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Skewered!

June 8 2019 (9 AM - 5 PM )
Shire of Roxbury Mill


On June 8th, 2019, come to the Shire of Roxbury Mill for the hit sequel to last year's Skewered!. At Skewered! 2, it's dangerous to go alone -- so bring a friend. There will be Rapier, Archery, Arts & Sciences and Bardic Competitions, as well as a hot lunch feast as a Shire fundraiser.

Website: http://roxburymill.atlantia.sca.org/skewered-2019/

Martial Activities: Rapier: RMIC Ffernfael Ap Kymro.

It truly is dangerous to fight by oneself, so this event’s activities will focus on pairs. Paired Valhalla melee will start the day, followed by a Bedford tourney in which prizes will be awarded to the Valhalla pair with the highest combined mean score. After a break for lunch, activities will continue with a Blacksword and Free Scholar Prize.

Archery: AMIC Gregge the Archer. TBD

Overall MiC: Maestra Caitilin inghean Fheichin

Arts & Sciences Activities: A&S: MoAS Lady Elenor de La Rochelle alias Ela and Sarah La Malade. “Jack of Two Trades” A&S Competition!

Entries should fall into at least one of the following categories:
• one item made using two different techniques (for example, a handsewn fabric bag with hand-cast metal fittings)
• two items of the same kind made with different techniques (for example, a glass bowl and a pottery bowl)
• two items of the same kind from different time periods (for example, a 9th-century necklace and 16th-century necklace)

Only work in one area? Enter with a friend—pairs are encouraged! Documentation is required to explain how the item(s) fit(s) the competition; EZ-Doc is more than acceptable. There will be a prize for best entry! This competition will be judged based on populace voting, but feedback will also be given to any entrants who request it when dropping off entries.

Any questions can be addressed to Lady Ela at elysse.t.meredith@gmail.com

Bardic Competition: TBD

Cost Daytrip Feast Camping
Adult, Member Discount $15.00 $10.00 $0.00
Adult, Event Registration $20.00 $10.00 $0.00
Youth (6-17) $15.00 $10.00 $0.00
Child (0-4) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Shire of Roxbury Mill

Cost Notes: Children 0-5 are Guests of the Shire for both troll and feast. Youth also have $5 member discount ($15 w/out membership, $10 w/ membership).

Site: Lois Green-Sligo Chapter Izaak Walton League of America. 8711 Turkey Thicket Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Site Restrictions: Wet site, pets okay on leash. Be aware that there is an active apiary on site with Italian Honey Bees. They are docile, and located on the far side of the parking lot, and should not be anywhere near event activities. Drive up to site is on dirt path and may be uneven in patches.

Feast Information: Lunch Feast: A selection of "New World" food pairings:
Roasted turkey breast with cranberry chutney
Roasted ham glazed with pineapple and paprika
Blend of wild and white rices with black beans
Corn cakes sweetened with maple syrup Salad of tomatoes and avocados
Fresh ricotta seasoned with vanilla and honey and served with blueberries

Please email Head Chef Lady Lucy of Wigan with questions or allergy notifications: lucyjwiggins@gmail.com

Merchanting Information: Merchants welcome! Please contact the autocrat of the event if you are interested in selling at Skewered!

Other Information: Day shade and List-side tent requests should be sent, including group name and dimensions of day shade, to the autocrat: Ishmael Reed mparden107@gmail.com

Autocrat's Information: Ishmael Reed (Michael Arden), 9700 Skyhill Way, Apt 408, Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: (240) 4342801, E-mail: mparden107@gmail.com

Reservations: Gabriel Ambrose of Hitchin (Ken Ambrose), 14305 Parkmanor Terrace, Rockville, MD 20853, Phone: () , E-mail:

Directions: From all points South, North, and East of the site: Use either the Inner Loop or Outer Loop of the Beltway (495), taking the exit for Rt 270N. Once on 270N, take exit 8 for Shady Grove Rd, using the middle lane on the exit to head East on Shady Grove Rd, following the signs for Shady Grove Rd toward East Gaithersburg. Follow Shady Grove Rd. eastbound for 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Rt 115/Muncaster Mill Rd. Follow for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Turkey Thicket Dr, and then follow SCA signs down a dirt path on the right to reach the site. From points West: Follow Rt 270S to exit 16 toward Damascus, onto Father Hurley Blvd/Rt 27. Follow Father Hurley Blvd/Ridge Rd/Rt 27 for 2 miles, take a right onto Brink Rd. After 2 miles, bear right onto Wightman Rd, which becomes Snouffer School Rd. After another 3 miles, turn left onto Turkey Thicket Dr, as above.

 

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