unto all who read this: A hushed whisper
creeps out upon the land. Steadily it grows till it is heard as a
roar, the roar of the Kraken. Once again the Shire of
Krakafjord will be hosting their Summer’s End gathering in
September. To that end we send out this invite to one and
all, come if you dare and test yourself against Armoured warriors,
draw your blades and cross them with cunningly skilled Rapiers.
Bring your words of wit and song for a bardic circle where many
shall enter but there can only be one survivor.
Come for fellowship,
for challenge, for laughter and fun. Come and be part of our best
As usual, merchants
are most welcome to come and ply their wares. There will be
no extra merchant’s fee, only the regular gate fee will
will be opening the merchants row to the local public once again,
to try and make this event a bit more worth while for the
merchants. If you are planning on attending this event, please
notify the Event Steward so space can be set aside for
There are restaurants
within walking distance. We will have some onsite food available.
Accommodations available next door to this site, the cost
will be aprox $89 per night based on double occupancy...the cost
might go down if we can book more then 7 rooms. A campsite is also
located next door with power and water hook ups, the cost is $20
per night on a first come first serve basis. We do have room
onsite for some RVs without water and power.
Challenges: There will
be Heavy and Rapier competitions, but sadly no
For the A&S
competition, our 2013 winner Lady Ismerelda has decided the
challenge is to create an entry based on Largess...and to that end
all entries will be given for Largess. Documentation will be
required as usual.
It is time for all good bards to dust off their thinking caps
and sharpen the charcoal stick. Songs, poems and jokes, as long as
it is true to the dream it counts. Got a drum, a pipe, or any
other musical talent, bring it along and let the good times roll.
There are also plans for an interesting version to the
medieval insult competition, so look forward to
(plus $5 NMS)
fee is $10
cheques made out to SCA Inc. Shire of Krakenfjord
at 5pm on Friday Sept
at 12 noon on Sunday Sept
Shields Rd Lumby BC
VOE 2GO Canada
Open field tent
camping only. This a baseball diamond and vehicles can only
deliver your camping equipment to your spot and then must park in
the parking lot. There are washrooms with shower stalls
available almost onsite. Rvs can either park in the parking
lot or can rent camping spaces with power and water hook ups (this
cost is not included in the gate fee nor will the gate fee be
reduced if you choose to rent a space). The parking lot is
just across a small bridge from the Event site.
your way to Vernon BC, take Highway 6 East to Lumby, follow SCA
signs to BallPark
questions, plse email Lady Hrafnhild(event steward)
Site Info: Name: Lumby Ballpark 2215 Shields Lumby, BC V0E2G0
Directions to Site:
Last Event's Directions:
Coming from the North, make your best way to Vernon BC. Follow
Hwy 97 into town to 25th Ave (kitty corner to Polson Park at base
of long hill). Turn Left on 25th Ave and then right at next light.
This street will lead onto Hwy 6. Continue on Hwy6 until you
reach Lumby BC. About 2 blocks past only stop light..watch for SCA
signs..will be a left hand turn.
Coming from the South, make your best way to Vernon BC. at first
main lights in town (bottom of Hospital hill) turn right.
Turn right at next lights and follow Hwy6 til you reach Lumby
BC. About 2 blocks past only stop light..watch for SCA signs...turn
will be to the left.
Note that the above Weather and Map information is generated from the site address and can be easily confused. The weather will say if its for the branch or for the site. It will be for the site if the site can be found, but this again is not always the case, and if the site is some distance from the branch then the weather may be different.