As Pennsic and War of the Wings approach, now is the time for the mighty warriors of Atlantia to sharpen their skills with blade and arrow. On the fields of Elchenburg Castle, melees of grand proportions in both heavy and rapier will offer opportunities for both practice and authorizations. The time for preparation for these fierce upcoming wars is upon us!
Martial Activities: Heavy Melees, Rapier Melees, Target Archery and Combat Archery.
Arts & Sciences Activities: Activities are planned to include displays and classes. There will be a Drumming Workshop, a Drum Circle, a Brewing Competition, a Bardic Circle, a Belly Dance class and Hafla.
Adult, Members: $12.00 Day Trip, $0.00 Feast, $0.00 Camping
Adult, Non-members: $15.00 Day Trip, $0.00 Feast, $0.00 Camping
Youth, 3–17: $7.00 Day Trip, $0.00 Feast, $0.00 Camping
Children, 0–2: $0.00 Day Trip, $0.00 Feast, $0.00 Camping
Cost Notes: Pre-registration cost:
Adult, Members: $10.00 Day Trip
Adult, Non-members: $13.00 Day Trip
Youth, 3–12: $7.00 Day Trip
Children, 0–2: $0.00 Day Trip
Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Canton of Baelfire Dunn
Site: Elchenburg Castle 2239 Center Road, Boonville, NC 27001
Site Restrictions: Elchenburg Castle is a beautiful site but it is essentially a farm field. It may pose challenges to those with mobility issues. Please plan accordingly. Respect each other, the site and the staff. Ground fires are allowed if pits are filled in, stones and wood removed from site or to the woods. Alcohol beverages, consumption and sharing must follow modern laws. YOU MUST BE 21 to consume alcohol. If you share alcohol, ensure the recipient is at least 21. Violation is cause for being put off site. Pets are allowed Leashed and Attended at all times. Be certain to clean up after your pets.
Feast Information: No feast
Merchanting Information: Merchants are welcome and encouraged. Please contact Till Campbell, Seneschal, Baelfire Dunn, at tillfirehorn[AT]yahoo.com for information.
Other Information: A Newcomers Point will be set up to welcome and educate all those interested in learning more about the SCA.
Lady Caitlin MacDonoughue E-mail: caitlinofbaelfiredun[AT]yahoo.com
Reservations: Lord Edmund Hawkesworth E-mail: edmund.hawkesworth[AT]yahoo.com
From the South: Take your best route to I-77 North. Take exit 82 and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. *Proceed less than a mile and turn right onto Messick Rd. Proceed to the end of Messick Rd. and turn left on Center Rd. Approx. 8 miles later is a Pure Oil station, turn right on Willow Lane, just past Mitchel Chapel United Methodist Church.
From Hwy 421: Proceed to intersection with I-77 South to Exit 82, turn left at the exit ramp, use directions above from *.
From I-81: Proceed to I-77 South to exit 82, turn left at the exit ramp, use direction above from *.
From the East: Be Aware, signs from this direction are routinely stolen. Be certain to have a backup for finding the site. From Interstate 40, take exit to Hwy 421 toward Boone and Yadkinville. This road exits from I-40 on the west side of Winston Salem near the intersection of Business I-40 and Bypass I-40. Continue on 421 until the Yadkinville/Hwy 601 Exit. At the end of the exit ramp in Yadkinville, turn right toward Boonville. Proceed into Yadkinville, and turn left onto old Hwy. 421. From old 421 one turn right on Bugger Swamp Road, and at the end of Bugger Swamp, turn right on Center Rd. Turn left on Willow Lane. If you see Michel Chapel United Methodist Church, you have gone too far.