Yule


Georgetown VFW Post 8587 M/SGT Ben D. Snowden
1000 N College St, Georgetown, Texas 78626
December 14, 2019 10AM - 8PM
Steward: Elizabeth Frasier (Julie Sullivan) or call 603-303-5627

Come join us as we celebrate the Yule season! Fantasy Theme, whatever you have to wear is perfect for the occasion. You can dust off your wings and elf ears. Whereas this event is more casual, this can be an opportunity to wear your favorite garb. We are having a table decor contest, and the winner get to pick first in the cookie swap.

Guidelines for the table decorations

  • No fire
  • Nothing that plugs into an outlet
  • Nothing taller than 3 feet above the table
  • Plan on sharing a table
  • Your table space includes your feast gear
  • Their Excellencies will pick the winner

Land court will be conducted from 12-2PM and from 4-6PM at the discretion of Their Excellencies. Land Court will be coordinated by Ronan Fionn O'Dubain

St. Nicholas, Thomas of Tenby will be telling stories and will be making ornaments for the tree. After announcements from the Baron and Baroness, we will have our Holiday Feast with turkey, ham and all the fixings that we bring!

Signup for the potluck

Signup to help us fill jobs at the event, 1 task per person (so let's share the joy of giving)

After dinner we will have TABLE WARS! Coordinated by Daria Riley of Hellsgate and Jonathon Washburn of Bryn Gwlad. Guidelines are as follows:

  • Teams of 4 will endeavor to protect their table, while defending it from attack from other tables and even a Dragon!
  • Teams may be from 1-4 people
  • 2) No all child teams( this is a grown up game)
  • 3) Weapon can be any toy weapon(plausibly period toy weapons)
  • 4) No Nerf weapons
  • 5) Small donation to prize basket requested
  • 6) Ammo can be wool balls, corks, or ping pong balls decorated in your family colors.
  • 7) Teams will attack other tables from behind theirs, so decorate your table accordingly.
  • 8) You will be given 4 foam targets that must be placed on your table, you can't hide them!
  • 9) When all your targets are toppled, you are DEAD!
  • 10) Last table with a target wins the prize basket.
  • BEWARE! There will be a fire breathing dragon! Be sure to put out any fires in the allotted time or you could DIE!
  • Contact Daria Riley to register your team or for questions.

Cookie Swap and Gift swap! Please bring 4-6 dozen of your favorite cookies for the cookie swap. Children swap - please bring a wrapped and marked gift to be presented by the Baron and Baroness. Adults swap - Pirate gift exchange - a wrapped unmarked gift to be swapped by drawing a number, and just one grab per participant.

Holiday Sing along led by Birgitta von Eisenach and The Dance guild will be sharing dances.

Then we will listen the lovely holiday music, curated by Yves de Fleury, as we clean up and put away our holiday party.

Time Description
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Set up hall and decorate, sound system for music, craft table, Land Court
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Populace arrives and decorates for Table Decor contest
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Land Court: collects largess for the Barony
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Storytelling with St. Nicholas and Crafts for children of all ages
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Baron & Baroness Announcements
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Holiday Feast
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Table War!
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Cookie Swap and Gift exchange
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Holiday Sing Along and Dancing
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Clean up and Break down
Site Registration
Free For all participants

Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. They may also attend with a 21 year or older adult with a signed and notarized Minor Event Waiver Form from the parents.

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