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White Shield - March 5th, 2011

posted Jan 24, 2011, 2:13 PM by Tim Converse
Location: Bolado Park, San Benito Fairgrounds, 9000 Airline Hwy, Tres Pinos, CA 95075
Autocrat: Na'arah bat Avraham
Head Cook: Francisco Acero
Site Information: site opens at 9am and closes at 11pm.
Site fee: Site fee with feast: $15 members, $20 non-members. Site fee without feast: $5 members, $10 non-members, children 5 and under free. Please make checks payable to SCA, Inc.- Barony of Darkwood.

Join us as we venture to the enlightened lands of the Iberian Peninsula. A vast array of cultures and religions working closely together, sometimes for and sometimes against one another. Our theme for the day is Alphonse X, Book of Games. There will be a live chess match, games at dinner, and many activities throughout the day. We wish to touch on but a few of the many outstanding dishes and drinks that would have been found in the region from the various backgrounds. An evening of delightful dishes and games for all

The List will open at 9:30am, armor inspection should star at 10:00am with Invocation starting at 10:30am with the melee following. There will be heavy, rapier and children's tournaments.

Check back here for menu information.

Directions: From the North – Go south on Hwy 101 to Hwy 25. Take Hwy 25 to Hwy 156, turn right and follow Hwy 156 to Union Rd. Turn left onto Union Rd. Turn right on Airline Hwy. Go through Tres Pinos to the fairgrounds. Use second entry. From the South – Go North on Hwy 101, exit Hwy 156 – Sa San Juan Bautista/Hollister. Follow hwy 156 to Union Rd, turn right. Turn right on Airline Hwy and follow to the fairground. From the East – From Hwy 5, take Hwy 152 West – Hollister/Monterey exit. Turn left onto Hwy 156 E – Hollister exit. Follow Hwy 156 to Union Rd, turn left. At Airline Hwy, turn right and follow to fairgrounds