Kingdom Coronation

When:
September 7, 2013 all-day
Where:
Gryphon's Lair
Fort Buenaventura Park
2450 A Avenue, Ogden, UT 84401
USA

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Come one, come all to the sixth month anniversary of the Long and Fruitful reign of our Glorious Sovereigns, Their Majesties Daman and Veronique. Hosted by Their Highnesses, Raven and Sajah, in the beautiful Barony of Gryphon’s Lair. Be prepared to enjoy courts for Their Majesties and Their Highnesses. Activities will include the Champions’ Tournaments along with archery, thrown weapons, and whatever combat scenarios can be dreamed up. There will also be a youth combat tournament, children’s activities, the Gryphon’s Bazaar, and a lunch fundraiser.
His Majesty will host a huge celebration Saturday evening. His Highness has requested a Grand Melee on Sunday with weapon lengths limited to six feet and under.
We will also be pleased to have the opportunity to partake in a wonderful feast prepared by Baroness Casamira and her apprentégés past and present.
Feast:
Openings – “Allegretza bread”, Hilde’s soft herbed cheese, marinated vegetables.
Chilled apricot soup
Grilled “Hilde” pork sausages, with a “beef only” version for those who don’t eat pork.
Casamira mustards
Seasonal veggies/starch
Lime ginger sorbet
Beef stew in bread bowls (or regular bowls for gluten free folks)
Cheese cake and shortbread
The feast should be friendly to gluten-sensitive and nut allergy folks.
Items with dairy will be clearly labeled.
$7.00 per adult, $3.50 for children 5 – 12, and under 5 no charge.
Send any feast concerns to the feast steward. Feast is limited to 100. Contact BGL Exchequer for reservations.
Site:
The site is wet, but containers must not be glass and must be smaller than 32 ounces. There are water hazards: a large pond, a sluggish stream, and a fast moving river. Fires are restricted to designated areas. Pets are allowed on leashes only.
Site will open at one o’clock on Friday September 6 and will close at dark on September 8.
Vendors are welcome, but must contact the Weber County Concessions Supervisor at (801)-399-8257. Please inform the event steward, as well.

Fees:
Site fee is $15.00 per adult for the weekend camping and $7.00 per adult for daily rate. Children 5-15 are $7.00 and $5.00 respectively, with children under five free of charge. A family cap of $44.00 for the weekend or $28.00 per day will be available. Make checks payable to: Barony of Gryphon’s Lair, SCA Inc.

Directions
The site, Fort Buenaventura, is located at 2450 A Avenue, Ogden UT. If coming from the north on I-15, your best route is to take the 31st Street exit toward town center. Get back on the freeway going north to the 24th Street exit.

From the 24th Street exit, turn east onto Pennsylvania Avenue. Pennsylvania Avenue will turn into 24th Street. A Avenue is prior to the viaduct over the train yards, approximately one mile from the freeway.

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