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Maypole Faire XXII

May 01, 2015 to May 03, 2015
Druim Doineann

Port Angeles - Clallam & Jefferson Counties, WA

Autocrat: Griffin Enguerrand

Maypole Faire XXI is the Shire of Druim Doineann’s annual public demonstration. We will be hosting the event at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. We are using the west side of the fairgrounds, so our entrance will be the yellow colored gate. (The Kiwanis put on their annual garage sale on the same Saturday, so don’t mix up the gates!)

The site opens Friday, May 1st at 9:00 am for vendors and 10:00 am for campers. We are open to the public on Saturday, May 2nd from 10:00 – 5:00. Site closes at 2:00 pm, Sunday, May 3rd.

We have scheduled our Heavy, Rapier, Archery and Thrown Weapons Championship, this will indeed be a grand day of fighting and fun.   (Volunteers please contact Griffin at branch_marshal@druim-doineann.org)

The schedule as of now:

Friday - Set up and getting people their campsites.  

Saturday - 

10:30 Invocation ceremony and sponsorship. ( All fighters, archers, etc must be sponsored to fight.  Sponsors will present their fighters and are asked to offer a small token to add to the "spoils of war".  Items will be placed in a "spoils" box for the event they will be fighting in.  If fighting in more than one event you only need to bring one item.  If a sponsor is unable to attend the fighter may present themselves along with the items and a verbal declaration of whom they fight for.)  If you have more questions on this please email me at branch_marshal@druim-doineann.org.  

Schedule as of 2/22/15

12:00 Heavy Championship - Double round robin with the final being best 2 out of 3.

12:00 Archery Championship -  (More to come)

3:00  Rapier Championship - Bear Pit with final being 2 out of 3.

3:00  Thrown Weapons Championship - (More to come)

5:00  Maypole Dance

TBD  Closing court 

Sunday - Pack up 

THIS SCHEDULE MAY CHANGE, CHECK BACK OFTEN.

Bards are encouraged to perform all day and please feel free to pass the hat! We will end the public demonstration portion of the event with a dance around the Maypole! Bring your drums to pound out a beat or beat your feet and have a merry time weaving the ribbons!

Vendors are welcome to set up and sell their wares. We will not be charging a separate vendor fee although donations are readily accepted. Food vendors must contract through the Clallam County Fairgrounds and will be charged either a flat fee of $100 or 18% of sales. (Drink only vendors are exempt from this requirement.) To be a vendor for the event please contact Blackburn at  houseid@painbrain.com and put "VENDOR" in the subject line.  

The site is on the west end of the Clallam County Fairgrounds. Gas and charcoal fires are preferred and all fires must be at least 18” off the ground. The site also has a public restroom and working showers, so bring plenty of quarters! Please leave the premises in like or better condition so we can come back next year.

We have plenty of camping space for all. However, if you would like to reserve an RV space (as RV space with hook ups are limited) please contact Blackburn at houseid@painbrain.com with "CAMPING" in the subject line and for tent space contact Griffin at  branch_marshal@druim-doineann.org.   Please do not use any tent spikes over 10” in length so we don’t inadvertently pierce their irrigation system. There are RV parking spots with water and electric hook-ups free of charge. Garbage cans will be available, but pack out what you can, please. The site does NOT allow for our four legged friends, please make arrangements to leave them at home.  

Please be aware this public demo will be held on a county property, we would like to remind everyone that the site is DISCREETLY damp. We encourage the use of period containers. The public is not blocked from entering the camping area, so they may wander through. Be aware of what personal belongings you have on display.

The Shire is planning to have a Pied Piper for youth activities, more to follow on this. 

Site fee is $15 for adults (18+), $10 for youth (6-17), kids 5 and under are free. There is a $40 family cap (mundane families only!). Suggested day trip (Saturday only) fee is $10 for adults and $5 for youth, kids 5 and under are still free. The $5 NMS per adult applies. (Note: if you don’t have proof of current SCA Membership, the NMS will apply regardless of actual membership status.) Our event is open free to the public on Saturday. We want their interest, goodwill, and desire to return to make next year’s event even better. 

For additional information, please contact the Event Steward:

Griffin “Sandeater” Enguerrand

 

Branch_marshal@druim-doineann.org

Site Info:
Name: Clallam County Fairgrounds
1608 West 16th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Directions to Site:

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Directions:

From the east: Make your best way into Port Angeles. Travel west on Front Street (one way going only west) until it becomes a two-way road, Marine drive. Continue about two blocks, turning left onto Tumwater Truck Route, also listed as State Route 117. Continue until the first available right hand turn, onto West Lauridsen Blvd. Continue for 3 more blocks and turn right onto C Street (just past a mini storage) On C travel approximately 2 blocks, turning left onto 16th Street. The Fairgrounds are just over 5 blocks down, if you are at I Street you have gone a little too far. The site will be on the left.

From the west: From Hwy 101, turn left onto Airport Road. Continue on Airport until it merges on the right with West Lauridsen. Continue for approximately 1 block, and turn left onto L Street. At the corner of L and 18th Street, turn right, and this road will become 16th Street, continue until just passing I Street, and the site is on the right.



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