Feast of St. Andrew

Make a pilgrimage to honor the Patron Saint of Scotland and join the Canton of Tear Seas Shore in the Feast of Saint Andrew. Our Yuletide celebration will feature the traditional Great and Mass Weapons tourney, a rapier tourney, equestrian activities, a dessert competition chosen by popular vote and a delectable feast.

The Site: this glorious day of fun will be enjoyed at the Lowcountry Girl Scouts Plantation 1280 3 Mile Road, Cordesville, SC 29434. The site opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 11:00 p.m. This is a dry site. No pets please.

The fighting: Fighting activities will include our traditional Great & Mass weapons tourney for Heavy Fighters. There will also be tournament activities for Rapier Fighters as well.

Arts & Sciences: We will hold a yuletide theme dessert competition. No documentation needed. The winner will be chosen by the populace.

There will also be a competition for ?Containers? (any kind i.e. boxes, vessels, bags etc.) with documentation required. There will also be an open display area.

Feast: The menu for the Feast will reflect the Scottish, Greek and Russian influences of Saint Andrew. Please address any dietary concerns to Tegan de Moreton at nitefall3@earthlink.net no later than Dec. 3rd.

The Cost: Site fee is $3.00 for adults, and $2.00 for 17-6yrs (reservations post marked before December 1st). After December 1st and at the gate site fee is $5 for adults and $4.00 for 17-6yrs. The cost for Feast is $7.00 per person. Children 5yrs and under are guests of the Canton.

Adult non-members must add a $3.00 non-member surcharge.

Please make any reservation checks payable to: The Canton of Tear Sea's Shore, SCA Inc. and send them directly to The Autocrat.

Any newcomers wishing to attend may contact The Autocrat to arrange for loaner garb for the day.

If you are interested in equestrian activities contact The Autocrat.

The Autocrat: Lord Andronikos Psellos (Robert Montgomery) e-mail: andronikos_psellos@yahoo.com. (That's andronikos(underline)psellos@yahoo.com.

The Directions:
From the North you have two main choices take your best route to Columbia SC or Florence SC.

From Columbia SC area: take I-26E to US ALT 17 N exit 199B towards Moncks Corner. Follow 17A until it joins with Hwy52 in Moncks Corner. Turn Left onto Hwy 52/17A. Turn right onto Hwy 402. Follow the remaining directions.

From Florence SC area: take Hwy 52 south. After passing the town of Santee Circle, look for the HWY 402 sign. Turn Left at the light for Hwy 402. Follow the remaining Directions.

From the East- take Hwy Alt 17 towards Moncks Corner. As you approach Moncks Corner, HWY 17A joins Hwy 52 at a stoplight where you will need to turn left. At the next light turn left onto Hwy 402 and follow the remaining directions.

From the South take I-26 W to exit 199B Alt 17 north towards Moncks Corner. Turn left onto Hwy 52/17A. Turn right onto Hwy 402. Follow remaining directions.

[Remaining directions]
Make and immediate right to continue on 402 towards Cordesville. In approximately 9 miles turn right onto 3 Mile Rd (this is an unpaved road.) Continue straight at the crossroads to the site entrance.