A Spring Fling and Bardic Bedlam Event

 

The Barony of the Lonely Tower Presents:

Invasion!
A Spring Fling and Bardic Bedlam Event

 

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 5pm until Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Noon

Cass County Fairgrounds, Route 1 and 144th St, Weeping Water, NE 68463

 

Directions

From the north, east and west: Take your best route to I-80 in Omaha and exit at Hwy 50, proceed south about 15 miles then turn left (east) onto Hwy 1 and travel 2 miles, site is on right off of 144th St. There will be signs.

 

From the south: Take your best route to Hwy 2 West off of Nebraska City Beltway (from 75 or I-29), proceed to exit for Hwy 50 at Syracuse, turn right (north) and travel to the Hwy 1 intersection, turn right (east) onto Hwy 1 and travel 2 miles, site is on right off of 144th St. There will be signs.

 

***ROAD CLOSURE WARNING***

The Nebraska Department of Roads has plans to close portions of Highway 75, between mile markers 52 and 59, starting as early as Spring 2014.  If you are coming to the event from the south, it is strongly recommended that you follow the directions above (or follow these directions).

 

Site Fees
  • Adult member: $10.00 (plus $5 non-member surcharge, if applicable)
  • Youth (Age 6-18): $5.00
  • Children (5 and under): Free
  • Feast: $10.00 (See feast info below)
  • Merchant Fee: $5.00

Please send pre-registrations to:

John Kostisin
9236 Tomahawk Blvd
Omaha, NE 68134

Make checks payable to: “SCA Inc - Barony of the Lonely Tower”

 

Activities

Spring Fling will include: Archery, Equestrian, Thrown Weapons and Siege Weapons displays, and competitions on what promises to be an amazing day...

 

Bardic Bedlam features informal challenges, classes, performance displays, feast entertainment and -- conditions permitting -- a bardic circle both Friday and Saturday nights!

 

An Inn will provide lunch, with proceeds benefiting the Tailor's Tent at Lilies War 28.

 

There will be plenty of camping space available on-site.

 

Feast Info

Invasions!!!

This is a walking/portable feast to encourage socializing and entertainment.

First course: Moors Invade Italy

  • Naan
  • Eggplant with Walnuts
  • Kefta (beef meatballs)
  • Chicken with Lemon Slices
  • Lombard Tarts
  • Coffee

Second course: Mongols Invade China

  • River Pig Broth (beef dumplings in broth)
  • Vegetable Pancakes (mushroom, onion, and other)
  • Ashte Reshte (Persian noodle soup; vegetarian -- gluten free noodles used)
  • Seasoned Spring Vegetables (to be decided)
  • Dried and Fresh Fruits
  • Tea and Sharbat (fruit cream drink)

Third course: Saxons Invade Britain

  • Chicken, Pork, and Beef Pies (separate...one for the partridge...)
  • Custarde Tarte (egg, herb, fruit)
  • Sprouts with Bacon (or without as desired...no veggie though, no bacon -- no exceptions)
  • Seasoned Spring Vegetables (to be decided)
  • Herbed Wheat Bread with Fresh Whipped Cheese (gluten-free option available)
  • Mulled Wine

Disclaimer: All sugar used will be cane sugar. All salt will be kosher. These dishes are prepared in a small space so cross-contamination is always possible, although the cooks will make every effort to avoid it. Ingredients list and documentation will be provided at Troll and at feast for inspection by the populace. However, the menu is subject to change due to flood, famine, kitchen disaster, or Head Cook's foul temper.

Contacts

Co-Event Stewards: Master Dolan - , (402) 391-3032 and Lady Nike -

Crash space coordinator: Lady Sybella -

Feast Steward: Lady Cristina -