Come! It is time once again to gather and make merry in the village of Houston, Alaska! Pitch your pavilion within the Selviergard encampment and partake of good fighting, good food, dancing and fireworks! The Barony's officers have combined their forces, knowledge and skills to make this a most memorable event!
On Saturday the lovely Baroness Katarzina invites one and all to vie by right of heavy weapon combat for the chance to become Her Excellency's new Champion. No claimant shall be denied, yet only one shall prevail.
Site opens 5 PM Friday, August 18th and closes Sunday 5 PM.
Site fee: Adults $10, Children 5-13 $7, Family rate $30. Non Member Surcharge $3 There is a $5 fee a night per campsite for those staying over.
Site is discretely wet.
There will be an Arts & Science Pavilion set up to display the fine craftsmanship of Oerthan's skilled artisans. Please bring your A&S projects, both finished and works in progress to inspire and delight the populace. Also offered on Saturday will be an A&S class for adults and one (or more) for children.
After the tournament, dancing will be taught in the Eric in preparation for the Ball after the evening's Feasting. Then we will dance under the stars to the accompaniment of a spectacular fireworks display put on by the village of Houston. Bardic will follow for those hardy enough to stay the course.
Sunday afternoon... fighter practice and the Junk Garb Wars competition! Gather a team and a live (willing) model and make splendiferous apparel using outlandish materials and duct tape. Prize awarded to the most `beautiful' garb makers.
Bread and soup will be provided Friday evening. Saturday Feast will be Potluck with the Barony providing meats and breads. Please a dish to feed 8-10 people by SCA first name; A-E, desserts; F-M, main dish; N-Z, a side dish. A lunch board will be set out on Sunday.
Directions to the site: From Anchorage/Eagle River: take the Glenn Highway to the Parks Highway. Houston lies 15 miles North of Wasilla. Houston Campground is across the highway from Miller's Reach store. And if you're coming from the North: Stay on the Parks until you reach Houston. SCA signs will be posted.
Helen of Avebury
Mka: Barb Smith
Barony of Selviergard (Houston, Alaska)