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01
2020

VWFSC Wassail – Jan 18th

Where: Banfield Park, 521 Craigflower Rd.

When: January 18th, 2:30-5:00 PM

Wassail – Waes Hael – “be of good health”. Olde English tradition of wassailing, dating back to the 1500s, is a ceremony to wake fruit trees from their winter slumber and scare away evil spirits, ensuring a good harvest.

Come awaken the trees in the Orchard. The Wassail is a family outdoor celebration, dress for outdoor conditions. Bring a mug for mulled cider and a spoon for soup. A small $ donation would be appreciated to help cover the event costs.

2:30pm – Crowning the Wassail King and Queen
3 pm – Morris Dancers
3:30pm Wassail Ceremony – bring a mug for mulled cider
4pm – Feast – Soup and bread will be served.

Volunteers are needed to make the event a success. Please contact Patti at vicwestgarden@yahoo.ca if you can help.

author: coordinator

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