Ice Castles XXI

The Yule season has past, the winter storms have arrived, and our beloved Barony prepares to celebrate its XXIth birthday.

Inspired by the ascension of Good King Wenceslas of Bohemia to the throne of Poland in 1300 AD, we turn our eyes to the east. Calling all Russ, Poles, and Bohemians to join in our revels, the Barony of Black Diamond cordially invites you to join us for the celebration!

Martial Activities: Heavy tournaments include traditional three-on-three tournament. Rapier Tournaments TBA. Tabletop siege competition. Target Archery and Thrown Weapons if weather permits.

A&S: Scriveners competition. Baronial Arts and Sciences Champion Competition. Come display your work or work in progress; theme to be determined. Please check the website for more updates.

Lunch: A small lunch will be included as part of your entrance fees for the day.

Feast: A multiple course affair, the feast will feature items from the East both North and South. Seated feast for 80 persons. There will also be various tales performed for the entertainment of all guests during the feast. For dietary concerns or how you can participate in the evening¹s diversions, contact Almas (mka Johonna Gamble) honnas@teleport.com.

Autocrat: Antonio di Capizzi (mka Matt Villamaino) m.villamaino@cox.net

Fees: $7.00 adults $4.00 children (6-17) before 01/01/05 $10.00 adults $5.00 children (6-17) after or at the door. Feast: $8.00 adult $5.00 children (6-17) Non-members add additional $3 surcharge to all entrance fees. Children below age 6 are guests of the Barony.

Site: Eureka Park and Recreation Center, 1529 Carroll Ave NW, Roanoke, VA 24012

Hotel:
Rodeway Inn - Civic Center
526 Orange Ave., N.E.
Roanoke, Virginia 24016
(540) 981-9341
Rate is $46 plus taxes and fees
Mention ŒIce Castle¹ for the reduced rate for the weekend of January 21-23

Directions:
Make your best way to I581, exit 143 off of I81. Take the first Orange Ave Exit (460 West). ** Go straight on Orange Ave. Turn right on 10th St. Go two blocks, Turn left onto Stanton. Go four blocks, Turn right onto 14th. Turn left into the Park. Please note that parking in the lot is limited, so we will be parking around the perimeter of the park.

From 220 South, come into Roanoke and take the second Orange Ave exit (460 West), follow directions from **