Scheherezade’s Tourney and Feast

October 23, 2010
Monroe County Fairgrounds

Site opens: 9:00 AM
Site Closes: 11:00 PM


5700 W. Airport Road
Bloomington, IN 47403


  Adult Under 12 Under 5
Site Fee $5.00* $2.50 Free
Feast $10.00 $10.00 $10.00
Make Checks payable to "SCA - Shire of Mynydd Seren"
* There is a $5.00 non-member surcharge.


  • Fencing tourney
  • Heavy Weapons tourney
  • Classes
  • Merchants
  • Feast
  • Dancing (including especially middle-eastern)

Class Schedule

Time Class Instructor
10:00 AM
Introduction to the Astrolabe
(with free astrolabes)
Johannes von Narrenstein
11:00 AM
Introduction to Paper Marbling
Audelindis de Reims
12:00 PM
Lunch Break
1:00 PM
Islamic Calligraphy
Johannes von Narrenstein
2:00 PM
Turkish Cut Pile Carpet Making
Branwen Scholastica
Feast Menu
(Subject to minor changes)
Appetizers Spiced Pumpkin Soup **
Pita **
Olives **
Hummus (regular and spicy kinds) **
Leafy green and spinach salad **
plain yogurt **
garlic yogurt **
First Remove: Chicken Kebabs
Vegitable Kebabs **
Second Remove: Ladies Thighs (lamb)
Zeytinyagli barbunya (pinto beans in olive oil) **
Third Remove: Whole roast chickens
Stuffed eggplant and other vegitables **
Fourth Remove: Baklava **
Turkish Delight **
Melon **
Drinks: sekanjabin
unsweetened brewed tea
strong tea
Turkish coffee (spiced or unspiced)
** Vegetarian dishes.

Special Notes

Site amenities are handicapped accessible.


Johannes von Narrenstein
Hala of Mynydd Seren
Fencing Marshall
Xavier Raposo


From the North

Take best route to Indianapolis, and pick up US Highway 37 where it intersects I-465 on Indianapolis’ south side. Head south on Hwy 37 past Bloomington, to the intersection of Hwy 37 and Hwy 45 (West 2nd Street). Head west to W. Airport Road; turn right and continue west. The fairgrounds will be on your right.

From the South

Take best route to Louisville, and take I-65 north to Columbus, Indiana. From there, head west on Highway 46 through Nashville into Bloomington (West 2nd Street). Bear right at the intersection of West 3rd and 46 and continue north and west to the intersection of Hwy 46 with Hwy 37. Head south to the intersection of Hwy 37 and Hwy 45, as above. Signs will be posted from this intersection.