Acorn War


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Þióðrekr (Tyric) Magnason
Date: September 27 , 2019 until September, 29 2019
Site opens at: 3:00 PM on September 27th 2019
Site closes at: 3:00 PM on September 29th 2019

Event site:
Wennerberg Park
1003 Grant Street Carlton, OR 97111

This is a Level 1 event.

Join us for the 29th annual Acorn War as we return to the the lovely oak groves in Carlton, OR. We’ll have war scenarios and rapier dueling. Compete for the honor of becoming a Defender in archery, thrown weapons, or youth combat!
We have classes and activities for all ages including an A&S Village, a Saturday night Hafla, and merchant’s row. More information can be found at the Acorn War website.

This event includes the following activities and/or services:
Royal Presence - Summits

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Registration Information

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Site Fees

Fee Type Cost*
Adults (Camping) $30
Adults (Day trip) $15
Children (17 and under) Free
*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.

Meal Information

Free Soup Kitchen: 6:30 on Friday
Tired of setting up camp and don’t have time to cook. Join House Blackhart at the Abbey! (The amphitheater on site)
There is ample seating, lighting, and electrical outlets for crockpots.  Bring a bowl and your silverware and enjoy a warm meal.

Tournament Information

Planned Tournaments at Acorn War XXIX.

  • There will be a Rapier prize tournament on Saturday at 11 AM
  • The position of Archery Defender of Mountain Edge will be determined at a tournament at 11:30 AM
  • Thrown Weapons Defender tournament will be held at 2:00 PM
  • The Armored Youth will be competing for Youth Defender of Mountain Edge on Saturday at 3 PM
  • There will be a Heavy prize tournament on Sunday at 11 AM

Youth and Family Activities

The Event Stewards have lost their Acorns!   We can’t have an Acorn War with Acorns.

The youth are asked to help the Event Stewards and find the lost acorns hidden around site.   Each child

Volunteer Information

We are looking for volunteers to help with gate,  waterbearing, and other duties.   Please contact Lady Constanza de Valencia if you would like to help.

Classes Offered


Class:  Fermented Foods
Taught by: Lady Constanza Valencia
When: 10:00 AM

Class:  Intro to Brewing
Taught by: Lord Philip de Greylonde
When: 11:00 AM
Description: An introduction of various types of brewing, as well as how to get started..

Class:  Intro to Cider Making
Taught by: Lord Philip de Greylonde
When: 1:00 PM
Description: Getting started on making Cider.


Class:  Period Cooking over Coals
Taught by: Lord Philip de Greylonde
When: 12:00 PM

Class:  Eggs over Fire
Taught by: Master Eduardo
When: 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM.


Class:  Beginner Embroidery
Taught by: Master Eduardo
When: 10:00 AM.

Class:  Bayeux Tapestry Stitch
Taught by: Master Eduardo
When: 11:00 PM.

Class:  Pattern Drafting for Weaving
Taught by: Kayla Burrow
When: 1:00 PM.

Class:  Naalbinding
Taught by: Refskegg of House Bread
When: 2:00 PM.


Class:  Middle Eastern Drumming
Taught by: Baron Randwulf
When: 11:00 AM.

Class:  Halfla Courtesy
Taught by: Lady Vivienne Aurélie de Lyon
When: 2:00 PM


Class:  Scriptorium
Taught by: Domina Layla
When: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Description: Everything Scribal. Bookmark painting, charter painting, and informal discussion


Class:  A Discussion of Selected Welsh Castles
Taught by: THL Myvanwy Verch Robert
When: 2:00 PM


Class:  Porcelain
Taught by: THL Myvanwy Verch Robert
When: 12:00 PM

Class:  Lampworking
Taught by: Kayla Burrow
When: 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM
Description: A demonstration on making glass beads.

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