Mar
14
Wed
Baronial Business Meeting @ Round Table Pizza
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Apr
6
Fri
Battle for Darkwell/Knewbie Knockabout @ Buena Vista Recreational Park
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm

Greetings Unto Caid!

The Lands of Wintermist are green again and the water runs from the mountains, with what lush offerings we have our humble valley is yet again under siege!

The Battle for Darkwell is upon us and we must fight as those would attempt to lay claim to our green acres!

When: April 6th-8th,2018

Where: Buena Vista Recreational Park, 13601 Ironbank Rd, Taft, CA 93268

We are happy to host a Greybeard After Dark Torchlight Tourney, and on Saturday come and test your mettle with 50 melee-style battles of varying themes!

To be immediately followed by a KNEWBIE TOURNAMENT! You’re young, you got this!

Thrown weapons and target archery are TBD.

Schedule:

Friday, April 6th

Site opens at noon.

A&S Friday- Theme: Finished just in time. Entries must be submitted by 10pm.

Open theme, must have been started and finished from January 2018 to April 2018. That’s right, within the new year.  Items must be displayed Friday by 10pm and will be judged Saturday.

Entries arriving Saturday will not qualify for this competition. You may send your item with someone arriving Friday.

7pm: Greybeard After Dark (Torchlight Tourney).  Tourney entrants must be aged 45+  Consorts appreciated but not required

Saturday, April 7th

Opening Court @ 10 am or Their Excellencies’ pleasure

Fighting to begin 30 minutes after court.

50 Melee style battles to test your mettle.

Newbie Tourney to immediately follow. Consorts appreciated, but not required.

We encourage ALL new persons to join us, not just fighters.We encourage new heralds, new lysts coordinators, and new marshals. This tourney is great way to become familiar with the format of our society’s fighting arena. All entrants to the lysts must have less than 2 years of fighting experience.

A&S Entries must be submitted by noon.

1st Category:  Baked goods. Period recipes, documentation required.

2nd Category: Fermented/brined goods. From beer and mead to sauerkraut and pickles, documentation required.

3rd Category: Accessories of any type  No documentation required, but extra consideration will be given if it is present.

Closing Court to immediately follow Newbie Tournament.

Evening revels to commence after sunset.

Sunday, April 8th

9am:  $5 pancake breakfast until you burst.  Disposable plates and utensils will be available.

Site Closes at 2 pm.

Registration is $20.00,

SCA member registration is $15.00.

Children ages 6-15 are guests of the Barony.
Make checks payable to: SCA Inc./Barony of Wintermist

Merchants are permitted. Please contact steward for details.

Event Steward: Baroness Colette Olivier la Founiere

Co- Steward: THL Mico Zane

Email: darkwell@sca-wintermist.org.

Apr
11
Wed
Baronial Business Meeting @ Round Table Pizza
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
May
9
Wed
Baronial Business Meeting @ Round Table Pizza
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
May
19
Sat
Wintermist Anniversary @ Norris Fruitvale Park
May 19 @ 8:00 am – May 20 @ 5:00 pm
Wintermist Anniversary @ Norris Fruitvale Park | Bakersfield | California | United States

Baron Einarr and Baroness Sunnifa cordially invite you to The Barony of Wintermist’s 30th Anniversary celebration at the Norris/Fruitvale Park, 6221 Norris Rd,Bakersfield, CA 93308 on Saturday May 19th, 2018.  There will be heavy combat, rapier, combat archery, and youth tournaments to find our new Wintermist champions.  This is a dry, non-smoking site.  Merchants are welcome, just pay the registration.

Schedule: (times approximate)

8:00am: Set-up

9:00am: Site opens

10:00: Opening court

1:00pm: Pot luck lunch. Bring a chair and your favorite finger style dish to feed 10 or more. (You keep it cool until lunch.)

4:00pm: Closing court

5:00pm: Site closes

Fighting:

Heavy combat starts 30minutes after Court closes.

Rapier combat starts 30minutes after Court closes.

Throughout the morning open combat archery practice.  Tournament shooting at your leisure.

2:00pm:  Youth combat

3:00pm: Stag hunt

4:00pm:  Closing court

5:00pm: Site closes

Activities:

• Youth table with A&S projects to complete

• Youth scavenger hunt

• Games for our smalls throughout the day.

• A&S People’s Choice Contest.  Bring something that you have made within the past 12 months.

• An Illumination contest.

• Bring something you are working on or have finished within the last month.

• A half-dozen Largess contest.  Make 6 of something to donate to Their Excellencies for largess.   The winner gets to select one item from the contest as a prize. Make things you would like to win!

• Stag Hunt!

• A HUGE raffle.  Donations to date include a half hide of leather, a wooden chair, leather belt, a T-tunic, a Viking dressed doll, hand-made trim, rattan, and much more.

Registration Information: Adults: $10.  Adults members: $5.00. Youth aged 15 and under are guests of the Barony.  Checks payable to SCA Inc/Barony of Wintermist

Directions:

From the south:  I-5north over the grapevine, then straight onto Hwy 99 to Bakersfield.  Take the Olive Drive exit westbound. Turn right at Fruitvale Avenue and drive one block and turn right onto Norris.   Park is onyour right.  Event is on the east side of the park.

From the north:  Hwy 99 south to Bakersfield. Take the Olive Drive exit westbound. Turn right at Fruitvale Avenue and drive one block and turn right onto Norris.  Park is on your right.  The event site is on the east side of the park.

Event Steward:  Katherine of Hornechurch

Email: ms.jill.acton@gmail.com

Jun
13
Wed
Baronial Business Meeting @ Round Table Pizza
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jul
11
Wed
Baronial Business Meeting @ Round Table Pizza
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Aug
8
Wed
Baronial Business Meeting @ Round Table Pizza
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sep
12
Wed
Baronial Business Meeting @ Round Table Pizza
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Oct
10
Wed
Baronial Business Meeting @ Round Table Pizza
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm