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Event Details
Simply Allegorical: A Masque in Venice Event date: November 15th, 2014
Hosted by Shire of Quintavia - Worcester, MA
Event Last Modified: June 3rd, 2014
 
Event details
Come gentles and lose yourself in a masqued ball to be held in the in the fair Shire of Quintavia. 

Throw off your workaday clothes and transform yourself into a fantastical beast, a creature of myth, saint, sinner or someone in between.  Woo that fair gentle from behind a mask and dazzle them with your courtly steps.  Join us for an Italian costume ball where sprightly dance sets accompanied by live music will be interspersed with courses of decadent food and many fine and sundry entertainments. 

The Waytes of Carolingia will lend their talents to accompany dancing led by Hermankyn.  45 minute dance sets beginning with a set of instruction and will alternated with removes of the feast and performances.  The majority of dances will be called. 

Do you yearn to reproduce what are clearly allegorical costume in period art? Now is your chance!  Show off your best allegorical costume in a contest which will match skill and wit.  The winners of each of the three categories will be awarded a prize!  One for the best representation of an allegory, one for the crowd favorite and one for the group competition.  Gather your friends, perform together and delight the crowd with a short allegorical play or dance. 

Site opens at 1 pm and the contest will commence during the first break.  The site is dry and no live flame will be permitted.  The event also promises to be family friendly!  More details to be provided as the day approaches.
Site Opens: 1pm
Site Closes: 8pm
 
Event Location
Wesley Methodist Church
114 Main St
Worcester, MA  01608

Directions:
Heading WEST on I-290:
Take exit 18, and turn right onto Lincoln Street.  At the second set of lights, turn right onto Highland Street.  At the next light, turn left onto Main Street.  Pass the old court house and the Unitarian Church, then turn right onto State Street, and left into our parking lot.

Heading EAST on I-290:
Take exit 17 to Rt.  9/Belmont Street.  Turn left onto Belmont Street (Rt.  9).  Go to the 3rd set of lights, and turn left onto Main Street.  Pass the old court house and the Unitarian Church, then turn right onto State Street, and left into our parking lot.

From the MASS PIKE (I-90) EAST or WEST:
Take exit 10 towards Auburn.  Follow signs at the exit to I-290 East.  Follow the directions above for heading east on I-290.

 
Event Fees
Site : $15 Members pre-reg (we will be getting ACCEPS)
$18 Members at the door
$9 Youth and Children
$55 Family Cap

Due to the unique nature of our feast no additional feast fee will be charged. 

Make Checks Payable to: SCA MA, Inc.  Shire of Quintavia

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Autocrat: 
Beth Bourgault
Lady Fortune St.  Keyne
housestrangewayes@gmail.com

Deputy Autocrat: 
Rachel Wertheimer
Lady Simona bat Leon

Send Reservations to:
Send Reservations to:

Chrystie Terry
412 Chestnut St Apt 1
Clinton, MA 01510-2105
chrystie69@gmail.com

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