[ATL] Defending the Gate

The threat of war is over! Talk of the battles and victories from Pennsic and War of the Wings are now passing memories along with the winter fires. Farmers are preparing their fields for the spring and summer planting. The Canton of Sudentorre is celebrating our good fortunes with our friends and allies.

Shake off that mantel of ice and snow and hone your fighting skills as the Canton of Sudentorre holds its Tenth Year hosting Defending the Gate. Come and find yourselves standing shoulder to shoulder with our heroes and champions in friendly competition.

Martial Activites: Heavy-armor, Rapier, Archery, and Atlatl. Check the Website for details.

Art and Sciences: Show us what you have been working on over the winter. Our focus is on Domestic Items that suit your persona. There will be classes, displays, novice and more advanced competitions. Documentation encouraged. Contact; Wiglaf Sigeberhting email: Leif (AT) ResourceCompany.com

Cost:
Member: Day Trip $8, Feast $10Non-Member: Day Trip $13, Feast $10
Child (7-17): Day Trip $5, Feast $10 Children 6 and under: are guests of the Canton.
**Lunch is included in your site fee, and is being prepared by Master Chirthart of Blackstar. Strongly encourage pre-registration to ensure lunch for everyone. ** Bring Feast Gear.

Site: Izaak Walton League, 12400 Herndon Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553.
The site is dry. Pets are not permitted. Site opens at 10 am and closes 10 pm.

Feast: An evening feast will be held, but is limited to 60 seats. Please pre-register as noted below to ensure a seat will be available for you. Contact the head cook, Lady Elizabeth of Hadley Hall with any dietary concerns. Email: Shalandara (AT) aol.com.

Feast Auction: Servers from the Renaissance Club of Mary Washington University will once again be auctioned off in a traditional style. If no service is purchased for your table, service will be at your own risk. This is the main fundraiser for this student group.

Autocrat: Baroness Cairistiona de Coveran, email: garadh (AT) verizon.net

Reservations: Lady Miriel de Nedham Email: Miriel.denedham (AT) gmail.com

Make checks payable To:SCA/Canton of Sudentorre.

Merchants welcomed!! Contact the Autocrat

Directions:
From I-95 (North or South) take exit 130B West towards Culpeper, Route 3. Go 9.5 miles on Route 3, turn left onto Route 621 (Orange Plank Road), go 0.2 miles, turn left onto Herndon Road, go 0.9 miles to site.