Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday

It is my great pleasure and honor to announce Sacred Stone's Baronial Birthday Celebration. Mark your calendars and plan to come, relax and enjoy.

Name of Event: Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday
Date(s) of Event: September 8-10, 2006
Hosting Group: Canton of Brigte

Description: Come relax and celebrate the founding of Sacred Stone. Come tell your war stories and laugh and sing with friends. In the tradition of the Manesse Codex, courtly love, high chivalry and acts of courage, valor and honor will be lauded this day. Bring your favors to bestow and your pennons to fly.

Martial Activities: Baron Achbar ibn Ali is MiC. Friday night TorchLight Torney, Saturday 3-man tourney limited to one member of the chivalry each and Singles tourneys as well. Baronial Youth, Heavy, Rapier and Archery Champions will also be chosen this day.

Lord Christophe of Grey is devising Archery competitions. Lady Ursula de Nunez is organizing Equestrian events and Sir Axel will make certain the Youth Fighters have combat as well.

Arts & Sciences Activities: Asszony Bessenyei Rozsa has a great line up of A&S competitions with one caveat, entrants must attend the event. Anyone can display and ask for input, but if you want to compete, just like the archers and the fighters, you must attend.

Categories are:

  1. Best use of Manessa Codex
  2. Best use of the Phoenix
  3. Best use of Heraldry
  4. Open competition
  5. Open display
  6. Bardic competition for Bardic Champion during feast
  7. Brewing competition
  8. Scrivener competition
  9. Baking competition
  10. Open Youth A&S competition
    a) Ages 0-9
    b) Ages 10-14
    c) Ages 15-17

Our good Baronne Alianor has declared the following A&S Baronial Champions will be chosen:

  • A&S Champion
  • Youth A&S Champion
  • Bardic Champion
  • Baronial Brewer
  • Baronial Scrivener
  • Baronial Baker
Any questions about the champions should be directed to Her Excellency. Please make her aware of your intention to compete for a championship.

Cost: Adult, Member: $5.00 Day-Trip $5.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Adult, Non-Member: $8.00 Day-Trip $5.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Child (6-17): $3.00 Day-Trip $5.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Child (0-5): $0.00 Day-Trip $5.00 Feast $0.00 Camping

Cost Notes: Gate fee is the same for Day trip or Camping. Adult members pay $5 for the event until the pre-reg date August 28. Gate fee from Aug 29 on is $7 for Adult Members, $10 Adult Non-Members. Children's fees do not change.

Site: Elchenburg Castle/Triplette Farm, 2239 Center Road, Booneville, NC 27011, Yadkin County The site is WET, with room for both period and modern tenting (There are no cabins on site but there are hot showers and real flushies) Site opens at 5pm on Friday and closes at 12pm on Sunday. Pets are allowed, on leash. If field space will be needed, please email the autocrat with your information.

Site Restrictions: Animals must be leashed or otherwise restrained.

Feast Information: Feast is only $5 and will be prepared by Lady Brianna and Lord Talorgan. Space will only be sold in advance. There will be no seats for feast available at the door except for cancellations which will go to those on a waiting list. If you would like to be notified when your reservation has been received, please include your email address and make note of your request with your reservations.

Merchanting Information: Merchants are Welcomed with open arms. There is no merchant fee but please contact the Autocrat if possible before the event so she can plan for you.

Other Information:
Autocrats Information: Gisela vom Kreuzbach (Kate Rauhauser-Smith)
Resevations: Sine ni Dheaghiadh(Jane Sellers)

Directions: From the south: Take your best route to I-77 North. Take exit 82 and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. *Proceed less than a mile and turn right onto Messick Rd. Proceed to the end of Messick Rd, and turn left on Center Road. Approx 8 miles later is a Pure gas station on the left. 1.2 miles past that, is Mitchell Chapel United Methodist Church. The Castle Lane (Willow Springs Lane) is less then 2/10 of a mile further on the right. Signs will be posted.

From the EAST via Hwy 421: Travel to exit 259 Reavis Rd. Turn left onto Reavis Rd. Travel .8 miles to stop sign. Turn right. Travel .5 mile and turn left onto Center Rd. Travel 3 miles and turn left onto Willow Spring Ln. Location:
Canton of Crois Brigte (Booneville, North Carolina)