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This is a resource for locals and friends of Northpass to know of events nearby. All East Kingdom events can be found here but this page is a result of trying to answer the question "What is close to us?" The EK site allows us to filter by region but we are at the intersection of the of the regions. Please share to the webminister if you have any suggestions for events that he may have missed.

Balfar's Challenge (Dragonship Haven hosted)

This premier event for archery is a "must do" for many and is also the first (nearby) springtime event for Thrown Weapons and Fencing. This gathering will occur on April 21th. Detail is available here.

Lion's Awaken (Lions End hosted)

This event is being held on April 21st by our sister Canton down to our south in Locust Valley. "Similar to the Lion's in Spring event last year, we will be having open format schola classes." For more details please select here.

Tournament of the Daffodils, the Fourth (Midland Valle hosted)

Several of us have gone over the last few years and it has always been a fun gathering. It is a mostly martial event and a fairly easy drive from the northwest parts of Northpass. It will be held on April 28th.For more details please select here.

The An Dubhaigeainn / Ostgardr Challenge (Andub hosted)

This event is a continuing tradition of friendly competition between the Province and the Barony of the Ducks (ask at a commons if you don`t follow...) being held again in (and run by) the Barony of An Dubhaigeainn from the 11th through the 13th of May. With our membership in the Province we are partisans for Ostgardr...We should root on our Champions! For more details please select here.

Barony Beyond the Mountain Investiture (BBM hosted)

This nearby event is being held nearby on May 19th to our east and will be a celebration of the changeover in the Barony. As we get closer we may wish to put together a visit as a group from Northpass. (Details to be worked out between then and now and shall be posted here once set.) For more details please select here.

Lion's End Demo (Lions End hosted)

This event is being held on June 2nd by our sister Canton down to our south in Farmingdale. This is NOT an SCA event but instead is a demo. A demo is a chance for the SCA to share what we do to a wider population. As we are presenters we should contact the Event Steward (in this case Brekke Franksdottir...see event detail for contact) so we can allow her to effectively share what we are and do. For more details please select here

Blood and Axes II

This (unexpectedly) now annual event will be a new instance of last year`s successful one. "Blood and Axes II" will be held July 6th -July 8th and will offer thrown weapons, archery, youth combat, fencing, Heavy list...(I suppose the theme is now clear.) Last year`s event had very successful Thrown Weapons and Youth Combat yet this year we expect all of the activities to be even stronger! Come for Saturday or camp for the weekend. More details available here.

The Feast of John Barleycorn – The Knighting of Sir John Barleycorn

This year`s theme is "The knighting of Sir John Barleycorn and all things of Chivalry! t...The Feast of John Barleycorn held next year from September 7th through the 9th. We have hosted this event for years beyond count... We will celebrate with Thrown Weapons, Archery, Heavy Armored combat, Fencing, Youth combat, Dancing, Brewing and A&S contests, an A&S display, Period table and lawn games, many varied classes, and a grand feast with a Masque in the honor of our patron, Sir John Barleycorn. We are also honored to be hosting the Metalsmith guild and their Metalsmith Symposium. Additionally we have been asked to host the Fencing, Archery, and Youth Combat Championships for the Provence of Ostgardr. The EK Website announcement is here. The Northpass local (and much more informative) one is here.

Goat's Tavern III

It has been with great joy that we have enjoyed the first two instances of Goat`s Tavern. We are hoping that "third time is a charm" and it will be the best of the lot. There is not yet a theme to share... but (just run with it) there must be youth combat. This year`s edition is on October 20-21. The EK Website announcement is here.


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