A Most Excellent Mayfaire

 

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Juliana MacPherson
Date: May 14 , 2011 until May, 15 2011
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on May 14th 2011
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on May 15th 2011

Event site:
SW Washington Fairgrounds
2555 North National Avenue Chehalis, WA 98532



A Most Excellent
Mayfaire

 

Join the Baronies of Glymm Mere and Blatha an Oir for a
2-day event at SW WA Fairgrounds 2555 N National
Ave Chehalis, WA 98532. Site opens Saturday 5/14 @ 9AM & closes
Sunday 5/15 @ 5PM.

 

Glymm Mere activities include Baronial Coronet step-down &
investiture, Shield of the Barony (heavy), Rapier & Archery
Championships, and Heavy & Rapier Prize Tourneys. An
indoor merchant’s row and hall for court
and classes ensure a warm & dry Mayfaire. Additional
information available at www.glymm-mere.org

 

Blatha an Oir will be holding its annual Daffodil Archery Shoot
at Mayfaire this year only. Activities include
Royal & IKAC rounds, box tourney, and novelty shoots, thrown
weapons & novelty throws. The autocrat for the Shoot is William
Conyan, who can be reached at ten.tsacmoc@naynoc

 

The site boasts a 9,600 sq ft covered dirt-floor arena for heavy
and rapier fighting, a large outdoor archery space, a heated hall
for merchants, court and classes, with the potential for other
indoor activities. Other conveniences include on-site concessions,
ample permanent restrooms, and permanent showers. There is no tent
camping, but limited, on-site Saturday
night crash space in the heated hall and local hotels are
available. No camping in the rain! Contact Klus Hebenstraub at
moc.oohay@00leetstsujxitsonmaofon
to reserve crash space. Individual arrangements can be made
directly w/the Fairgrounds for RV camping & hookup for
$22/night.

 

Heavy fighters: Polish up your Best Period Armor and put on your
Best Surcoat because we have contests for fighters, experienced and
Best New!

 

Bards: Compose & perform an original song or poem on site to
win the accolade of a Baroness known for her sweet voice!

 

Be on your best behavior…as Chivalry on the field – and the
Sweetest Deed performed at Mayfaire – will be rewarded!

 

Stroll down our indoor Merchant’s Row. We have twelve merchants
with a variety of wares signed up for your shopping pleasure.
Additional information regarding merchants is posted to our website
at www.glymm-mere.org
Merchant space is limited; please contact
the Merchantocrat, HL Elonda Blue Haven moc.rrewot@adnole if you have any
questions. No food merchants, per fairgrounds’ request, but a food
concessions vendor will be on site both days.

 

Classes on Medieval Sauces, Bobbin Lace,
Assisi-Voided Cross Stitch, Wax Chandler (candles), Games, and
one for Newcomers will be offered in the hall. Additional
information regarding classes is posted below, If you are
interested in teaching a class indoors, please contact Kassandra of
Dragon’s Laire at moc.nsm@sucirala

 

Site is discreetly wet. No pets (except service animals) are
allowed. Chairs & bleacher seating are provided, but limited,
so chairs are welcome. Drive only on the roads. National Ave is a
one-way street. Site information at http://southwestwashingtonfair.net
 

 

Two-day site fees are $15 for adults, $10 for youths (9-17 yrs)
and free for children 8 yrs & under. Day trip fee for adults is
$10.  A $5 non-member surcharge (NMS) applies. Make checks
payable to “SCA, Inc., Barony of Glymm Mere“. 

 

Autocrats &
Team:      Baroness Juliana
MacPherson (Tabatha Blacksmith) ten.tsacmoc@tnahcnflow
360-459-4268

Baron Wolfgang von Bremen moc.liamg@flowreznaplatem
360-459-4268

Baroness Catriona nic Thearlaigh (Media & Hall Mistress)
moc.onuj@hgialraeht

Baron Walter of Minstead (Heavy Fighting) moc.evil@daetsnim

William Conyan (Daffodil Archery Shoot autocrat) ten.tsacmoc@naynoc

Klus Hebenstraub (Rapier, Volunteers & Crash Space) moc.oohay@00leetstsujxitsonmaofon

HL Elonda Blue Haven (Merchants) moc.rrewot@adnole

Kassandra of Dragon’s Laire (Classes) moc.nsm@sucirala

 

Mayfaire Schedule

Subject to change; please check back for
updates


Saturday

9:00AM                Gate
opens 

9:00AM                Archery
Range opens; Daffodil Archery Shoot
begins 
9:30AM               
Armor inspection and Lists open for Heavy Prize Tournament
9:00 AM
             
