Autocrat: Angus de Gournay & Tabitha de Gourney OP
It is time to shake off the chill of winter and join with
friends for a day of revelry and feasting. Please join the
Canton of Silverhart on February 22, 2014 for our annual winter
Feast of Fools! In keeping with this tradition there will be
a Lord and Lady of Misrule declared. Enjoy a day of
There will be heavy fighting and a rapier tourney. Armor
inspection will be at 11:30 AM with fighting to follow as soon as
inspections are done. There will also be an arts &
science populace choice competition "A&S Gone Wrong" (bring
your best A&S misadventure), and a food competition producing
"Subtleties" (a food or dessert item disguised to appears as
something completely different). We will wrap up the event
with a feast of merriment with bardic as our entertainment!
To keep you entertained for the day:
* 5 competitions; heavy, rapier, A & S, food, and games
with the entry fee for each competition being a contribution of
canned food collected for the Coeur d'Alene Food Bank.
* Populace choice competitions in A&S (objects and
* Court dancing with Mistress Juliana
* An evening court
* A feast of merriment (with Bardic as our entertainment)
The feast hall can only hold 100 so please pre-register for the
feast ASAP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with
the number of gentles and first names of each in your party.
Update: As of 2/17 we are booked for the feast, and
taking wait list names.
When you register you will get an email confirmation back within 48
hours. If you do not get a confirmation back please recontact
The Canton is providing the meat for the feast and the populace
in attendance is asked to bring a potluck side dish that will feed
5-10 to accompany the feast.
Pot luck dishes by modern last name:
**A-G bring salads**
**H-P bring side dishes**
**Q-Z bring desserts**
In keeping with our Feast of Fools theme, we will start by having
PLEASE be sure to note if your food dish contains anything
others may be allergic to...we will be providing materials onsite
to write the notes. We have some people with extreme food allergies
so this is important.
There will be a silent auction table at this event, with all funds
raised going toward biffies at Sgts.
Be sure to bring some extra small bills for the "pie in the face"
fundraiser, where various victims (including our most esteemed
"knight to be" Baron Lars) are graciously being pressed into
service to help raise money for the Silverhart dragonwing.
10 a.m. Site Opens
11:30 a.m. Fighter Check-In/Armor Inspection
11:30 – 2 p.m. Heavy Tourney (MIC: Roy)
12 p.m.– 1:30 p.m. Rapier (MIC: Michael of Lancaster)
12 p.m. A&S Opens ("A&S Gone Wrong")
12 p.m. Soup & Bread will be available for $1 donation
2 p.m. Pie Throwing
2:30-3 p.m. Etiquette Class (Fina)
3-3:30 p.m. Kids activities & Story Time (Baroness Kara)
1 – 3 p.m. Populace games
3 – 4:30 p.m. Dancing (Juliana)
4 p.m. A&S Closes
5 p.m. Court
6 p.m. Feast (Bardic competition as entertainment)
(Court will be briefly reopened to recognize the bardic winner)
8:30 p.m. Clean up. Help would be appreciated
9 p.m. Site Closes
A&S Food submissions (subtleties) may be dropped off at the
kitchen at any time prior to 12 noon, of course.
Member (+$5.00 NMS applies per adult)
Adult with Feast $14
Youth 6-16 with feast $10
Family cap with feast $40 + $5 for each non member adult
Adult no feast $10
Youth 6-16 no feast $7
Family cap no feast $35 + $5 for each non member adult
No Merchant fee. Pre-register for space. Please bring tables
to show your wares. Hammering or fire exhibits are not
This is a dry site. Pets are not allowed.
Event Stewards: Angus and Tabitha de Gournay
(Todd and Melinda Robinson 208-610-1880)
Site Info: Name: Lake City Center 1916 N Lakewood Drive Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Directions to Site:
From I-90 in Coeur d'Alene, ID, take the Northwest Blvd/Ramsey
exit and proceed south on Northwest Blvd. Turn left at the second
signal on Lakewood Drive and proceed up the hill. The Lake City
Center will be on your right.
Note that the above Weather and Map information is generated from the site address and can be easily confused. The weather will say if its for the branch or for the site. It will be for the site if the site can be found, but this again is not always the case, and if the site is some distance from the branch then the weather may be different.