Lupercalia Tournament

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Date(s) - 01/21/2017
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Freshwater Grange


Their Excellencies Aylwin and Caoimhe, Baron and Baroness of Allyshia, invite one and all to Lupercalia to attend the grand tournament to determine Their Heirs!

Invocation begins at 10 am SHARP, Map and Chronicle competitions begin shortly after.


Featured activities include:

***Dirty Half Dozen Largesse Derby/ Arts & Sciences Competition: Make six of the same item(s) and donate them for Baroness’ Largesse. (ex: a pair of socks is one item) Period appropriate items, please.  Winner will be determined by populace vote, and gets to keep one of each donated item!

***Redwood Spork Competition: Our Baroness has decreed that your recipe must include CHOCOLATE!  Please include with your entry a list of ALL ingredients to accommodate those with allergies.  Documentation required, the more creative and outlandish, the better.

***Arts & Sciences Classes:

Dancing taught by Lady Catriona MacRath

Tile Painting with Mistresses Elspeth Cameron and Sarre Greyhand


There will be a Poacher’s Feast in the evening. (The Barony will be providing the meat.) The populace is asked to bring a side dish, salad, or dessert to share, according to your persona name: A-I side dish, J-R salad, S-Z dessert.


Tournament Schedule:

9am – site opens.

10am – Invocation,

10:45 am – Commence written portions of the tournament, A&S classes, and D.H.Dozen display

2pm – Heavy fighting portion of the tournament.

3pm – Rapier Prize Tournament and Thrust-a-Thon! (fund raiser for Cut and Thrust equipment)

5:30 – Court, feasting, and revelry.

9pm – clean up!

10pm – site closes


Autocrat: Baroness Elsa Näherin van Aurec


Event Registration Fees:

Adults, $20, Member Discount Rate: $15.

Teens 13-17, $10.

Children 12 and under get in for free.

Family cap,  $35.



-From the South: Take Hwy 101 north to Eureka. Turn right on Myrtle Ave. Continue 4.5 miles. Turn right onto Freshwater Rd. and continue 2.3 miles. Turn right onto Grange Rd. Park on the right at Garfield Elementary.

-From the North: Take Hwy 101 south past Arcata.
Exit left on Indianola Cutoff and head east. Continue 0.8 mi. At the roundabout take the first exit and head south on Myrtle Ave. Continue 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Freshwater Rd. and continue 2.3 miles. Turn right onto Grange Rd. Park on the right at Garfield Elementary.