Mark Your Calendar – Winter Wassail Celebration – January, 19, 2014
Excitement is building! Join us at our Winter Wassail and you will be entered for a chance to WIN our draw prize! A Cider Tasting Package that includes overnight accommodation for two at the beautiful The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa!
We invite everyone to take part in our traditional Wassail ceremony at 2 pm, as well as guided tours throughout the day. Tours of our orchard & Ciderhouse will be conducted by our owner Kristen Jordan every hour, on the half hour starting at 11:30 am.
The Quicksbottom Morris will be performing a traditional Mummers Play that includes carols and Wassail. The Island Thyme Morris will perform a traditional English Sword Dance. The entertainment will be every hour on the hour starting at 12 noon, 1, 2 and 3 pm.
Everyone will receive a complimentary warm cocktail on arrival, (non-alcoholic options too!) and our award-winning ciders will be available for sampling.
Come hungry! We’ll have an opportunity to sample delicious food items from our preferred Caterers: Truffles Catering and Food For Thought Catering and our friends from Wannawafle will be here serving up Wassail Waffles!
Shawn Soole and his team from Little Jumbo will be in the house leading Cider Cocktail demonstrations too!
We will have a fun and farmed themed photo booth set-up by Trend Décor! BYOC – Bring your own camera and have loads of fun in our farmhouse setting. Tag your pics on Instagram for a chance to win a gift basket! Darshan Photography will also be here taking pics throughout the day (official photographers).
As you can see, we have some surprises this year! STAY TUNED! We’ll have a special announcements about the event and you can rsvp on our Facebook Event Page and be notified of updates.
NOTE: Please remember to dress for the elements/dress warmly as portions of the tour and entertainment will be outdoors.