Merchants Row opens (closed during Courts)

10:00AM             
Opening Court (in 4-H Hall)
11:00AM/after Court      Heavy
Prize Tournament

After
Court          
4-H Hall available for classes & indoor activities until
3PM

12:00PM              Armor
inspection and Lists open for Rapier Prize Tournament 
1:00PM
               
Rapier Prize Tournament
3:00PM
               
Archery Range closes    

3:00PM
               
Early dinner break

4:00PM
               
Blatha an Oir Court (Daffodil
Shoot)
 (in 4-H Hall)

5:00PM
               
Final Court of Their Excellencies, Godric &
Kara
(in 4-H Hall)

6:00PM
               
Royal/Evening Court; Coronets Step-Down &
Investiture
(in 4-H Hall)

After
Court         
 4-H Hall opens for revelry & general merriment

10:00PM               4-H
Hall opens for overnight crash space set-up

 

Sunday

9:00AM                Gate
re-opens; crash space closes

9:00AM               
Archery Range opens

9:00 AM
             
Merchants Row opens (closed during Court)

9:00AM               
4-H Hall available for classes & indoor activities until
12:30PM
9:30AM                Armor
inspection and Lists open for Shield of Glymm Mere Tournament
10:00AM             
Archery Defender Tournament 
10:00AM             
Armor inspection and Lists open for Rapier Championship
Tournament

10:30AM             
Shield of Glymm Mere Tournament
11:00AM             
Rapier Championship Tournament 

1:00PM
               
Closing Court (in 4-H Hall)
3:00PM
               
Merchant’s Row closes

5:00PM
               
Site closes


Mayfaire Classes (in 4-H
Hall)


SATURDAY,
MAY 14

 

Bobbin Lace
Class/Demo
 by HL Kassandra of
Dragon’s Laire

Pre-registration by email at
moc.nsm@sucirala
before event is preferred, so teacher can
be prepared. Max. 6 students. If there are no students, I will do a
bobbin lace demo throughout the day. (3 hours)
Time: After Opening Court (11AMish) Cost: $2.00 (for hand
out)

 

Newcomer’s Class/Information on the
SCA
by Baron Yusuf Ja’bar
al Timbuktuwwi el galot  
Time: After Opening Court (11AMish) (1 hour) No cost


Medieval Games
by Lady Isabella de
Walingeford

Brief overview of the role/history of games
in the middle ages and instruction on how to play 4-5 of the common
ones. (1 hour)
Time: Between courts (time
to be posted in the Hall
) No cost


Assisi-Reverse Cross Stitch
or Voided Stitch
by HL Kassandra of
Dragon’s Laire

Hands on cross stitch, back stitch, long
arm cross stitch and a simple pattern. Class will be Sat. if there
are no bobbin lace students.  (1.5 hours)

Time: 1PM. Cost:
$1.00


The Back Door or Women as Apprentice and
Strong Arm Tactics of the Waxchandler

by Kate Collins
Brief overview of guild policies aimed at quality control and role
of common women within the guild. (class length unknown)
Time: 1PM Cost: $1.00 Location: Kate’s merchant
booth


Medieval
Sauces
 by HL Elonda Blue
Haven

Information on preparation of medieval
sauces, hands on construction on several sauces.  You may
pre-register by email at
moc.nsm@sucirala
before event; spots will be
filled at the event on a first come/first served basis. Max.
8 students. Wear clothes to cook in. (2 hours)
Time: 2 – 4PM Cost: $3.00 (includes CD) Location: front
kitchen
 

SUNDAY, MAY
15

 

Medieval Games
by Lady Isabella de
Walingeford

Brief overview of the role/history of games
in the middle ages and instruction on how to play 4-5 of the common
ones. (1 hour)

Time: To be posted in the Hall No
cost


Assisi-Reverse Cross Stitch
or Voided Stitch
by HL Kassandra of
Dragon’s Laire

Hands on cross stitch, back stitch, long
arm cross stitch and a simple pattern. Class will be Sat. if there
are no bobbin lace students.  (1.5 hours)

Time:
T
o be posted in the
Hall
Cost:
$1.00

 

Please stop by the
classroom to check for any changes or additions. You may sign-up
for classes by email at
moc.nsm@sucirala
Please be on time for classes, and bring a
comfortable chair if you have one. Pay teachers at the time of
class.

 




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