Kingdom Arms by Robin of Thornwood Calligraphy by Robin of Thornwood Populous Badge by Robin of Thornwood

The Thirty-seventh Year

Oertha Coronet/Investiture

July 19-21, 2002 (AS XXXVII)

Houston Campground,
Houston, AK

From The Page (June, 2002):

Journey to Venice, land of beauty, bounty, and gracious custom! Join Patrick and Katla as Their heirs are chosen and venture into a land of culinary delights. The site is a lovely wooded hamlet, near clear waters and prosperous farmland, decorated to match the festivity of the occasion. Cross swords with gallant opponents, dance and sing in the tradition of the Renaissance, and do honor to the new Coronets as They are invested. Her Highness Katla is pleased to sponsor a Roses Tourney after the conclusion of the Coronet List Fighters: Please supply a painted shield, no larger than 4 x 6 inches, for the List Board. If you do not supply a shield, you will be given a plain numbered shield (remember, we are going for pageantry!). Camping space is available on site, though only period pavilions will border the eric. Showers and other facilities are nearby, as well as limited hotel/cabin space. Please contact the autocrat all meals, beginning with light supper on Friday, are included in your site fee. Please detail any allergies or special needs on the Pre-Registration Form Site opens at 12 Noon and closes at 5 PM.

A number of contests will be offered: Princess' Whim: Cats in any mode; Autocrat's Whim: Satirical Poetry, in the style of the period, to be shared during feast; Arts/Sciences: Period Head Gear (for combatants/non-combatants); Brewer's Guild: Open Theme All three Categories (liquors, beers/ales, meads); Cooking: Period Dishes (documentation required)

CAUTION: There are resident bears in the area and a fast-moving river. Watch your children and pets very closely! Do not leave food in your camp!

Site Fees: Before June 15: Adults $15, Kids (6-16) $10, Family $45. June 15 - June 30: Adult $20, Kids $15, Family $60. AFTER July 1: Adult $25, Kids $20, Family $80 (Kids under 6 are free. Newcomers and volunteers - contact the autocrat for special pricing.)

Autocrat: Alicianne of Sprucewood (contact info omitted).

See photos of this event

Fergus Mac Thomais
Argent, a fess embattled
counterembattled azure
between two ravens sable
and a thistle proper.
Margarita Catherine di Calvi
Or, three roses in pale
proper between flaunches pean.
Arms by Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov

Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.

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