Yule's Warmth Beats Winter's Cold!
Winter’s darkness holds us in its fastness and we must break from its clutches. The Great Hunt circles the
sky and warmth is scarce. Come and Join the Barony of Dragon’s Laire as we celebrate the passage of Yule
and the tidings of joy which it brings!
Their Excellencies of Dragon’s Laire, Conchobar and Eilidh, and Their Populace invite you to come and
celebrate with us as we sing, dance, play games,enjoy each other’s company and eat a sumptuous feast
prepared by some of the most renowned cooks in An Tir.
- 9:00 a.m.: Site Opens for set-up
- 10:00 a.m.: Site opens for Populace
- 11:00 a.m.:
- Cookie decorating contest (Central Hall):
The sugar cookies and icing will be provided, bring your creativity and join us
for some super tasty fun! This is an all-ages activity and the contest has three age brackets and
prizes will be awarded to winners in all three groups:
Our beautiful and delicious creations will be displayed until 2:00pm when
the judging will occur. Winners will be announced in court and prizes will
- Children, under ten years of age
- Youth, aged 10 to 17
- Adults, everyone else 18 and up
SPEAKING of prizes, each of the winners will be awarded a "$5.00 gift
certificate" to be used during the dessert auction, and an additional prize
to be announced.
- Baron Conchobar’s Morning Rumble (Fighter Practice!):
His Excellency, Fearsome South Paw, Baron Conchobar
will lead those hearty souls so-inclined out for an exciting morning of heavy
marshallate activities to get the blood pumping and chase the winter chill
- A&S display sponsored by the Dragon’s Pearls (Side Room)
- 12:00 p.m.: Lunch (Central Hall)
Recorder consort practice (Central Hall):
live music in the form of the Baronial Recorder
Consort's practice. This is an open event, and all aspiring recorder players should bring their
recorders and join the fun.
- 1:00 p.m.: Baronial Sargentry Meeting (Side Room)
Heraldic Consultations (Library)
Dance lessons (Central Hall)
- 1:30 p.m.: Dancing (Central Hall)
- 2:00 p.m.: Judging for cookie decorating
General lolling about (Generally Everywhere)
- 3:00 p.m.: Court
Dessert Auction (Court):
Participation is simple!
Make a plate of your favorite dessert (non-perishable works best since
these will be on display during the day), bring it with you on Saturday and
contribute it to the auction. That's it.
It is also strongly recommended that you include a list of ingredients so
that people who have allergies and other dietary concerns can make an
informed decision about which items are good to eat.
These items will be auctioned off during Feast by Sir Cedric. *All*
proceeds from this event will be donated to the Kitsap County food bank to
help them provide for local families this holiday season.
- 5:00 p.m.: Feast
- 8:00 p.m.: Clean up begins
- 9:00 p.m.: Site closes (You don’t have to go home, but you can’t
For this year's charitable donation drive, we are asking for donations of
*clean* used towels and blankets which we will be donating to the Humane
Society to keep our furry friends warm during the long, cold winter days.
Site opens at 10:00am and closes at 9:00pm with feast commencing at 5:00pm.
Noon: a chicken and vegetable travellers' soup will be presented at about noon to tide us over until the Feast
in the evening. Everyone is welcome to have a cup!
- Drink: hot cider mulled with orange, cloves, vanilla & cinnamon sticks
- First Course: Flat bread, olives, Baba Ghannoij (eggplant spread), Hummus (chickpea dip),
Goreme (spicy cheese puree)
- Second Course: Petite lentil soup (vegetarian) it
will be accompanied by a series of “side plates or condiments
- Third Course: Yeni Dünya Kebabi: Beef & lamb
meatballs with dry apricots and sauce. Rice pilaf with veg. stock, tangine
of mixed vegetables
- Fourth Course: Su Muhallebisi (Vanilla milk pudding
with crushed pistachios) and Ghoriba (sesame cookies)
If you have special dietary needs, you may want to bring food that suits
your special needs. The kitchen is unable to prepare special dishes to
The kitchen will, however, post an ingredients list for the menu items
the day of the feast.
The kitchen could use the following:
- Rice cookers (the bigger the better)
- Roaster pans (yes we have some but would rather have too many!)
- Cookie sheets
- roasting pans
- Slow cookers
- Frying pans
If you are working in the kitchen, please bring your:
- Instant read/ digi thermometer
- Cutting board
- Sharp knives
- hand towels (I have paper towels)
- Hot mitts
- Veg peelers
$10 for adults. NMS applies. Youth/Children are free. Feast Fee is separate, see below.
Make checks payable to “Barony of Dragon's Laire”. Preregistration for the event is recommended.
The Feast is $10 for adults. Preregistration for the feast is mandatory
as only 80 seats are available.
As of October 29th all the feast reservations are gone. However, opening will come and you can
still sign up to be on the waiting list. If you have made reservations, you must pay for them by Thanksgiving.
Contact THL Lui Xian (contact info below) for more information.
Both event and feast preregistration may be purchased together at the same time.
Contact THL Lui Xian to make your
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
1015 Veneta Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337
Date: Dec 6, 2014
Location: Our Saviour's Lutheran Church
1015 Veneta Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337
THL Diomedes Pleurokopeon
THL Inga Alric
Feast Steward: THL Thangbrand
Pre-Registration: THL Liu Xian
Don Talentus shared the photos he took at Yule with us. Visit his
site to see them.