The oppressive summer heat has finally given way to cool autumn nights. As you pull the warmth of your wrapping about you, you hear a howl pierce the darkness. It’s too late! You are caught in the grip of the Hawkwood Howl’s revenge!
Come join us in showing we can have even more fun than has ever been howled before. Join us for all the games and fun for every age, costume parties, CANDY, and some downright horrifyingly good food and company.
MARTIAL ACTIVITIES: Our traditional Zombie Tourney will be offered for the fiendish delight of the armored, duelists and spectators alike. Additional fighting formats will be included as time allows. A terrifying target archery shoot is planned as well.
ARTS & SCIENCES: There will be multiple A&S competitions to enjoy and enter. Categories will include Subtleties (documentation required); Best Story of Sweet Revenge; a scroll blank competition with all entries being donated to the Barony; and more! Check the website for more details on additional categories in the coming weeks.
OTHER ACTIVITIES: There will be many activities to take part in and have fun doing. Seasonal games, parties and treats will abound for all ages to take part in and enjoy! Bring a modern Halloween costume on Friday night and join in the fun of a modern supernatural soiree!
FEAST: A frighteningly good feast will be prepared by Baron Thorgrimr inn Kyrri on Saturday evening. Please address any dietary concerns to him directly at thorgrimr AT bellsouth.net. Please remember feast is sold by the seat, so all those who fill a seat must pre-reserve.
SITE: Our haunted home for the weekend is the Bischoff Center at the Lutheridge Conference Center, 28 Spruce Drive, Arden, N.C. 28704. 828-684-2361. The site is dry. No pets allowed. Parking only in designated areas. Site opens Friday (October 29) at 5:00 pm and closes Sunday (October 31) at 11:00 am. There are heated cabins for the first 25 pre-paid reservations to request it. Tent camping is available as well. Merchants are welcome, but must contact the autocrat in advance.
Adult, Members: $12.00 Day Trip/Site Fee, $7.00 Feast, $4.00 Cabin/Camping
Adult, Non-members: $17.00 Day Trip/Site Fee, $7.00 Feast , $4.00 Cabin/Camping
Youth, 6–15: $6.00 Day Trip/Site Fee, $7.00 Feast, $2.00 Cabin/Camping
Children, 0-5: $0.00 Day Trip/Site Fee, $7.00 Feast, $0.00 Cabin/Camping
Reservations postmarked prior to October 16th may deduct $2 from the Adult Day Trip/Site Fee and/or $1 from the Youth Day Trip/Site Fee. Children 5 and under are guests of the barony, but they MUST have a reservation if occupying a seat during feast. Feast is sold by SEAT, not age! Overnight cabin space is available for the first 25 guests to pre-reserve with payment. Tenting space is available for all others. All refund requests must be received IN WRITING within 7 days of the end of the event. Please remember that the only true reservation is a PAID one! Please include an email address for confirmation.
RESERVATIONS: Make checks payable to SCA, Inc./Barony of Hawkwood and mail to Beverly Curry brcurry AT bellsouth.net.
Please include an email address for confirmation.
AUTOCRAT: Mistress Adeliza of Bristol adeliza AT bellsouth.net.
DIRECTIONS: Take your best route to I-26, exit 40, Airport Rd. exit. Coming from the north/west, turn left at the ramp onto Airport Road; Coming from the south/east, turn right at ramp onto Airport Road. Follow Airport Road until it junctions with Hendersonville Road. Turn right onto Hendersonville Road. The entrance to Lutheridge is less than a quarter mile on the right on Hendersonville Road. If the ghoulies don’t take them, signs will be posted from the exits!