THE BARONY OF CARRAIG BAN
INVITES ALL TO ATTEND THEIR FIRST ANNUAL

TOURNAMENT OF FLOWERS

May 14, 2016

The site is HOPKINS PARK, 1403 Sycamore Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115

SITE IS ABSOLUTELY DRY

There is no site fee, although donations are welcome.

  9:00 a.m. -- Site opens
10:00 a.m. -- Weapons inspection begins for heavy weapons and rapier
11:00 a.m. -- Heavy weapon Tournament of Flowers begins followed by challenges and individual
                     combat.
11:00 a.m. -- Rapier challenge Tourney begins, focusing on Prowess and Form, with a prize of a custom
                     sword hanger made by Sir Logos. This will be followed by a Cut and Thrust Tourney if there
                     is sufficient interest.
12:30 p.m. -- Break for lunch until 1:30.
  3:00 p.m. -- Rounders (medieval baseball) led by Baron Rory
  3:00 p.m. -- Dance practice led by Dunstan
  4:30 p.m. -- Baronial Court by Baroness Epona
  5:30 p.m. -- Tavern Style feast by Dame Nicolaa
  7:00 p.m. -- Dancing if there is sufficient interest
  9:00 p.m. -- Site closes

Arts & Sciences will include:

  • A scribal sandbox, compliments of Mistress Acelina.
  • Mistress Kathyrn von Schlosserwald's Circa 1200 dwelling .
  • A blacksmithing demo.
  • 11 a.m. to noon -- Old world vs. new world foods by Lady Gillian Durham.
  • 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. -- Weaving a bookmark by Baroness Winifred.
  • 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. -- Wood carving demonstration by Lord Paul the Boteman.
As always the barony will have its fabulous silent auction!

Lunch will be a hospitality table. There is also a Wendy's in easy walking distance.

Feast will consist of:

Breads, Butters, Cheeses

Salat of Herbs -- (green salad, herbs, oil, vinegar) garnished with edible flower petals (rose)
Chicones of Orange Flower -- roasted chicken with orange, rose petals, ginger
Saffron Ryse -- rice, turmeric, salt, pepper, saffron
Pyes of Paris -- pie crusts, beef, pork, dates, currents, eggs,
cinnamon, salt, pepper, cloves, beef stock and red wine
Greene Peasen -- green peas in a mint pea sauce (peas, mint leaves, salt)

Desert Course
Pies of divers flavors -- mix of custard and fruit pies

Drinks
Water, Lemon water, Syrrip of Roses, Tea

Cost is $6 PP.

Send feast reservations to:
Winifred Halsey
8807 Ryan Ct.
Kingston, IL 60145




The Barony will not be holding Ragnarok Rampage this year
due to the SCA's 50 year celebration.

Hope to see you there!





Information on our previous event, "Absolutely NOT Ragnarok Rampage", held June 2015, is here.

Information on our previous Fighters Symposium, held January 2015, is here.

Last updated 5/13/2016