Battle on the Bay 2016

As the summer comes to an end, the new drekkars of Storvik arrive bringing home goods and treasures to bestow on the warriors, artisans and populace of their lands. As they are welcomed by their people and those of her allies Lochmere, so too will they welcome neighboring populace of Dun Carraig for the crown will invest a new set of thegns with the task of guarding, nurturing and overseeing these lands. To celebrate the coming harvest season, the drekkars will rally the warriors once more for great melee event. Join Storvik and Lochmere, for a weekend of fun, fighting and celebration of bountiful summer and spring.

Event Schedule

Martial Activities: Battle on the Bay is a great melee event. Marshal in Charge is Lord Carlyle Jamesson. Armoured Combat, Rapier, Combat Archery, Target Archery and Thrown Weapons, Youth Combat Arts & Sciences Activities
Feast:  A Viking feast containing a delicious array of artfully prepared meats, vegetables and sweets will be prepared for by the Lady Naila al- Zarqa'. Please contact her with any dietary concerns/questions at the following email: nailaalzarqa[AT]yahoo.com. Depending upon the available ingredients and price, the menu is as follows: A Viking Feast: 1st course: • Barley bread • Butter • cheese • smoked fish and/or corned beef 2nd course: • honey-herb chicken • spinach and leeks • apple frumenty 3rd course: • roasted pork w/ apples • roasted root veggies with honey 4th course: • jams • skyr (dairy product similar to yogurt)
Cost:  Member Preregistration: $10.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast $5.00 Camping Non-member Preregistration: $15.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast $5.00 Camping At the gate Member: $15.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast $5.00 Camping At the gate Non-member: $20.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast $5.00 Camping Youth (15-17): $10.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast $5.00 Camping Child (0-14): $0.00 Day-Trip $10.00 Feast $5.00 Camping Make Checks Payable To: SCA - MD, Inc., Barony of Storvik Cost Notes: Cutoff for preregistration is 8/26/16. Price at the gate for Adult Member Discount will be $15.00 and Adult Event Registration will be $20.00. Site:Patuxent River Park (aka Croom Park) 16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro, Maryland The site opens at 4 pm Friday and closes at 11 am Sunday. Site Restrictions:  Dogs are welcome, but must be leashed at all times. Please clean up after your pet. At this time, please direct all field and camping space requests to the autocrat. Please include CAMPING SPACE - BATTLE ON THE BAY in email subject line. Feast Information: A delicious array of artfully prepared meats, vegetables and sweets will be prepared for by the Lady Naila al- Zarqa'. Please contact her with any dietary concerns/questions at the following email: nailaalzarqa[AT]yahoo.com. Merchanting Information: Merchants are always welcome! Please contact the autocrat if you are interested in attending. Please include "Merchanting - Battle of the Bay" in email subject line. Field Reservations: Please contact Lord Henry West at randdhutchings[at]gmail.com Camping Reservations: At this time, please direct all camping space requests to the autocrat. Please include CAMPING SPACE - BATTLE ON THE BAY in email subject line. Also please only call/text the autocrat or reservationist during the hours of 6pm - 10pm. Autocrat's Information: Sonya Flicker (Sonya Gross), 6313 Jason Street, Cheverly, MD 20785, Phone: (202) 802-5078, E-mail: patches023[AT]verizon.net Reservations: Douglas Morton (Steven Graf), 10209 Tanager Lane, Columbia, MD 21044, Phone: (443) 545-4787, E-mail: s_d_graf[AT]msn.com Directions: From the Capital Beltway, I-495 either direction. EXIT 11A Rt. 4 South/East toward UPPER MARLBORO (6 mi). Exit right on Old Crain Hwy. Take the ramp toward US-301/ WALDORF. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto OLD CRAIN HWY. Turn LEFT onto CROOM STATION RD. Turn LEFT onto CROOM RD/ MD-382. Turn LEFT onto CROOM AIRPORT RD. End at 16000 Croom Airport Rd Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-8395 (Note: While on Croom Airport Rd. do NOT turn left at any point.)