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Event Details
Bridge Birthday TRH will be in attendance Event date: December 3rd, 2011
Hosted by Barony of the Bridge - South Kingstown, RI
Event Last Modified: November 28th, 2011
Event details
The autocrat has received a request from the managers of our site for the Bridge Birthday.  The floors have very recently been refinished.  They are delicate, and still require gentle treatment. 

Have you been looking the perfect opportunity to show off your newest pair of period soft-soled slippers? Regretting that no one ever gets to see how wonderful your stockings and hosen are? Need a good excuse to knit up a new pair of comfy socks? Well, your time has come!

Extra boot trays will be provided so that we may leave our hard-soled shoes and boots at the door.  The site manager and the autocrat both thank you, and appreciate your cooperation. 

Good gentles, please join us on St.  Francis Xavier’s Day, the third of December, to celebrate the birthday of the Barony of the Bridge.  The Barn of the South Kingstown Land Trust once again provides a beautiful setting for what bodes to be a wonderful day among friends.

There will be a feast, prepared by Lady Elizabeth Miller, sure to drive the chill from our bones on this early winter’s night. 

In addition to the long-standing traditions of the Baronial Brewing Competition and the life-sized game of alquerques, we have some newer traditions including a luminaria contest as well as teaching and performance of the dance, Drive the Cold Winter Away.

The brewing competition will be overseen by Lady Adelaide Wanderer.  Please address questions to this inestimable lady at celia.me(at)verizon(dot)net

For our luminaria contest, materials will be supplied to make luminaria on site.  Participants are also encouraged to bring their pre-made contributions to the event as well.  Questions regarding this contest should be directed to Lady Vibeke Steensdatter at nuksom(at)cox(dot)net.

Mistress Clothilde von der Insel will be orchestrating a T-tunic contest; more details to follow.

Hours of the event will be from 10:00 a.m.  to 10:00 p.m. 
Gate fee for the day will be $8 (plus NMS as applicable) for adults, $7 for students with ID and minors, with an additional $5 for those who wish to partake in the feast.  Feast is limited to fifty, so please reserve your space early.  There will be off-board space available.

Questions regarding the feast, as well as notification of food sensitivities should be directed to Lady Elizabeth Miller at e.kenney(at)gmail(dot)com .  Inquiries as to the menu should be directed either to Lady Elizabeth, or to the Autocrat, Lady Caelia Blackwolf, at eicartb(at)yahoo(dot)com.

Reservations will be gladly taken by the autocrat.  Please send your reservations, including society and mundane name and member number (where applicable) to Tracie Shepard, 4245 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02818.  Please include your e-mail address if you would like a reservation confirmation receipt.  Questions about the event can be e-mailed to eicartb(at)yahoo(dot)com.

Site Opens: 10:00 a.m.
Site Closes: 10:00 p.m.
Event Location
South Kingstown Land Trust Barn
17 Matunuck Beach Road
South Kingstown, RI  02879

From I-95, north or south, take exit 3A for RI-138E toward South Kingstown.
Turn right on RI-112, Richmond Townhouse Road.
Continue onto US-1 S (yes, south), Post Road.
Use the left lane turnaround one-tenth of a mile down the road to U-turn onto US-1 N, Post Road.
Five miles later, slight right onto Matunuck Beach Road.
The driveway for the event site, the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn, will be on the right hand side.

Event Fees
Site : $8 for adults, $7 for students with ID and minors.
NMS as applicable.

Feast: Additional $5 for feast.
Feast is limited to 50, so please reserve early.

Please provide the autocrat with your e-mail address if you would like a confirmation e-mail when your reservation has been received.

Make Checks Payable to: SCA-Barony of the Bridge

Contact Information
Event Steward:
Tracie Shepard
4245 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02818

Send Reservations to:
Tracie Shepard
4245 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02818

Other Contact Information:
Brewing competition rules and specs: 
Luminaria competition rules and specs:  nuksom(at)cox(dot)net
Feast information:  e(dot)kenney(at)gmail(dot)com

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