Event Information

Barony of Marinus Investiture
(2024-02-09 - 2024-02-11 - Site opens at 6 PM & Closes at 11 AM)

Join the Barony of Marinus in our celebration of love and welcome our incoming baronage! Enjoy a relaxing day of courtly love, friendly competition, revelry and learning at Pipsico Scout Reservation in Spring Grove, VA and finish your evening with a generous feast. Additional information about A&S competitions and displays, martial activity schedules and feast menu will be available on our website as soon as it becomes available - https://barony-of-marinus-investiture. yolasite.com/

Website: https://barony-of-marinus-investiture.yolasite.com/

FightingHeavy, rapier, archery, thrown weapons. Schedule of events will be posted on the website.
Arts & Sciences:Please see our website for a list of A&S activities, including competitions, displays and classes.
Feast:Feast will be prepared by Lord Hugh de Montlucon. Feast menu can be found on our website.
Merchanting:Merchants welcome! Please contact the Event Steward or field steward.
Other:Event site is primary hard packed dirt/sand or grass with limited paved areas. Pavilions are paved and covered, but there is no paved path between pavilions. Parking lot is gravel. Indoor tables have group benches, rather than individual chairs. Main hall has modern bathrooms with one accessible stall in men and women's area. Cabins/cabinettes are PRIMITIVE, not heated/cooled and are bunkbeds. Please see the images on the website to get a better idea of what will be available to you. Tent camping has access to a primitive latrine. The wash station will NOT be running, but there is water available nearby. Shower house has individual shower rooms, limited accessible showers. Flush toilets are available in the camping area. Restrooms and showers for the cabins/cabinettes are modern, flush toilets with sinks and running water.

Adult Member Registration20.0020.00*
Adult Non-Member Registration25.0020.00*
Youth (5-17)10.0020.00*
Child (0-4)$0.0020.00*
Make Checks Payable To:SCA, Inc., Barony of Marinus
Registration Notes:*Information regarding camping and cabins will be available on our website as soon as possible. Please contact the reservationist for information about camping fees. Feast is by pre-registration only. Refund Policy Pre-registered event attendees shall receive a refund for the site and feast registrations (as applicable) provided that the refund request is received at least 24 hours prior to the start of the event in writing by either the Event Steward, the head gatekeeper, or the reservationist (if separate from the head gatekeeper). Feast refunds will only be allowed if the seats can be resold. Pre-registered event attendees requesting a refund who used PayPal or other electronic forms of registering will receive a refund minus any fees incurred by the electronic registering service. Refunds will be issued after the event books close provided the event makes a profit. Cancelling the registration in SCORES is encouraged but does not meet the written notification request requirements.
Site:Pipsico Scout Reservation 57 Pipsico Road Spring Grove, VA 23881
Site Restrictions:DRY SITE. No pets are allowed on site. Service animals welcome.
Event Steward:Matthew of Norfolk (Matthew Howard), 115 Maple Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23503, Phone: (757) 6502168, E-mail: mchoward64@gmail.com
Reservations:Jina Kinjo (Gina Gaylor), 2208 Averill Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23323, Phone: (808) 561-3992, E-mail: hawaiianscorpion@hotmail.com

From West: From VA-10 turn left onto State Rte 610/State Rte 646 (Swanns Point Rd).Continue to follow State Rte 610 (Swanns Point Rd).Turn left to enter Pipsico Scout Reservation. From North: Starting from Jamestown, continue on VA-31 South.Take Jamestown-Scotland Ferry. Turn right onto 620.Turn right/continue onto 626 (Lebanon rd) for 0.9 miles.Turn right onto 618 (Southwark Rd). Turn Left onto 610.Turn Right to enter Pipsico Scout Reservation.