[MID] Masque of Courtly Love XIII

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Please join us for a day of Heavy fighting, Rapier, Archery, Thrown Weapons, Classes, Display of Arts and Sciences, Bardic activities, Shopping, Eating, Mirth and Merry Making! The Marche of Alderford proudly presents Masque of Courtly Love XIII: A Celebration of Mirth and Merry-Making.

It is with great pride that we can announce that we have been informed by Their Royal Majesties Ullr & Annelyse and Their Royal Highnesses EikBrandr & Runa that the Investiture of our new Baron and Baroness Sgt. Einar Blakklar and Lady Maerwynn of Warwick will be held at The Masque of Courtly Love XIII: A Celebration of Mirth & Merry Making, Saturday February 21, 2009.

February 21, 2009
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. EST
Grace United Methodist Church
1720 Schneider St. NW
North Canton, Ohio 44720

Doors open to the populace at 9:00 a.m., and site closes at 10:00 p.m. This site is fully wheelchair-accessible. Site is bone-dry everywhere, and nonsmoking in or near the building.

Event Features
Baronial Investiture: We have been informed by Their Royal Majesties Ullr & Annelyse and Their Royal Highnesses EikBrandr & Runa that the Investiture of our new Baron and Baroness Sgt. Einar Blakklar and Lady Maerwynn of Warwick will be held at The Masque of Courtly Love XIII.

Martial Activities: The Masque of Courtly Love will offer both armoured and rapier combat this year, with tournaments for each. This year, we are also pleased to add archery and thrown weapons to the list of martial activities. Arts and Sciences: As always, the Masque of Courtly Love will feature an extensive array of classes; check back for details as we finalize the schedule.

Feast: THL Francesca de Onorati will present a sumptuous Italian feast to delight the palate.

Tavern of the Dead Parrot will be serving tasty lunch morsels, and there will be a Bardic coffee house hosted by Llywelyn & Kateryn Draper.

Other activities: Our site also offers a spacious populace lounge where you can relax with friends. In the evening, join us for a Masqued Costume Ball after feast, with a prize to be given for best use of Brendoken Baronial colors (green, black & gold). Music will be provided by House Silvermoor.

Fees
Site Fees:
Pre registered $6.00 adult, $4.00 child 12 and under
At the door $7.00 adult, $5.00 child 12 and under
Fees do not include adult non-member surcharge of $3.00.

Feast Fees:
Adult $12.00
Child 12 and under $8.00
Optional child's meal $5.00
Feast seating limited to 125 gentles; advance registration is strongly recommended. Advance registration deadline for feast is February 7. For dietary concerns, contact our feast steward no later than February 1, 2009.

Please make checks payable to: SCA, Inc. - Marche of Alderford. Send preregistrations to:
Cynthia David
masque-troll@alderford.org

http://alderford.org/events/masque2009

Directions
All guests take your best route to Ohio State Rte. 62 that goes through Canton. From the west take the Market Avenue exit. Turn left at the bottom of the exit onto Market Ave** heading north. Travel approximately 3 miles. Turn left onto Schneider Road NW. Site is about 0.5 miles on the left. From the east take the Market Avenue/30th Street Exit towards Martindale Road. Continue past the light at Martindale Rd., straight towards Market Ave. Turn right onto Market Ave and proceed from ** above. Location:
Marche of Alderford (North Canton, Ohio)