[ATL] Southern Regional War Practice

The Baronies of Nottinghill Coill and Hawkwood Present Southern Regional War Practice. Foothills Equestrian Nature Center. February 22, 2009.

[yes, the same day as Sacred Stone's populace gathering. Sorry, we had to change the date.]

noon-6 PM RAIN OR SHINE

Cost: free (donations accepted to cover costs)

Activities:
heavy combat melee training rapier combat melee training heavy authorizations pending marshallate approval (last chance down here before Gulf Wars)target archery

investigate a brand new SCA site! come see their great hall, check out their 300 acres of ...well, whatever. We need people that can give either useful feedback, or lots of pics!

And people to fight in the 300 x 350 covered, ridiculously- high-ceilinged, horse arena!

combat archery, target archery, armored fighting, rapier fighting, new site to look at... if this doesn't have something for you to do, well, it's probably time to stick a fork in ya.

Ld. Egill has volunteered to bring a couple of his diesel turbine-style space heaters, and the canopy is rainproof, so it won't be too cold, and it won't be too wet. Period. Even if you're not planning on going to Gulf Wars, come to this practice and support the people that are.

Direct all questions to Count Sinclair at sinclairhawkins( AT)yahoo. com .

Directions to FENCE (warning: the site says they do not google map (or other internet map) well.

FENCE 3381 Hunting Country Road Tryon, NC 28782

From I-26 Asheville
Take I-26 East, crossing into South Carolina. Take Exit 1 (Landrum, SC). Stop sign turn LEFT. Go 1.5 miles, and then turn RIGHT onto Bomar Road. (look for Land Mart on corner). Go one short block, turn RIGHT onto Prince Road. After 1.7 miles, turn LEFT onto Hunting Country Road, just before the I-26 bridge. Travel .6 miles, Equestrian Center will be on your LEFT, before I-26 bridge.

From Spartanburg
Take I-26 West towards Asheville, NC to Exit 1 (Landrum, SC). Stop Sign turn RIGHT, crossing over I-26. Go 1.5 miles, and then turn RIGHT onto Bomar Road. (Look for Land Mart on corner). Go one short block, then RIGHT onto Prince Road. After 1.7 miles, turn left onto Hunting Country Road, just before the I-26 bridge. Travel .6 miles, Equestrian Center will be on your LEFT, before I-26 bridge.

From Greenville/Greer via Highway 14
Take North Highway 14 all the way to Landrum, SC. Cross the railroad tracks in downtown Landrum. After passing the First Baptist Church on your right, look for the Post Office. Bear LEFT just after the Post Office onto Prince Road. After 1.7 miles, turn left onto Hunting Country Road, just before the I-26 bridge. Travel .6 miles, Equestrian Center will be on your LEFT, before I-26 bridge.

From Highway 74
Take Highway 74 towards Asheville, NC. Travel through Shelby, Forest City and Rutherfordton, NC. At Columbus, take exit 163 (Columbus/Mill Spring Exit). Stop Sign turn LEFT. Travel through the town of Columbus to the 2nd Red Light. Turn LEFT onto Walker Street. Travel 2 blocks to a four-way stop, turn RIGHT onto Peniel Road. Stay on Peniel Road past Tryon Estates and Morgan Chapel Village, and then bear RIGHT at fork onto Golden Road. Continue 1.6 miles to stop sign. Turn RIGHT on River Road, which is gravel, then immediately left over steel bridge onto Morgan Chapel Road. Follow Morgan Chapel Road .7 miles to stop sign, turn LEFT. Continue .8 miles, going under I-26 then immediate RIGHT into Equestrian Center.