The Shire of River’s Bend (Kelso & Longview, Cowlitz County, WA)
Date: September 24 , 2021 until September, 26 2021
Site opens at: 12:00 PM on September 24th 2021
Site closes at: 3:00 PM on September 26th 2021
Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds
16 Fairgrounds Rd
Skamokawa, WA 98647
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This is a Level 1: Other (Branch primary events of regional or Kingdom interest) event.
ITHRAPALOOZA OVERVIEWThis event will feature a LOT of activities such as: Court, dancing, family activities, Equestrian Championship, Thrown Weapons Championship, Iron Trident Competition, “An Tir’s Got Talent” Bardic Contest, fighting workshop featuring Duke Paul Bellatrix and OVER 20 ARTS & SCIENCES classes. No Archery. FOR UPDATED INFORMATION please visit: https://www.stromgard.org/ithrapaloozaThis is a camping event and includes indoor classes (with a few outdoor classes, due to the topic), limited showers, flush toilets & portapotties. Nice, huge barn for Equestrians & Horses. RVs, limited mobility & big households should contact Event Steward to reserve space. For everyone else, it’s Open Camping.Minor medical authorization, minor consent forms must be filled out by parents or guardians. To find the forms, scroll down to Event Forms on the Kingdom of An Tir Library: https://www.antir.org/library/ITHRA STUFFStandard charges per Ithra class and Ithra workbook are not included in site fee, and will be extra.Pre-registration for classes is required. Class pre-registration will include class descriptions. PRE-REG TO BE ANNOUNCED. (On-site registration is possible, but classes fill up fast).CLASSESTentative Classes (Subject to Change prior to Pre-Registration)13th Century GarbAssisi EmbroideryBasket WeavingBirch Bark BoxesBlock PaintingBrickstitchCourt HeraldryDancingCooking Over FireField HeraldryFlorentine PatterningGorget WorkshopIlluminated CapitalsKnots & RopesLeather ToolingMedieval NotebookNalbindingRepousseBeginning Singing & Harmonizing a TunePole Lathe & Wooden SpoonShield PaintingUlu MakingWaffenrockEach class description will denote fees for teacher-provided supplies, suggested prerequisites, and/or supplies & tools participants should bring – TBA when Pre-Registration is launched. Which is not yet.SITE FEE: $25 Cash or Make checks payable to Barony of Stromgard, SCA Inc. The $5 Member Discount applies only to adult members (showing proof of membership). Children and youth 17 years of age and under, no charge.LOCATION: Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds, 16 Fairgrounds Rd Skamokawa, WA 98647 USADIRECTIONS: I-5 to Allen Street, exit 39, go West on Allen Street across bridge (street changes name a couple times, ignore these) to Hwy 4/Ocean Beach Highway. Stay on Hwy 4 for 26 miles to Skamokawa, turn Right onto East Valley Rd. Turn left on to Fairgrounds Road.SITE INFO:No campfires or charcoal firesOpen flame (torches okay subject to fire hazard conditions at the time.)Permanent biffs on a limited basisPotable water availableThere will be horses on site.All local, state and federal rules apply, including SCA corporate rules. Read policies on site or contact the Event Steward for more informationSmoking in campsites only.There will be dumpsters for your trash. Please leave the site in cleaner, better condition than you found it.Report any potty problems to event staff. DO NOT flush anything but toilet paper in the toilets to avoid septic problems.Showers will be according to sign up sheet for a 10-minute time slot. Keep it quick, keep it clean, be on time so others can also use the facilities.Take care not to clog showers so they can remain open for the duration of the event. If violations occur, showers WILL be shut down.Mundane leash laws apply All SCA participants should follow modern law, both State and Federal. Pets must be on a leash and under control of the owner at all times.Children under 14 must be under the direct supervision of their parent or guardian.Discreetly wet*. No Public Bars allowed. (*alcohol is allowed but no money can be charged, donated, or exchanged for the alcohol)SITE OPENS: 12:00 pm (noon) Friday, Sept 24th, 2021. CLOSES: 2:00 pm Sunday, Sept 26th, 2021CO-EVENT STEWARDS: Helvi av Gotland (Robin Wright) and Ronan Mac an Leagha (John Paul) 503-929-9435 / firstname.lastname@example.org