Come celebrate Midwinter like the Norse of old with fighting, feasting, arts, dancing, classes and more!
Who: Barony of Bryn Gwlad
Where: City of Burnet Community Center 401 E Jackson St, Burnet, TX 78611
When: February 18th, 2023 8am – 10pm
Event Steward: Corynne MacLeod MKA Leslie Martin email@example.com 480.244.8285 Text 8-5
Feast Steward: Marie de Girau firstname.lastname@example.org MKA Gia Hoover 512.905.2609
From Austin – I35 North at Georgetown: Travel west on Hwy 29 to Burnet. Turn left on S
Boundary St. Turn left onto E Jackson St. Community Center will be on the right.
From Lampasas – Take Hwy 281 south to Burnet. Turn left on to Hwy 29. Turn right on S Boundary St. Turn left onto E Jackson St. Community Center will be on the right
Adult Event Registration: $25
Adult Member Discount Event Registration: $20
Child/Youth – 17 and Under Free
College Student with ID & SCA Membership Free
Make Checks payable to: SCA Inc./ Barony of Bryn Gwlad
CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER for Event/Sideboard/Feast
“Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. They may also attend with a 21-year-old or older adult with a signed and notarized Minor Event Waiver from the parents.”
No pets allowed on site.
Sideboard lunch $5
Feast Pre-registration is Strongly Encouraged
Pre registration Feast: $14 for adult and $5 for child
At-the-Door feast: $15 for adult and $5 for child
Make Checks payable to: SCA Inc./ Barony of Bryn Gwlad
CLICK HERE FOR EVENT/SIDEBOARD/FEAST PRE-REGISTRATION
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Peas in a bag
Mixed berries with honey, skyr and hazelnuts
- Pickled Turnips, Pickled Beets. (turnips, beets, leeks, whey, water, salt)
- Fresh Cheese (assorted)
- Boiled Eggs (contains eggs)
- Mustard (yellow and brown mustard seeds, grape juice)
- Rutabaga and Parsnips in Lamb Broth (rutabaga, parsnips, leeks, onions, lamb shank meat, bone broth, salt, fennel seeds, ‘Better than Bouillon” vegetable base)
- Bread (please tell your server if you need Gluten Free bread)
Main Course (Meat):
- Roast Beef (beef, salt)
- Berry Sauce (blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, leeks, mustard, duck fat, salt)
- Roast Chicken Thighs( chicken thighs, leeks, bacon, chicken livers, egg, whey, mustard)
Greens, Herbs, and Cheese porridge (mixed greens, likely spinach, chard, etc, ricotta, salt, whey)
- Apple Frumenty (wheat, apples, blackberries, walnuts, honey, lard, nutmeg, mint, salt)
- Gluten Free Option (same, but with stone-ground oats instead of wheat)
- Hazelnut Cookies (Hazelnuts, almonds, eggs, honey, salt, GF all-purpose flour)
- Lingonberry Jam (store bought)
These are the Hotels and Restaurants that came up on search close to the site, we cannot vouch for the quality or availability :
Best Western Post Oak Inn 908 Buchanan Drive, Burnet, TX, 78611, United States 866-573-4235
Comfort Inn & Suites Burnet 810 S Water Street, Hwy 281 South, Burnet, TX, 78611, United States 866-925-8676
Painted Sky Inn 1400 County Road 128, Burnet, TX, 78611, United States 866-925-4159
Thunderbird Resort & Event Center 200 Greenwood Hills Trail, Burnet, TX, 78611, United States 866-767-0278
Motel 6 Marble Falls 12 miles away 1400 Ollie Lane, Highway 281 at Ollie Lane, Marble Falls, TX, 78654, United States 866-925-8676
Best Western Marble Falls Inn 1403 Highway 281 N, Marble Falls, TX, 78654, United States 866-925-4159
