Carnevale di Inverno

Join the Canton of St. Georges in celebration at a Carnevale di Inverno!

This event is to be a period Italian Carnevale (think pre-Mardi Gras) with plenty of Arts & Sciences, gaming, a Masquerade Ball and a sumptuous feast. There is something for everyone at Carnevale! So take your most elaborate dreams, or perhaps your Twelfth Night regalia, to new heights! Create and adorn yourselves with masques for this delightfully intriguing event.

http://stgeorge.atlantia.sca.org/events/carnevale.htm

LOCATION: This is a wet site! Please be responsible and use a designated driver. The site is "The Retreat" VFW hall in Seneca, SC off Hwy 123. The Site will open at 8:00am and closes at 11:00pm.

FIGHTER'S INTEREST: There will be no Marshaled activities; however, in preparation for Gulf Wars XIV, bring your best armor and war accoutrements for the A & S Competition (see below).

Gaming: There will be a gaming tavern going throughout the day. Note the Period Games/Toys Competition below.

MID-DAY MASQUERAGE BALL: The Masquerade/Costume Ball will be held before feast. A Mask Competition is noted below.

Arts & sciences: Competitions are as follows (documentation preferred unless otherwise noted): The Kingdom Brewers Guild will be holding a competition in all areas of Brewing & Blending. Documentation not required, but an ingredient list is. Contact Daria of Atlantia (daria@brewer.sca.org)

Breads Competition- Ingredient list required. Masquerade Masks (full-sized) - any medium (no documentation required) - full white face, half-masks, feathered, etc. are all sought for the competition. Period Games/Toys Armor/War Accoutrements Quilt Squares Competition - Themed "Spike" (must have our Atlantian Unicornate, "Spike" depicted in the square). Contact Lady Scott at xndra_scott@yahoo.com with questions. http://stgeorge.atlantia.sca.org/events/quiltingsquare.htm Bardic Competition Table Decorations Competition during feast. Children's Competition - The children will have a separate competition featuring categories of Fiber, Wood and Metal (anything made from these mediums and they, too, may compete in the Quilt Squares competition.) Contact: Lady Mariana de Salamanca (hbrewer@netmds.com)

Pages & Sponsors: There will a luncheon for Their Excellencies of Nottinghill Coill (and distinguished guests) with the Pages and their Sponsors. Lord Iamys Hamlin will be preparing the luncheon. If you have a Page and Sponsor who will be attending please contact Lady Scott at xndra_scott@yahoo.com .

CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES:
There will be children's activities during the day to be held by Lady Geertryde vanVardyke (anniequeen@charter.net) The children will have a separate competition featuring categories of Fiber, Wood and Metal (anything made from these mediums and they, too, may compete in the Quilt Squares competition.)

THE FEAST: Lady Jacquetta Edington of Yorkshire will be preparing a truly sumptuous feast. Please address any dietary concerns to the Autocrat Baroness Arnora (arnora@charter.net), no later than one week prior to the event.

ATTENDANCE FEES
Adults
Onboard $11.00
Daytrip $6.00

Children (6-10)
Onboard $5.50
Daytrip $3.00

Children (5 and under)
Free

Additional Non-member Fee
Add $3.00

reservations: Baroness Arnora Olafsdottir (Brandi Gahrmann) E-mail:arnora@charter.net

CO-AUTOCRATS: Co-Autocrats / Baroness Arnora Olafsdottir (arnora@charter.net) and Lady Alexandra Scott de Northumberland (xndra_scott@yahoo.com)

DIRECTIONS:
From North or South: Take your best route to I-85 in South Carolina. Take exit #50 (Hwy 153 toward Easley) This cloverleafs you onto Hwy 123 heading toward Easley. Follow Hwy 123 through Easley and Clemson. The Retreat is on the Left just before reaching the City of Seneca. Look for SCA signs.