Springtime Promise: The Hand Fasting of Eoghan and Svenja
March 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - March 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Hosted By: Shire of Sylvan Glen
The Shire of Sylvan Glen joyously invites all who read these words to join us for Springtime Promise. This will be a weekend long event to celebrate the hand fasting of Eoghan of Ferns and Svenja von Cleves as well as a day of practices, competitions, and pageantry at the Camp Frame 4-H Camp, in Hedgesville, WV (1362 Camp Frame Road, Hedgesville WV 25427) on March 23-25, 2018.
Join us for a weekend of friendship and multi-discipline practices to include heavy weapons, fencing, archery, and thrown weapons. We will also be hosting bardic and A&S competitions as well as an A&S display. The event will culminate with the hand fasting followed by a sumptuous feast.
Friday evening will feature our Known World famous travelers’ repast of a light dinner and refreshments for those arriving early. We will have a fire going in the fireplace and a selection of period games available to entertain the populace.
A breakfast bar will greet our guests on Saturday morning to be followed by a dayboard prepared by Lady Arianna del Vallone. Dietary concerns should be directed to her at ariannaddv3 at gmail dot com.
On Saturday, we shall hold a series of tournaments for which the winners will receive fabulous prizes. Later in the day, we will gather to witness the hand fasting of our hosts for the day, Eoghan of Ferns and Svenja von Cleves. The day will be capped off by a pre-registration only feast for up to 100 gentles prepared by Lady Margarita de’ Siena, (Joy Woofter-Rondon), Phone 304-838-3515 (no calls after 11 pm please), joy1teacher at yahoo dot com, 11 Lotus Dr., Martinsburg, WV 25404. Send dietary concerns and reservations to her.
The site opens on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 4 pm and closes on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Noon, and is discretely damp. Leashed dogs are welcome but please clean up after them. We have plenty of beds in the populace dormitory, and there is some limited room for camping. If you wish to camp, please contact the autocrat (see below) with your tent size. There are also many hotels and restaurants within an easy drive of the site. These lists will be posted or you can contact Dame Hrefna for a copy.
And the best part of all is that this event is free for everyone. Yes, you read that correctly. Free for everyone! The only stipulation for feast is that you must pre-register by March 10, 2018. Reservations can be sent to Lady Margarita de’ Siena. See her contact info above.
The autocrat for the event is Dame Hrefna Ulfvarinnsdottir (Tammy Pritt), 52 Brandewine Cir., Martinsburg, WV, cell 304-886-1234 (no calls after 9 pm please), ravenstyx at yahoo dot com.