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April 09- 10, 2016
Shire of Isenfir

Gemütlich means a situation that induces a cheerful mood and inner peace, with the connotation of belonging and social acceptance, of coziness and unhurry.

April, 1516. The Duchy of Bavaria.

Duke Wilhelm IV has just ended a price war between brewers and bakers over the price of wheat and rye by enacting the Reinheitsgebot. This “Purity Order” states that beer may only be brewed with water, barley, and hops, and it will define German beer production and taxation for the next five hundred years…

The Shire of Isenfir invites you back to Das RoteBerg Gasthaus, our rural inn and tavern on the road between Ingolstadt and Munich. Come join us in commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot with a day of classes and an evening of sumptuous feasting, dancing, and beer hall camaraderie!

Please see the event website for more information.

Website:  http://isenfir.atlantia.sca.org/events/gemutlich.php

Martial Activities:  As combat is not gemütlich, no martial activities are planned.

Arts & Sciences Activities:  Neither are competitions gemütlich. Rather, there will be an outdoor collegium with classes focusing on home brewing and period beverages, SCA-style cooking and camping, and German culture. Details about the collegium will be posted on the event website. If you would like to teach, please contact our class coordinator, Lady Sarah Sinclair (Sally Sanford) at “sarahsan AT embarqmail dot com.”
There will be a period dance following feast.

        Adult, Member:          $15.00 Day-Trip $17.00 Feast    $6.00 Camping
        Adult, Non-Member:  $20.00 Day-Trip $17.00 Feast    $6.00 Camping
        Youth (6-12):             $12.00 Day-Trip $17.00 Feast    $6.00 Camping
        Child (0-5):                $0.00 Day-Trip  $0.00 Feast     $0.00 Camping

Make Checks Payable To:  SCA, Inc., Shire of Isenfir

Cost Notes:  Cabin space is included in your camping fee; a bunk is automatically reserved for you when you pay your camping fee. Mattresses are provided but you need to bring your own bedding. Cabins are unheated. There is also space for tent camping if you prefer.

Site:  Camp Albemarle 1675 4-H Way Charlottesville VA  22901

Site Restrictions:  Wet site. No firearms. Pets are allowed but you must clean up after them. There is a fireplace in the hall and a fire circle in the field; no other fires are permitted.

Feast Information:  A full and hearty German feast to delight the palate will be served. You MUST pre-register for feast; there will be no feast spots available at the gate. A dayboardon Saturday and light breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday are included in your site fees. We will be feasting by candle light, so please bring candles for your table if possible.

Merchanting Information:  We regret that the size of the site does not allow for merchanting.

Other Information:  Camp Albemarle is located along the Moormans River in the lovely forested hills of Atlantia’s western frontier. There is an overnight site limit of 80 persons and a day use limit of 99, so pre-registering is encouraged. Reservations must be postmarked by March 19. Make checks payable to “SCA, Inc., Shire of Isenfir.” The site opens at 5:00 p.m. on Friday and closes at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Autocrat's Information:  Lord Brynjólf rauðskegg  (Matt Garland), 29 Brandon Ladd Circle, Waynesboro, VA 22980,  Phone: (540) 290-5770, E-mail:  theredbearded AT gmail dot com

Reservations:  Lady Nicolosa d’Isenfir  (Kendra Schmid), 1850 Browns Gap Turnpike, Charlottesville, VA 22901,  Phone: (540) 290-5770, E-mail:  knschmid AT gmail dot com


From anywhere east of the Blue Ridge, take your best route to Charlottesville and Route 29. Exit Route 29 at the Barracks Road interchange and go west on Barracks Road/Garth Road/Route 601 five miles. Turn right onto Free Union Road/Route 601. An SCA sign will be on the right side just past the country store. Go north approximately three miles to 4H Road. Site is on the left. There will be another SCA sign on the left at the entrance.

From anywhere west of the Blue Ridge, take your best route to I-64 east. Take exit 107 onto Rockfish Gap Turnpike/Rt. 250 east toward Yancy Mills/Crozet for 1.7 miles. Turn left onto Crozet Avenue/Rt. 240 east for 2.4 miles. Just after crossing under the railroad bridge in Crozet go straight across the intersection onto Buck Road/White Hall Road/Rt. 810 for 3.5 miles. At the T intersection, turn right onto Garth Road/Route 614 and continue east for 6.2 miles. Turn left onto Free Union Road/Route 601. An SCA sign will be on the left side just before the country store. Go north approximately three miles to 4H Road. Site is on the left. There will be another SCA sign on the left at the entrance.


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