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The Fifty-Second Year

Arts and Sciences -- Northern Marches

August 11-13, 2017 (AS LII)

Near Mad River Community Hospital,
Arcata, CA

From The Page (July, 2017):

Lords and Ladies of the West!

We call upon thee to join us in the Northern Marches for a spectacular weekend full of arts and sciences activities. There will be a variety of classes, demonstrations, and lectures during the day on Saturday and a few on Sunday morning. (examples: illumination, medieval games, basics in spinning, fiber prep, period weave structures, needlepoint, cut and thrust, camp cooking, dying yarn, sprang, labyrinths, celtic knot work, leatherwork and more…) Final list of classes will be posted by July 1, 2017.

This is a rustic site with no electricity or potable water. (There will be privies). Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash at all times. Fires are only allowed in fire pits (West Kingdom fire laws).

There will be a large community gathering with fires and torches Saturday night to celebrate the artisans. The nearest motel, grocery store can be located in Arcata, CA

Autocrat: Signy Jolinnardottir (contact info omitted)

Registration: Adult Event Registration: $20, Adult Member Discount Event Registration: $15, Children (Ages 10-18): $5, Children (Under 10): Free, Family Cap: $40

Site Opens: Noon on Friday and Closes: 2pm on Sunday

Location: (address omitted), Arcata, CA 95521


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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