Dining Alfresco with Henri II

NEW DATE! May 11th, 2019
Berwyn, PA 19312

Join us for an afternoon dining alfresco with Henri II in his gardens at Versailles. Fencing, lawn bowling, tennis, board games, dancing, music and challenges of honor will occupy us along with the lighter remove of midday and the final removes of dinner. All recipes from “Livre fort excellent de Cuisine” 1560. Taste the best of French Renaissance food.

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Midday Repast

Bread with plain & quince butter
Jacobin Soup
Salad with Pomegranate & Pear
Potted Pie (beef & turkey)
Gateau aux feuelietes

First Dinner Course

Bread, Brie, Roquefort, & pears
Rosemary and Nutmeg butters
Gourd Soup
Beef Confit with gooseberries & scallions
Jacobin Tart with plum preserves

Second Dinner Course

Roast Chicken a l’Orange
Mulled Wine Jellies
Petit Fours with fruit and Marscepone
Praline Nuts

Event schedule

Site Opens: 10 AM
Site Closes: 8 PM

Preliminary schedule — times are subject to change.

10 am
Site opens

11 am
Fencing Tournaments (Back Arena)
Solar Open

1 pm
Luncheon (Main Hall)

2 pm
Lawn Bowling (Front Lawn)
Card Games
Fencing Challenges
Children’s Activities

3 pm
Fencing Challenges
Children’s Activities

4 pm
Spring Ribbon Dance
Music & Song

5 pm
Dinner (Main Hall)

8 pm
Site Closes

Event location

Berwyn United Methodist Church
140 Waterloo Avenue
Berwyn, PA 19312
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The event site is accessible per the East Kingdom Accessibility Porter’s Checklist


Registration: Registration: Adults $25 ($5 Member discount)
Youths 6-17 $10
Children under six free

Midday & Evening Remove included in the cost

Make Checks Payable to: SCA, PA., Inc. Shire of Hartshorn-dale

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

Event Steward

Diana Troxell
Duchessa Diana Alene Tregirtse