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April 27-29, 2012


Hidden Cove Outdoor Resort


Come join the fun at a new site! We'll have lots of heavy & rapier fighting, live weapons, children's activities, and more! Lady Genevieve will be preparing a delicious feast (limited to 56)! Merchants welcome - please contact the event stewards.



ACTIVITIES

Come join the fight at a new (DISCREETLY WET) site!

  • Heavy Fighting Melees and Single Combat Scenarios
  • Friday Night Torchlight Tourney
  • The Black Axe Tournament
  • Live weapons
  • Children's activities
  • Hounds Coursing
  • Brewing and Vinting classes
  • Brewing and Vintning Open Category Competition
  • Dance classes
  • A&S competition
  • Bonfire Bardic Circle
  • Tavern Gaming
  • (Rapier activities are currently TBA)

 

Fighting

10:00am Black Axe Tournament --standard double elimination

12:00pm Baronial Warlord Tournament -- Warlord style, with commanders being members of the barony that wish to compete for the title of Baronial Warlord

1:30pm Baron's Prize List - standard double elimination Unbelted tournament

Events after the tournaments are complete include an extra William Marshall tournament, and Melee scenerios including Combat Archery.

CLASSES

Where noted NO ID- No class

Fees for class should be paid to instructor

9:00-10:00am

  • Beginning Heraldry – THLord Stefan d’Gascon - Club Room
  • Intro to Humors – Lord William Ismeade, Herb Guild Deputy Steward -Pavilion

10:00-11:00am

  • Viking Women's Cap - Discussion on two styles of Viking women’s cap - Learn how to make your own. $5 - Materials provided (handout, pattern, fabric) Limit of 20 - Observers welcome - Mistress Muirghein inghean Rioghain - Club Room
  • Russian Folk Dances: Moonshine, Troika, Korabushka, Khoanushka – Milady Fleur Stewart - Pavilion

11:00-12:00pm

  • Protocol and Precedence – Baroness Lyzianor Galiena - Club Room
  • Finger Loop Braiding – Mistress Christine Silkewymman - Pavilion
  • History of Henna - Lady Kerstyn Gartenierin - Merchant's Row

1:00-2:00pm

  • Creating Your Own Herbal Field Guide with a Crafting Limp-Bound Notebooks Demonstration – Arawen of Willow Ford & Lady Aalina of Iron Mountain - Pavilion
  • Hound Heraldry– Lord Duncan MacDhai of Roxborough – Club Room
  • Medieval Mud – Lady Kerstyn Gartenierin - Merchant's Row

2:00-3:00pm

  • Cordials, Brewing, and Vinting – using herbs and spices, Intro to Alcohol with herbs and spices (must be at least 21 to taste samples, bring I.D. ) – Lord William Ismeade, Herb Guild Deputy Steward - Club Room
  • Mixed Dances: The Laendler, Washerwoman Bransle, Pease Bransle, Angus Reel – Milady Fleur Stewart - Pavilion

3:00-4:00pm

  • How to do Live Arts as an A&S Faire Entry – THLord Mikolaj Pilypas - Pavilion
  • Practical Survey of Beer Styles – With Tasting $3 (must be at least 21 for tasting, bring I.D. ) Observers of all ages welcome – Sensei Kojin the Wayfarer – Club Room

 

SCHEDULE

Friday

5:00pm -12am -  Open Troll - Main gate

5:00pm - 12am - Gold Key - Main Gate

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm  - Travelers Fare  - Clubroom

10:00 pm to 1:00 am - Bardic/Drumming - Fire ring

 

Saturday

7:00am Open Troll

7:00am Gold Key - Main Gate

7:00-8:15am Breakfast in clubroom

9:00am Classes start (see class schedule)

10:00am Hounds Course

 

10:00am Heavy Fighting see Fighting Schedule

 

12:00-1:00pm Fundraiser Lunch by Iron Mountain Singers

12:00pm Troll Closes

1:00pm Children's Time with the Hounds

2:00pm Period Fishing

 

Court at thier discretion

Feast

Ball under Pavillion

Pub in the Clubroom

Bardic Circle by the Fire

 

Sunday

6:00am - Breakfast - Clubroom

6:30-9:30am _ Gold Key - Clubroom

10:00am - Site closes

 

CAMPING

The site offers plenty of space perfect for weekend primative camping. Period camping is encouraged but not required. Ground fires are welcome as long as they are tended.

