St. Swithin’s Bog 3-Day Event
July 10-12, 2020
Let it be known throughout our Sylvan Kingdom and beyond that the Barony of St. Swithin’s Bog Three Day event is againon the horizon! The Barony of St. Swithin’s Bog would like to invite the Known World to join them for three days of martial activities, arts, friendship, and celebration as the Great PennsicWar looms ever closer. This year there will again be an abundance of activities to inspire and excite! For this year, the Baron and Baroness welcome all to a weekend at the Viking Town Hall! There will be a full day of Viking themed martial activities including Heavy Weapons, Youth Fighting, Rapier,Thrown Weapons, and Archery! There will be an A&S display and competition which everyone is encouraged to participate and display both finished and in-progress work. And yes! We will once again be hosting the 12th Annual Iron Scribe Competition! There are also children’s activities planned for a day of merriment for all! Our Head Cook is preparing a finehearty feast and after an exciting day of activities invites all to don your finest Viking garb and join us in the longhouse for an illuminating and enchanting evening of feasting and friendship. This year we are encouraging all to bring candles or lanterns to add to the aesthetic of the evening.
Our site is the New Germany Grove Hall, 1635 New Germany Road, Summerhill, PA 15958. Site will open on Friday, July 10th at 5:00pm and close Sunday, July 12th at 12:00pm. There is plenty of space for camping. No shower facilities are available, but please feel free to bring your own amenities. The site is discreetly wet and above ground fires are permitted.
Adult Event Registration: $15
Adult Member Discount Event Registration: $10
Youth (17 and under) are free.
Breakfast and lunch sideboard is included with your event registration.
Our Head Cook is Lord Arvik Hyttoinen, (Timothy Johnson) 814-615-8201, dietary/allergy concerns may be sent to his email email@example.com. Feast is $8 per adult, $4 for children (6-17), children 5 and under are free. The feast is limited to 70, so reservations are highly encouraged. Reservations can be made with our Reservations Clerk, Lord Battista (Paul Tedeski, 499 Southmont Blvd., Johnstown, PA 15905) at 724-859-7190 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no calls after 8:30 PM. The only good reservation is a paid reservation. Make checks payable to SCA-PA, Inc. Barony of St. Swithin’s Bog. Our Royalty Liaison is Dame Ursula of Rouen (Danielle Duvall, PO Box 661, Shepherdstown, WV 25443), 540-287-1748 or email@example.com.
Questions regarding the event may be directed to the Autocrat,Lady Niamh bean Bran O’Labhradha (Diana Lowry, 3735 Baytree St. Pittsburgh, PA 15214), 724-550-5352 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
From the West: Make your way to US-22 E/William Penn Hwy via the exit on the left toward Murrysville (56.5 mi). Take the ramp toward Ebensburg (0.4 mi). Turn slightly right onto W High St/US-219 BR (0.5 mi). Turn Right onto New Germany Rd/ PA-160. Continue to follow New Germany Rd (5.3 mi.). The New Germany Grove is on the Right. From the South: Make your best way to US-219 N. Take the exit toward New Germany (0.3 mi). Turn Right onto Tower Rd (0.3 mi). Turn left onto New Germany Rd (0.3 mi). New Germany Grove is on the Left.
From the East: Make your best way to US-22W/William Penn Hwy. Take Exit 28 toward Ebensburg/Hollidaysburg. Take the exit toward Loretto (0.4 mi). Merge onto Admiral Peary Hwy (0.1 mi). Admiral Peary Hwy becomes Rowena Dr (0.5 mi). Rowena Dr becomes E. High St (0.6 mi). Turn slightly left onto W. High St/US-219 BR (0.3 mi). Turn left onto New Germany Rd/PA-160. Continue to follow the New Germany Rd (5.3 mi). New Germany Grove is on the Right.
From the North: Make your best way to US-422 E. Take the US-422 E Exit toward Indiana. Turn slight right onto US-422/Indiana Rd/Benjamin Franklin Hwy. Continue to follow Benjamin Franklin Hwy (50.5 mi). Turn right onto W High St/US-219 BR (0.3 mi). Turn left onto New Germany Rd/PA160. Continue to follow New Germany Rd (5.3 mi). New Germany Grove is on the Right.