Feast of St. Pyr

The Canton of Azurmont is hosting the Feast of St. Pyr on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, in Vinton, VA. We have a fabulous A&S class lineup scheduled, including a full track of archery classes. Come and learn a new skill! Enter one of our A&S competitions!

Track 1
10am: Duc de Berry's collections (Baroness Metylda the Cunning)
11am: Millinery (head coverings, Lady Anne Balfour)
1pm: Bamboo dip pens (Master Aldred Blackwood)
2 pm: Game of Go (Lord Bleidd Gwilt)
3pm: Egg tempera (Tangwystel vyrgh Gwethenek)

Track 2
10am: Introduction to combat archery (Lord Antonio di Capizzi)
11am: Target archery marshalling (Lord Allen of Wolfhou)
12noon: Target arrows matched to your bow (Master Mors) (2-hr class)
2pm: Cresting target arrows (Lady Esprensa)
3pm: Setting up a target archery shoot and making targets (Lord Allen of Wolfou)

Track 3
10am: Zebra pies (Lord Tyson)
11am: Italian Renaissance cookery (Mistress Morgana de Mont St Michel)
1pm: Cordial making (Baroness Nastasiia Rosenzweig)
2pm: Mead making (Lord Tholen)
3pm: Hand applique (Lady Aneira Gwilt)

Registration for individual classes is not necessary. However, preregistration for the event is strongly encouraged. Pre-reg is $5/$8 (non-member) before March 1, and $7/$10 (non-member) after March 1. Feast is $3. Children (ages 6 and below) guests of the Canton.

A&S competitions will include brewing, best alcohol-related item (drinking steins, etc), and best depiction of a saint.

Hope to see you all there! Visit www.azurmont.org for more information, including directions.

Location and Directions:
Charles R Hill Senior Ctr. 814 E Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179 Please be aware that the site is experiencing some renovations so entering the parking lot may be a bit different from the below directions.

From I-581 (exit 143 off I81): Take Elm Avenue (Route 24 East) Exit. Continue on Elm Avenue, which will change names several times and becomes Virginia Avenue at the Town limits. Turn left on South Pollard Street. Then turn right on Gus Nicks Boulevard/Washington Avenue. Continue on Washington Avenue and turn left into the Vinton War Memorial parking area.

From Route 460: Turn on Gus Nicks Boulevard at Hardeeā€™s. Gus Nicks Boulevard will change names and become Washington Avenue. Continue on Washington Avenue and turn left into the Vinton War Memorial parking area. Location:
Canton of Azurmont (Vinton, Virginia)