GE - Weekend of the Gates Info
Diane M. Mathews
camelothorse at earthlink.net
Thu Nov 18 15:17:03 PST 1999
I can help with your wife----nothing REALLY fancy but nice (I think). Are
you in the Tomball area ? Let me know.
----- Original Message -----
From: mihalik <mihalik at garygreene.com>
To: <gatesedge at Ansteorra.ORG>; <gatesedge at Ansteorra.ORG>
Sent: Thursday, November 11, 1999 4:16 PM
Subject: Re: GE - Weekend of the Gates Info
> On Thu, 11 Nov 1999 11:02:58 EST
> StephenMacthomas at aol.com wrote:
> > Greetings to the populace of the cantons of Westgate and
> > Gate's Edge from
> > Stephen Macthomas:
> > Our weekend to host TRF is almost upon us. Here's a
> > rundown of the
> > activities we have planned so far ...
> > House Navarre will hold its annual Prize Tourney this
> > weekend. The prize for
> > the Chivalric and Rapier winners will be those
> > spiffalicious war tabards that
> > Lady Sara Navarre produces. Thanks to Lady Sara and
> > House Navarre for
> > sponsoring the tournaments this weekend.
> > We are asking each fighter who knows Baroness Adelicia
> > Brabent to fight at
> > least one round on the battle mound in her honor. Her
> > Excellency recently
> > endured a lengthy and frightening hospital stay and we
> > are overjoyed that she
> > is home and doing well. She will be joining us on
> > Saturday we're happy to
> > report, and we're looking forward to having her back in
> > our midst. In
> > addition, she recently celebrated her birthday (I think
> > it's her 34th, maybe
> > 35th) and so the cause for celebration is doubled.
> > A&S will be at least partially mundane populace vote.
> > We'll try to ask our
> > guests to take a minute or two to look over each of the
> > artisans' works and
> > to choose which they liked best. I'd like to present a
> > prize for populace
> > choice as well as our own choice.
> > The Bardic competition will (theoretically) be a
> > challenge tournament, run in
> > this manner: One bard shall challenge another. These two
> > go find a crowd and
> > perform one piece each for them. The bards then call
> > their own shots, and if
> > there's not a clear winner, the crowd gets the
> > tiebreaking "vote" to decide
> > the victor. The "wins" are tallied, just as we do the
> > marshalate
> > tournaments. Please note that this is a very embryonic
> > idea, and we're wide
> > open for ways of making this work. The end concept is to
> > entertain our
> > mundane guests and to show them what the bards of the SCA
> > are made of. If a
> > challenge tourney works, wonderful; if not, there's
> > always Plan B.
> > We are still in need of prizes for the A&S and Bardic
> > competitions. Please
> > contact me ASAP if you can contribute.
> > The Saturday evening's feast will be prepared by Milady
> > Constance and Lady
> > Seren. Tacos and burritos for all, with a tortilla soup
> > being prepared by
> > Lady Ayla. Should be wonderful eats for all.
> > The Canton of Gate's Edge has challenged the Canton of
> > Westgate to a skittles
> > match on Saturday evening, for fun and bragging rights.
> > Naturally, the
> > winners get a big bag of Skittles (what else?) to share
> > and distribute as
> > they will.
> > The final weekend of the mask competition is going to be
> > held on Sunday,
> > immediately following the fighters' return from the 4:00
> > demo on the mound.
> > We will first have the weekly competition, and then have
> > the finals. The
> > weekly competition is to be populace choice by applause,
> > but the finals will
> > be judged. If you would like to be a judge for this
> > competition, please let
> > me know. The overall winner will receive a block print
> > entitled "St.
> > Michael" which was created by Lady Linnette and displayed
> > at Kingdom A&S.
> > This is a large print and it is one of only four prints
> > made from the block.
> > Lady Linnette has numbered and signed the print.
> > If you would like to participate this weekend, but
> > *haven't* signed up for
> > passes, please do so as soon as possible by e-mailing
> > either myself or HL
> > Brian (cobalt60 at lcc.net). Be sure you let us know which
> > day you'll be
> > heading out and who you'll need passes for. Troll is
> > outside of Kim's Pizza,
> > which is directly across from the main entrance of TRF.
> > Look for us in the
> > space between Kim's and the convenience store there.
> > Troll will be open on
> > Friday evening from 6 pm to 1 am, and on Saturday and
> > Sunday from 8 to 11 am.
> > Remember that your best garb is suggested, and that no
> > visible mundane
> > clothing can be visible. Masks are highly encouraged,
> > especially for those
> > participating in the Grand Parade each day at noon. If
> > you have newcomers
> > that need assistance with garb, please coordinate with
> > each other so we can
> > all put our best foot forward.
> > (We are in need of garb for an adult male, medium build,
> > here in Gate's Edge.
> > If you can assist with loaner garb, please contact me
> > privately.)
> > If anyone has any questions, please feel free to e-mail
> > me
> > (stephenmacthomas at aol.com) or call me (281-651-0781).
> > Normally I prefer my
> > phone to ring before 9 pm but since it's crunch time,
> > late night calls are
> > forgiven tonight.
> > In your service,
> > Lord Stephen Macthomas, Weekend Steward
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> Help. We want to be a part of this weekend, but we don't
> know what to do. We are but poor (newcomers with no garb)My
> wife (size 10) my newphew (age 7 small) and my self (tall &
> large) would love to particapate if any one can help.
> Please contact me, Thanks
> WALT MIHALIK
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> Houston, Texas 77068
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