8:00 Site set up & open to merchants
9:00 Site opens to the populace
10:00 Fun Facts on Fencing Class
10:30 Armor Inspection
11:00 Armored Combat Authorizations
Rapier Weapon Inspection
Pill Box Hat Class
Armored Combat and Rapier Tournaments Begin
1:00 Wheat Weaving Class
2:00 Children’s Hour
Middle Eastern Dance Practice
3:30 Trolls Close
European Dance Class
4:00 Merchants Close
4:30 Lower level of site closes
5:00 Feast Set Up
7:00 Dance and Dessert Revel
9:00 Site Closes for the populace
Fun Facts on Fencing ~ This will be a round table discussion on the fun facts of fencing and will be presented in the fencing list area at 10 a.m.
European Dance ~ Lord Wendell will be teaching, Korabushka, Hole in the Wall, Sellingers Round, Horses Bransel, and official Bransel. If there is time we will do more. Dance will be held from 3:30p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pill Box Hats ~ The pill box hat was popular throughout the Middle Ages. Come see how to make one. The pill box hat is the basis for several different era fashions. 11 am.
Wheat Weaving ~ Wheat Weaving is a tradition as old as the harvest itself. Learn a little about this art and how to make a simple design. 1 pm.
Blacksmith Class ~ This class will be presented by Lord Aidan of Aran. Three students will have the possibility to make and keep tongs, punch and chisel at a period charcoal forge. There will be a fly to keep the weather off our heads, but it is drafty, dress appropriately for the weather in closed toe shoes, natural fibers, no plastics. Poofy sleeves and clothing that might drape into the forge are inappropriate. Eye protection will be provided. There is a materials fee of five dollars.
Middle Eastern Dance Practice ~ More Information to come.