Quality Inn Near Lake Marble Falls 1206 Highway 281 North, Marble Falls, TX, 78654, United States 866-538-0251 La Quinta Inn & Suites Marble Falls 501 W. FM 2147, Marble Falls, TX, 78654, United States
HEB, Whataburger and Subway, on HWY 29 going in from east .5 ish miles from site
McDonalds, Dairy Queen, SB on 281 just north and south of intersection with 29, a mile- ish away from site
Other Food in the Area
Mama’s Home Cooking American Bill’s Burgers, Wings & Things Quick Bites, American
Trailblazer Grille American
Barbq Shak Quick Bites, American
Hoover’s Valley Country Cafe American Highlander House of Buffet & Steakhouse American The Overlook Restaurant at Canyon of the Eagles American, Bar Aranya Thai Restaurant Asian, Thai Unshakable Grounds Coffee Shop Coffee & Tea, Cafe
No flame candles allowed – Site is dry except from 6 pm -10 pm
|Schedule for Candlemas 2023 at City of Burnet Community Center 2/18/23|
|Subject to change without notice|
|8:00:00 AM||Site Opens|
|9:00:00 AM||Morning Court - Quick Hellos and Enjoy the day|
|10:00:00 AM||Cut and Thrust tourney starts 30 min after court ends||Magistra Osanna van der Linden vigil starts|
|11:00:00 AM||A&S Classes begin||A&S Competion till 4pm|
|1:00:00 PM||Black Blade after C/T concludes|
|1:30:00 PM||Bardic to begin|
|2:00:00 PM||A&S Classes|
|2:30:00 PM||A&S Classes|
|3:00:00 PM||A&S Classes|
|3:30:00 PM||A&S Classes||Dame Linden vigil ends|
|4:00:00 PM||A&S Classes END|
|4:30:00 PM||Hall turn over for Feast|
|5:00:00 PM||Hall turn over for Feast|
|5:30:00 PM||Hall turn over for Feast||Brewing Competition discussion begins|
|6:00:00 PM||Brewing Competition Sampling begins||Brewing Competition Sampling begins|
|6:30:00 PM||Feast Begins||Candle Dance|
|7:00:00 PM||Dancing between each course|
|8:00:00 PM||Closing Court during/Right after feast|
|10:00:00 PM||Alcohol allowed on site ENDS|
|Classroom 1||Classroom 2||Classroom 3|
|11-12||Cartoons on Computers: Scribal Tech - Lady Diane Mallet||Beginning Herbalism & Apothecary - H.E. Ceara inghean mhic an Ghabhann||Intro to Knitting - Mistress Katalina Ana de Salamanca|
|1-2||Court Heraldry - Before, During, and After - Baron Alden Drake||14th C Hoods: listen I don’t know why they did that either but let’s talk about it - Margot de la Marche||Intro to Pleat-work Embroidery and Demo of 5 Common Stitches - HL Anne von Weise|
|2-3||Beyond the Stage - Managing Stage Fright - Kennari Rónán Fionn ÓDubáin||Introduction to Leatherworking - Johnathon Blacklock||Making Handmade Buttons - Lady Sophie Federspil|
|3-4||As Supported by Documentation - what does it mean? - Czina Angielczyka, O.L.; Kingdom Minister of Arts and Sciences||Viking Stamped Armbands - Master Haraldr Bassi ($2-$3 fee)||I Spy with the Crown's Eye: award recommendations and how to make them stand out - HL Safiyya Bint Khalid)|
Bryn Gwlad A&S Champion competition will be a new format this year
Growth in the Face of Adversity:
- Artisans may bring any piece they wish to display that is at least their second attempt at the art form and for which they have had complete failures in the past.
- Documentation is welcome but we do not require the rigor of responding to a Kingdom A&S judging form.
- Share how you handle adversity and failure.
- Do you have a ritual you use, do you put your projects in a corner and tell them they have a “time out”, have you burned a piece in effigy? Share with us how you get back on the proverbial horse.
