The Canton of Akornebir invites you to a day of fencing,
feasting, and frivolity! It is time to decide the new defenders of
the Canton for Rapier and Arts & Sciences! This year's "As You
Like It" will feature a "tavern" brawl, tournaments, and -- weather
permitting -- melees in rapier with prizes awarded for chivalry and
skulduggery. A&S will be populace choice with presentations
during feast. Feast will be potluck, with main dishes and pie
provided by the Canton. Please bring a side dish to feed eight to
ten people. Site is DRY.
children under 5 are free.
$5 NMS fee applies. Make checks payable to Canton of Akornebir,
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Site opens at 10a.m.
Rapier armor inspection at 11:00a.m.
Rapier to commence at 11:30a.m.
A&S entries welcomed, 11:00a.m. --
Norse Wireweaving with Mistress Marcia
Monthey, 1 -- 2:30p.m.
From Mistress Marcia: "I can take 6 people in the
Viking Wire Weaving Class. The cost is $2.00 (please bring the
exact amount) and you get a handout and a dowel to work with. The
class will only teach the technique, there won't be time enough to
make a finished item. All students need to bring a small wire
cutter and a smooth faced small pliers. I will provide the starter
wire. We will discuss the various dowel and wire sizes, how to make
a draw board, and finishing techniques."
A&S judging, 2p.m. to 4p.m.
How to Run Gate with HL Ysabella Greene, 2:45
From HL Ysabella:
"Want to learn how to work a gate shift for your baronial event?
Come and learn what is expected and how to fill out a gate sheet,
A&S entry presentations and Bardic
competition (Hosted by Lady Emma Godwif during feast.
From Lady Emma: "Please be prepared to talk to the
populace about your project. It doesn't have to be a fancy verbal
dissertation, just a few words about why you chose your project,
what you enjoyed about creating it, and
any difficulties you faced while crafting it and how you solved
them. Short, sweet, and to the point. We love to see A&S
entries and would love to hear about
Court following feast.
Site closes at 8p.m.
Event Steward: Lord James Elwic (James Stearns), 509-382-4898,
Name: Waitsburg Elementry School Gym
Waitsburg, WA 99361
Directions to Site:
(from Dayton WA) get on Hwy 12 heading west and follow it to
Waitsburg. Stay straight onto Preston Ave. Turn left on Main St.
Three and a half blocks down, take a left onto Academy.
(From Tri-Cities WA) take WA-124 heading east. WA-124 will turn
into W 2nd St. as you enter Waitsburg. Take a right onto Main St.
and follow it about three-and-a-half blocks, then take a left onto
(From Walla Walla) get on Hwy 12 heading east. Once in
Waitsburg, take a right onto W 7th St. then a right onto Main St.
Take a right onto Academy.
Site is located in the first building to your right on Academy.
Please note that Academy is a ONE WAY STREET.
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