[Darkwood-SCA] Whiteshield March 3 rd

Andrea Dutton ladyawrabella at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 8 10:15:43 PST 2007

Barony of Darkwood
White Shield 20th Anniversary
March 3, 2007
Bolado Park, Tres Pinos, Ca
All are welcome to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Barony of Darkwood.  We will be celebration at our annual Whiteshield tournament and Feast.  This should a day of glory and splendor.  The tournament will start with a Bar Room Brawl, so bring your most creative weapons.  The tournament will be a standard double elimination.  The List will open at 9:30, Armor Inspection should start at 10:00am with Invocation starting at 10:30 with the melee following.  There will be 3 shields up for grabs, 1 as the tournament prize and two for auction.
Darkwood is planning on several themed A&S competitions.  German Desserts,  German Accessories- any medium, and Illuminated Scrolls in a German style( they will be used by our royal for future awards).  The displays this year will include the history of the Barony through needlework on the Darkwood Tapestry.  We will also be showing off the local talents of the Barony with members project both completed and works in progress.  Also on display will be historical items of the Barony.  If you have items and would like to display them, please bring them with a small statement of what it is and of it’s important.  As well photo boards of days gone by will be on display.  If you have photos that you would like to share please forward them to the autocrat prior to the event.  The Baroness has asked that there be story telling, during the feast, from anyone that would like to share.  Any formal write ups would be greatly appreciated by our chronicler. We will once again be having
 our silent auction.  If you have donation items please bring them to the event or contact the autocrat to arrange prior to event.
A German feast will be prepared by our talented Katherine of Skye. If you have any dietary concerns or questions, please contact Katherine asap.
White Shield 20 Year Menu

First Remove: the following to be served cold…
Roasted Chicken and Pork
Dipping Sauces for Meat (Pear Mustard and Onion Relish)
Hard Boiled Eggs
Cucumber Salad
Red Beet Salad
Comfits (Sugared Almonds, Walnuts, Ginger, Lemon & Orange Peel)
Rye Bread, Butter and Plum Preserves

Second Remove:
Trio of Sausages (Wild Boar, Beef, Venison)
Sauerkraut w/ Sour Cream and Butter
Cheese Krapfen (Cheese Dumplings)
Spiced Apples

Third Remove:
Rinderbraten (Spiced, Marinated Beef)
Dumplings in Sauce (Sauce is from the beef marinade)
Parsnip Cakes
Mixed Greens Salad

Dessert Remove:
Apple, Pear and Sour Cherry Tarts
Site information- Site will open at 9am and close at 11pm.  Feast will start at 5pm.
Site Fees- $5.00 site fee, $10.00 feast fee (that is $15.00 total), Children under 10 are $5.00 for the feast.  The site fee is the same. (That is $10.00 total for children).  
Autocrat- Awrabella McHargue (Andrea Dutton-Carlquist) 1461 Line St.  Hollister, Ca 95023  
831-638-1000 ladyawrabella at yahoo.com 
Head Cook- Katherine of Skye(Kate Mead) 
purpleviking at sbcglobal.net 
Site Directions-9000 Airline Hwy. Tres Pinos, CA,  Traveling from the South- take your best route to Hwy 101.  Follow Hwy 101 through Gilroy to Hwy 25.  Take Hwy 25 to Hwy 156, turn right.  Follow Hwy 156 to Union Rd, turn left onto Union Rd.  Follow to Airline Hwy, turn right.  Follow through Tres Pinos to the Fairgrounds.  Use second entry.
Traveling for the North- take your best route to Hwy 101, exist Hwy 156- San Juan Bautista/ Hollister.  Follow Hwy 156 to Union Rd, turn right.  Follow to Airline Hwy, turn right and follow to fairgrounds.  Use second entry.
Traveling from the West(Santa Cruz area)- take you best route to Hwy 129.  Exist south onto Hwy 101 to Hwy 156 San Juan Bautista/ Hollister Exist.  Follow to Union Rd, turn right to Airline Hwy, turn right and follow to fairgrounds. Use second entry.
Traveling from the East (Central Valley)- Take you best route to Hwy 5.  Take the Hwy 152 West- Hollister/Monterey Exist.  Follow to Hwy 156 E- Hollister exist turn left.  Follow Hwy 156 to Union Rd., turn left, follow to Airline Hwy, turn right follow to fairgrounds.  Use second entry.

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