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Hawkwood's Baronial Birthday

May 15- 17, 2015
Barony of Hawkwood

“Our Society is built on the ideals of Chivalry and Courtesy, but runs by the concept of Service.” (From the SCA Newcomer’s Portal - http://welcome.sca.org/service/)

Even those who have achieved our Society’s highest accolades, offer of themselves, their time and their efforts to benefit our Barony, our Kingdom, our Society. Through their
sacrifices, do others learn the benefit and satisfying reward of service.

Hawkwood’s own peers undertake this day, to take on the duties of overseeing the aspects of this event, and to teach and guide others in the ways of joyful service. They invite one and all to join them, in celebration of Hawkwood’s Birthday, the coming of Spring, and of service to the Society which we all love!

Website:  https://sites.google.com/site/hawkwoodbaronialbirthday/

Martial Activities:  -Fighting: Fight ‘Till You Drop!!! See event website for more details, but I hear rumors of triad tourneys, thrown weapons, archery and more!  All the violence you could possibly want! List opens at 10, Authorizations at 10:30 and 11AM the tourneys begin.

Arts & Sciences Activities:  Please see the event website for detailed information on A&S competitions.

        Adult, Member:          $13.00 Day-Trip  $8.00 Feast     $4.00 Camping
        Adult, Non-Member:  $18.00 Day-Trip  $8.00 Feast     $4.00 Camping
        Youth (6-17):             $  6.00 Day-Trip  $8.00 Feast     $4.00 Camping
        Child (0-5):                $  0.00 Day-Trip  $0.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping

Make Checks Payable To:  SCA, Inc., Barony of Hawkwood

Cost Notes:  Pre-register for a discount! If your registration is received before May 8, site fee for adults is $11, youth (6-17) is $5. Cabin and feast cost stay the same. Tent camping is FREE. Children 5 and under are guests of the Barony, but MUST have a reservation if occupying a seat during feast. Feast is sold by SEAT, not age! Non-member adults must add $5 to the above prices. All refund requests must be received IN WRITING within 7 days of the end of the event. The only true reservation is a PAID reservation!  Include email address for confirmation.

Site:  The site is the Lutheridge Conference Center, 28 Spruce Drive, Arden, N.C. 28704. 828/684-2361 

Site Restrictions:  The site is wet. No pets allowed. Parking only in designated areas. Site opens Friday (May 15) at 5:00 pm and closes Sunday (May 17) at 11:00 a.m.  There is plenty of free tent camping space and there are heated cabins ($4/per person) for the first 25 to reserve cabin space. Please specify your preference in your reservation. Merchants are welcome, but please contact the autocrat in advance.

Feast Information:
 A scrumptious and delightful feast will be prepared by Mistress Deirdre Fletcher.  Dietary concerns should be addressed to:  deirdref1[AT]aol.com and a menu with ingredients will be posted on our website the month of the event. Feast is limited to 66 seats/chairs.

Merchanting Information: 
Merchants are welcome, but please contact the autocrat in advance.

Other Information:
  To combat those 3:00 p.m. doldrums, we'll be having FIELD GAMES!  Yep, just like when we were kids, it's Field Day in Hawkwood!  Come prepared to revisit old favorites and laugh until your sides hurt!

Autocrat's Information:  Mistress Rhiannon ui Neill (Beverly Curry), PO Box 1648, Enka, NC 28728,  Phone: (828) 230-9286, E-mail:  brbcurry[AT]gmail.com

Reservations:  Send reservations to autocrat


Find your best route to I-26, exit 40, Airport Road exit. Coming from the north/west, turn left at the ramp onto Airport Road; Coming from the south/east, turn right at ramp onto Airport Road. Follow Airport Road until it junctions with Hendersonville Road. Turn right onto Hendersonville Road. The entry to Lutheridge is less than a quarter mile on the right on Hendersonville Road. Signs will be posted (unless they get stolen again!).


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