[ATL] Metalsmiths’ Symposium IX

The Barony of Stierbach and the Kingdom of Atlantia welcome all interested in learning about metal, glass, and other related arts to Metalsmiths’ Symposium IX on Sept 24-26, 2010 at the Prince William County Fairgrounds in Prince William, VA

This weekend long event is dedicated to teach people from the beginner to the advanced student wanting to learn all types of metal and earthen pursuits including casting, jewelry, forging, glasswork, metalwork, pottery, dyeing, chandling, and anything that is fire-friendly. Please visit the official MSS website for tips on attending and what to expect http://ekmg.eastkingdom.org/mss/.

All classes will be considered for Atlantia University credit.

For those wishing to fight either heavy or rapier, we plan to run a bear pit tourney and have training sessions on Sat.

Site will open at 5 pm Friday and close at 2 pm Sunday.

Cost
Adult, Member: $20.00, includes dayboard on Saturday
Adult, Non-Member: $25.00, includes dayboard on Saturday
Youth (6–17): $10.00
Child (0–5): $0.00
Note: Children are welcome to attend the event; however, they must be supervised by an adult at all times. We do not anticipate having any children’s activities at this event.

Feast (Saturday): $6.00 pre-registration required, limited to 75 people

Lodging:

    * On site tent camping: $10 for the weekend.
    * RV hook-ups: $25 per day.
    * A listing of local hotels will be provided on the event website.


Make Checks Payable To: SCA Inc., Barony of Stierbach. Pre-registration via ACCEPS will be available shortly. Please check back here.

Site: Prince William County Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Rd, Manassas, VA 20112. Site opens at 5 pm Friday and closes at 2 pm Sunday.

Site Restrictions: No alcohol.

Reservations: Ceridwen ferch Rhys ap Michael email: exchequer(AT)stierbach.org

Autocrat: Gustav von Silberwald Email: gustavvs(AT)yahoo.com

Directions:

From Washington, DC and Points North:
Take I-395 south to I-495 north; Follow I-495 north to I-66 west;
Follow I-66 west to Virginia Route 234 south (Bypass), exit 44;
Follow Virginia Route 234 south (bypass) to the 6th traffic light (Business 234), turn left;
Proceed approximately 1 mile to the Fair Grounds entrance on the left.

From Richmond, VA and Points South & East:
Take I-95 north to Virginia Route 234 north (Dumfries Road), exit 152B;
Follow Virginia Route 234 north approximately 14 miles to Business Route 234 and turn right;
Proceed approximately 1 mile to the Fair Grounds entrance on the left.

From Frederick, MD and Points West:
Take US Route 15 south to I-66 east (at Haymarket, VA)
Follow I-66 east to Virginia Route 234 south (Bypass), exit 44
Follow Virginia Route 234 south (bypass) to the 6th traffic light (Business 234), turn left;
Proceed approximately 1 mile to the Fair Grounds entrance on the left.