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Tir-Y-Don Baronial Investiture and 40th Anniversary

March 28, 2015
Barony of Tir-y-Don

The Barony of Tir-y-don wishes to invite one and all to a grand fete.  We shall say thank you to Baron Matheu and Baroness Isabel for their service as their Majesties pass the baronial coronets to another.  We will also be honoring the past 40 years of Tir-Y-Don, and celebrating our future endeavors.

There will be armored and rapier tournaments, Archery, Arts & Sciences competitions for adults & children, and of course, Tir-y-Don's renowned hospitality.  We encourage everyone to bring and display Tir-Y-Don memorabilia.

Please come join us!

Website:  http://tirydon.atlantia.sca.org/events/Birthday2015/birthday.php

Martial Activities:Heavy Armor, Rapier, and Archery Baronial Champion Tournaments will be held on site the day of the event. The Archery range will be open before and after the baronial championship for an open shot. After the Heavy Armor and Rapier championship, the list field will be open for general use.

Arts & Sciences Activities:  Arts & Sciences Activities: There will be several A&S competitions/displays:
(1) In order to select the Baronial Arts and Sciences Champion, the artisans are given a choice of medium. In honor of the 40th anniversary of Tir-Y-Don’s first event the art work shall include Tir-Y-Don’s colors and/or symbols of Tir-Y-Don. Regardless of the type of entry, the artisan must also submit documentation to support the work.
(2) Brewing competition – The brothers of Woodside Priory will be hosting a Brewing competition at Baronial Birthday and would encourage any and all brewers to participate. The competition will be held in three categories: beers, meads/wines, and cordials. Documentation is required. Entries will be judged based on the Atlantian Brewer's Guild guidelines. Please contact Lord Brian Crawford at lord.brian.crawford[AT]gmail.com if you have questions.
(3) A year in display - There will be an open display table for A&S completed or "in progress" projects that you worked on over this past year.
(4) History of Tir-Y-Don – Please bring to display memorabilia from the past 40 years of Tir-Y-Don to display.

        Adult, Member:          $13.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast      $0.00 Camping
        Adult, Non-Member:  $18.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast      $0.00 Camping
        Youth (5-17):             $5.00   Day-Trip  $5.00  Feast      $0.00 Camping
        Child (0-4):                $0.00   Day-Trip  $0.00  Feast       $0.00 Camping

Make Checks Payable To:  SCA, Inc., Barony of Tir-y-Don

Cost Notes:  Adults pre-reg and save $3! It's only $10 for adults who pre-reg through ACCEPS or by mail! For non-members the pre-reg rate is $15.00 Deadline for ACCEPS is pre-reg is Saturday, March 21st and by mail reservations must be postmarked by March 21st. Feast is limited to 100 seats pre-register by Saturday, Marh 21, 2015 is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED.   Register online using ACCEPS

Additionally, there will be a charity lunch offered to support the Bay Port Scout reservation for $5.00. Payment for the lunch will be accepted on site only.

Site:  Abingdon Ruritan Club 8784 Guinea Road Hayes, VA 23072. Site opens 9am, closes 11pm.

Site Restrictions:  No open flames in the hall.  Fires in field permitted in fire bowls only; no pets - only service animals permitted; only place trash in designated containers (do not use site dumpster).

Feast Information:  Feast will be prepared by Lady Margaret of Buckrode.
First Course:
savory toasted cheese

Second Course:
pea pottage
tart de bry - cheese tart
chicken in pastry
cold sage sauce

Third Course:
rice tart
mustard sauce
roasted vegetables

Fourth Course:
tart de applis

The feast menu is subject to change. Please contact Lady Margaret at ladymargaretofbuckrode[AT]gmail.com

Merchanting Information:  Merchants are welcome.  Inside space is available.  Please contact the autocrat by March 07, 2015 to reserve your inside space.

Other Information:  Please contact the autocrat by March 14 to reserve list space.

Autocrat's Information:  Muriel McArtiur (Jennifer Cooper), 1301 Hornsbyville Road, Yorktown, VA 23692,  Phone: (757) 812-2212, E-mail:  murielmcartiur[AT]hotmail.com

Reservations:  Alyna of the Ilex (Holly Cunningham), 894 Clemson Drive, Newport News, VA 23608,  Phone: (757) 968-5303, E-mail:  Alyna[AT]hollycross.org


Make your best way to George Washington Memorial Highway in Gloucester, VA

Coming from the North, turn left onto Guinae Road.  8784 Guinea Road is 2.5 miles down on the right.

Coming from the South (there is a toll to cross the Coleman Bridge $2.00 without EZ Pass, $0.85 with EZ Pass).  Turn right onto Guinae Road.  8784 Guinea Road is 2.5 miles down on the right.


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