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On Target

May 14, 2016
Barony of Lochmere


Their Excellencies of Lochmere, Baroness Avice Claremond and Baron Gabrell Fairecloughe, invite archers to join Their Barony at a scenic waterfront site in Annapolis, Maryland for a day of archery, Atlatl, thrown weapons, good food and better companionship.

Shooting will commence around 10 am on Saturday, May 14, 2016.  (SCA time)

As always, the main event will be the challenging walk through shoot.  It can be somewhat difficult to get to some of the targets' locations so be prepared to climb up and down wooded slopes.  But the challenges only make hitting the target that much sweeter!

There will be a small target archery range set up for practice and if the Marshal-in-Charge permits, and if marshals are available, thrown weapons.

The Barony has lots of loaner gear for archers available as well.

If you do not shoot, the Barony encourages you to come for the food, the socializing with old and new friends and the time to work on small A&S projects.  If you are a newcomer to the SCA, this is a nice, low key, no pressure event to learn about archery and some of the many A&S activities practiced in the Society.

There are only a few chairs at the site so attendees bring their own.

Website:   http://lochmere.atlantia.sca.org/on-target/

Martial Activities:  LOTS of ARCHERY, including ATLATL. There will be a small target archery range set up for practice and, if the Marshal-in-Charge permits and if marshals are available, thrown weapons.

Arts & Sciences Activities:  No organized activities are planned, however, members of the Barony are encouraged to bring small A&S projects to work on and share with other attendees.

Cost:   
        Adult, Member:          $15.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping
        Adult, Non-Member:  $20.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping
        Youth (6-17):              $6.00 Day-Trip  $0.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping
        Child (0-5):                 $0.00 Day-Trip  $0.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping

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

Cost Notes: There is a family cap of 2 adults and 2 children. Lunch (provided by wonderful members of the Barony) and dinner (roast pig with all the trimmings) are included. Please direct any dietary concerns to the autocrat.

Site:  132 Riverview Avenue, Annapolis, MD  21401.  Site opens at 10 am Saturday and closes not later than 10 pm that same evening.

Site Restrictions:  This is a wet site.  Pets are permitted but must be kept on a leash and cleaned up after.  Bring your own disposal bags.  The site is not ADA compliant.

Feast Information:  Roast pig with all the trimmings.

Merchanting Information:  No merchanting.

Other Information:  There are only a few chairs at the site so attendees bring their own.

Autocrat's Information:  Maire inghean Dhunchain mhic Oisdealbhaigh (MaryAgnes Costello), 1635 Havre De Grace Drive, Edgewater, MD 21037,  Phone: (410) 353-8483, E-mail:  maryagnesdcostello[AT]gmail.com

Reservations:  Send reservations to autocrat

Directions: 

From the west:  Take best route to US-50 East towards the Bay Bridge.  Take the Rowe Blvd./Bestgate Road exit down to the light and bear right onto Rowe Blvd. South (towards Annapolis).  Turn left on Melvin Avenue and another left on Ridgeley Avenue (the second left).  Continue across Weems Creek and turn right on Riverview Avenue.  Follow Riverview Avenue to its end.  The site is on the right (with the white horse fence).

From the east:  Take best route to US-50 West towards Bowie.  Take the Rowe Blvd./Bestgate Roat exit down to the light and bear right to Bestgate Road.  At the next light, turn right onto North Bestgate Road.  At the stop sign, turn right onto Ridgeley Avenue.  Go over the US-50 overpass and take the next left onto Riverview Avenue.  Follow Riverview Avenue to its end.  The site is on the right (with the white horse fence).
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