Revenge of the Stitch IV
April 28- 30, 2017
Shire of Spiaggia Levantina
A long time ago, in a shire far, far away, there was a mighty battle fought……...
Blows were thrown, stiches were sewn, and songs were sung. Now, the battle returns!
What historical garb can the teams create in 24 hours? Who will prevail with sword and shield? What melodies and tales will win the judges’ favor? Come find out at Revenge of the Stitch IV!
Martial Activities: Heavy Weapons— Yes! Archery – Yes! Please contact the Autocrat with any questions. Marshal in Charge is Philip Drzislav (tyakubek[AT]gmail.com)
Arts & Sciences Activities: GARB CONSTRUCTION: Teams of up to 6 will have from 5:00 pm Friday until 5:00 pm Saturday to construct a complete outfit. (A seventh person can serve as a model only). Judges shall monitor activity throughout the competition and will use these observations, plus their critiques of the final outfits, in determining a winner. The competition will be limited by the space in the hall to the first 8 teams to register. The winning team will receive a prize basket to share.
More detailed rules (including the judging rubric) and registration information should be obtained from the event’s Facebook page.
FIBER SOLAR: Time TBD Saturday……
BARDIC: Lord Richard Wyn and Lady Meleri Athro will run the bardic competition. Please prepare 2 pieces, at least one should include 'stitches. ' Period is better, and documentation is requested!
DISPLAY: There will be an area for static A&S display.
We will also have a Silent Auction (benefit of the Shire).
Adult, Member Discount: $12.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Adult, Event Registration: $17.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Youth (6-17): $8.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Child (0-5): $0.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Make Checks Payable To: SCA-MD, Inc., Shire of Spiaggia Levantina
Cost Notes: No family group (parents/guardians and minor children) will pay more than $40 (plus any non-member surcharge).
Site: Caroline County 4-H Park, 8314 Detour Road, Denton MD 21629. Site opens 5pm Friday, closes noon Sunday.
Site Restrictions: No fire pits – fire bowls only. Ashes must be cold and disposed of safely. No original containers please. Service animals only.
Feast Information: There will be a feast to follow court on Saturday. The feast will feature medieval French recipes. There are 80 seats available for the feast, which must be preregistered by April 22. Please contact Meleri (Mel Walker) at melanie.walker[AT]accomack.k12.va.us / 757-824-0284 (home phone) with any food allergies/concerns. (You may sign up for stand-by seats at Troll if any are available). There will also be a lunch for purchase on Saturday.
Merchanting Information: Merchants are welcome! Please contact the autocrat for information.
Other Information: CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES A hobby-horse race and other activities will be held throughout the day on Saturday.
Autocrat's Information: Eleri Vwyn (Laurie Strang), 13380 Pruitt Lane, Mt. Vernon, MD 21853, Phone: (410) 651-3123, E-mail: newhunter[AT]earthlink.net
Reservations: Send reservations to autocrat
The site is in Denton, Maryland. The best route from the west is to come over the Bay Bridge. Continue on US 50 East (about 7 miles) to MD 404 and turn left at the traffic light. MD 404 is also called Shore Highway. Follow 404 about 17 miles till you reach Harmony Rd. **Harmony Road is also Rt. 16. The highway sign for Harmony Rd. has a different road name on it. Turn right on Harmony Road / Rt. 16. Go to Detour Rd. about 1.5 miles and turn left. The 4-H park is well marked and on the right.
From North or South, take US 13 to Rt. 404 (intersection is near Bridgeville DE) and turn West. Follow the directions above.