Post-Pennsic blahs? Missed your friends and want a smaller gathering closer to home? Want to celebrate talk like a pirate day? Come join us for a picnic, court, and all sorts of SCA activities. Bring your own food and drinks for lunch and/or dinner.
Hawkeye Park, 711 Hawkeye Dr, Monroeville 15146
Make your best way to US 22 E Monroeville, either the 2nd Monroeville exit off 376 from Pittsburgh or the Monroeville exit off 76. Go East on 22 for a mile, then turn left at the light onto Elliot Rd. Turn R onto Ellini Dr, then L on Hawkeye Dr into the park.
Site is handicapped accessible, with a few rough spots.
Garb optional but encouraged.
Site is beer/wine wet but NO glass containers. There are grills, playground, and bathrooms (indoors and will require masks)
There is room for day shades, and bring your own chairs unless you are comfortable at picnic tables.
Covid Check will open by 11 for those setting up. We will continue to follow Æthelmearc covid guidelines- either proof of vaccination or a negative test within 3 days, and indoor masking- in this case only the bathrooms. Classes will start at 1, and Court will be at 4 pm.
There will not be martial activities, but martial classes are in the works.
Tentative class schedule:
Hrefna Thorgrimsdottir (Raven)- community embroidery project- try your hand at embroidery as a new skill, or learn a more advanced technique, and we’ll have a group project at the end.
Thrown Weapons, archery, and fencing clinics- details to follow.
Rufina Saavedra- whipcord
Emrys Eustace (Broom)- knots
Arianna of Wynthrope- choir sing along, culminating in singing Marche Baroniae for court if you feel comfortable.
Maire ni Cathal ui Conchobar- children’s activities.