Event Information

Clash with Bacchus (2019-09-28 - 2019-09-29) Black Diamond

Come celebrate the harvest and all things fermented - wine, mead, beer, cheese and more!

The Barony of Black Diamond and the Canton of Seven Hills invite you to a showcasing of brewing, feasting and fun. Display you fabulous fermented foods and beverages, sample the work of others, patronizes the talented local commercial brewers and come ready to have a good time!

There will be a brewing competition, A&S challenges, thrown weapons and archery shoots, rapier and armored combat, all with a focus on spectator enjoyment and participation. After a Tavern-style supper, a Crested Helm Tourney, with boffer weapons, will be open to all challengers. Traditional tavern games, dancing, and singing will follow. Bring your favorite beverage to drink at the Tavern bar. Hot Cocoa, Coffee and Tea provided.

At Troll, you will receive a bag of betting coins and you are encouraged to wager, tip and haggle with them throughout the event. Camping on Saturday night is encouraged for those who partake.

Don't forget to make a Bacchus-themed boffer weapon and crest for the Tourney!

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

Site: Boonsboro Ruritan Club. 1499 Coffee Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24503

Date/Time: 2019-09-28 to 2019-09-29 (Site opens at: 7 AM, Site closes at: 2 PM ) Alochol Allowed: Yes

Martial Activities: Armored | Rapier | Combat Archery

Autocrat: Stoffel die Waeyer (Chris Eurice). PO Box 1582, Amherst, VA 24521. Phone: (434) 485-1200 Email: chris.eurice@gmail.com

Martial Activities: Heavy and Rapier Fighting competitions with a focus on Spectator amusement and fighter enjoyment!

Tavern themed shoots for Archery and Thrown weapons!

Arts & Sciences Activities: We will be having the following competitions!

*Best boozy beverage!
*Tastiest Fermented Foodstuff!
*Loveliest drinking vessel!
*Most Fantastic Cheese!

Other A&S competitions will be announced check the website for updates!

Cost:               Daytrip  Feast   Camping
Adult, Member:      $12        8       Free
Adult, Non-Member:  $17        8       Free
Youth (0-5):        $5         5       Free
Child (6-17):       Free      Free     Free

Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Incipient Canton of Seven Hills

Feast Information: The evenings meal will be served Tavern- style and will include gluten free options.

Merchanting Information: We are showcasing Meads and wines made by local commercial brewers. Please contact the Event Autocrat if you would like to be included.

Other Information: We will hold a boffer weapon crested helm tourney during the evening tavern. It is open to all that wish to participates. Helms and weapons will be provided for those that need them. Bonus points to those that bring their own. See the website for more details.

Reservations: Send reservations to autocrat


      From US-29 BUS S and US-501 NLynchburg Expy:

      Get on US-29 BUS S 1 min (0.5 mi)

      Head southeast on Kemper St toward 13th St 0.4 mi
      Turn left to merge onto US-29 BUS S 0.1 mi
      Take US-501 N to Lynchburg ExpyNorthwest Expy 9 min (7.3 mi)
      Merge onto US-29 BUS S 3.3 mi
      Continue onto US-501 NLynchburg Expy 4.1 mi
      Continue on Lynchburg Expy Northwest Expy. Take Wiggington Rd to Bradley L Gaertner Pl in Jefferson 9 min (4.8 mi)
      Turn left onto Lynchburg ExpyNorthwest Expy 1.2 mi
      Take the Wiggington Rd exit toward Peaks View Park 0.1 mi
      Turn right onto Wiggington Rd 0.1 mi
      Continue straight to stay on Wiggington Rd 2.6 mi
      Turn right onto Hawkins Mill Rd 0.4 mi
      Turn left onto State Rte 644 Coffee Rd 0.4 mi
      Turn right onto Bradley L Gaertner Pl Destination will be on the right 299 ft 1601 Coffee Rd Lynchburg, VA 24503