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Bashing with Bacchus

September 26, 2015
Barony of Black Diamond

Bacchus is known among men as the god of wine and revelry. Sheltered in the mountains of Black Diamond, we host Bacchus in all his glory as we revel in good wine, good company, and good competition on the field.

Newcomers welcome!! This is a newcomers friendly event, if you know someone that has always wondered about what you do, invite them information and accommodations for newcomers available Troll, newcomers need not be worried about garb.

Website: http://black-diamond.atlantia.sca.org/bacchus/

Martial Activities: Bacchus wields a staff which can grant blessings upon his followers or can be used to smite those who defy him. In his honor, we host a pole arm tourney in combination with a Bedford points tourney for the armored fights. Tourney winners will continue on as the captains of the melee.

Following all of the above scenarios there will be a five-man, unbelt tourney. So create your teams and come ready to take the field against other teams of your peers. Don't have a team but want to take part in this, don't worry. While fought as a tourney format this is, above all, a chance to build teams of people/weapons combinations that work best together.

Our rapier contingent will be pleased to find plenty of opportunities as well. There is a Bedford Points Tourney, a Warlord Tourney, and, for those who want even more fighting, a ruins battle planned for the day.

Let us not forget target archery! There will be an archery range with plenty of themed targets just begging to be shot full of holes.

Adult, Member: $12.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Adult, Non-Member: $17.00 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, Inc., Barony of Black Diamond

Cost Notes: Entry is $12 for members. Family Cap $40.

Site: Clifford Ruritan Club, 755 Fletchers Level Rd, Amherst, VA 24521. Site opens 9am, closes 9pm.

Site Restrictions: No pets

Feast Information: Feast is being prepared by Lord Adalric FitzKarl. Feast is limited to 60 seats and is included with entree fee.

Cucumber Onion and Tomato Salad
Smoked Brisket
Smoked Pork
Green Beans
Potato Salad

Assorted Cobbler

Merchanting Information: Merchants welcome! Indoor or Outdoor space available - Please contact the Autocrat for more information

Autocrat's Information: Conall mac Aohda mhic Reamoinn (Chris Beazley), 101 Shepherd Farm Lane, Monroe, VA 24574, Phone: (434) 384-6787, E-mail: swords_man_[AT]yahoo.com

Reservations: Zarra de la Vega (Liz Beazley), 101 Shepherd Farm Lane, Monroe, VA 24574, Phone: (434) 384-6787, E-mail: churchill05[AT]sbc.edu


From North - Best route to 29 South, after entering Amherst County drive approximately 2.2 miles and turn right onto Fletchers Level Road (Rt 610), destination approximately 1.7 miles on the left

From South - Best route to 29 North, turn left onto 151 North, turn onto Fletchers Level Road approximately 1.7 miles on right, destination 0.2 miles on right.


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