A medieval feast fit for music lovers

medievalmusicalEXETER – The Bach Music Festival of Canada promises an evening of food, fun, entertainment and surprises during the Medieval Musical Feast next Saturday.

This is its first pre-Festival event for the 2013 Festival Season.

Directed by local theatre impresario Duncan McGregor, the event is supported by the board of directors of the Bach Festival.  In collaboration with Grand Bend playwright and Bach Festival Board member Paul Ciufo, McGregor has created the theme and story behind the Feast, with participation by the attendees strongly encouraged.

The Medieval Feast is prepared by Chef Devin Tabor, owner of Bon Vivant, Personal Chef Service. The authentic menu includes: roast of Metzger’s beef with gravy, Metzger’s pork & apple sauce, tarragon-brined Hayter’s Turkey breast with honey & Dijon, smashed potatoes with roast garlic & cream; roast root vegetables, greens & Medieval shallot vinaigrette, slices of dark bread & whipped butter pots. Dessert is mulled spiced wine & carmel bread pudding. A ragout of lentils, veggies & herbs will be provided as a vegetarian option.

The event will take place at Trivitt Memorial Anglican Church in Exeter on Saturday March 23. Bar opens at 6 p.m. Feasting begins at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $50/person (tax receipt issued for the allowable amount.) Silent auction items available for bidding. Wine and beer available for purchase. Costumes optional, but encouraged.

Tickets are available through: www.ticketscene.ca; Bach Music Festival board members; Exeter Animal Hospital; Ellison Tour and Travel; South Huron Welcome Centre; Godbolt, Ciufo Insurance & Financial Services; Pinedale Motor Inn (Grand Bend); or by phoning 519 235-2565.

For further information, email bachmusicfestival@bellnet.ca

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