Hosted by Device of Blatha An Oir

The Barony of Blatha An Oir (Tacoma-Pierce county, WA )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): HL Kira Mikkeldotter
Date: March 23 , 2019
Site opens at: 10:00 AM on March 23th 2019
Site closes at: 8:00 PM

Event site:
American Legion Post #2
11204 Park Ave S Tacoma, WA 98444

Please Join us for a French Country Picnic.  This is a potluck event, where the Barony provides the Meat for the evening meal.

There will be our traditional Swap Meet,  Bardic, A&S Classes, and a French Dessert Competition.

Come enjoy the day in Blatha an Oir as the sun starts to return to the lands


Candlemas Schedule of Events


10am – Gate Opens
11am -1pm Sewing Circle
1pm-2pm – Cloth Buttons Class
1pm-3pm – Open Scribal Table
2pm-4pm Medieval Games -Qualifies for YAFA Token
2pm – 3pm What do I do with my device or badge, now that
I have one?
3pm – Bardic: Medieval and Renaissance Rounds
4pm- French Pastry Contest – all entries to front table
5pm – Court
6:30pm – Dinner
8pm –Site Closes
Clean up – Many Hands make light work

This event includes the following activities and/or services:
Has Classes
Offers Youth & Family activities
Has Bardic activities
Has Arts & Sciences activities

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Registration Information

There is no pre reg for this event. We do request you RSVP to the event Steward so we can calculate to have enough for the main dish.

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Site Fees

Fee Type Cost*
Adult $15.00
17 & under Free
*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.

Meal Information

Main Dish: baked chicken w/garlic  


Fresh baked bread, baked on site but not mixed on site


Potluck Sides and desserts brought by the populace 



Rules for French Dessert/Pastry Competition.
1. 1 entry per person
2. Must be French in origin no time period requirements. Please provide short description explaining what region or where recipe is from and ingredients list.
3. There will be 2 prizes
Judges Choice
Populace Choice



Youth and Family Activities

YAFA will be doing open board/table games all afternoon. 

YAFA token can be earned for this event 

All kids and adult kids welcome to join in the fun 

Volunteer Information

We are requesting for help with Set Up and take down.


1 hour gate Shifts

Classes Offered

Class Descriptions
11 am to 1 pm Open Sewing and Clothing Questions – Sewing Circle or “stitch ‘n’ bitch” from – Sit down with an unfinished project
and work with convivial conversation and company, or bring something that is giving you fits – a gore not sitting correctly, hem to
mark, question on what to do with a fabric and make progress on those UFOs (unfinished objects)
1:00PM – 2:00PM. In this hands-on class we will be making two types of small cloth buttons from wool fabric: disc buttons based
on finds from Norse Greenland and ball buttons based on finds from 14th century England. Wool fabric and thread provided.
Bring small scissors and reading glasses if you wear them. Adults and Youth welcome.
1PM to 4pm Open Table Medieval Games. Qualifies for YAFA Token: Learn to Play Backgammon, Mancala, Glaukhaus to name a
2pm – 3pm”What do I do with my device or badge now that I have one?” – Things you can do with a device or badge (and what is
the difference between the two) to promote pageantry and display in the Society, and have fun marking all the things as *yours*.
3pm-4pm ” Medieval and Renaissance Rounds” Learn fun and period, medieval and renaissance rounds, to be sung “around” the
fire. No experience needed, all those welcome to join, even if you don’t consider yourself a singer. Handouts will be available.

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