The Barony of Aquaterra (Snohomish County, WA )
Date: August 9 , 2002 until August, 11 2002
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on August 9th 2002
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on August 11th 2002
Fibers and Fletching, August 9 – 11, 2002.
The Barony of Aquaterra invites you to a peaceful weekend of medieval pursuits. The climes of An Tir necessitate readying for winter by shearing sheep and woolen production, and sharpening archery techniques for the long cold hungry months ahead.
For the fiber enthusiast, there will be shearing, dying, spinning, card weaving, knitting, felting and much more.
For the archer the range will be open from dawn to dusk, with serious and not so serious shoots for the Andrew Creagie Memorial Archery Tournament, with period arrow making. For the heavies, chain mail and armor making workshops.
For the interested, creative beverage making (can’t let the summer harvest of fruit and grain go to waste), and other interesting workshops.
The An Tir Costumer’s guild will be also be in attendance for a ranking and other pleasant pursuits.
Many other activities are planned. Children are very much incorporated into this event, however there will be no pied piper.
The site is a sheep farm, and completely primitive. Bring your own water, and please pack out your trash. Sorry, no electricity is available. The site is wet. Well behaved pets are welcome, be cautioned that eagles and coyotes live in this area. Fires in braziers and tiki torches allowed, if no burn ban or other restrictions in force in Snohomish county at the time of the event.
RV’s are welcome, however there are no hookups.
The site opens for merchants and instructors at noon Friday and for the populace at three, Friday August 9. Sit closes at 5 PM Sunday.
Site fees are $8 for adults, $4 for children, age 5 and under are free.
Directions: The street address is 7303 Lake Armstrong Road, Arlington.
From North of Arlington: I-5 southbound to exit 208 (Arlington/Darrington). The exit winds to a traffic light. At the light turn left onto Hwy 530 West. You will pass Denny’s on the right and then Stroz’ Feed on the left. Continue 4 miles to the next light at Hwy 9. Turn left onto Hwy 9 North. Go 2 miles north on 9 to Lake Armstrong Road, a ‘Y’ to the right and one lane. Follow the road up the hill and around to the gate.
From South of Arlington: I-5 northbound to exit 208 (Arlington/Darrington). The exit brings you to a light at Hwy 530. Turn right at the light onto Hwy 530 West. You will pass Denny’s on the right and then Stroz’ Feed on the left. Continue 4 miles to the next light at Hwy 9. Turn left onto Hwy 9 North. Go 2 miles north on 9 to Lake Armstrong Road, a ‘Y’ to the right and one lane. Follow the road up the hill and around to the gate.
Autocrat is Joya Cedarholt, MKA Joy Stevens 425-334-0710, no calls after 9 PM please. E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Merchanting is encouraged, prize donation in lieu of merchant fee. Please contact the autocrat.
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ServiceArts & SciencesSpinningDyingKnitting
Skirting FleecesDying with KoolaidShow & Tell
How to survive Series
Ancient Spinning & SafetyPeriod Dyes â€“ REDKnitting on Pencils
(continued)Persona DevelopmentPicking/ CardingPeriod Dyes â€“
SCA 101Chain Mail WorkshopDrop Spindle SpinningPeriod Dyes â€“ BLUESock
Rapier MarshalTruth About Food in the Middle AgesWheel SpinningPeriod
Dyes â€“ GREENShawl Knitting
How to AutocratButtons in the Middle AgesSpinning Period Dyes â€“
Chirurgeon 101Research & DocumentationSpinningPeriod Dyes â€“ PURPLEGarment
Chirurgeon Kit(continued)SpinningPeriod Dyes â€“ MiscJapanese Braiding
(limit 4) /blackwork
(Target Archery Marshal)An Tir Rapier (how to build one)How to win
Kingdom Arts & SciencesJapanese braiding
(another 4) /blackwork
10 AMPainting on FabricSpinning with CottonFleece SkirtingKnitted/ Felted
Felting and other StuffCostumerâ€™s GuildCard WeavingBrewing
9AMSign up at Costumerâ€™s Pavillion
10 AMFelting on a rockJr & Sr Challenges/ late morning to early
11 AMHand Sewing for 10 â€“ 14th Century(continued)(continued)
12 NoonAffording the DreamTo follow: sparging techniques
1 PM LunchBreakDrink Water
3PMBeginning Costuming and how to choose fabrics
5 PMBog Coat workshop
SundayFelting BeadsScholarâ€™s Challenge