Black Gryphon Inn XX

Hosted by Canton of Gryphonwald - Edison, NJ

Event date: April 27th, 2019

Event Last Modified: April 22nd, 2019

COVID-19 Statement

The East Kingdom and the event staff are committed to making sure that our friends & families stay safe. Kingdom guidelines for COVID safety change often. Masks that conform to CDC standards and worn properly over the nose and mouth are required of all attendees over the age of 2 in all indoor spaces or in public tents or pop-ups with 3 or 4 walls up and may only be lowered briefly for eating or drinking. Masks are optional when outdoors and we encourage frequent handwashing and social distancing. Please take whatever steps you feel are necessary for your own sense of safety beyond the stated mandates.

All persons over the age of 5 are now required to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event. All persons over the age of 18 must also present government issued photo ID or a valid SCA membership card. Please have these in hand when checking in.

Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

Event details

Welcome all travelers, comrades and compratiates from near and far! 

Join the Canton of Gryphonwald to celebrate two decades of opening our doors to you, your family and friends for a day of warmth, amiability, and good cheer!

As we grow and prosper, we are proud to announce that their excellencies wish it to be known across these lands that they are enthralled by a profound need to establish and maintain a new office in admiration of Settmour's Brewers; to properly establish the supremacy of Settmour brew as the brew of choice throughout the lands, and to maintain his & her excellency through lengthy courts and social engagements on a cushion of finely tended wines, meads, cordials and other alchemical mixtures.

And so, at this event, their excellencies and a trusted cabinet of aficionados shall determine, by rites secret and mysterious, the gentle for whom Settmour brewing is the personification and as such, shall hold as the appointed champion to face all comers, challenges, and boasts for the coming year.

Let it be known that the honor to host our Barony's Bardic competition is also held!  Come before the Canton of Gryphonwald, the Barony of Settmour Swamp, and our esteemed Baron and Baroness to compete in our Bardic competition.

Let us not forget the opportunity to test your skills in the arenas of art and science by entering a piece of work in the populace vote A&S competition.

For all said competitions, please prepare alongside your submittal, whether it be art, brew or song, a short description of the work, all associated documentation and its origin or inspiration.

The game of Kubb, introduced to us by our Norse friends, has become a beloved pastime amongst Swampies et al.  A tournament will be held for the enjoyment of all.  Spectators, beginners, and seasoned players are welcome!

And after building up an appetite from a day of revelry let ​Raela a Bheithir​​ and ​Amitabh a’ Bheithir​​ take you on a culinary journey through the exotic land of India and Punjab! 

Our extravagant dishes originate from the 16th century, steeped deep in the influences of the Mughal Empire amassing swaths of Southern Asia.  Immerse yourself in an amazing ambiance to enjoy warm spices, an array of colorful and extremely flavorful, rich dishes and decadent desserts; as we serve you and delight your senses!


Feast Menu:
Appetizers
· PAPADUM (V)- A thin, crisp, disc-shaped, spiced wafer
· ALOO CHAAT (V)- Fried potatoes and chickpeas, topped with yogurt, sauces and crunchy chickpea noodles
· CHICKEN TIKKA SKEWERS- Tender pieces of chicken marinated in yogurt and spices, grilled to perfection
· RAITA (V)- A cooling yogurt dish containing mint, cucumber, roasted cumin and spices (chaat masala)

Condiments (can be used throughout meal)
· NEEMBU AUR PYAAJ (V)- Red onions chopped and served with lemon wedges
· IMLI CHUTNEY (V)- A sweet tamarind sauce
· KOTHMIRI CHUTNEY (V)- A spicy sauce consisting of cilantro and green chile peppers
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Dinner- First Course
· MUTTER PANEER (V)- Peas and non-melting farmer cheese in a tomato based sauce, spiced with garam masala (Garam masala- Roasted and ground coriander, cumin, cardamom, cloves, black pepper, cinnamon, and nutmeg)
· GOAT CURRY- A slow simmered, rich tomato and onion curry containing delectable chunks of seasoned goat
· ROTI (V)- A traditional round flatbread made from wholemeal flour
· JEERA RICE (V)- Basmati rice flavored with fried cumin seeds
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Dinner- Second Course
· CHANA ALOO (V)- A milder, savory curry of chickpeas and potatoes infused with a variety of rich Indian spices.
· MURGH MUGHLAI - Tender bites of chicken in a rich, creamy and decadent onion and almond gravy
· ROTI (V)- A traditional round flatbread made from wholemeal flour
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Dessert
· GULAB JAMUN (V)- A fried milk-solid-based sweet served in a light sugary syrup touched with rose water
· HALWA (V)- A relatively dense confection consisting of fried flour sweetened with sugar


(V)- Vegetarian


Site Opens: 12:30 p.m.
Site Closes: 7:30 p.m.

Event Location

Edison Elks Lodge
375 Old Post Road
Edison, NJ  08818
Google Map

Registration Fees

Registration:
To register via Paypal please use the link below to create your invoice. 

**Please note that a PayPal invoice will be generated within 24 hours of submitting the online preregistration and that the preregistration is not complete until the PayPal invoice is paid.

https://surveys.eastkingdom.org/index.php/532946


Adult Member Discount Event Registration:  $11

Adult Event Registration:  $16

Children (age 3-17) Registration:  $5

Youth (under age 3):  free

Feast:
Feast Fees:  $8

All Reservations must be received prior to April 15th, 2019

Make Checks Payable to: SCA NJ Inc., Barony of Settmour Swamp

Contact Information

Event Steward:

Autocrats:
Markus Farmardhr
mka Mark Smith, markusfarmadhr@gmail.com

Co-Autocrats:
Failenn Finn
mka Megan Geyer, failennfinn@gmail.com

Lisa Smith, lisadawnsmith@gmail.com

Send Reservations to:

Please send reservations to: 

c/o Sandra Lavigne
1798 Rt 57 Hackettstown NJ 07840

Please include the full mundane names and SCA names and reservation types with your reservation fees.

Other Contact Information:

Head Cooks:
Raela a' Bheithir
mka Marissa Rathee Marissarathee@gmail.com

Amitabh a Bheithir
mka Amit Rathee amitabh.a.bheithir@gmail.com

Merchanting:
Please contact Lisa Smith, lisadawnsmith@gmail.com