[DFT] Elfsea's Lamas Day Tribute!

Dragonetti dragonetti at generich.com
Mon Aug 20 09:26:17 PDT 2007


Along with the very successful and tasty bread competitions, we had
firewalkers (traveling bards), board games a plenty, hobby horse and foot
races, a silent auction, living A&S, water melees, the Valhalla Circle of
Death for the chivalric fighters, entertaining learning opportunities such
as origami and Bardic Heckling :-) (and many others), a somewhat frightening
Phoole's Court and plenty of relaxing fellowship and camaraderie!

This all occurred on a new (for us) site on the shores of Benbrook lake,
which provided great ambience and a cool breeze off the lake. It was
stewarded most admirably by Anistashia Rudrefer and Xue Xian-Xian who can
take pride in a resounding success with nearly 100 in attendance at this,
their first foray into the stressful world of autocratting. I must admit I
first thought the schedule to be a bit ambitious, but these ladies, and
their staff, pulled it all together extremely well! You have my sincere
thanks and I look forward to your next event! And to all the winners of the
day's competitions....Vivat!

In the service of kingdom, crown and barony, I remain,
HE Armand Dragonetti
Baron of Elfsea
Lord Dragonsfire Tor

> From: willowdewisp at juno.com
> The Bread tasting at Elfsea's Lammas day was a grand success. 
> We had two table full of bread. The smell was wonderful Lady 
> Xene for bringing such a bounty from Panera. We had put out 
> the Bread and we ended up with a horde of people waiting to 
> taste it. I wanted to get all fancy but if I had gone to 
> change clothes I would have missed all the fun. 
> Lady Elayne's Peanut butter Bread won Best bread. Countess 
> Regina's four grains an currents came in second and took most 
> unusual bread.
> Mistress Xene bought in wonderful bread from Panera. Their 
> Bear Claw was the favorite along with the cheese bread. The 
> Irish sour dough bread gave them a run for the money.
> The twin angel girls took most unusual bread with their bread 
> "Porcupine". I am not sure of their names could someone send 
> them to me?
> I would like to tell everyone that the majority of the bread 
> was eaten much to the dismay of the tavern who found everyone 
> stuffed. 
> I want to thank all the cooks that made such great bread and 
> all the people who bought bread and all the people who came 
> and tasted bread. I would like to especially thank all the 
> people who helped me set me up and take down. 
> I hope we can do this again. 
> Everyone feel free to steal the idea. It took me 20 years to 
> get it done and it might take me another 20 to do it again. 
> It is period for Lammas day but I dont' see any reason why it 
> can't be done ot other festivals. It worked very well. 
> Duchess Willow de Wisp 

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