Let it be known throughout our Sylvan Kingdom and to our friends beyond that the Barony of St. Swithin’s Bog Three Day event is on 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, and celebration as the Great Pennsic War looms ever closer. This year there will be an overabundance of activities to inspire and excite! For this year, the Baron and Baroness welcome all to a weekend of fighting, fencing, flinging, fletching, and feasting! Yes! There will be a full day of martial activities including Heavy Weapons, Youth Fighting, Rapier, Thrown Weapons, and Archery! Our Head Cook is preparing a feast of the finest fried fritters the Known World has ever seen! Sure to amaze and delight! But good gentles, wait! For that’s not all! There will be an A&S display which everyone is encouraged to participate and display both finished and in-progress work. And yes! We will once again be hosting the 11th Annual Iron Scribe Competition! There are also children’s activities planned for a day of merriment for all!
Our site is the New Germany Grove Hall, 1635 New Germany Road, Summerhill, PA 15958. Site will open on Friday, July 12th at 5:00pm and close Sunday, July 14th 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 is $15 per adult, Adult Member Discount Event Registration is $10 per adult member, $5 for children (6-17), children 5 and under are free. Breakfast and lunch sideboard is included with your event registration.
Our Head Cook is Master Lodovick of Grays Inn (Donald Meyers). Peanut Oil will be used in feast preparation. Dietary/allergy concerns may be sent to his email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Feast is $8 per person, $4 for children (6-17), children 5 and under are free. The feast is limited to 64, 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 email@example.com. 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.
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 or to the CoAutocrat, Dame Ursula of Rouen (Danielle Duvall, PO Box 661, Shepherdstown, WV 25443), 540-287-1748 or email@example.com.
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.