Madrigal Dinners Set for December 9th and 10th

Madrigal Dinners Set for December 9th and 10th
Posted on 11/06/2017

Come to a far away place in a distant time where Joy, Cheer, and Merriment will be henceforth this Yuletide Season at the 21st Annual Madrigal Dinner at MCHS. The MCHS Madrigal Singers, MCHS Choirs and Choir Boosters heartily invite you to attend this festive holiday event. Our gracious hosts, the King and Queen, Sir Joseph Rhoades and Lady Angel Mirkov, the MCHS Varsity Madrigal Singers under the direction of Sir Randy Benware, the JV Madrigal Singers under the direction of Dames Janis Tischer and Holly Hunt, our Court Players under the tutelage of Sir Anthony Babich, and our Madrigal Brass under the direction of Sir Tyler White, wish to seek your presence at the Great English Castle of Deep Manor.

The festive performances, along with a sumptuous feast of Wassail, Ribs and Chicken, Oven Roasted Potatoes, Steamed Vegetables, Salad, Rolls, Scrumptious Dessert or even the Vegetarian, Gluten free or Kid’s meal option, will take place on Saturday, December 9th at 6:30pm, and Sunday, December 10th at 1:00pm, in the Great Hall at Minooka Community High School - Central Campus.

Marvel at the antics of the Jester and mingle with our minstrels, the Bard, our Flower Seller, and beware of the Beggars. Be enchanted by the lilt of the Madrigal Brass and have your every dinner needs met by our humble Servers. Our King and Queen extend welcome to all of their loyal friends, landed or not, to join them for this annual yuletide event. We would entreat that any who have visited our castle before, including alumni, join us again for this glorious occasion.

The castle gates open one half of an hour before the festivities begin. Guests are advised to arrive in good time so as to be seated before the royal processional begins promptly at 6:30 pm on Saturday or 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. Attire of a Renaissance flavor is always welcomed, but not required.

To order your dinner reservations. please visit the MCHS Web Store at by Tues. Dec 5th. For questions about the Madrigal dinner or to inquire about reservations, please call MCHS at 815-467-2140 ext. 5050 no later than Tuesday, December 5th. Other options to order your reservations include printing one out from the MCHS Choir website at, or contacting a Madrigal singer to fill out a paper reservation to be turned in with your payment. Reservation cost is $24 for adults, $19 for seniors 65+, $19 for students 13-21 or children who would like to eat a full meal, $14 for children ages 12 and under. Please bring your receipt with you as your ticket. Come make the Madrigal Dinner an annual tradition for your Christmas season!

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