[ATL] Bright Hills Baronial Birthday and Investiture

Escape Winter's Dreary hold; bask in the promise of Spring; join us in a Japanese Garden for Bright Hills Baronial Birthday and Investiture.

Date: February 12, 2011
Martial Activities: None

Arts & Sciences Activities:

"Always the Best from Bright Hills." An open competition of your very best works in any medium. Documentation is required. This competition is sponsored by Our Soon to be Baron Chirhart Blackstar and Baroness Jeanne Tenneur de Bec. Should you have questions kindly contact them at beckyritterhouse@yahoo.com or chirhart_1@yahoo.com

"Bardic Bear Pit." A rollicking competition of song, story, music, and poetry with many surprises. This year's winner will design the Bardic competition for next years Birthday event on Feb. 11th, 2012. Contact Lady Faye de Trees for specifics at feataure@yahoo.com

"Beadwork Competition." An open competition for all types of period beaded artwork. Documentation appreciated but not required. This competition to be judged by the populace in attendance. Sponsored by Lady Sindara Lind Rachel Fessel of the Falconshield. For specifics you can contact her at sindara@verizon.net

"Japanese Garb Competition." Garb must be worn by the person who made the garb. It must be as close to period as possible but documentation is not required. However, documentation will earn extra points. This competition has a children's category as well, for those children who have made their own Japanese garb. For specifics on this competition kindly contact Lady Katarzyna Witkowska at k_hawk_us@yahoo.com

"Sake Spectacular." Sponsored by our Baronial Brewer, Lady Livia de Samuele, this is an open competition for ANYTHING that is made with Sake. (The mind boggles) For specifics please contact Lady Livi at AbramsonSM@comcast.net

Day-Trip     Feast     Camping
Adult, Member:     $8.00     $8.00     $0.00
Adult, Non-Member:     $13.00     $8.00     $0.00
Youth (7-17):     $5.00     $8.00     $0.00
Child (0-6):     $0.00     $0.00     $0.00

Make Checks Payable To: SCA-Maryland, Inc., Barony of Bright Hills

Cost Notes: There will be a cap on fees for families with charges not to exceed fees to cover 2 adults and 2 children (7-17). Maximum fee for 2 adults and 2 children on board, not including NMS fee, would be $58.00.

Site: Manchester Fire Hall, York Street, Manchester, MD 21102
Site Restrictions: No open flames.

Feast Information: There will be a feast of two OPULENT removes provided by Baroness Cordelia. This will not be Japanese cooking. For any dietary concerns, you may contact her at BaronessCordelia@hotmail.com. There will be a cut-off date for feast of Saturday, January 30, 2011.

Merchanting Information: Vendor space is limited and will be on a first-come-first-served basis. If the weather is good there is an option for outdoor vendors. Contact Lady Nem Inghean Dochartaigh at nrf642002@yahoo.com

Other Information: Lunch will be offered by the Bright Hills Archers as a fundraiser. There will be activities for children throughout the day.

Autocrat's Information: Katarzyna Witkowska  E-mail: k_hawk_us@yahoo.com

Reservations: Send reservations to autocrat

Directions: From I-695 take Exit #19/N.W. Expressway/Owings Mills/Reisterstown onto I-795 N. Take Left Exit #9A/Hanover; continue on Butler Road (MD-128N); turn left on Hanover Pike (MD-30) and continue to follow it until you turn right on to York Street. The fire hall is on your right about 1/2 mile up York Street.