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Coronation reservations

Poster: "Barclay, Peter CPT" <BarclayP@lee-dns1.army.mil>

Greetings to all and sundry from Master Terafan, autocrat for

I urge you all to send in your reservations if you wish to eat on-board.
 We are currently at approximately 60% of all on-board seats filled.   

Posted below is the flyer from the event announcement.



The Barony of Caer Mear welcomes all to the Coronation of Cuan and Bera
on 5 April, in the VFW hall northeast of Richmond.   Come join them for
the beginning of an early period reign.  Activities will include a
round-shield bear pit tourney (beginning approximately 1230), a
torchlight rapier tourney, and a torchlight cambok game (bring your
sticks).  Competitions include:

*	Documentable round shields (an example might be arms depicted in an
early period style), 
*	Documentable garb (850 - 1050 AD)
*	Documentable garb accessories (850-1050)
*	The best mini-saga (poem).  Poems are to be composed on-site, recount
the days events, and be 5 minutes or less.   They will be performed
during feast.  

Site opens at 0830, closes at 12:00 midnight, and is wet.  The Last
Court of Logan and Arielle will be 11:00 AM  A wonderful feast will be
prepared by Lord Robear de Bardoulf, (804) 745-3778 and will include
plenty of mead as well as non-alcoholic drinks.   Autocrat is Master
Terafan Greydragon, Peter C Barclay, (804) 530-9000 or

Off-board (daytrip) fee is $6 per person, on-board is $12 per person
with reservations, $14 at the door (without reservations). Children 6-12
are half their parents cost, under 6 are free.  Families pay for
parent(s) and the two most expensive children.  There are only 240 feast
seats available.  Reservations will be taken until March 30th, and
should be sent to Deborah Barclay, 13801 Rock Harvest Court, Chester, VA
 23831.  Paid reservations take priority.  Checks should be made to
"Barony of Caer Mear, SCA, Inc."

Additionally, the Royal Bard will be holding a bardic contest for the
best song/poem/other short
performance honoring Atlantia and her Crown, to be held before 10:00,
with the winner to perform the piece at the 11:00 court.  

The Barony of Caer Mear will make every effort to arrange crash space
for those who request it.  Please include preferences with your
reservations (i.e. smoking or non, cats or not, total number, etc.)  For
those who are not comfortable with crash space and want to fend for
themselves, the recommended hotels are:  
*	Best Western-Hanover House, I-95 at Atlee-Elmont exit, north of
Richmond, (804) 550-2805;  
*	Legacy Inn (Richmond Airport), (804) 226-4519, ($47.50 for 4 people in
an upgraded room)
*	The Innkeeper (in Hopewell), at (804) 458-2600, 

The day after Coronation, the textile arts gentles will be hosting a
"String Thing and Day" full of activities at the home of Robear and
Tawngystl.  The  intent is to increase the knowledge and skill
throughout the kingdom in the fiber arts.  Those interested should
indicate so with their reservation and crash space information so we can
place you as close to Tawngwystl's as possible.  For more info, contact
Tawngwystl at (804) 745-3778.

Directions from the North:  Take I-95 south, then I-295 south (towards
Norfolk/Hopewell).  Follow I-295 directions below.

Directions from the South: Take I-95 north, then I-295 north towards
Norfolk/Washington DC.  Follow I-295 directions below.

Directions from the East:  Take I-64 west, then I-295 north towards
Washington DC.  Follow I-295 directions below.

Directions from the West: Take I-64 east, then I-295 around Richmond
towards Norfolk.  Follow below:

>From I-295, take exit 37A.  At the first traffic light, turn right onto
Bell Creek Road.  Go 1.0 miles to the light at Cold Harbor Rd.  The VFW
hall will be directly in front of you at 7168 Flag Lane, Mechanicsville,
VA  23111

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