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Holiday Faire

November 19, 2016
Barony of Stierbach

"A Viking We Will Go" A full day of Pillaging (shopping), Armored, Rapier, Target Archery and Shopping (Pillaging) as been prepared for everyone's enjoyment.

Website: http://stierbach.org/index.php/holiday-faire/

Martial Activities: Armored Fighting:

It is time to gather with neighbors and guests to go shopping, settle disputes, and show off feats of arms. What better way to do that than an old fashioned Viking Holmgang. After the tourney there is room for some small side melees. Bring your toys, and have some fun.

Rapier Fighting:

-Never won a tourney tourney concurrent with a won a tourney tourney (small group round robin with some sort of finals)

-Battle Buddy Bear Pit (2man teams with a bear pit, winner stays in, 3 and out)

-Single elim rope tourney (hold a rope in your off hand, your choice of main hand, let go of the rope and you're dead, 2 of 3 finals)

-Rez Timer delay Melee

-Blacksword tourney

Target Archery:TBA

Thrown Weapons: TBA

Arts & Sciences Activities: Classes...
11 - 12 - "How to identify different styles of cutwork/lace embroidery" - Lady Vadoma.
12 - 1 - To Be Announced
1 - 2 - “Beaded Edges Cup Cover” – Lady Marsaili Johnston
2 - 3 - To Be Announced

Competition One - A Viking We Will Go
A competition for Viking themed Arts and Sciences! Know a craft that has been around since the age of the Danes? Made something in the style of something pillaged during the Viking raids? Sewn something that would adorned either side of the raids? Bring it to Holiday Faire! This year's theme is A Viking We Will Go! Anything from 790 A.D. up to and including 1066 A.D. from either the cultures that went a viking or the cultures that were pillaged will be accepted. Documentation is important, even if it is only an EZ-doc (however, the better your documentation, the better your points in that category!). Show us what you know -and- what you can do!

Competition Two - Pretty Little Pincushion
Announcing the Pretty Little Pincushion Competition sponsored by Lady Amie Sparrow! Create a pincushion that is creative and pretty! Your inspiration can be anything from 600-1600 A.D. Your entry does not have to be historically accurate…this is just historically inspired. Documentation is not required, but I’d love to see an image of the work that inspired you. This is a judge’s choice competition. There won’t be any judging forms. So create something fun and inspiring. The prize is a sewing box of sewing tools.

Competition Three - Scroll Blank
Come one, come all intrepid illuminators! Regardless of your preference for gouache, acrylic, or period pigments made with glair! Whether your surface is made from the hide of an animal or the flesh of the tree! Let us see what you can do! Any period from 600-1600 A.D. only 1 blank per person though please. Documentation is nice, but not required. Blanks will be donated to the Scrivener Royal of that reign.

        Adult, Event Registration:       $17.00 Day-Trip  $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
        Adult, Member Discount:  $12.00 Day-Trip  $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
        Youth (5-17):      $6.00 Day-Trip  $0.00 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 Stierbach

Cost Notes: There will be a family cap of $46.00 for adults with children for the day.

Site: Prince William County Fairgrounds 10624 Dumfries Road, Manassas, VA 20112 Site opens 10AM, closes 7PM

Site Restrictions:  No Alcohol and no pets.

Feast Information: Fundraising Lunch available. See website for more information.

Merchanting Information: Please Check our Website for an up to date list of merchants.

Merchant Coordinator: Lord Aeddan Ivor (John Turner) StierbachHolidayFaireATgmail.com

Merchant Applications are available here: http://stierbach.org/index.php/holiday-faire

Other Information: A fundraising lunch will be provided by the Cooks Guild of Sudentorre. Details on Web Site.

A fundraising bake sale will be held by the Atlantian Equestrian Community.

Autocrat's Information: Arnbjorg Karlsdottir (Christine Waagones), 942 Siler Road , Winchester , VA 22603, Phone: (540) 336-8109, E-mail: LadyArnbjorg[AT]gmail.com

Reservations: Send reservations to autocrat.


Take your best route to Prince William Parkway. Turn onto Dumfries rd.


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