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The Canton of Vanished Wood,
in the Barony of Ayreton

Invites one and all to ALL SOULS - Starting at the Top

November 1, 2014

Roselle United Methodist Church
206 S. Rush Street
Roselle, Illinois 60172
For additional information please see the Facebook Event Page.
Welcoming ALL SOUL'S, Hats, Helms, & Headwear!
We will pay special attention to this oft overlooked accessory that is widely held to be essential to the well-dressed Medieval Lord or Lady. To that end, we call on artisans, craftspersons and instructors to share knowledge and skills in the creation of Hats, Helms, And Headwear of all kinds. We also hope to feature fine examples of these in a fashion show.

Creative Hat, Helm, and Headwear Fashion Show and Contest
Rules: The item must be made from materials provided by the Contest Steward. It must be crafted in the Contest Room. They will be judged by creativity, workmanship, and impression. There will be age divisions. We will have a fashion show for the populous after Baronial Court and before Feast.

Tentative categories for prizes:
Best Headgear made the day of the event (materials will be provided).
Best combat related headgear
Most creative period headgear
Best overall headgear

Closer to the event, we will be asking for volunteers for a Ladies Gallery to help with the decision making. More categories may be added if needed.

Arts & Science Activies:
A&S Classes:
Classes will be held.
If you would like to teach a class or classes on the subject of Hats, Helms, Headwear or HAIR please contact me with a class description and any special classroom facilities you might need. We have the following classes planned;
Class coordinator is Abbess Katherine von Schlosserwold(Kathy Westburg)

Class Time Description
How to make a Crespine Workshop – Dame Nicholaa Halden TBD 14th-Century Women's Headdress: Crespine for Non-Metalworkers- Creating a head dress with tube side cauls. If students want to work on making one during the day they should bring about 2 yards of metallic trim about 1" wide, some fabric in matching color and matching metallic cording or wire.
The Versatile Veil – Dame Marie la Fauconniere TBD Silk or linen, with wimple, barbette, pins, coronet or hat, from elegant accessory to the ultimate answer to a bad hair day... Come discover the many options presented by the versatile veil! We'll look at different styles of the veil and how, when, and where they were worn; if time permits, we can also cover elegant and easy ways to finish your own. Paper handout (also available via e-mail after the event), no class limit, no fee.
Newcomers Roundtable – Abbess Katherine TBD Join us for an information discussion to help newcomers understand the expectations, idiosyncrasies, and opportunities to be found in the SCA.
Imperial Roman Hairstyles - Lady Jael Ben Ari TBD Period accurate styles. Handouts ($1) may have kits for Purchase
Roman Ladies Tea - Lady Jael Ben Ari TBD A round table discussion of the role of women in Imperial Rome
An History of Fashion - The Importance of Headwear - Lady Anastasia Katerina von Nunbert TBD This is a detailed survey of fashion throughout the SCA period with an emphasis on headwear.
Children's Activities: More information coming soon.
Site Schedule: TBD
Heavy Combat Tournament:
Heavy MIC - Sir Guerric der Wilde Fuchs Details to be provided as they become available.
Tournament Tax: Donation of a non-perishable food item to the RUMC pantry

Rapier Combat Tournament: Warder Alexander de Seaton is the Rapier MIC
Details to be provided as they become available.
Tournament Tax: Donation of a non-perishable food item to the RUMC pantry
This year's event is proud to offer an Anglo-Saxon feast cooked by the lovely and talented Mistress Gianetta and Bryan of Tree Girt Sea.

On the table:
Bread, cheese, butter, hardboiled eggs, fresh herbs and salt (parsley and sage)
Main Course
Barley pottage with leeks and kale
(Ingredients: Leeks, kale, butter, garlic, parsley, red wine vinegar, pearled barley, vegetable broth, marjoram, thyme, salt)
Poached chicken with green sauce
(Chicken Ingredients: Chicken, white wine, chicken broth, garlic, parsley, thyme, pepper, celery
Sauce: Parsley, garlic, sage, pepper, vinegar, bread, salt)
Roast Pork Loin
(Ingredients: Pork, thyme, cracked pepper, honey, salt, pepper )
Stewed peas in wine
(Ingredients: Peas, red wine, salt, red wine vinegar, onion, butter, garlic, marjoram, sage, pepper, bread)
Fresh apples, honey, and oatcakes with hazelnuts
(Ingredients: Oats, oat flour, butter, honey, dried apples, cinnamon, salt)
To Drink
Small Mead (non-alcoholic honey soda)
(Ingredients: Honey, cinnamon, cloves, yeast)
Feast Tickets: $10.00

Pre-registration for feast can be sent to:

Teri Azarello (SCA Lady Aline of Bamborough)
7920 Iroquois
Woodridge, IL

Lunch: Provided by Lady Catalina
Quiche, a piece of fruit a dessert and a drink for $5.00.
Gate Tax: NONE - FREE FOR EVERYONE We are pleased to offer NO SITE FEE once again this year.
Donations in the form of food or cash for the Church's food pantry are requested.
We are planning a silent auction to help defray the cost of the site.

Merchant Tax: Donation of an item to a silent auction to benefit the Royal Travel Fund Reserve early as we have VERY LIMITED indoor space for merchants.
Even Staff: Event Steward:
Lady Melissande Vander Bois

Lady Aline of Bamborough, 7920 Iroquois Woodridge, IL

Merchant Liaison:
Dame Nicholaa
There is limited indoor space for merchants. 10 merchant spots available with a limit of 2 tables.
Outdoor merchants are welcome but must provide own shelter etc.
Merchant fee is a donation of an item for the silent auction table.

Dietary Inquiries, Feast Steward:
Mistress Gianetta Andreini da Vicenza (Jen Small)

Hall Steward:
Mistress Hilary of Langford

Lunch and Feast Fees Gatekeeper:
THL Gavin/Kevin Westburg

Web Minister:
THL Ercc Glaison

Travel by Car:

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Travel by Air:

The event site is about 25 minutes from O'Hare Airport and about 45 minutes from Midway Airport.

O'Hare International Airport: Hub for United Airlines and American Airlines.

Chicago Midway International Airport: Hub for Southwest Airlines and focus city for AirTran Airways.

Public Transportation:

The event site is easily accessible by public transportation. The Roselle Metra Station is within walking distance.

The station is serviced by the Milwaukee District West Line which terminates in downtown Chicago at Union Station.

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) coordinates operation of the three service providers: the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, and Pace.

Local Hotel Information:
Hilton Bloomingdale/Indian Lakes Resort
250 West Schick Road
Bloomingdale, IL
(630) 529-0200

Holiday Inn Hotel Itasca (Woodfield Area)
860 W. Irving Park Rd.
Itasca, IL 60143
(630) 773-2340

Extended Stay America Hotel Chicago - Itasca
1181 Rohlwing Rd
Itasca, IL 60143
(630) 250-0055

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Elk Grove
1160 West Devon Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
(847) 985-0101

Hampton Inn & Suites Addison IL
1685 West Lake Street
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 495-9511