The Shire of
Dregate invites you to the Festival of the Red Lanterns,
celebrating the beginning of the Year of the Sheep. Activities will
begin with A&S classes and story-telling on Saturday afternoon,
followed by an Asian-themed potluck feast at 5:30 pm. At the end of
the evening, the Lucky Dragon will cavort to the delight of
Event Steward, Lord Kit (Kit Arbuckle, firstname.lastname@example.org,
509-826-2409), for a detailed schedule of classes. For the feast,
Dregate will provide the main dish, prepared by expert chef HL
Dalbach MacDara. As your potluck contribution, please bring a side
dish or dessert. If you would like ideas for something to make that
would fit the Eastern theme, please contact the feast coordinator,
HL Dubheasa Cumbuel (email@example.com). She will have a variety
of recipes that you can select from.
Olive Grange, 317 N. Main, Riverside, WA 98849. The site opens at
9:00 am and closes at 10:00 pm.
(18 or older) $10 (NMS applies), youths and children free. Make
checks payable to “SCA, Inc. - Shire of Dregate”. To
help with planning, please let the Event Steward know (preferably
by Feb. 15) how many to expect in your party, but hold your payment
until you register at gate.
Accommodations along US 97: Omak Inn (509-826-3822), Best Western
Peppertree (Omak, 509-422-2088), Okanogan Inn (509-422-6431), Red
Apple Inn (Tonasket, 509-486-2119). Also, some crash space is
available by prior arrangement with the Event Steward.
Site Info: Name: Mt. Olive Grange 317 N Main Riverside, WA 98849
Directions to Site:
from the south: follow US 97 for 6 miles past Omak. Turn right at
the 3rd Riverside exit, about 0.5 miles past the first
Riverside exit. The turnoff is labeled N Main but looks like an
empty country road. The site is 0.4 miles down N Main, on the
right. Directions from the north: follow US 97 for 16 miles past
Tonasket. Turn left at the 1st Riverside exit, labeled N Main but
looking like open country. The site is 0.4 miles down N Main, on
Note that the above Weather and Map information is generated from the site address and can be easily confused. The weather will say if its for the branch or for the site. It will be for the site if the site can be found, but this again is not always the case, and if the site is some distance from the branch then the weather may be different.