Embers & Ambrosia

 

Event Steward: Angharat verch Reynulf

Hosted By Device of Blatha An Oir
The Barony of Blatha An Oir (Tacoma-Pierce county, WA )

Hosted By Device of Western Region
The Western Region of An Tir includes the following branches: Aquaterra, Bearwood, Blatha an Oir, Dragon’s Laire, Druim Doineann, Earnrokke, Glymm Mere, Madrone, Midhaven, Rath an Oir, Porte de l’Eau, The College of St. Bunstable, and Wyewood.

Event Summary:

Date: April 26 , 2019 until April, 28 2019
Site opens at: 3:00 PM on April 26th 2019
Site closes at: 3:00 PM on April 28th 2019

Event site:
Swiss Sportsman Club
9205 198th ave East Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Click here for more information about this location such as site amenities, rules, and restrictions.



EMBERS & AMBROSIA 2019

 

 This coming spring, Blatha an Oir again combines three events to bring people together from across the Kingdom in their passions and interests. We are hosting Embers and Ambrosia, Celtic Bardic, and Daffodil Archery at the Swiss Sportsmen’s Club the weekend of April 26-28, 2019. This is a wonderful site to kick off the event camping season with a mix of indoor/covered event space and even areas for younger children to burn off energy when parents or siblings are in classes.

 

General site and event information:

***Site opens for general public at 3pm on Friday April 26th, Event staff, volunteers willing to help put up classroom pavilions, and merchants are allowed on site at 12 noon.

General public: Camping available both Friday and Saturday evening. Please note the per tent fee.

Gate opens Friday at 3 pm and Saturday morning at 8:00am closes before evening court.
Site closed Sunday at 1pm, everyone must be packed up so that event team can have the site cleaned by 3pm

 

This site has bathrooms AND showers. It is discreetly wet, please keep all alcohol within period/period-esque containers. Fires are allowed within fire pits only, and must not be left unattended at any time. Ashes/partially burned wood must be removed from site, there is no dumping area for them. DO NOT PUT ASHES IN TRASH CANS. Please be sure to have a bucket of water and fire extinguisher handy near any open flames. We will be using the Alpenhaus, which has a small kitchen area and electricity with a sink, fridge, and stove/oven. If you wish to use these facilities please talk to the event steward first. You will also be required to clean up after yourself in the kitchen, please don’t leave dirty dishes in the sink.

NO MARIJUANA IS ALLOWED ON SITE, REGARDLESS OF STATE RULES.  ANYONE FOUND USING MARIJUANA WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE IMMEDIATELY.  THE SITE RULES REQUIRE STRICT ADHERENCE TO THIS RULE. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Respectfully,

HL Angharat verch Reynulf
And the event team for Embers & Ambrosia/Daffodil Archery/Celtic Bardic



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Site Fees

Fee Type Cost*
Event Fee-Adult $15.00
Tent Fee – Per Sleeping Tent $10.00
RV Fee -Pre Reg Recommended $20 Wet $15 Dry
*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.

Event Schedule

Time

Activity
Friday April 26th 12:ooPM Site Opens For Set up and Merchants
3:00pm

Site Opens for Campers

7:00pm Shield/Torchlight Tourney
   
Saturday April 27th 8:00am Gate Opens
   
9:00am Morning Court – Invocation of Competitors
   
9:30am or after Court Archery Range Opens- Novelty and Walking Shoots
  William Tell Shoot – Archery
   
9:30am-10:30am Beginning Bead Making
   
10:00am -11:00am Trimming Garment
 

Armor Points Class

  The Hunt-How Hunt Knowledge can flesh out your persona
  Archery Marshaling Class
10:00-12:00 Chord Class
   
11:00am-12:00pm Intermediate Bead Class
  Fillet and Barbette
  Edible and Medicinal Plants
  Heavy Marshaling Class
  So you want to be a bard(Bardic 101)
   
12:00pm-1:00pm Medieval Falconry
  Shield Manipulation
  So you want to be bard-Beginning Bodhran
  Puppetry
  Thread Covered Buttons
  Combat Armor Inspection
12:00pm-2:00pm Four Little Stitches
   
1:00pm-2:00pm Lion’s Torse Round Table
  Filk is Period
  Advanced Knitting
  Combat Archery Tourney
  How to be a professional amateur herald
   
1:30pm-2:30pm Advanced Bead Making
   
2:00pm-3:00pm Growing up in the SCA
  The Game of Noddy
  Rapier Marshaling Basic
  The Ancient Art of Kolrosing
  Medieval Dogs(Maybe Coursing-weather permitting)
   
After Combat Tourney Fish in a Barrell – Archery
3:00pm-4:00pm How to Make Murrini
  The Disengage & The Cone of Defense
  Shakespearean Theatre
  An Tir Sergeantry-What is it?
   
4:00pm-5:00pm Bind in Six, how to effectively beat a blade
   
6:00pm Evening Court
   
Evening Activities Open Bardic
   
Sunday April 28th

Breakfast Pancakes and Bacon

by Agmundr and Francisca

1:00pm

Site Closes

See Below for Ithra Classes, and times and classes could be subject to change. We hope not though!

Registration Information

PreReg is located on the Baronial website.

 If you wish to camp with an RV we strongly encourage you to Pre Reg, they are first come first serve.

Embers and Ambrosia

Tournament Information

Friday Night April 26th,2019

 Sheild/Torchlight Tourney

Volunteer Information

Set Up begins Friday at 12pm

Gate Volunteers Needed

Tear Down Sunday Morning, we need to be off site by 3pm

Merchant Information

The Norse Gypsy Forge
Sidhefire Arts
DragonStorm
Keltic Kraze
Burnt Village Wares
Heirs of Elegance
Denise the Potter
Magda’s
Terralumia’s Garden

Classes Offered

Ithra Class Schedule: Embers and Ambrosia

 

10am – 1pm Saturday

Coptic Bookbinding: Dame Madrun Gwehyddes

Come learn the Coptic stitch used to make books that open flat.

Class limit: 8

No class fee. 

Students: Bring your own chair.  Please bring a curved needle if you have one.  I will have some to lend.  All other supplies provided.  Instructor will supply practice books.

 

11am – 1pm Saturday 

Making Tudor Wafers. Dame Eleanor of Leycestershre

Class limit: 5. No class fee.

Students: Bring your own chair.  All supplies provided.

In the cooking demo area.

 

1pm – 3pm Saturday

Cooking in Period Pottery: Dame Gwen the Potter

Learn how to work with pottery over a charcoal fire, how to avoid breakage, and how to adjust temperature. You get to eat the food we make!

Students: Bring your own chair.  All supplies provided.

Max: 6 active participants, or as many as want to stand around and watch.
No class fee.

In the cooking demo area.

 

Making Fresh Cheese: Elisabeth de Rossigno;

Class limit: 5

No class fee.  All supplies provided.

Students: Bring your own chair.

In the cooking demo area.

 

2pm Saturday

Ithra Meeting

Come and hear about the changes to the University of Ithra and plans for future development.  Find out about volunteer opportunities.  Share your ideas and feedback about education in An Tir.


This page was last updated: April 22, 2019