Ancestral Remembrance Celebration


Hosted by Device of Myrtle Holt

The Shire of Myrtle Holt (Josephine County, OR )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Brynhildr Smidsdottir
Date: July 28 , 2017 until July, 30 2017
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on July 28th 2017
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on July 30th 2017

Event site:
Flying B Bar Ranch
1100 McMullen Creek Rd. Selma, OR 97538

Join the Incipient Barony of Myrtle Holt, as we celebrate our
ancestors with merriment, classes, horses, and
We will be holding our archery, and equestrian championships, as
well as our heavy defender tournament!

Check back for classes and schedule!

Myrtle Holt’s Osprey (Archery) Championship

It is a
moving course. What does this mean? It means that you will be on
the move while firing at your target! You can set your own pace,
but you must stay mobile!

Myrtle Holt Heavy Defender

shield! Any weapon is ok, as long as it’s on your fighter

Classes This will be updated,
and times will be added to the schedule, when it’s ironed out.

  • Exotic Fiber – Basic Facts, Preparation and Use
    Rowan SpiritWalker, OW, JdL, GdS, SG, ASG
    Rowan will be discussing and demonstrating some of the more
    “exotic” spinning and weaving fibers, including but not
    limited to several varieties of silk, angora rabbit, llama and
    alpaca fleece. Topics will include basic information and how to
    prepare/spin. Bring pencil and paper for notes.
  • Period fire starting with Lord Emir Andar
  • Hat making – Learn to make a bycocket hat
    HL Milisandia filia Willelmi filii Roberti (more info to
  • Storytelling – come learn the art of spinning a great tale from
    the Summits Bard Lord Iurii Victorev Belogorski!
  • Bead making – Learn to make glass beads – HL Dawnhela
    This class will be more informal, and ongoing throughout the day,
    so that people can get one on one instruction without feeling that
    they have missed information.

Activities for the smalls and small at heart: Card stock helms and
shields: Get started early as an armorer, or herald, by making and
decorating your own helm and shield!
Hobby horse decoration: Maybe you prefer the equestrian fun! Groom
your very own wooden steed to your liking!
Period paper doll clothes: Maybe creating beautiful garb is more
your style!




Noon- gate opens
Friday evening- Torchlight social!

9:00 am- 1st Annual Myrtle Holt Silly Springy Steed
10:00 am- Armor inspection for Heavy Defender tournament
Classes/ family activities start
Layout for garbology competition 
11:00 am- Heavy Defender tournament starts 
Class- Storytelling with the Summits Bard 
Noon- lunch 
Ronald Hawkwood Single sword memorial Tourney starts after defender
1:00 pm- Osprey Archery tournament starts
Class- Exotic Fiber 
3:00 garbology competition ends, votes tallied
4ish/5ish Court
Reading of the Ancestors scroll at the end of court
Potluck starts after court
Torchlight Tournament 
Brewing competition

9:00 am- Granny Grim kettle toss
4:00 pm- site closes

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