Diamond Wars XXII

Come join the Barony of Small Gray Bear for three days of fighting, learning, cooking, and revelry on the north border of Gleann Abhann.

Diamond Wars XXII:
Spice Wars: The Quest for Cuisine
October 11-14, 2007
Camp Cedar Valley, Viola, Arkansas

The site:
Beautiful Camp Cedar Valley near Viola, AR – a fantastic woodland of wonder, with a plentitude of camping areas and restroom facilities. Bring your tents and encampments and enjoy the fantastic scenery.

The classes:
Two full days of classes on everything from research to preparation to cuisine to cooking to cleaning up! Explore what people ate, what they cooked, how they cooked, what they used to cook, and much more. Special classes on herbal subjects, brewing and beverages, and subtleties will also be offered. To teach a class, please contact Lady 'Aziza Parchi (Kimberly Taylor) at taylor0308@gmail.com. Demonstration kitchens are available for instructors -- please send your class requirements along with your proposals.

The fighting:
Battles and skirmishes based on incidents involving food and spices will be had on Saturday. On Friday, join in one or more of a variety of heavy, rapier, and youth tournaments. To schedule a tourney, please contact THL Jon the Tall at JBMontgomery@uams.edu. For rapier tournaments, contact THL Aron the Dane at savalanst@yahoo.com.

The competitions:
Think you can cook? Show us! A variety of cooking competitions will be held throughout the event, including a Best of Gleann Abhann "Feed The Populace" outdoor cooking competition Friday night. For the Friday night competition, please contact Lady Eithne Ruadnat at ERuadnat@aol.com.

The staff:
THL Pol MacNeil (Paul Robinson)

THL Katryne MacIntosh the Strange (Kat Robinson)

Feast Cooks:
Elspeth de Culane (Terri Dutton)

Lady Medb inghen Daire (April Carter)
Please email dietary restrictions!

Lord Brenden Mac Sionnac (Neale Carter)

The prices: Before 9/15
Thursday $28
Friday 24
Saturday 20
Daytrip 16

Children 6-12
Thursday $14
Friday $12
Saturday $10
Daytrip $8

After 9-15 and at the door (cash only at the door)
Thursday $30
Friday $26
Saturday $22
Daytrip $18

Children 6-12
Thursday $15
Friday $13
Saturday $11
Daytrip $9

Children under 5 not eating the dayboard are free
Add $5 for Saturday night feast
Add $3 for non-members
As Per Kingdom Law, no family shall pay more than 3 adult prices as long as the children are 15 and under and all are members. This includes 3 bed and feast spaces. For additional feast spaces for children receiving free admission, price is $5 per child.

Make checks payable to:
SCA Inc./Barony of Small Gray Bear

Merchants: Please contact Lady Elaina Wagner at myladyelaina@yahoo.com

Check back to www.smallgraybear.com for frequent updates! Location:
Barony of Small Gray Bear (Viola, Arkansas)