Greetings to one and all from the Shire of Silver Keep, in the (not really so far) Northern reaches of beautiful Artemisia! In just a short while, the Shire will be hosting the Feast of St. Valentine! We hope you will venture out to see us this February 9, 2013.
The Shire of Silver Keep has been reveling in romance during this fair winter in the North of Artemisia, and we invite you to join us in
celebrating the Feast Day of St. Valentine on February 9, 2013! Bring your wit to write secret messages to one another! Toast your inspiration, cavort with your friends, and praise those you admire-Courtly love is the order of the day!
We will have a heavy fighter's Bear Pit-style tourney to determine our shire's Heavy Fighting Champion. Any Montana fighter may win our Shire Championship. Armoring and inspection begins at noon, with fighting starting at 1 p.m. The rapier tourney will begin immediately following the heavy tourney, coordinated by Her Ladyship Sarah bat Reuben.
A variety of classes will be held, beginning at noon. Topics will include textile arts, improving your SCA wardrobe, and more.
Merchants are welcome! In lieu of a merchant's fee, we ask for a donation to our Live Auction, which will be held before feast.
A feast for the senses will be presented for our guests to savor! The grand Presentation of the Peacock is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Lunch will be set up from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Please be sure to bring your own feast gear, as there will be no extras on-site. Feast will be capped at 40 people. Please contact the Event Steward to make your reservations no later than January 28, 2013, and include any food allergies.
Our site is the Lindley Center, 1102 East Curtiss St, in Bozeman, MT., conveniently located just off the King?s Highway of I-90. Site opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. This is a wet site, and no pets are permitted inside the building.
Site fees: Adults 15 and up, $7. Youth 6-14, $4. Children under 6 are guests of the Shire. Family cap is $30. Please make all checks payable to Shire of Sliver Keep, SCA Inc.
Feast fees: Adults 13 and up, $8. Youth 6-12, $4. Children under 6 feast as guests of the Shire. Lunch is $3 per person.
Directions: From I-90 take the Main Street Exit #309 to Bozeman, when you get to the first light be in the left hand lane. Go thru the light, take the first left after the ?Big Sky Motel? onto Cypress Ave. Follow Cypress Ave, it will turn into E Curtiss and The Lindley Center will be on your right.
-Jane Fox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deputy Event Steward
-HL Sine Fergusson (email@example.com)
m'lady Agnes Hale