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Event Details
Barony 12th Night Event date: January 12th, 2013
Hosted by Barony of Smoking Rocks - Fairhaven, MA
Event Last Modified: December 20th, 2012
 
Event details
Greeting unto King Edward I, styled Longshanks, in the year of our lord 1290,
Toward the Great Cause, many great men step forth to strive for the Scottish throne, and as your sovereign representatives will be progressing through the countryside judging the worthiness of candidates for the selfsame throne, we present this invitation to a 12th night celebration in the town of Fairhaven in our Barony of Smoking Rocks.  Men wishing to present their claim to the throne will gather amongst the celebrants and with feats of strategy and planning prove their worth during the games throughout the day.  We shall invite them to take part in the games of log rolling and a rope pull, to test their wit and mind.  The festivities will culminate in a feast of generous proportions and delectable flavors including such favorites as Haggis, cock-a-leeky soup, crowdie, and bannocks.  We shall follow the traditions of our fair town, and after choice of the king and queen of the bean to rule by mischance throughout the day, the feast shall commence with the entrance of the green man and the burning of the Cailleach. 
With sincerest regards from the people of our wondrous township. 

The morning will be dedicated to quiet games of contemplation with music by Fracta modi to sooth the mind and humours.  Physical games of balance and strategy shall follow in the afternoon, with dancing before feast.  Please observe the ten foot rule at this event.  This event does tend to sell out so get your preregistrations in early.

Feast Menu:
First remove:  oatmeal bannock, bread, butter, caboc (soft cheese), black crowdie (another soft cheese rolled in pepper), homemade cheddar cheese, cock-a-leekie soup

Second remove:  pastry baked fish, kale, cabbage and sausage, barley, fried apple tarts

Third remove:  haggis, mashed turnips, green salad, shortbread
Site Opens: Noon
Site Closes: 9:00 pm
 
Event Location
Unitarian church
102 Green St
Fairhaven, MA  02719

Directions:
Find your best way to Route 195 in Mass.
Take exit 18 off of Route 195 (Rte 240s Fairhaven) 1.3 miles
Turn right at traffic light onto Bridge st.  0.6 miles
Turn right at second traffic light onto Huddleston Ave.  0.5 miles
Turn left onto Green St.

 
Event Fees
Site : Entrance:
adults $20 or $15 with proof of SCA membership
Children under 17:  $10
Under 5:  free

Preregistration deadline:  Jan.  4, 2013

Payment throug ACCEPS is available.
http://acceps.ansteorra.org/

Feast: Feast $10
Feast children under 12:  $8

Make Checks Payable to: Barony of Smoking Rocks

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Baroness Nest verch Tangwistel
eastarch@yahoo.com
508-878-1354

Send Reservations to:
Lady Solskinn (Liz Gerald)
PO Box 1605
Onset, MA 02558

Other Contact Information:
Cooks:
Lady Alys Attwater and Lord Richard Leviathin
alys.ann@gmail.com

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