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Dayton Masonic Temple

Date

October 18, 2008 (A.S. XLIII)

Site

Dayton Masonic Temple
525 W Riverview Ave
Dayton, OH 45405
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Site Hours

Open from 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Anyone still in the building at 11:00 PM will be volunteering for the clean-up crew.
(Thank you in advance.)

Site Fees

Pre-registrations RECEIVED by Friday, 10/10/08:

$9.00 each for ages 13 & older,
$4.50 each for ages 6-12
Age 5 and younger are free
$27.00 family cap for immediate family at one address

At the door:

$10.00 each for ages 13 & older,
$5.00 each for ages 6-12
Ages 5 and younger are free
$30.00 family cap for immediate family at one address

NMS of $3.00 applies to all age 13 and older without proof of membership.

Please mail all pre-registrations to the Gatekeeper (Email Gate Keeper).
Make checks payable to "SCA, Inc. - Barony Flaming Gryphon".
The only reservation is a paid reservation.

Lunch with Drink

Pre-registrations RECEIVED by Friday, 10/10/08:

$6.00 ($1.00 discount)

On-site:

$7.00 (cost)

Lunch menu

Choice of sandwich –
ham & cheese,
turkey & cheese or
all-cheese on assorted breads,
Lettuce, tomato slices, condiments,
Seven-layer salad,
Chips,
Fruit,
Cookie,
Beverage (canned sodas, tea or bottled water)

Please mail all pre-registrations to the Gatekeeper (Email Gate Keeper).
Make checks payable to "SCA, Inc. - Barony Flaming Gryphon"
The only reservation is a paid reservation.

Site Rules

Event General Schedule

All times except site opening and closing are tentative and dependent on the pleasure of Their Royal Majesties.

Activity Time Venue (Tentative)
Site opens 9:00 AM Troll/main entrance
Pelican meeting 9:30 to 10:15 AM Library
Crown Tourney
sign-in/Inspections
9:30 to 10:30 AM Main dining hall
Grand Processional 10:30 AM Main dining hall
Crown Tourney approx. 12:00 PM Main dining hall
Craftspersons Faire 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mezzanine
Merchanting All day until 5:00 PM Mezzanine
Lunch Noon (until food sells out) Off main dining hall
Children's Activities 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Parquet Room
Chivalry meeting Immediatly following Tourney's completion Library
Princess' Tea Immediatly following Tourney's completion Memorial Room
Dinner Break the two-hour window following Tourney's completion  
i Scandali 90 minutes after Tourney's completion Asylum
Fundraiser Following i Scandali performance Asylum
Evening court After fundraiser Asylum
Dancing / Dessert Revel After evening court Main dining hall
Bardic Circle After evening court Candidates Room
Site closes 11:00 PM  

Special Activities

Royal Travel Fundraiser:
(AKA The Return of Wonderpest)

Show your support for the Crown and the soon-to-be-named Royal Heirs with more than your presence at Crown Tourney. There will be both a silent auction and a live auction of a variety of goods and services, including garb, jewelry, weapons, books, A&S supplies and other goodies. Stay tuned here for a partial list of items, which will be posted closer to the event.

Auction items

  • Approx. 8 oz. of chocolate brown wool roving and a drop spindle (and spinning lessons, if desired)
  • Custom-made double-faced tablet-woven cotton belt
  • A Fiber Day for individual lessons OR group wanting to hold a specialty event. Loaner equipment included.
  • Western European Illuminated Manuscripts of the 8th to the 16th Centuries (book)
  • Book of gold leaf
  • Turned wooden bowls set
  • Inkle-woven trim in Kingdom colors
  • Leather rapier frogs & tooled leather sword hangers (2 each)
  • 3 handcrafted hardwood boxes
  • Pair of handcrafted wood & glass wall sconces
  • 2 toy-sized handcrafted wooden rocking chairs
  • Walk-on role with I Scandali
  • Cross-stitched trim in Celtic knot pattern
  • Potpourri box with fleur de lys pierced work lid
  • Hand-blown Murano glass calligraphy pen from Venice
  • Chain mail belt
  • Crown-shaped tall brass vase thing-y
  • Carved wooden box
  • Armada commemorative tea pot from England
  • Set of six pottery sipping goblets with heraldic roses from York, England
  • The Illuminated Page: Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting (book)
  • England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings, 1075-1225 (book)
  • England is a Garden: A Wayfarer's Companion (book)
  • King Arthur & The Knights of the Round Table books bundle (six titles)
  • Miscellaneous women's garb and accessories, mostly late period (to fit 5'3 to 5'6, size 12ish)
  • Miscellaneous jewelry items (from now-defunct merchant Jewels by von Roessler, so these are not costume jewelry and are increasingly rare)

Craftsperson's Faire:

Attention, All Artisans and Craftsmen! Come and Share Your Projects with the Rest of the Kingdom! On the Mezzanine above the main dining hall. Here.s a chance to show the populace what you have been working on so diligently, for lo these many months, and get feedback from your peers.
There is no entry fee for the Faire, and no lengthy documentation is required – just a short form with your name,address and a description of your entry. You are encouraged, but not required, to stay with your entry and discuss your work with everyone touring the Faire, and you are highly encouraged to put together a short handout for everyone, describing how you constructed your entry.
A Performance Area will be available nearby, for those who wish to show the world their singing, dancing, acting, or story-telling talents. Performers are asked to register with Lady Fiadnata (Email Craftspersons Coordinator) ahead of time, in order to allow for scheduling before the day of the Faire.
Any entry that is to be consumed, such as food or beverages, must have a complete ingredient list posted with the entry.
Brewing & Vintning entries, unfortunately, are Forbidden by Site Rules.

