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A CUSTOM THAT RESEMBLES CHARIVERI IN GERMANY IS CALLED
"PELTER ABEND" OR NOISE NIGHT. AFTER THE WEDDING
CEREMONY THE FRIENDS OF THE NEWLYWEDS COME OVER TO
THEIR HOUSE AND MAKE NOISE ALL EVENING.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): SHIVAREE CHIVAREE

Subject headings: Favorites
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.1341

Date learned: 10-15-1967

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CHARIVARI IS SUPPOSED TO BE A MOCK CELEBRATION TO A
NEWLYWED COUPLE. ANY NOISE AT ALL WILL SUFFICE
FROM CLAPPING TO BEATING ON POTS AND PANS. THE
ORIGIN IS NOT KNOWN.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): SHIVAREE CHIVAREE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.1341

Date learned: 11-28-1967

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CHIVARIE IS A CUSTOM WHEREUPON WHEN TWO PERSONS GET
MARRIED, THE GROOM WILL GO OUT TO THEIR PORCH AND
THROW PENNIES FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD CHILDREN TO
PICK UP.

Submitter comment: SHE COULD NOT RECALL WHERE SHE HAD HEARD THIS ONE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): SHIVAREE CHIVAREE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.1341

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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IT IS A CUSTOM IN PLYMOUTH, INDIANA TO INTRUDE ON A
NEWLYWED COUPLE AND MAKE THEM TREAT YOU TO AN ICE
CREAM AT SCHLOSSER'S PARLOR. YOU BRING ALL YOUR
FRIENDS WITH YOU AND (ILLEGIBLE WORD) QUITE LOUDLY
WITH WHISTLES AND HORNS UNTIL THEY LET YOU IN.

Submitter comment: MY GRANDFATHER THOUGHT THIS WAS ONE OF THE MOST
ENJOYABLE THINGS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; INDIANA ; PLYMOUTH

Keyword(s): SHIVAREE CHIVAREE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.1341

Date learned: 10-10-1971

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CHARIVARI

IN UPPER MICHIGAN IT WAS CUSTOMARY FOR BOYS UNDER
SIXTEEN TO FOLLOW A WEDDING PARTY HOME AND THERE
MAKE NOISE WITH THEIR VOICES, BELLS OR IRON
BANDS. THE BOYS CONTINUED THEIR NOISEMAKING
TIL THEY WERE PAID BY THE NEWLYWEDS.

Submitter comment: THIS CUSTOM WAS LIKEWISE CUSTOMARY IN INDIANA.
GROWN MEN, HOWEVER, WERE THE NOISEMAKERS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; INDIANA ; UPPER MICHIGAN

Keyword(s): SHIVAREE CHIVAREE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.1341

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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