Midhaven Harvest Feast


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Michael FitzGeoffrey
Date: November 16 , 2013
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on November 16th 2013
Site closes at: 12:00 AM

Event site:
Hillcrest Park
1717 S. 13th Street Mount Vernon, WA 98274

The Shire of Midhaven will be
celebrating the coming of the tulip from the Ottoman
Empire to the Dutch Republic at the end of the sixteenth
Century, and we invite you to share in the festivities at our
annual Harvest Feast on Saturday, November 16, 2013.  There
will be an awesome feast, Midhaven’s Arts & Sciences
http://midhaven.antir.sca.org/HF2013 for
, bardic
entertainment, court, & a dessert auction.

The feast is limited to the first 125 people
to register.


  • Adults (18+):  $20 ($5
    non-member surcharge applies if your membership is not current on
    the day of the event).
  • Youth (10 – 17):
  • Children (9 and under):

The feast menu:
(Remember, the theme of the event is the coming of the tulip from
the Ottoman Empire to the Dutch Republic at the end of the 16th

1st course: (Turkish)
• Buyresiyye (Meatballs with Barberries)
• Fresh pickled cucumbers
• Bulghur with chestnuts
• Rose petal jam
• Flat bread

2nd course: (blend of Turkish and
• Mantý (dumplings with garlic-sumac-yogurt sauce)
• Kâchkül-i kabak spiced chickpeas and gourds
• Fried parsnip salad
• possibly another starchy dish

3rd course: (Dutch)
• Roast chicken with red currant sauce
• Herb fritters
• Savoury apple tart
• possibly another veggie


In addition, there will be a vegan
lentil soup, fruit, and rolls available at the dayboard, included
in your admission.


Thanks to
HL Miriam di
Asolo for her research, and to HL Etolé Marchant, our
executive chef, and his kitchen staff.




The approximate schedule for the

8:00 AM — noon: Event staff
arrives on site and sets up
noon: Gate opens to the populace and Family Activities area
1:00 PM — 3:30 PM: The Shire of Midhaven’s Arts &
Sciences prize tourney (see http://midhaven.antir.sca.org/HF2013 for
information), and the November Lions Blood meeting of the An Tir
College of Heralds

3:30 PM — Tabulation of A&S results,
and moving furniture to set up for court
4:00 PM: Family Activities area closes
4:30 PM: Court
After Court: Feast hall is set up for feast; feast servers report
to the serving area
5:30 PM: The feast begins with bardic entertainments performed
during the courses
After 3rd Course: Dessert auction (please contribute something)
As soon as practical: Clean-up
10:00 PM: Site closes to the populace

Those not wishing to
participate in the A&S contest or the Lions Blood meeting are
welcome to bring games to play or A&S projects to work on.
Also, the Master of Stables (Sir Thorkell FitzHrothgar) has said
that if people come with the necessary armor, etc. he will be glad
to hold fighter practice, weather permitting.

Activities will
  • Our famous dessert
  • A themed Arts & Sciences
    prize tourney
  • The November Lions Blood
    of the An Tir College of Heralds
  • We may possibly be offering
    Viscountess Safiye’s class on 16th Century Ottoman garb.
     Please check back later to confirm.

Feast-o-crat: HL
Etolé Marchant

Bard-o-crat: Master Adam
Elfchaser (moc.liamg@selomirret)

For food allergy concerns,
please contact HL Miriam di Asolo at (425) 387-2837 or via e-mail.

Event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/165707750264036/

Email HL Michael
 (moc.liamg@yerffoegztifleahcim) for
reservations and prepayment instructions.

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