice. Don't try to sneak in the spoon crown either! The contest will be judged by the King and Queen of Misrule and worn by them for the rest of the evening. (Follow West Kingdom sumptuary law.)
- Most beautiful table decoration. The theme is: Winter Celebration. Candles are OK. Tables, chairs and plain linens are available at the site.
Site Info: Masonic Lodge, 9 Altarinda Road, Orinda, CA 94803.
No site fee, donations gratefully accepted. Roses ($2) will be available for delivery to your loved ones.
AUTOCRAT: Aminah al-Zahara (Aline Brendlinger) firstname.lastname@example.org
From Central Contra Costa:
Take Highway 24 towards Oakland. Exit Orinda Village. Get immediately into RIGHT LANE. Bear RIGHT on SANTA MARIA WAY. After you begin up the hill, bear RIGHT on ALTARINDA RD. The lodge is located about halfway up the hill on the LEFT.
Take the ORINDA (Moraga/Rheem) exit. Turn LEFT on CAMINO PABLO. Get immediately into MIDDLE LANE. After the FREEWAY ON RAMP and BART entrance, turn RIGHT on SANTA MARIA WAY. After you begin up the hill, bear RIGHT onto ALTARINDA RD. The lodge is located about halfway up the hill on the LEFT.