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The Donnan Party
March 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hosted by the Shire of Ballachlagan
Hark! Citizens of AEthelmearc! As the snows of winter begin to melt it becomes time to sharpen your prowess on the field. Join us in our annual salute to our Don as we poke at him with our rapiers and wits. Join us in annual salute to our friends as we swing our rattan, heave our axes, and purchase those crafts AEthelmearc’s artisans worked on over the winter months.
The day’s activities include fencing, a heavy weapons muster, fencing, cut and thrust activities, fencing, thrown weapons, and fencing. There will also be an arts and science competition.
Bring your arts and science projects to participate in one of our competitions. Category 1 will include all things 16th century Irish. Category 2 will be “Everything Else.” A light sideboard is included in the registration. The event will be held March 25, 2017 at Warwood School, 150 Viking Dr, Wheeling, WV 26003. Troll runs from 10:00 a.m. until noon. The site closes at 6:00. Marshals will be on duty starting at 10:30. Adult Event Registrations are $17.00 for those 18 and older. Adult Member Discount Event Registration is now 12.00. Children from ages 6 to 17 are $6.00. Children under 5 are free.
The autocrat for the event is Lord Ælric Ravenshaw, mka Russ Schultz. He can be reached at 304-639-2477 before 10:00 PM. Reservations can be sent to the autocrat in the form of checks made payable to SCA West Virginia Inc, the Shire of Ballachlagan. at 107 N. 10th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. Questions about the event can be emailed to moc.n1493494001sm@si1493494001ahcrA1493494001. Merchants welcome! Contact the autocrat for more information.
From the South: Find your best way to Rt 2 (it runs next to the Ohio River) and head north through Wheeling. Merge onto I-70w, get into the right hand lane, and go through the tunnel. ** Continue on Rt 2 North until you come into a community called Warwood. Stay on the road until you come to the stoplight at the Kroger’s’ plaza. Turn Left. *The school is right behind the plaza. Park in the bottom parking lot near the river.
From the North: Find your best way to Rt 2 (it runs next to the Ohio River) and head south towards Wheeling. Before entering Wheeling, you will come to a community called Warwood. Turn right at the Kroger’s’ Plaza.*
From the East: Find your way to I-70 west to Wheeling. Before entering the tunnels, be sure you are in the right hand lane. **
Visit our webpage for more information as the event nears at www.ballachlagan.org