It's westermark Madness!- it's time for fun!
Flying machines, siege engines, and time travel! Put on your thinking helmets and attend Westermark Mad Science Madness. Competitions will include a siege cook-off, the Marquee Bardic Competition, and a Machine Build-off along with fighting of both heavies and rapier. Come see who will be the new Westermark Thug and Baronial Rapier Champion! Bring your best brews and enter the brewing contest! Saturday night will be a pot-luck dinner with meat provided by the Barony. Bring side dishes to share. There will also be an auction and all the traditional attractions such as Carve the Baron's Likeness in a Root Vegetable, Fizzball, and the triumphant return of Pie the Baron and Baroness! Come one, come all, enjoy the madness.
Site Information: The site will be at Elm Group Area in Ed Levin Park in Milpitas, CA. Site opens at 3pm on Friday, closes at 3pm on Sunday. We have decided not to charge a fee but donations to help defray our expenses will be cheerfully extorted… er… accepted. Our pavilion gave up the ghost, and we are making efforts to raise money for a replacement.
Direction: Traveling on either Interstate 680 or 880Take the Calaveras Road exit in Milpitas. Drive east towards the foothills along Calaveras Road. Calaveras Road passes through the southern portion of Ed Levin Park. Once you get in to Ed R. Levin Park, take the first right onto Downing Road (it will be marked with SCA signs). Keep going past Old Calaveras Road, and Elm will be on your right.
Directions from the Barony of the Westermark101 South to 237 East, this winds through Milpitas and becomes Calaveras Road. Drive East towards the foothills along Calaveras Road. Calaveras Road passes through the southern portion of Ed Levin Park. Once you get in to Ed R. Levin Park, take the first left onto Downing Road (it will be marked with SCA signs). Keep going past Old Calaveras Road, and Elm will be on your right.
Please note that the park will be charging per car per night and parking is limited so carpooling is strongly encouraged.
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Dinner on Saturday night:
The Dinner on Saturday night will be a potluck. The Barony of the Westermark will be providing meat, and here is the breakdown of what to bring:
SCA First Name: A-K - bring a side dish L-S - bring a salad S-Z - bring a dessert
Site opens at Noon on Friday, closes at 3pm on Sunday.