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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.


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.

War of the Roses (Concordia hosted)

Roses has a long history as a central camping event. It is for many the first camping event (as it has been traditionally run on Memorial Day weekend.) This event gathers numerous activities that we do in the SCA and has somthing for most of us to enjoy. There is Archery, Fencing, Fighting, Thrown Weapons and Youth Combat... There is an A&S display, Bardic, Brewing, and Dancing. There are many children focused activities beyond the above. For details please go here to the event website or here for the EK one.

Prose, Poetry, and Performance, a Bardic Demo and Competition hosted by the East Kingdom College of Performers (Anglespur hosted)

This event is a bit of a specialty event and focuses (as the rather long event description runs through) on the bardic arts. It is added as it is as little as a 90 minute drive from parts of Northpass (to our north) and appears to be a lot of fun. It is a short event starting at 5:45 on June 13th. For the EK website description 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.

A Day of the Decameron

It has been years since the last immersion event in Northpass...and with great anticipation we look forward to one based on the time and settings described in the Decameron from the 14th Century in Italy. The work has been in process for long months already and will culminate on April 27, 2019 with the event! The EK event description is here.



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