Event Information

Skewered IV: There and Back Again
(2024-05-18 - Site opens at 9 AM & Closes at 6 PM)
Roxbury Mill

Skewered returns this year with the Spring! Help us welcome back warmer weather with a Spring Festival! Come dance around the maypole, or demonstrate an art or science at the Crafter’s Green. For those martially inclined, raise your weapon of choice in archery, rapier, and thrown weapons! The Shire will be running a lunch feast again, so come hungry! For Activity details, please visit https://roxburymill.atlantia.sca. org /skewered-returns/

Website: https://roxburymill.atlantia.sca.org/skewered-returns/

FightingRapier, Archery, Thrown Weapons. Schedules and details will be posted on the event website.
Arts & Sciences:Crafters Green themed demos. Please see the event website for more information.
Feast:Feast will be served at lunch time. All activities will be paused for lunch. Dishes are Pies of Parys (contains pork), Mushroom pie (vegetarian), Carrot salad (vegan, gluten- free), Strawberye (vegetarian, contains wine & almonds), Excellent small cakes (vegetarian, contains sherry), Prince bisket (vegetarian). A full list of ingredients will be posted on the event website.
Merchanting:Merchants are welcome and should reach out to the Event Steward, Adelaide Half Pint to coordinate.
Other:Event site is fairly primitive and located in a quiet, tree- surrounded field. Site access road is gravel. All roads on site are gravel. Parking lot is in a grass field. ADA accessible port-a-john will be centrally located to supplement further away flushing toilets. Feast pavilion is accessible via gravel road/path. Pavilion is paved. Site is half level and half on a hill. Archery and thrown weapons activities are located down the grassy hill. Arts and sciences activities are on the hill but close to the level gravel road. An apiary housing European honeybees is on site at the far end of the parking area. The bees are very docile, but caution is still advised.

Adult Member Registration1510$0.00
Adult Non-Member Registration2510$0.00
Youth (6-17)1010$0.00
Child (0-5)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Make Checks Payable To:SCA, Inc., Shire of Roxbury Mill
Registration Notes:Event pre-registration will be available on SCORES. Pre- registration can also be mailed to the Reservationist, Kat Zamboni, and must be postmarked by May 1st, 2024. Attendees can also register at the door with cash or check. Requests for refund for pre- paid admission charges to the event shall be sent to the Seneschal and/or Exchequer in writing via email within five (5) days of the end of the event. Feast fees can not be refunded because materials are already purchased.
Site:Lois Green-Sligo Chapter Izaak Walton League of America 8711 Turkey Thicket Dr Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Site Restrictions:Alcohol allowed. Dogs allowed on leash, owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. Entry by gravel driveway, use caution. The site has an active apiary for European honeybees.
Event Steward:Adelaide Half Pint (Kelsey Arden), 21 Story Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, Phone: (240) 7235408, E-mail: KelseyArden107@gmail.com
Reservations:Kat Zamboni (Katharine Cerveny), 16720 Bethayres Road, Derwood, MD 20855, Phone: (571) 3349104, E-mail: katzamboni1600@gmail.com

From Frederick and points north and west: Southbound 270, Rte. 27 exit (Father Hurley Blvd, Ridge Rd.) Turn left at top of ramp to head east towards Damascus. Cross Rt 355, turn right (south) on Brink Rd. At 3-way stop go straight, which puts you on Wightman Rd., which then becomes Snouffer School Rd. Turn left onto Turkey Thicket Road at the entrance to the Montgomery County Service Park. Follow the paved road to the parking garage, then jog right toward the gravel road, marked with the green wood signs with yellow letters for Lois Green-Sligo Chapter IWLA. Follow the wooden green and yellow signs on the gravel road to the Lois Green Sligo Creek Izaak Walton League of America Gate. Proceed to the pavilion parking lot and park to the right of the road. We are one mile back from Snouffer School Road. From 495, Washington Beltway, Northern Virginia: Head to northwest corner of the beltway, exiting onto 270 spur, heading northbound towards Frederick. Move to right into the local lanes. proceed to Shady Grove exit. Turn to right onto Shady Grove Road eastbound. Turn Left onto Muncaster Mill Rd., which becomes Snouffer School Rd. After passing the “T” intersection and traffic light at Centerway– go past the MNC- PPC Lois Green Conservation Park Parking Lot on the right, take the 2nd immediate right onto Turkey Thicket Road. Follow directions from Turkey Thicket above. From Baltimore Beltway, Rt 70: Head west on Rt 70 towards Frederick. Exit onto southbound Rt. 27. Follow Rt 27 through Damascus. Turn left onto Brink Rd. Follow directions from Frederick.