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Event Details
Quintavia Hafla Event date: March 15th, 2014
Hosted by Shire of Quintavia - Bolton, MA
Event Last Modified: February 3rd, 2014
Event details
Salaam and Marhaban from the Shire of Quintavia as we once again open our doors for our annual Hafla.  Imagine yourself in a far away, exotic land; potent and exciting, mysterious and haunting; your sense of awe and mystery enhanced by the beat of tribal drums.  We invite you to bring your Persian rugs, pillows, dancing shoes, musical instruments, and a warm smile, and join us for a day and evening in the Middle East. 

Through the veiled mystery of time emerges the exotic world of belly dance.  Come, dance with us, sing, tell stories, rest, recline, eat, talk with old friends, make new ones, and just enjoy yourself.  The exquisiteness of the music of The Dancing Gypsy Band and Diabolis in Musica and dancers will captivate you, and attentive merchants will await you, seeking to fulfill your every desire.

Come, dance, sing, tell stories, rest, recline, eat, talk with friends, make new ones, and just enjoy yourself.  So pack up your dance belts, rugs and musical instruments and journey to Quintavia for a relaxing day of relaxing, laughing, singing, stories and music.  Middle Eastern and Indian style Dancing, Drumming, and Jamming.  Come to dance and drum, or just to hang out, socialize, and watch!

Welcome to the silken wealth of our majestic caravanserai.  Smell the fragrance of ancient spices as our feast master delights you with the foods of the Middle East.  Once again the CafĂ© of Middle Eastern foods will be served at tables in the back of the hall by our lovely wait staff.

Many will be the day's activities.  Dance classes will be held in the downstairs practice room.  Dancer performances by local belly dance troupes and students will captivate you.  As well as drumming circles and classes.  There will be youth dancing and activities planned as well.  Also an A&S display to be coordinated by Mistress Fiona O’Maille will be taking place in the lower level. 

So journey to Quintavia for a day of the mystique and allure of the Middle East, and stay to partake of our ancient Middle Eastern feast resplendent with savory delights.

This site is 100% handicapped accessible, there are two handicapped parking areas on site.  Please go around the entire building to the back entrance for those that are accessible to the level for the main hall.  If you will be attending the dance classes please contact the event steward so that the elevator key can be made available to you.  If you have any questions please contact the event steward.
Site Opens: 12 pm
Site Closes: 7 pm
Event Location
First Parish Church of Bolton
673 Main Street
(Route 117)
Bolton, MA  01740


Take your best route to 495; coming from the North or the South take Exit 27 to RTE 117. 

Take RTE 117 WEST off the exit ramp toward Bolton.  The church is @.9 miles WEST on RTE

117, on the RIGHT.  The church itself is on a little rise, go up the driveway and go around the church to the parking lot behind the church.  for the most accessible entrance to the hall.

Event Fees
Site : Donation Only

Feast: Adults:  $10
Children 5-17:  $5
Children 0-4:  Free

Make Checks Payable to: SCA, Inc - Shire of Quintavia

Contact Information
Event Steward:
Teresa Giani (MKA Chrystie Terry)
email:  chrystie69@gmail.com
Phone:  978-618-9992

Send Reservations to:
Chrystie Terry
412 Chestnut Street, Clinton, MA 01510

Other Contact Information:
Those with dietary concerns should contact the head cook:

Lord Aleksei Dmitriev (MKA Lisa Forney)
phone:  978-486-4677
email:  gryphon@alum.mit.edu

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