Event Information

Ravens Cove Baronial Birthday and Investiture
(2024-01-26 - 2024-01-27 - Site opens at 5:00 PM & Closes at 9:00 PM)
Raven's Cove

Join us for an unforgettable birthday bash full of boisterous battles, challenging competitions, fulfilling friendships and a decadent feast! Not only is this Ravens Coves baronial birthday, with new Champions being selected, but our prestigious new Baronage will be invested during this celebratory event! Teetering between a theme of brash Viking battles, and a 16th century Hungarian War, its a day that is sure to be rife with excitement!

Website: https://ravenscove.org/calendar/baronial-birthday/

FightingWe plan to have exciting, competitive Heavy Fighting, Rapier tournaments, Archery competitions, and possibly Thrown Weapons.
Arts & Sciences:We will have a variety of Arts & Sciences competitions as well as displays open to all. Our baronial champion A&S competition will be open to all members of Ravens Cove.
Feast:Feast is available for pre- registration only. To reserve your spot, please contact Baron Lochlainn hua Rigbarddain at ravensexchequer@gmail.com To contact our amazing Feast- O-Crat, please send email to annabellaofthebay@gmail.co m
Merchanting:Merchanting information will be updated on the website- please check back frequently to get the latest information.
Other:Handicap accessible site, mostly flat terrain, two indoor restrooms, parking on grass.

Adult Member Registration$15.00$13.00$5.00
Adult Non-Member Registration$20.00$13.00$5.00
Youth (6-17)$10.00$13.00$0.00
Child (0-5)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Make Checks Payable To:SCA, Inc., Barony of Raven's Cove
Registration Notes:Pre-Registration for the event is available through SCORES; you may also pay by check or cash at the gate. Contact our reservationist for more information. Event Reservation Cancellations and Refunds; Event refunds must be provided as follows: i. Refunds may be requested for the following • Site Reservation • Cabin Reservation • Camping Reservation • Feast Fee - only if requested 24 hours before the opening of gate. ii. We do not resell unclaimed reservations iii. Cancellations received at least 7 days before the start of the event will be refunded once the funds have cleared and may be processed at the Exchequer's earliest convenience regardless of the profit or loss of the event. iv. No refunds will be given if the event does not make a profit (except in the case of 10.e.iii). No refunds will be given to those who have checked in with gate. v. The Exchequer must receive refund requests in writing no later than five business days after the close of the event. Exceptions may be made by authorization of the Exchequer in consultation with the Event Steward and the Seneschal. vi. All refunds must be paid by check and shall not be issued until the event receipts have been received and all reservation checks have been deposited. No individual refund may be issued until that reservation check has cleared. vii. All refund requests must contain the following information to be honored: • Legal name(s) for every person the refund applies to • The legal name to make the check out to • Mailing address for the refund • What the refund is for (feast, site, camping, etc.) • Additional contact information (preferred, email or phone)
Site:Cypress Creek Community Center 403 Back Swamp Road Richlands, NC 28574
Site Restrictions:Fires are allowed in fire pits not on the ground. Service animals welcome but they must be on a leash.
Event Steward:Alexandria de Luce (Josie Von Krusze), 329 Southwest Drive, Jacksonville, NC 28540, Phone: (919) 7962227, E-mail: alexsca9@hotmail.com
Reservations:Lochlainn hua Rigbarddain (James Rairdin), 309 Rock Creek Drive, Jacksonville, NC 28540, Phone: () , E-mail: ravensexchequer@gmail.com

Coming from I-40 (from south) At Exit 384, head on the ramp right and follow signs for NC- 11 . Turn onto NC-11 / S NC Highway 11 toward Greenevers / Kenansville 0.4 mi Bear right onto Rivenbark Town Rd 2.4 mi Bear left onto NC-41 / S NC 41 Hwy 8.0 mi Turn right onto NC-50 / S NC Highway 50 3.0 mi Bear left onto Cypress Creek Rd 5.6 mi Turn left onto Bear Pond Rd 217 ft Keep straight to get onto Back Swamp Rd 1.6 mi