By special arrangement with the gods, the Shire of Castelleone Nuovo invites you to attend Twilight in Valhalla. Brave warriors will participate in a variety of snow battle scenarios for both heavy and light fighters. After the battle, the Einherjr are escorted by the Valkyries to a Norse Style Feast in the halls of Valhalla.
Following feast the ice skating (site fee includes skate rental), garbed snowperson building, and other outdoor games for the hardy begin! For those bitten by the Frost Giants, warm drinks and cozy indoor games, including a chess tournament, are offered in the warming house. Prizes for heavy fighting (plus a booty pit), light fighting, ice skate race, and chess champion will be awarded at the end of the evening. Note: this is an evening event; site opens at 5PM and closes at midnight.
Twilight in Valhalla
Vikings on Ice
Shire of Castelleone Nuovo
January 26, 2008
No merchant fees. No pets. Please bring your own chair. Damp with period containers only. For crash space, please contact the event steward.
Site fee: $7 includes skate rental + $3 non-member surcharge applies under 12 half price
Feast fee: $6 under 12 half price. Prepaid feast only please
Make checks to: Shire of Castelleone Nuovo, SCA, Inc.
Check out the Twilight in Valhalla website for updates and feast menu http://castelleonenorse.bravehost.com/
Directions: Memorial Park Warming House and Ice Rink are located at the back side of Memorial Park, between the park and the baseball stadium. When traveling in Helena, remember that Hwy 12, Euclid, and Lyndale are all the same road. Main Street and Last Chance Gulch are also the same road.
From the West: Best route to Helena Montana. Take US 12 into Helena and turn left onto Last Chance Gulch at the light. Immediately turn right onto Memorial Drive. The Warming House will be .03 miles ahead on your left.
From the South: Best route to Helena Montana. Take I 15 Cedar Street Exit 193. Get in the far left lane and make a left onto Cedar Street. Follow the road for about 1.25 miles, it will curve, then turn left into Memorial Park by the swimming pool. Take a right at the baseball stadium and the Warming House will be ahead on your right.
From the North: Best route to Helena Montana. Take I 15 to Cedar Street Exit 193. Go right onto Cedar Street at the light and go about 1 mile, it will curve, then turn left into Memorial Park by the swimming pool. Take a right at the baseball stadium and the Warming House will be ahead on your right.
From the East: Best route to Helena Montana. Take Route 12 into Helena. Follow Route 12 by taking a right onto Montana Ave. 12 West merges with Montana Ave for a short while. At the big intersection, stay on 12 by bearing left. Take a right onto Last Chance Gulch, then an immediate right onto Memorial Drive. The Warming House will be .03 miles on your left.
Shire of Castelleone Nuovo (Helena, Montana)