Event Information

Henry's Holiday Huzzah! - Midwinter's
(2023-01-28 - Site opens at 9:00 AM & Closes at 10:00 PM)

Henry, the eight of his name has gathered his most trusted friends, advisors, and admirers to join him at court for a Holiday Celebration Huzzah! To indulge the Lion of England"s pleasure, each of his wives will be in attendance. The women who stood by Henry"s side will be stirred to revel in memories as the Kings favorite and bear the sorrow of his fickle whim; recalling the gambles that shackled their fate. Games, competitions of arts and science, music, song, and knowledge will be shared. Partake of Henry"s favorite sport, a tournament of joust. Invoking the spirit of chivalry and win renown while guiding a horse and a lance down the tilt and try to unhorse your opponent. Show your finest efforts and creativity and may your craft win the favor of the King himself. Trade baubles and treasures with those assembled to see who is the most clever and thrifty of Henry"s guests. Fetch your instrument and warm your voice to make song. We request your musical talent to bring joy and harmony to the revel. In hopes to complete the day with a culinary jewel, a marvelous feast has been fashioned to quench the appetite of Henry himself. The days law shall be honored regarding the repast. Please join the Barony of Lochmere in a day full of fun and friendship in the court of Henry the VIII!

Website: https://katlaflokadottir.home.blog/henry-viiis-holiday-huzzah/

Arts & Sciences:For questions on A&S activities contact Lady Eilionora inghean an Bhaird, daughterofthebard@gmail.com 

                                       11:00 AM - The Quest for Story (taught by THL Scholastica Joycors)
                                       Go on a quest for a story as we explore a simple and fun way to create and tell a story. Consider this a bit of Bardic Madness.

                                       12:00 PM - Pastimes in Pubs and Palaces: Board games of Tudor England (taught by THL Nicolo Santorio)
                                       This class will be a tour of board games during the time of Henry VIII, popular from the smallest tavern to the royal court. We will learn                                             the history behind these games and a general overview of their rules. After the class, everyone will be welcome to play these games for                                           themselves during the event.

                                       1:00 PM - European Dance (taught by THLady Katerina Ravenshaw)
                                       Come and learn some beginner and intermediate european dances. For all ages

                                       2:00 PM - How to play Tarot (taught by Lady Anne d"Evreux)
                                       Have you ever wondered if you can use your beautiful Tarot deck for something other than telling fortunes? Before Victorian mystics got                                         into it, Tarot was a card game! Come learn how to play the game!

                                       3:00 PM - Learn to Knit: Knitting a Dishcloth (taught by Ellerete LaHouliere)
                                       This class will go over the basics of knitting using a simple dishcloth pattern, whether you are new to knitting or need a refresher. I will                                             also include a list of resources for learning more about how to knit, techniques and troubleshooting. Materials will be provided for the                                               first 10 but anyone can sit in.

Feast:FEAST IS SOLD OUT. For questions about feast contact Mistress Lisette la Roux, lisettelaroux@gmail.com

Adult Member Registration$15.00$15.00$0.00
Adult Non-Member Registration$20.00$15.00$0.00
Youth (5-17)$5.00$15.00$0.00
Child (0-4)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Make Checks Payable To:SCA, Inc., Barony of Lochmere
Registration Notes:Send a check written out to SCA, Inc., Barony of Lochmere to the reservationist
Site:St. James" Church 5757 Solomons Island Rd Lothian, Maryland 20711
Site Restrictions:Site is ADA compliant
Event Steward:Katla Flokadottir (Kellie Michelle Shipley), 8500 Brauns Ave., Severn, MD 21144, Phone: (360) 3390060, E-mail: katlaflokadottir@gmail.com
Reservations:Brynhildr Grimkellsdottir (Dawn Fuller), 1317 Middleford Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228, E-mail: bryn1240@gmail.com

Refund Policy:

The exchequer must receive a refund request by mail or e-mail no later than five (5) days after the event. Refund requests via Facebook message, text, or posts to the event page will not be accepted.

All requests received prior to the event will be honored.

Refund requests received at or after the event will be honored only if the event made a profit.

Refund requests for feast at the event can only be honored if the feast spot is resold.

No refund requests will be issued until the event books are closed and all reservation checks have been cleared by the bank.

Refund checks will be issued no later than forty-five (45) days after the end of the event.

From Annapolis, MD: Take MD- 2/Solomons Island Rd toward Solomons Island. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit and stay on MD-2/Solomons Island Rd. Destination will be on the left. From Washington, DC: Take exit 11A from I-495 to merge onto MD-4/Pennsylvania Ave toward Upper Marlboro. Continue to follow MD-4. Exit onto W Bay Front Rd/MD- 258 toward Bristol/Deale/MD- 259. 4.4 Turn left at MD-2/Solomons Island Rd. Destination will be on the right. From Prince Frederick, MD: Take MD-2 N/MD-4 N/Solomons Island Rd toward Annapolis. Turn right onto MD-2 N/Solomons Island Rd N At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit and continue on MD-2 N. Destination will be on the right.