Saxon Summer VII

Come and participate in heavy fighting, archery, thrown weapons, fencing, classes, games and feasting.

Saxon Summer VII: Saxons, Dregs, and Rock and Roll
September 14th 15th & 16th , 2007
Presented by the Shire of Rivenvale

Site: Chestnut Ridge Park and Campground, 6486 Chestnut Ridge Rd. Hubbard, OH 44425, (330) 534-2352 (This is a fully handicapped accessible site with no stairs) Sorry- No pets are allowed.

Can you make something out of nothing? Join the A&S Junkyard Wars competition! See if you can make something spiffy out of left over A&S materials! Got talent? Want some? Teach a class or take one! Heavy fighting will be scheduled during the day Saturday. Take part in the 'Bucket Battle' Challenge. Melees will be run depending on attendance. Fencing and rapier will also be available. Test your skill at the archery or thrown weapons range! Got stuff to sell? We can help you! There's plenty to do! (Hot showers for fighters are available on site.)

Site opens at 4 p.m. Friday and closes at noon Sunday. The site is discreetly wet – no visible mundane containers are permitted during the day. Ld. Thorsten Stonhelvn is doing a spitted lamb feast 6 PM Saturday!

Pre-register by September 10th and save $1 off site fee and feast cost. Make checks payable to: SCA Inc. Shire of Rivenvale and mail to our Gate Keeper (listed below). Please supply a phone number or email address in case clarification is needed and for receipt conformation. Merchants please contact our liaison below for further information. NOTE: Everyone must sign in at the gate before participating at the event. Anyone under 18 must have a parent on-site with them.

Site Fees: Site fee day-trip*: SCA member pre-registered - $5, SCA member at the gate $6. Make sure you add the $3 non-member surcharge as appropriate. Children less 5 years old are free. Youths between age 6 and 12 are $2.50, Teens pay the adult rate. * Day-tripping other than Saturday is not recommended.

Site fee tent camping per person: SCA member pre-registered - $9, SCA member at the gate - $10. Make sure you add the $3 non-member surcharge as appropriate. Children less than 18 years old - free. Feast Cost: 13 years old and above pre-registered - $9, 13 years old and above at the gate - $10. Children under 13 years old pre-registered - $5, Children under 13 years old at the gate - $6; lap-sitters free.

--Trailer camping sites are available. Please contact the event site directly for arrangements/cost. State that you are with the SCA event. You will not be charged an additional event site fee if you are trailer camping. Bring your campsite receipt to the Gate Keeper when signing in. The site also offers the use of a fishing lake (catch and release), volleyball, horseshoes, game room, and a playground.--

Directions: Take your best route to I-80 and State Route 7 (Exit 234: Hubbard, OH). Follow Route 7 north (watch for Y split, Route 7 veers off to the left, across the opposing traffic lanes) approximately one mile to Chestnut Ridge Road. Turn left onto Chestnut Ridge Road (there’s a convenience store on the right side of the road) and follow approximately 1/5 mile. Site will be on the left. The site is very well marked. If you go under the railroad bridge, you’ve gone too far. See our shire website for all the details and updates: Additional Information- Children's activities will be held based on availability and support from parents and volunteers. For lunch Saturday, There will be a lunch tavern provided. Onsite picnic areas are available as well as nearby offsite food services. Feasting is limited to 80 gentles. Our menu last year had spitted duck, this year we plan on serving lamb. A group campfire will be built near dark both Friday and Saturday nights along with our normal bardic. Share your music, song, or story; or just come listen and make some new friends.

Gate Keeper: Lord Ulfr Ganglr (Ray Marks)
Merchant Liaison and class Coordinator: Lady Lavender of Fleet (Karen Francshini)
Heavy Combat Coordinator/ MIC: Lord Beornmann on Caester (Wade Casto)
Event Steward: THL Dirk Edward of Frisia (Dirk Hermance) Location:
Shire of Rivenvale (Hubbard, Ohio)