Nearby Jasper and Cullman have a number of hotel options including Holiday Inn Express and Hampton Inn.

Also available through Hidden Cove:

Full hook-up RV Sites with water/elec/sewer: $25 per night
Tent Sites with elec/water access: $20 per night
Rental Units: $56/night or $99/2 nights

Contact Becky Fredrick, Manager 
Hidden Cove Outdoor Resort
(205) 221-7042 phone
(205) 221-0142 fax
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SITE RULES

Hidden Cove Outdoor Resort is a Nature Preserve and comes with a few additional rules:

  • Quiet hours begin at 11pm

  • Children under the age of 18 must be under the direct supervision of a parent or sponsoring adult member during Quiet Time, or they must remain in their own campsite. Due to the size of the site we request that all children be kept within the reasonable distance of "sight and sound" throughout the day.

  • Remember, campfires must be extinguished and “dead out” when leaving the campsite or campfire area.

  • Guests may not cut the natural vegetation or in any way destroy the beauty of the preserve

  • Guests may not cut firewood on the preserves. Dead fall may be collected from the ground at a preserve with the permission of the Preserve Staff

  • Guests may not hunt on any preserve and all firearms must remain unloaded while on a preserve

  • Smoking is not allowed in any of our buildings, facilities or rental units

  • Clotheslines, tie downs, etc., may not be attached to any tree, bush, standpipe, or building

  • Household pets such as dogs and cats are allowed on site but exotic pets are not. Pets must be kept on a leash and remain under control. People must clean up after their pets and have proof of current vaccinations. Pets are not allowed in the buildings or swimming area

 

FEAST MENU

FIRST COURSE
Cheese
Apples - sliced
Bread
Herb Butter
Honey Butter

SECOND COURSE
Greek Inspired Kabobs
Grilled Veggies
Tzatziki
Pita

THIRD COURSE
Alfredo Sauce
Red Sauce
Meatballs
Pasta

FOURTH COURSE
Mock Rabbit Stew
Rice
Bread
Mashed Potatoes

FIFTH COURSE
Dessert - TBA

 

PRICE


Adult Child
Weekend w/Feast 17.00 9.00
Weekend 11.00 6.00
Day Trip w/Feast 15.00 8.00
Day Trip 9.00 5.00


Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc. / Barony of Iron Mountain. Non-members age 13 & up add $5. Family pricing applies per Kingdom Law. Per Meridian Kingdom Law, no family shall pay a site fee higher than three (3) adult member prices for admission to an event as long as the children are 15 years of age or younger and they are all members.

Site opens 5:30pm on Friday and closes 10:00am on Sunday. Event prices are for tenting; a limited number of cabins will be available to rent directly from the park for the SCA special rate of $99 weekend. Please contact Hidden Cove Resort for more details.

Site is DISCREETLY WET.

Due to site regulations those wishing to pre-reserve should print and fill out this form and send it with your payment.

STAFF

Event Steward
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(Wilhelmina Thomas)

Co-Event Steward
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(David Vanderhoff)
205-417-5555

Sheriff
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(Ryan Cullen)
205-743-8964
Head Cook
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(Kayla Adams)


Reservations
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(Tina Williford)
1461 Suncrest Circle
Bessemer, AL 35020

 

DIRECTIONS

HIDDEN COVE OUTDOOR RESORT

687 County Road 3919

Arley, AL 35541

(205) 221-7042

http://www.thousandtrails.com/getaways/alabama/hiddencove.asp

DO NOT USE THIS ADDRESS IN GOOGLE FOR DIRECTIONS, USE THIS LINK OR

GPS Coordinates: N 34°03'14.64" W 87° 8'48.75"

Take I-65 to Exit #308 (Highway 278). TURN WEST (toward Double Springs), go 15 miles. TURN LEFT onto County Road 77. Go 9.5 miles, TURN HARD LEFT (across from Old Nathan's Store) onto County Road 12. Go 4 miles STAYING LEFT at all forks, to Hidden Cove entrance.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 April 2012 22:33
 
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