At the Sign of the Dancing Fox XXI

Hosted by Shire of Nordenhalle - Kingston, NY

Event date: February 2nd, 2019

Event Last Modified: January 4th, 2019

Event details

Dancing Fox, Finally Legal!

Once again the lilting airs of the Bhakaili Branslers will set toes to tapping as we gather at the sign of the Dancing Fox.

Our amazing dance masters, led by Lady Lorita de Siena, will teach the intricacies of terpsichorean grace.

Dance Selection Pool

· Lord of Carnavan's Jegg
· Green Gynger
· Hyde Park
· Goddesses
· Black Nag
· Gathering Peasecods
· Sellinger's Round
· If All The World Were Paper

· Rostiboli Gioioso
· Petit Rose
· Petit Vriens
· Bella Giosioa
· Anello
· Gracca Amorosa
· Amoroso

· Officials' Bransle
· War Bransle
· Horses' Bransle
· Black Almain

SCA Traditional / SCA Choreography
· We Are The East
· Carmen Orientalis
· Quen Quer Que
· Korobushka
· Female Sailor

Feast and Dayboard by Brigitte Flamin and her amazing coterie.

Assorted Cheese
Sliced Vegetables
Apple Fritters
Assorted Pasties:
Chicken Baraskaya
Seasoned Beef
Icelandic Chicken
Chicken Soup
Roasted Chicken
Chick Pea Salad
Cucumber Salad
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Savory Toasted Cheese
Roast Beef
Stuffed Pork Loin
Apple Moys

First Course
Strawberry Vinaigrette
Brie in Pastry

Second Course
Jeweled Chicken
Saffron Rice (Vegetarian option available)
Benes Yfryed

Third Course
Fish in Pastry
Herb Tart
Red Cabbage

Fourth Course
Duck in Sauce Madame
Barley Frumenty
Baked Carrots

Fifth Course
Green Pancakes

ACCESSIBILITY:  Only the first floor of the venue is wheel chair accessible.  Persons with accessibility issues should contact Alayne at for details.

Site is dry.

A & S:


Brigitte has issued her dessert challenge!  Entrants should bring a dessert (or desserts, you may enter more than once) to fit into:

Foxes:  Foxes know a little about a lot of things.  They are also tricksters, so entries in this category with less than authoritative documentation, and perhaps not fit into a particular period of the Middle Ages or Renaissance.

Hedgehogs:  Hedgehogs know a lot about one thing.  These entries will be held to a higher degree of scrutiny, and should have full documentation and come from a particular period of the Middle Ages or Renaissance.

Brigitte and her panel of judges will sample all entries, but desserts will be shared by all guests of the event!  Questions may be directed to Brigitte (as listed below.)


Yes, for those who like to fabricate fancy finery, a faux fox will be provided along with fabric of all types, and you will get to design persona and garb for your furred friend and enter a fashion show at the end of the day.  (You may bring your own fabric, etc.) We are asking that, should you desire for you new friend to go home with you, we hope you will make a $10 donation to help defray the cost of supplying stuffies.  The winner will get a special surprise from the autocrat!


Follow the link to measurements of Magnus Vulpes!  He has worn out all his finery, except his fur.  Folks are challenged to bring him new attire.  There will be an accolade for the best outfits!

Quilt Raffle:

$5 a chance or six for $20.

The shire of Nordenhal is raffling winner’s choice of one of three of Mistress Brigitte's beautiful quilts.  This is how we fund our annual Dancing Fox event (in addition to at the door donations.)

Raffle Entries should include your Name, Address, email address and can be purchased at the event. 

(Questions about the raffle may be directed to Alayne: )

Checks for the raffle should be made out to: 
SCA-NY, Inc - Shire of Nordenhal

Parking is at a premium.  If you are arriving by automobile, please check out the handy dandy Parking Map:

Site Opens: 10 am
Site Closes: 10 PM

Event Location

Old Dutch Church
272 Wall St
Kingston, NY  12401
Google Map


Make your best path to Exit 19 off of the NYS Thru-way. 
Exit the traffic circle onto I-587 E
1.2 mi
Turn right onto Albany Ave
0.2 mi
Turn right onto Clinton Ave
364 ft
Turn left onto Main St
0.2 mi
Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto Wall St

Registration Fees


Times are tough, so this will be a donations only event. 

Feast:  Feast is also donation only.  Feast is limited to 120, but uptown Kingston has many fine restaurants within easy walking distance of the site.

NB:  Only snail mail and email reservations sent to the Reservation Steward (Lady Celeste) will be accepted.  Feast reservations will be held until 3 PM, unless requested.  Any reservations not trolled by 3PM will be opened to the waiting list. 

Please get allergy information and reservations in not later than:  January 15th,2019

Site is dry.

NB:  Only snail mail and email reservations sent to the Reservation Steward (Lady Celeste) will be accepted.  Feast reservations will be held until 3 PM, unless requested.  Any reservations not trolled by 3PM will be opened to the waiting list.

(Other information as listed above.)

Make Checks Payable to: Make Checks payable to:  SCA-NY, Inc - Shire of Nordenhal

Contact Information

Event Steward:

Seraq, Barok’s Penance
mka:  Michel Melahn
64 South Manor Avenue
Kingston, NY 12401-3514
845-331-0560 (10 am to 10 PM)

Send Reservations to:

Lady Celeste le Mercier
mka Kim Muollo
215 Maple Ave
Tillson, NY 12486

Other Contact Information:

For Dessert Challenge and dietary concerns:
Brigitte Flamin
c/o Christine Larsson
119 Sheryl Street
Hurley, NY 12443