Youth Craftsperson's Faire:

Show off your talents. Can you sew, embroider, make armor or weapons, cook, carve wood, paint, play music or any other arts and sciences?

Then we want to see your work.

This faire is open to all youths, 17 years old and younger.

For those who will not be attending the event, entries can be brought by someone from their area providing that they have the information for the entry form. Come and see the talents of the Youth of the Midrealm. Royalty, Peers and members of the populace are invited to attend and encouraged to leave small tokens with the entries they feel should receive recognition. Comment sheets will be placed with each entry for comments and encouragement in the entrant's art/science.
More Information

Dance / Dessert Revel

Following Royal court, there will be a ball and dessert revel in the main dining hall. Dancing, socializing, and consumption of mass quantities of sweet goodies awaits all shortly following Court.

Merchants

Merchants will be located on the mezzanine/balcony above the main fighting hall to maximize traffic and allow them to also be able to follow and enjoy the Tourney through the day.

Each 10'x10' space will be $15.00 (maximum of two spaces per merchant)

Two chairs will be provided per space but tables are limited and will cost an extra $5.00 apiece. Each merchant must make a $20.00 clean-up deposit which will be returned after space is cleaned out by 6:00 PM.

If you want to merchant at Crown, please send an e-mail to the Autocrat (Email Autocrat)

Merchants MUST reserve space(s) in advance to be able to sell at Crown Tourney. Unfortunately, no walk-ons can be accepted.

Directions

Start by taking your best route to I-75 through Dayton, OH.

From the south (northbound)

Take Exit 53B for First Street/OH-49 toward Salem Avenue (0.2 mi.).
Follow signs for Dayton View Bridge and merge onto Maxwell Drive/OH-49 North (0.1 mi.).
Turn left at West Monument Avenue (0.2 mi.).
Turn right at West Riverview Avenue (< 0.1 mi.).
Site is on your left.

From the north (southbound)

Take Exit 54A on the left to merge onto West Grand Avenue (0.4 mi.).
Turn left at Forest Avenue (0.2 mi.).
Take a slight right onto West Riverview Avenue (0.1 mi.).
Site is on your right.

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Hotels

There are two blocks of 20 rooms available for reservations made by 1 October on a first-come-first served basis at each of the following hotels:

Hawthorn Inn & Suites Dayton North
7070 Poe Ave, Dayton, OH 45414
(937) 898-7764
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Hawthorn Inn & Suites Dayton South
155 Prestige Place, Miamisburg, OH 45342-5341
(937) 434-7881
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Each of the tastefully appointed suites features a fully equipped full-size kitchen as well as a living area with a fireplace and pullout sofa. The hotels also offer:

The studio suites have one queen bed in addition to the full size pullout sofa.
The two-story penthouse suites offer two queen beds in addition to the full size pullout sofa and two full bathrooms.

Studio suites $59.00 per night
Two-story penthouse suites $85.00 per night.
Ask for the "SCA block" to get these special rates.

There is also a convenient cluster of hotels in a reasonable price range at Exit 59 off I-75 (Wyse Road / Benchwood Road exit) just about 5-7 minutes north of the site and just south of the I-70/I-75 interchange.

There is another convenient cluster of hotels in a reasonable price range off I-75 south of Dayton (Miamisburgh-Centerville Rd / 725 exit) less than 10 minutes south of the site and just north of the I-70/I-675 interchange.

Restaurants

There are numerous restaurants within 5 minutes driving time of the site, and there are many more in the vicinity of the north-side hotels. The lists below are not exhaustive but are intended to give you an idea of the variety available.

Within Five Minutes of Site

At the Wyse & Benchwood Roads Exit - (#59) on I-75 North

Staff

No calls to any staffer after 10 PM, please

Autocrat:
Baroness Rosamund Beauvisage, OL, OP
MKA Laura Hume
30 Telford Avenue, Dayton, OH 45419
937-681-0050
(Email Autocrat)

Gate Keeper:
THL Caedmon Wilson
MKA Chad Wilson
4259 Darr Drive, Oxford, OH 45056
513-523-6559
(Email Gate Keeper)

Deputy Autocrat/Web minister:
Baron Dafydd Blaidd, OP
MKA Dave Majors
937-271-6507 (c)
(Email Webmin)

Marshal (local):
Syr Alexander Kyppyn Kirkcaldy
MKA Kipp Martines
937-321-8916
(Email Marshal)

Royalty Liaison:
Baroness Alexis MacAlister, OL, OP
MKA Bev Roden
937-684-3857 (c)
(Email Royalty Liaison)

Merchant Coordinator:
Baroness Rosamund Beauvisage, OL, OP
MKA Laura Hume
937-681-0050
(Email Merchants Liaison)

Craftsperson's Faire:
THL Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn
MKA Carol Reed
937-219-3967 (c)
(Email Craftspersons Coordinator)

Youth Craftperson's Faire:
THL Anthoinette Martel
MKA Antoinette Martell
517-699-1905
(Email Youth Activities)

Heralds' Point:
Lady Allegra Ginevra Soave da Napoli
MKA Nancy M. Terselic
513-892-4285
(Email Heralds Point)

Signet (local):
Lady Elspeth Morganna MacGregor
MKA Brooke Peterson
937-767-2595
(Email Signet)

Chirurgeon (local):
Baroness Cathryn of Chester, OP
MKA Anne Berdanier
937-848-5927
(Email Chirurgeon)

Waterbearers:
THL Aminah al yazici bint Ismail
MKA Jen VonStein
513-204-5746
(Email Waterbearers)

Volunteer Wranglers:
House Paragon Keep/Syr Kyppyn
MKA Kipp Martines
937-321-8916
(Email Volunteer Coordinator)

Site Liaison:
Lord Olaf Brekeblade
MKA Don Sexton

(Email Site Liaison)