The Shire of Vinjar (Grande Prairie, AB)
Date: September 21 , 2012 until September, 23 2012
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on September 21th 2012
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on September 23th 2012
10km South of Grand Prairie on Hwy 43
Grande Prairie, AB
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Vinfest XIV in Vinjar
Please come join us on the weekend of
September 22, for one last camping event under the gold of our
aspens and tamarack. If camping is not desired, a limited number of
bunks in cabins are available.
Travelers are welcomed to the site on Friday
evening with a meet and greet at troll followed by snacks and
visiting in the hall.
Saturday sees many activities planned.
Breakfast and Lunch will be available on site for a small fee.
Target archery pretty much goes all day. There are tournaments
planned for heavy, combat archery, rapier and youth. An Arts and
Sciences competition and display will take place in the hall over
the course of the day. Our tournaments are open to all. However, to
become a Vinjar champion, the winner must be a member of the
During the middle of the afternoon, the
populace will be invited to join in the pressing of the grapes.
Revelers have been known to sing and dance while the grapes squish
between their toes.
Many merchants will be on site for your
Saturday evening will see a wondrous feast
prepared by Emily the Surf and her staff. Court will follow as the
Vinfest XIV Fees:
Site fee: $10 with membership, $5 NMS; Day
Family Cap: $35 (2 adults, 2 children – smalls
10 and under are free)
Feast: $15 – smalls 10 and under are free, but
need to be registered.
Beds: $10/night; Camping: $5/tent
Saturday breakfast and bag lunch sold on site
for $4.00 each
Vinfest XIV Schedule of
***Friday September 21***
Site opens at 7:00 pm with meet and greet.
Snacks will be available.
***Saturday Sept 22***
Gold Key available
Breakfast 7:00 am – 9:30 am: $4:00. Pancakes, Bacon, Fruit and
Youth Combat 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
A&S Competition 10:00 am – 4:00
Archery: IKAC/Royal Rounds 10:00 am –
Rapier Inspection 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Rapier Tournament 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Pick-ups to follow
Lunch 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm:
$4:00. Choice of
ham/cheese or roast beef bunwiches, Cookies and a beverage.
Target Archery Competition 12:00
pm – 2:30
Combat Archery to follow
Archery: Royal Round and other fun will
continue after the CA is done until 5:00 pm.
Heavy Inspection 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Heavy Competition 3:00 pm –
Pick-ups to follow
Grape Stomp 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Merchants evacuate hall 5:30 pm
Setup & sit down for Feast 6:00 pm
Feast served 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Beef barley and vegetable soup, green salad from the Serf’s
garden, trenchered bread and cheese, ham with assorted root
vegetables and potatoes, and for desert, white cake with berries
and cream coupled with ginger bread. Truly the best Vinjar has to
offer this season!
Court at 8:30 pm
Clean-up in the morning.
Site closes at 11:00 am.
Reservations can be made by contacting:
Lady Joscelin: firstname.lastname@example.org
General inquiries can be directed to the
Master Archos Deicyn Moel: email@example.com