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Event Details
Dining with King Valdemar II at Mid-Winter Event date: February 23rd, 2013
Hosted by Shire of Hartshorn-dale - Blue Bell, PA
Event Last Modified: January 6th, 2013
 
Event details
We invite you to dine with King Valdemar II at his Midwinter feast in his mead hall in Danemark.  Dr.  Harpestraeng has brought the king many marvelous dishes in a new book of cookery which the King is eager to taste.  Not since the Romans has a book of cookery been seen and all are eager to try its delights.  Our guests are encouraged to have a poem, saga or song to share.

The site is discreetly damp.

The feast is the product of many months of redacting recipes from Libellus de Arte Coquinaria, An Early Northern Cookery Book.

For more info, see our website at www.blastedoak.com/kingvaldemarII

Menu - UPDATED 1/6/2013
First
Bread & Honey butter
Whitefish with Garlic/Pepper Sauce
Chicken Dumplings in Broth

Second
Salmon with Green Sauce
Rye Bread with soft cheese
Chicken Pie
Gilded Milk with Sauce

Third
Venison with Cameline Sauce
Northern Beans with onion, leeks & herbs
Red Cabbage
Almond Milk Tarts

Fourth
Marrow Pasty
Ham Mortrewes
Skyr with stewed fruit compote & hazelnut crumble

Site Opens: 2 PM
Site Closes: 9 PM

Event Website: http://www.blastedoak.com/kingvaldemarII

 
Event Location
St. John's Lutheran Church
1802 Skippack Pike
Blue Bell, PA  19422

Directions:
The event is located in Blue Bell near the intersection of Rt 202 and 73, slightly north of Norristown, PA.

Location:
St.  John's Church
1802 Skippack Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422

From the SOUTH, head north on Rt.  202 through Norristown, past Mercy Suburban Hospital, past the intersection of Germantown Pk.  Continue north through four more lights.  At the fifth light you will be at the intersection of Rt 73 (Skippack Pike), Turn LEFT, and proceed less than one mile.  The church is on your left.  If you pass the synagogue, or cross railroad tracks, you have gone too far.

From the NORTH, head south on 202, through Montgomeryville, past the William Penn Inn, past the Montgomery County Community College.  You will pass a light at the entrance to the college, and then pass a light at the entrance to a small shopping center, the next light will be at the intersection of 202 and Rt 73 (Skippack Pike).  Turn RIGHT onto 73 and proceed less than one mile.  The church is on your left.  If you pass the synagogue, or cross railroad tracks, you have gone too far.

From the WEST, Make your best route to Rt 73 and head east, pass through Skippack village, pass the intersection of Rt 363, through the pair of lights at Bethel Hill and immediately after at Whitehall Rds.  The next light will be at North Wales Rd.  Go straight through, continue over the railroad tracks and just past the synagogue, the church will on your RIGHT.

From the EAST, make your best route to Rt 73.  Continue westward though Whitemarsh, pass through the intersections at Butler Pk, and at Penllyn Blue Bell Pk.  You will go through three more lights before the fourth light at intersection of Rt 202.  Go straight through this intersection, and proceed less than one mile.  The church is on your left.  If you pass the synagogue, or cross railroad tracks, you have gone too far.

PA TURNPIKE:  you will get off at the Norristown exit and follow the sign to Germantown pike *WEST*.  Follow the ramp onto Germantown pike, and get into the center lane (this will be the right lane very shortly).  Stay on Germantown pike until you get to Rt 202 (DeKalb pike) and then turn Right. 

From your turn onto 202 follow the directions "from the south." It's only another 2-3 miles from this intersection total.

 
Event Fees
Site : Site Fee includes feast.

The deadline for pre-registration is February 15th via ACCEPS (http://acceps.ansteorra.org ) and February 16th via mail, or when the event is full.
Event is limited to 70 attendees, so preregistration is highly recommended

Adult Registration Fees: 
$15.00

Youth Registration Fees:
$10.00 for youth ages 6-17

There will be a nonmember surcharge of 5.00

Make Checks Payable to: SCA Inc, Shire of Hartshorn-Dale

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Co-Autocrats are Kathryn Perry and Duchessa Diana Alene Tregirtse

Kathryn Perry (Eryn Utz)
Phone (evening) 610-539-7095
E-mail:  erynutz AT alumnae.smith.edu

Duchessa Diana (Diana Troxell)
Phone Number (evening):  610-768-9004
E-Mail:  duchessadiana AT verizon.net

Send Reservations to:
Sarah Paylor
1507 Maple Ave. 
Paoli, PA 19301

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