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Summer's End 2014

September 12, 2014 to September 14, 2014

Vernon, BC

Autocrat: Hrafnhild device5736OP


Summer's End Sept 12-14th 2014

Greetings unto all who read this:
    A hushed whisper creeps out upon the land. Steadily it grows till it is heard as a roar, the roar of the Kraken.  Once again the Shire of Krakafjord will be hosting their Summer’s End gathering in September.  To that end we send out this invite to one and all, come if you dare and test yourself against Armoured warriors, draw your blades and cross them with cunningly skilled Rapiers. Bring your words of wit and song for a bardic circle where many shall enter but there can only be one survivor.

    Come for fellowship, for challenge, for laughter and fun. Come and be part of our best event yet.

    As usual, merchants are most welcome to come and ply their wares.  There will be no extra merchant’s fee, only the regular gate fee will apply. On Saturday we will be opening the merchants row to the local public once again, to try and make this event a bit more worth while for the merchants. If you are planning on attending this event, please notify the Event Steward so space can be set aside for you.  

    There are restaurants within walking distance. We will have some onsite food available.  Accommodations available next door to this site, the cost will be aprox $89 per night based on double occupancy...the cost might go down if we can book more then 7 rooms. A campsite is also located next door with power and water hook ups, the cost is $20 per night on a first come first serve basis.  We do have room onsite for some RVs without water and power.

    Combat Challenges:
There will be Heavy and Rapier competitions, but sadly no Archery.

    For the A&S competition, our 2013 winner Lady Ismerelda has decided the challenge is to create an entry based on Largess...and to that end all entries will be given for Largess. Documentation will be required as usual.  

    Bardic circle:  It is time for all good bards to dust off their thinking caps and sharpen the charcoal stick. Songs, poems and jokes, as long as it is true to the dream it counts.  Got a drum, a pipe, or any other musical talent, bring it along and let the good times roll.  There are also plans for an interesting version to the medieval insult competition, so look forward to this.

Site fees:


$15 Adults (plus $5 NMS)

$10 12-18 yrs

$0 under 12yrs

Family Cap $40

Saturday Day fee is $10 

All cheques made out to SCA Inc. Shire of Krakenfjord

Gate opens at 5pm on Friday Sept 12th 2014

Event ends at 12 noon on Sunday Sept 14th 2014

Site info:

Lumby Ballpark

Lumby 215 Shields Rd
Lumby BC VOE 2GO

    Open field tent camping only.  This a baseball diamond and vehicles can only deliver your camping equipment to your spot and then must park in the parking lot.  There are washrooms with shower stalls available almost onsite.  Rvs can either park in the parking lot or can rent camping spaces with power and water hook ups (this cost is not included in the gate fee nor will the gate fee be reduced if you choose to rent a space).  The parking lot is just across a small bridge from the Event site.

Directions:  Make your way to Vernon BC, take Highway 6 East to Lumby, follow SCA signs to BallPark

For any questions, plse email Lady Hrafnhild(event steward)



Site Info:
Name: Lumby Ballpark
2215 Shields
Lumby, BC V0E2G0

Directions to Site:

Last Event's Directions:

Coming from the North, make your best way to Vernon BC. Follow Hwy 97 into town to 25th Ave (kitty corner to Polson Park at base of long hill). Turn Left on 25th Ave and then right at next light. This street will lead onto Hwy 6.  Continue on Hwy6 until you reach Lumby BC. About 2 blocks past only stop for SCA signs..will be a left hand turn.  

Coming from the South, make your best way to Vernon BC. at first main lights in town (bottom of Hospital hill) turn right.  Turn right at next lights and follow Hwy6 til you reach Lumby BC. About 2 blocks past only stop for SCA signs...turn will be to the left.

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