[ANT] 8th Annual Grand Thing

The Barony of Stromgard invites you to the 8th Annual Grand Thing.  This is a period event focusing on Nordic and Irish traditions of the Viking era with fighting, contests, games, time to learn new things and a Grand Feast. come and spend teh week end with friends and help us have a great event.

Fighting: Multi-Weapons Tournament with five weapons styles (sword & shield, axe & shield, spear & shield, two-handed axe, and two-handed spear) with a Master Grendal Damascus Spear as the prize, a Memorial Great Axe Tournament (bring word fame of the fallen in song, prose, or saga to enter), a Monastery Raid (where you keep what booty you can escape with), and a Domination Tourney where not just your skill is tested but your courage and valor as well. Can you withstand the Storm of Steel?
Equestain events are planned, there are stalls and two good size areana to play in.
Site opens 12PM (merchants 10AM) on Friday closes 1PM Monday
Site fee: Adults-$20 at-gate 15.00-prereg (Non-member add $5), under 18 free.  Day-pass $10.00.
Make checks payable to: Barony of Stromgard, SCA Inc.
Pre-Registration: ACCEPS http://acceps.ansteorra.org/index.php

Merchants:  Contact Merchantcrat Stanton at macllyr@hotmail.com for registration and donation fee
10% of all profits will be donated to one of the Kingdom Travel Funds.
Autocrat:Earl Edward Ean Anderson @ ed.carthell@weyerhaeuser.com

Site Info:
Name: Columbia County Fairgrounds
58892 Saulser Rd.
St. Helens, OR 97051

Directions to Site:

Directions: Columbia County Fairgrounds, 58892 Saulser Rd, St. Helens OR97051. www.columbiacountyeventcomplex.com  From North take I-5S to Longview WA, cross bridge into Oregon, go south on Hwy 30 (past milepost 28) to St. Helens, turn right on Gable Rd in front of Safeway store, follow signs to site.  From South take I-5 to Hwy-30, go North on Hwy-30 (past milepost 27) to St. Helens turn left on Gable Rd in front of Safeway store, follow signs to site.