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2015 "Kettle of Fish" Ale

Friday May 29 - Sunday May 31, 2015

Boston & Western Suburbs, MA

Red Herring Morris has moved our annual "Kettle of Fish" Ale back to the spring. This year, the "Kettle of Fish" will take place on the last weekend in May.

Teams Attending

The following teams have confirmed that they're coming:

  • A Sworded Affair (Burlington, VT)
  • Ladies of the Rolling Pin (Wakefield, RI) (Saturday only)
  • Not for Joes (New London, CT) (Saturday only)
  • Pipe Dream (Belmont, MA)
  • Red Herring Morris (Belmont, MA)
  • Snowbelt Morris (Rochester, NY)
  • Stick 'n the Mist (Northampton, MA)

If you would like to be added to (or removed from) the list of invitees to this and future ales, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Schedule

Friday May 29: Meet & Greet

6:00-11:00pm     Meet & greet, 22 Clifton St., Belmont, MA

Saturday May 30, Boston, MA

Schedule TBA

Dinner probably at the Arlington Senior Center.

Assuming we have callers who are willing, there will be a contra dance. You can download our collection of contra tunes if you would like to look at them in advance.

Sunday May 31, Metrowest Suburbs outside Boston, MA

Schedule TBA

Directions

The ale booklet, wihch includes directions to the dance stands, parking and dinner location, will be available for download shortly before the ale. Printed copies will be available at the Friday Meet & Greet and at the first stand on Saturday.

Billeting

Out-of-town guests who need a place to stay will be billetted with members of Red Herring Morris and other Boston-area morris families.

Meals

We will provide dinner at the Meet & Greet on Friday evening, a restaurant lunch and catered dinner on Saturday, and a pub/restaurant lunch on Sunday. Breakfast for billeted guests will be provided by their hosts.

Food and soft drinks will be provided with lunch, but guests will need to purchase any alcoholic beverages they want. Food and drink (including beer and cider) will be provided with dinner.

Cost

  • All weekend (Friday evening through Sunday lunch):
    • Adults (age 21 and over): $60
    • Teenagers (ages 13-20): $45
    • Children (ages 5-12): $30
    • Children under 5: free
  • Dancing and one meal only:
    • Adults (age 21 and over): $35
    • Teenagers (ages 13-20): $25
    • Children (ages 5-12): $15
    • Children under 5: free

T-Shirts

This year's T-shirt will be designed by A.J. Liuba and Jill Singer. The design will be posted here as soon as it is available.

T-shirts are available in cotton for $13 or a moisture-wicking "performance material" for $18. The shirts are available in several colors.

All shirts must be pre-ordered by May 1.. (If you don't pre-order, we won't order a shirt for you.)

Buttons

We will provide ale buttons, most likely with the funny slogans. If you're curious, you can read the collection of ale button slogans.

Weather

In late May in New England, the weather is usually warm and sometimes hot, but just about any kind of weather is possible, including beautiful & sunny, hot & muggy, or cold & rainy. Check the forecast close to the event and watch this space for details.

In the event of light rain, we will dance as scheduled. If it rains heavily we have alternate plans with indoor locations. Watch this space as we get closer to the event.

Invitation List

If you would like to be added to (or removed from) the list of invitees to this and future ales, please fill out this form.


 

 


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