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Battle on the Bay

September 02- 04, 2016
Barony of Storvik


As the summer comes to an end, the new drekkars of Storvik arrive bringing home goods and treasures to bestow on the warriors, artisans and populace of their lands. As they are welcomed by their people and those of her allies Lochmere, so too will they welcome neighboring populace of Dun Carraig for the crown will invest a new set of thegns with the task of guarding, nurturing and overseeing these lands. To celebrate the coming harvest season, the drekkars will rally the warriors once more for great melee event. Join Storvik and Lochmere, for a weekend of fun, fighting and celebration of bountiful summer and spring.

Martial Activities: Battle on the Bay is a great melee event. Viking themed melee scenarios will be run throughout the day. More information to come on Heavy, Rapier, Combat Archery, Target Archery and Thrown Weapons activities.

Arts & Sciences Activities: The drekkars of Storvik and the thegns of Lochmere would challenge their populace with bringing forth their most accomplished artistic works for the appreciation of knowledge and talent.

Edgar Refskegg invites you to a mead tasting and sampling of his creations. With examples of traditional mead, melomel, and metheglin, these drinks are sure to please. He will answer questions regarding the history of mead and brewing methods.

Cost: 
        Adult, Member Discount:  $10.00 Day-Trip  $10.00 Feast $5.00 Camping
        Adult, Event Registration:       $15.00 Day-Trip  $10.00 Feast $5.00 Camping
        Youth (15-17):      $10.00 Day-Trip  $10.00 Feast $5.00 Camping
        Child (0-14):     $0.00 Day-Trip  $10.00 Feast $5.00 Camping

Make Checks Payable To: SCA - MD, Inc., Barony of Storvik

Cost Notes: Cutoff for preregistration is 8/26/16. The above prices are for preregistration. Prices at the gate for Adult WITH a Member Discount will be $15.00 and Adult WITHOUT a Member Discount will be $20.00. Feast and camping will be $10 and $5 at the gate.

Site:Patuxent River Park (aka Croom Park) 16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro, Maryland The site opens at 4 pm Friday and closes at 11 am Sunday.

Site Restrictions:  Dogs are welcome, but must be leashed at all times. Please clean up after your pet. At this time, please direct all field and camping space requests to the autocrat. Please include CAMPING SPACE - BATTLE ON THE BAY in email subject line.

Feast Information: A Viking feast containing a delicious array of artfully prepared meats, vegetables and sweets will be prepared for by the Lady Naila al- Zarqa'. Please contact her with any dietary concerns/questions at the following email: nailaalzarqa[AT]yahoo.com. Depending upon the available ingredients and price, the menu is as follows:

A Viking Feast:

1st course:

Barley bread
Butter
cheese
smoked fish and/or corned beef

2nd course:

honey-herb chicken
spinach and leeks
apple frumenty

3rd course:

roasted pork w/ apples
roasted root veggies with honey

4th course:

jams
skyr (dairy product similar to yogurt)

Merchanting Information: Merchants are always welcome! Please contact the autocrat if you are interested in attending. Please include "Merchanting - Battle of the Bay" in email subject line.

Other Information: Field Reservations: Please contact Lord Henry West at randdhutchings[at]gmail.com

Camping Reservations: At this time, please direct all camping space requests to the autocrat. Please include CAMPING SPACE – BATTLE ON THE BAY in email subject line. Also please only call/text the autocrat or reservationist during the hours of 6pm – 10pm.

Autocrat's Information: Sonya Flicker (Sonya Gross), 6313 Jason Street, Cheverly, MD 20785, Phone: (202) 802-5078, E-mail: patches023[AT]verizon.net

Reservations: Douglas Morton (Steven Graf), 10209 Tanager Lane, Columbia, MD 21044, Phone: (443) 545-4787, E-mail: s_d_graf[AT]msn.com

Directions:

From the Capital Beltway, I-495 either direction. EXIT 11A Rt. 4 South/East toward UPPER MARLBORO (6 mi). Exit right on Old Crain Hwy. Take the ramp toward US-301/ WALDORF. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto OLD CRAIN HWY. Turn LEFT onto CROOM STATION RD. Turn LEFT onto CROOM RD/ MD-382. Turn LEFT onto CROOM AIRPORT RD. End at 16000 Croom Airport Rd Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-8395 (Note: While on Croom Airport Rd. do NOT turn left at any point.)
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