Birthday Bash XI

Greetings good Gentles! I know summer schedules are busy, but I would like to invite you all to the Loch Bais' 11th annual Birthday Bash! This weekend event will be held June 10th at the Kiwanis Camp in Pineville, LA (aka the Concrete Yurt site). The site will open Friday at 5 pm and close Sunday at 11 am.

Activites Include:

  • Shire Defender Tourney
  • FOUR Arts and Sciences Competitions: Open A&S, Bridesmaid Open A&S, Brewing/Fermenting A&S, and House Subrosa is graciously sponsoring an SCA-Life A&S competition!
  • A William Tell Shoot by James en les Breyr & THLord Maximillian von Braun
  • The Damsels of Astolat will be sponsoring a contest for the most chivalrous
  • Youth Combat
  • Children's Activites (inside!)
  • Viking Games
  • An inside late Dance Revel with refreshments!


  • Getting Started in Rapier in Gleann Abhann by Master Erik of Telemark
  • Making Brigandine Class by James en les Breyr & THLord Maximillian von Braun
  • Identifying Fabric by THL Sarah Macgregor
  • European Courtly Dances by Rose Eriksdottir
  • Basic Middle-Eastern Drumming by Lord Grimbaldus Bacon

Finally, Finian O'Niall will be preparing our sumptuous feast Saturday evening. The full menu can be found on his website:

More information on this event can be found at

Reservations can be made by contacting Lady Bethany Bacon or myself. If you have any questions, please let me know. We hope to see you all there!

In service,
Melisande of Loch Bais
Autocrat of Birthday Bash XI
(mka Sara Puryear) Location:
Shire of Loch Bais (Pineville, Louisiana)