Event Information

Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday (2021-09-03 - 2021-09-05) Sacred Stone

Our theme this year is an Ottoman Festival and Bazaar celebrating the Populace, Cantons, and all the Orders and Guilds with full pomp and circumstance! Bring your Banners and Canvas and help us transform the Castle into the Hippodrome in Instanbul for this magical day.

Website: https://sacredstone.atlantia.sca.org/

FightingSacred Stone Baronial Archery Champion Competition: Sacred Stone Baronial Archery Champion Competition: Do you have what it takes to defend your barony? Test your mettle on the archery field. Sponsored by Mistress Lorelei Greenleafe Sacred Stone Baronial Rapier Champion Competition: Greetings my fellow Duelist, I am Master Raphael and I have been asked by Their Excellencies of Sacred Stone to host the Baronial Rapier Champions tourney. For those of you that know me should remember that this will be a Round Robin style tourney, where everyone gets to fight everyone. Each pairing will be a best of three with non repeating weapons forms. Don’t worry if you don’t have something, don't worry, I will have spares. If there is a tie at the end, the two that have tied will face off one more time in a winner takes all, bring your best fight. I’d like to remind everyone that you will be fighting for the Honor of serving as Sacred Stone’s Baronial Champion for their Excellencies Alain and Azza. The tournament will be scheduled at Their Excellencies and the Marshal in Charge desires. word Challenge sponsored by His Excellency, Sir Marc d'Aubigny Test your mettle against the best fighters as all vie for a truly worthy prize! Sir Marc d'Aubigny will once again forge a sword from metal he dug from dirt and has smelted, bloomed, and shaped into a truly wonderful piece. Whether or not you have seen his blades before, you are in for a treat. We expect fighters from near and far to come and fight for this grand prize! As a friendly reminder, if you have previously won one of Sir Marc’s blades you will not be eligible to win another one. Two-to-three fighters’ Tourney sponsored by Lord Cyriac Grymsdale Once the tourney for the blade has concluded, Lord Cyriac Grymsdale will host a melee tourney! Depending on the numbers present, we may do a tourney of 2 or 3 person teams in a round robin, double elimination, or bear pit format! Please make sure your friends register, so they can attend and take up arms with you as a pair or a triad on the field and win renown!
Arts & Sciences:Sacred Stone Baronial A&S Champion Competition Your barony needs your creativity! Your entry in any medium should depict the double-headed phoenix rising (from the ashes) just as we are rising out of this pandemic together! All entries should be ready to display by 10 am and will need to be picked up by 3 pm. Their Excellencies will judge all entries. Sponsored by Lady Fyen van Amsterdam Sacred Stone Baronial Bardic Champion Competition: The barony must be soothed, encouraged, and entertained! Your entry may be sung, played, or spoken and should have the theme of Coming Home just as we Scadians are coming home to be with our Chosen Family. Sponsored by Lady Annice Argent Sacred Stone Baronial Brewing Champion Competition: Who knows if the baronial water is safe to drink? Who cares? If there’s a brewed beverage, everyone’s happy! Your entry should be a brewed beverage with floral flavors. No, hops do not count as floral here. Sponsored by Lord Fedor Turovsyn
Feast:no feast is planned.
Merchanting:Merchants welcome! Contact Lord Gawain or Signore Vincenzo de Este to coordinate!
Other:Cantons! Bring your Banners and regalia and taxes (coin of the realm is Cookies! All other gifts accepted as well)! Orders be prepared to present your ranks to their Excellencies! Members of the Populace are encouraged to display their colors as well! Musicians, Drummers, and Dancers are welcome to play throughout the event!
Registration:

Day-TripFeastCamping
Adult Member Registration15.00$0.00$0.00
Adult Non-Member Registration20.00$0.00$0.00
Youth (6-17)6.00$0.00$0.00
Child (0-5)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Make Checks Payable To:SCA, Inc., Barony of Sacred Stone
Registration Notes:Reservations: 1.) Checks can be sent as payment if you elect not to pay through SCArs. Please Mail payment to: Catherine Y King (Adair) PO Box #805 Dillsboro, NC 28725 No checks will be accepted after 8/30/2021 or make arrangements to bring to the gate. No Cash will be accepted per guidelines. SCAr’s Pre-Registration will formally close on 8/22/21. 2.) Please remember even though you are Pre- Registered through SCArs you need to be checked in through the gate. If you are event staff, you will need to be checked in through the gate and show your membership card and complete any waivers if required. Most venues at this time charge by the head count so it is imperative that our count be correct. The Gate has really, really nice people and who knows, we may have a trinket or two to give you. 3.) Non-members, you too may use SCA-rs to pre- register for events. Go to SCA.org and create an account. Keep that login information for future registrations. Creating an account does not cost you anything and does not require membership. https://members.sca.org/a pps/ #SignIn 4.) Refund Policy for Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday The Exchequer must receive refund requests in writing no later than five days after the events ends per Kingdom approved guidelines. If the reservation was cancelled on SCArs, please send your written refund request to assist the Exchequer in completing accurate refund requests. No refund shall be issued until the event books have been closed and all reservation checks have cleared.
Site:Elchenburg Castle 1 Elchenburg Castle Place Boonville, NC, 27011 http://www.elchenburgcastle.com /
Site Restrictions:Site Restrictions: No smoking allowed in any buildings on site. Pets must be on a leash or otherwise controlled and contained by the owner.
Autocrat:Lord Gawain de Barri (Colin Bulla), 308 Jake Tucker Rd, , MIDLAND, NC 28107, Phone: (704) 9993418, E-mail: chbulla@gmail.com
Reservations:THL Adair of Makyswel (Catherine Y King), PO Box #805, Dillsboro, NC 28725, Phone: (561) 315-7289, E-mail: Adairaingheanmakyswell@gmail.com


Directions:
Directions: From the South: Take your best route to I-77 North. Take Exit 82 and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. *Proceed less than a mile and turn right onto Messick Rd. Proceed to the end of Messick Rd. and turn left on Center Rd. Approx. 9 miles later Mitchel Chapel United Methodist Church is on the left. Elchenburg Farm is 4/10ths of a mile further on right. Turn right on gravel road Elchenburg Castle Pl. Signs will be posted. From Hwy 421: Proceed to intersection with I-77 North, Exit 82, use directions from * From the North: Take your best route to I-81 then to I-77 South to Exit 82, turn left at the exit ramp, use directions from * From the East: Be Aware, signs from this direction are routinely stolen. Be certain to have a backup for finding site. From Interstate 40, take Exit 188 to Highway 421 West toward Boone and Yadkinville. Continue on 421 until the Yadkinville/Highway 601 Exit 257. Turn Right at light onto 601. In 4/10s mile at light turn Left on W. Lee St. At Light turn left onto West Main St/old Hwy 421. About 7/10ths of a mile just before Harmony Grove Friends Meetinghouse turn Right on Booger Swamp Rd, and at the end of Booger Swamp, turn Right on Center Rd. Travel 2.2 miles, Elchenburg is on the Left. Turn left on Elchenburg Castle Pl. If you see the Mitchel Chapel United Methodist Church, you have gone too far.