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Quiet Company Holiday Party 2015

We hosted the Quiet Company Christmas party for the fourth year. We didn't urge friends to buy tickets this year. We found that some friends were confused by the event. Some people figured we had a party, and charged them to attend... This party is all about Quiet Company and their fans. We just let them gather in our home. It was a good event and fun was had by all. A few drinks were spilled, some people enjoyed beverages but brought few or none. Subsequently some were disappointed when they found what they'd brought had been shared up by others. I felt bad when a girl asked me what happened to all the beer she'd left on the counter (it wasn't me, I didn't drink much this year). But in whole, everybody was well behaved with no real complaints.

The party has also become more of a family event. The band is comfortable bringing their kids and family along. We've all been doing this long enough it's almost like an extended family party.

It was a house full of people and plenty of food was shared this year.  

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Another Ugly Sweater/Festive attire contest

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There was the white elephant gift exchange. This was the first year #2 son was home for the party, my mom was here as well.

quiet company white elephant exchange 

The key to winning at White Elephant is in the stealing. We made a deal with #2 son that he'd not cry if somebody stole his gift. He did good, but he refused to steal from anybody else.

orange fox cookie jar 

Cute fox, but it was stolen away from her after I took this photo. That's how it goes... 

The highlight of the evening, Quiet Company played a mixture of songs from their catalog with some holiday standards fused into the middle. It was big fun and they sounded great. The audience joined in with kazoos... really.

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