The Barony of Blatha An Oir (Tacoma-Pierce county, WA )
Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Annaka Poznanska
Date: February 10 , 2018
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on February 10th 2018
Site closes at: 12:00 AM
Dryer Masonic Center
306 South 134th Street S
Tacoma, WA 98444
Blatha An Oir Candlemas 2018
The Barony of Blatha An Oir invites you to our traditional
mid-winter event on February 10th, 2018.
The day’s activities will include a Swap Meet, Baronial Court, a
Pot-Luck Feast, and A&S Classes and Activities.
Enclosed flame candles and festive table decorations are
encouraged. Please bring your own tablecloths to fit standard
6-foot rectangular banquet tables. Alcoholic beverages are allowed
(in period containers please). An open Gaming table will be
provided. Bring your tabletop games to share.
Tables and a garment rack will be provided for your Swap Meet
items. Please put your name (seller) and the price on each item.
Financial transactions, barter, etc. are strictly between the buyer
and the seller. There is a large parking lot at the facility, so we
have plenty of room for you to bring vehicles and trailers for
sale. All items not sold or given away must be removed prior to
resetting the tables for the feast.
Event Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1941690222824757/
Due to the Banquet Permit requirement for a guest list, please send
an email to Annaka (alphamike99 at yahoo dot com) with the SCA
Names and Mundane names of those in your party, including youth.
This will also help us plan the food. Liking or saying you are
interested in the event on the Facebook page is nice but does not
get you on the guest list. Pay at the Door.
10:30 am Site Opens to the Populace. Swap Meet
Swap Meet, A&S Classes, Activities, and Socializing
throughout the day.
12:00 pm Intro to the Bardic Arts for Adults and Teens by Maire Nic
1:00 pm Bardic Circle hosted by Andromacha Tou Lesvos
1:00 pm YAFA Costuming Division 1 by Alizand
2:00 pm YAFA Intro to Sprang by Shawna Kerr
2:00 pm YAFA Level 2 Scribal by Tamsin Fairamay
4:00 pm Swap meet ends, A&S class and activities
clean-up, reset tables for the potluck feast.
4:30 pm Cheesecake Contest Judging. Please have
your cakes out on the table and ready for the judges to admire and
sample. Cards will be provided to list the title of your cake and
your ingredients. Please put your name ON THE BACK OF THE CARD. The
Populace are welcome to sample the cheesecakes AFTER the JUDGES
have finished and vote for their favorite. Prizes will be awarded
for the Judges Choice and Populace Choice. Winners will be
announced in Court.
5:00 (or later, TBA) pm Court
After Court Potluck Feast
8:00 pm Event ends
9:00 pm Site Closed
Our Baron and Baroness need largess to continue our tradition of
generosity toward our cousins and guests. A Largess Display area
will be provided for your contributions.
Each adult please bring a potluck contribution – an appetizer, main
dish, side dish, salad, or dessert, to serve 8-10 people. If your
food needs to be served hot, please bring it in a crock pot or
other heating/serving dish. Please be generous with your
contribution. Don’t forget to bring a serving utensil. Cards will
be available to list your ingredients.
The Barony will provide two potluck feast contributions:
- Roast Chicken with two Sauces on the side: Green Garlic (a
garlic herb sauce) and Orange (a sweet/tart citrus sauce). Based on
period recipes from Early
French Cookery by D. Eleanor and Terence Scully.
- Homemade French Bread. Served with Butter. Baked on site.
If you have any food allergies, concerns, or requests for these
items, please contact Annaka. Complete ingredient lists will be
available at the event.
Site Fees – Pay At The Door:
person for adults 18 years and older, with a $5 discount for
current SCA Members with a Blue Card.
Free for Youth 17 and under.
Please make checks payable to SCA Inc. Barony of Blatha An Oir.
Parents and Guardians: please keep an eye on your children during
the event. This is for their safety, the safety and enjoyment of
the populace, and our site contract.
No Pets. Service animals are welcome.
Francis de Northetone