- Do you still have those failures? Don’t be afraid to share them too.
Method for determining Champion is TBD
Contact Master Martin Malone: email@example.com if you have any questions
Greetings to One and ALL!
As your current Baronial Bard (2019) and now that Candelmas will be fast upon us, it is more than time for me to pass the mantle forward. It is thus that I will issue this challenge to any and all who would seek to represent Their Excellencies of Bryn Gwlad and take up the mantle of being Their Bardic Champion.
To Wit: From our earliest days we have created songs, told stories and written poems. Are you up to the challenge: Are you an Entertainer? Can you make us laugh, shed tears or Remember? Are you ready to represent The Baron & Baroness of Bryn Gwlad at their beck & call? And the Barony as a whole? As the seasons have been changing, so it will be for those who would represent Bryn Gwlad!
To present the songs, stories and poems of our earliest days from the minds, mouths and hearts of our own who were of that time. They are legion!
The “rules” are as follows:
1. The time frame runs from Ansteorra’s principality days under Atenveldt to our first 25 years as a Kingdom (1977-2004).
2. The performances should be: “Old Traditional” in the manner that things were done then: Song, Story & Prose, be they SCA filk or other forms popular during the time.
3. Length of performance: 1-5 minutes.
Be prepared for 3 rounds- 1 piece in each different style + 1 extra, should there be a tie. No written documentation is required, but Oral documentation will be greatly appreciated!
Bon Chance, mes Amies!
The Baron & Baroness of Bryn Gwlad, the people of Bryn Gwlad and from over the Kingdom are waiting to hear you! If you have further questions, please PM me (on facebook), Patricia Schmidt (M. Jalali of Salamis)
Greetings Brewers and Brewfans!
In a few short weeks, Candlemas will be upon us, as will another opportunity to show off your brews and learn more about brewing! The Baronial Brewing Championship will be a “bring your best round table” style competition with minimal documentation required. Much like the Interkingdom Brewing Competition, three judges will preside and share commentary on each brew presented and all who attend will be welcomed to stay, try each brew, and discuss what went well and what could be improved, in an open format. This is meant to help everyone learn and improve, so if you don’t brew but are interested in the process, join us! Please be ready to start discussions at 5:30 pm with the tasting to begin at 6 pm. Shot glasses, crackers, and water will be provided.
Documentation requirements are minimal (though more is always welcome!) however, we do expect some kind of label for each brew. The label should include: the entrant’s name, the name and type of brew, date when it was made, date when it was bottled, and an ingredients list. The ingredients list is extremely important for allergy reasons. We do not expect your recipe, but an ingredients list is required. Abv is nice but not necessary. The label can be hand written on a tag or it can be a sticker, but it must attach it to the bottle. Unlabeled and unattended bottles will not be opened or judged.
While all brews are welcome for discussion, only alcoholic brews will be considered for the championship.
The winner be decided by Their Excellencies Gavin and Wentiliana and will be presented with a scroll, a prize basket, and regalia. Please stay for court!
If you have any questions, please contact Kassandra de Haas or Nicaize Maupetit.
Cut and Thrust tourney will be decided that day depending on entrants, but most likely bear-pit/round robin with their Excellencies decision on Victor based on best fit for barony.
Join us for the celebration of Osanna van der Linden’s elevation to the Order of the Laurel at Bryn Gwlad’s Candlemas!
Please contact Kassandra De Haas for requests and offers to help! You can also request to join the facebook group Laureling a Linden.
About Osanna van der Linden
AKA Kristin Hammock
Colors for the event: Blue, White, Green, Black, Metallic Gold.
When and Where: Persona focus is late 14th century German, with secondary interest in Roman.
Art Focus: Applique, Sewing, Illumination, Painting
Sweet white wine
Apple and Sour Flavors
The colors blue and green
Hyper Spicy Things
Dry red wine
The colors pink and lavender