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Cynagua Winter Investiture

Saturday January 25th, 2020
Woodland, California

In the Principality of Cynagua, at this most wondrous time of year, Their Highnesses Heinrich von Melk and Else Hünrvogt wish to call a gathering of the populace of Cynagua and the Kingdom of the West. Come make merry, and bear witness to the Investiture of their rightful heirs, The Lord and Lady of the Swan, Ragnar Walerichsson and Brynhildr Mardardottir.

On this Day there will be many actives and competitions planned, Arts and Sciences, Copper Spoon, Needle Workers Guild, Dirty Dozen, Leather Illuminations, Youth Activities and a grand feast to honor our new Royals.

Special note: Opening court will be at 9:30 AM

PayPal will be available for this event as a preregistration for the site fee only, credit card payment is anticipated to be available at the event gate as well.

Preliminary Menu:

First course (on table)
Pork and dried apple sausage, fresh cheese, apples, pea hummus with dill and horseradish, rye crackers and butter;

Second course
Soup of chicken stock, smoke fish (trout or salmon) and watercress with oat cakes;

Third course
Roast boneless chicken with fennel and dried cherries, Barley pilaf with onions and bacon, sweet and sour root veggies (carrot/turnip/rutabaga with honey and vinegar, oat flat bread and butter;

Fourth course
Roast pork with cumin and garlic, oatmeal and hazelnut pilaf/porridge, fried cabbage;

Skyr with honey and assorted fruit


Feast Head Cooks:  Master Francisco de Hinojosa and Mistress Anna de Serra
Feast Menu: TBA
Feast Tickets : $15.00 They can be purchased through Cynaguan Exchequer Mistress Caoilinn Rose Maddox via FaceBook or email

Event Steward: Ashlin Inghean UnGallchobhair (Robin Burgett) — E-mail: — Phone: 530-415-5365 Please no calls after 9pm

Site Information: 
Start Time: 
Site Opens 9 AM and Closes 9 PM. Special note: Opening court will be at 9:30 AM
Site Fee: 
Adult registration, $20.00; Adult members $15.00; 17 and under free. No Family Cap.
From the North, South or East, take I-5 to Woodland. Take the Hwy 113 North Yuba City exit.
**At the light, turn left onto East Street. Just past the rice mill, turn right onto Kentucky Ave. Take the first left turn onto Palm Ave. The lodge is the big white building on the left, with a big blue square and compass on the front. There is parking behind the building.
From the West (Bay Area) take I-80 to Davis and take Hwy 113 North to Woodland. Hwy 113 will merge with I-5 North. Take the next exit, Hwy 113 North Yuba City, and proceed as from ** above.

Carpooling is suggested due to limited parking availability.