[SCA-AE] Update on AE party and an FAQ

Pam dubheasa01 at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 19 16:35:59 EDT 2008

THought I mentioned what I was going to be bringing cheese, crackers, and pepperoni.  Guess not.  Oh well ~ that's what I'm bringing.

--- On Sat, 7/19/08, Lady Bryn Ni MacRose <bryn at thescorre.org> wrote:

> From: Lady Bryn Ni MacRose <bryn at thescorre.org>
> Subject: [SCA-AE] Update on AE party  and an FAQ
> To: discussion at aethelmearc.org
> Date: Saturday, July 19, 2008, 9:17 AM
> Greetings until the populous of AEthelmearc, 
> Since my last post I have had some very kind gentles and
> one whole 
> shire contact me in reqards to my request for donations to
> the 
> AEthelmearc party. There have been others that have
> contacted me 
> directly and asked questions. 
> One such question that some have asked is what is still
> needed? 
> While another question that has come up is can I donate
> even if I do 
> not or can not(for what ever reason) cook? 
> Or the question of how much do I need to bring?
>  Lastly there is the question - Why contact me and let me
> know you 
> are donating?  
> To that end here is some info that may help. 
> Right now I have two large donations of nuts (one spicy and
> one 
> sugared) as well as two  very large jars of olives, the
> rest of the 
> current list consists of period pickles,  a bag of shrimp,
> Oreo 
> truffles, ginger cookies, Guinness brownies, shortbread,
> and a fresh 
> fruit tray. Syrups for non- alcoholic drinks, and a cold
> lemon 
> ginger tea.  *The Wyntersett is donating $60.   *** I also
> have a 
> small list of people who have emailed me with donations yet
> to be 
> determined. 
>  That leaves lots possible stuff - from  more cookies,
> deviled eggs, 
> (period kind or modern), cheeses, summer sausage, cubes of
> ham, 
> peperoni, pretzels, marinated artichokes or a vegi tray are
> just 
> some ideas. 
>  Remember that while period or periodish is encouraged, 
> modern or 
> store bought is ok too! 
> Donate what you can/ are willing- no one needs to donate a
> lot if 
> many donate a little. A LB block of cheese for example or
> if it is a 
> fancy(read expensive cheese figure 1/2 - 1/4 LB.  A tray of
> cookies, 
> a jar of X.  
> I am only organizing the food and non alcoholic beverages.
> If you 
> have a question about alcohol please do contact Iain mac an
> Bhaird. 
> If you make something I ask that you either send me an
> ingredient 
> list or drop off a copy to post with your donation. If it
> is store 
> bought we can use the label for the ingredient list. 
>  If the donation comes in a container/ or serving tray you
> would 
> like back I ask that it is labeled on the bottom and on any
> lid. (I 
> have one small wicker basket that no one ever claimed &
> I have no 
> idea of the owner) 
> That Monday morning I will be shopping for those things
> that I need 
> to pick up  for the party so if you know what you are
> donating 
> before that time if you could give me a heads up that would
> Rock! 
> However, if you don't know yourself until that day I
> understand and 
> I am just happy you are willing to donate. 
> I will be setting up the tables and such for the party and
> getting 
> food out just before so I figure that donations can be
> dropped of on 
> Monday (Things that need to be kept cold I am asking to
> have dropped 
> off 7pm or later as I will not be camping in Royal and the 
> hospitality area can not keep stuff cold, nor will I be at
> war until 
> sometime that Sunday.) 
> What I am asking is that people send me their society name,
> the 
> Barony, canton, shire or household they are to which they
> are 
> attached (This is both so  a proper thank you can be made
> and so 
> that when people ask about X yummy bit I can tell them who
> made it 
> and where to find them if they want to go pick that
> person's brain 
> at some point)
>  Please note that if someone does not know what they want/
> can bring 
> but know they will be donating "Something"  an
> email 
> stating "Donation yet to be determined" is fine
> at this point but it 
> is helpful to know before that Monday as it will allow me
> to know 
> what I need to pick up on Monday when I run out for the
> last minute 
> stuff- be it more napkins, an extra block of cheese, more
> ice, what 
> ever... 
> The AE party is always the first Monday of War week.  All
> of the 
> populous of AEthelmearc are encouraged to come and enjoy
> the 
> donations made by the brewers of AE and the food donated by
> the 
> cooks/ aspiring cooks/ and generous population at large. 
> The party 
> runs from about 8pm until Midnight or so. (Last year we
> were 
> cleaning up and shooing the last stragglers out around
> 1-1:30 ish.- )
> If you have a question and I have not answered it here
> PLEASE do 
> feel free to contact me! Again my contact info is- 
> Bryn AT Thescorre dot org
> or 
> my cell is 585 704 5193 
> THANK YOU to all!
> In Service, 
> THL Bryn Ni MacRose 
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