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Event Details
Daily Life in the Dark Ages Event date: April 5th, 2014
Hosted by Shire of Northern Outpost - Potsdam, NY
Event Last Modified: February 27th, 2014
 
Event details
How did different classes of people live during the Dark Ages? Come enjoy a day of schola focused on different aspects of Daily Life in the Dark Ages.
A delicious buffet-style lunch will be available during the day, and is included in the site fee.

10:30am - gate opens
12:00-5:00pm - classes
12:30pm - lunch buffet opens
6:00pm - site closes

Merchants are welcome, and there is no merchant fee; please contact the event steward to reserve a table for merchanting.  Merchant set-up begins 30 minutes before site opens.

Site rules:  No alcohol (dry site), no gambling for money, and no helium balloons.

Class schedule:
12:00-1:00pm | Beer, Mead and Wine in the Dark Ages - Brewing and Consumption with Duchess Marieke van de Dal
12:00-1:00pm | Brooches, Buckles, and Bent Wire:  Making Early Anglo-Saxon Construct Forms with Mistress Freyger­r in stˇrrÓ­a Halladˇttir ("Frigga")
1:15-2:15pm | Brythonic Dwellings with Lady Deroch Negotiatorix Vini
2:30-3:30pm | Women's Jewelry in the Dark Ages with Lady Ariana of the North
2:30-3:30pm | Roman Cuisine or "Ewww...they ate that?" with Lady Etain de an collite
3:45-4:45pm | Male & Female Clothing of the Franks, 600-900 AD with Duchess Marieke van de Dal
3:45-4:45pm | Early Anglo-Saxon Laws & Justice with Lord Asgar Rolfson
Site Opens: 10:30am
Site Closes: 6:00pm

Event Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/285389608284378/

 
Event Location
First Presbyterian Church
42 Elm St
Potsdam, NY  13676

Directions:
The site is a beautiful historic sandstone church, located at the intersection of Route 11 and 11B in downtown Potsdam, NY (Shire of the Northern Outpost, Northern Region).  Grocery stores and restaurants are available within easy walking distance including a Co-op featuring organic and other specialty foods:  www.potsdamcoop.com ; there are several B&Bs nearby:  stlawbb.com.  There is very limited parking on site, but parking is available on the other side of Elm St behind Downtown Snell Hall, or around the corner on Main St behind the public library.

 
Event Fees
Site : $15 site fee includes dayboard ($20 with NMS).
Reservation deadline:  March 15, 2014.

**REGISTER & PRE-PAY ON-LINE through ACCEPS:  http://acceps.ansteorra.org/regit/kingdom_event_display.php?kid=15

Make Checks Payable to: Shire of the Northern Outpost

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Lady Ariana of the North
MKA:  Barbara Vezina
315-353-4660
chronicler(at)northernoutpost.eastkingdom.org

Send Reservations to:
Olaf Haraldson (Seneschal)
MKA:  Sam McBroom
606 Swan St
Potsdam NY 13676

Other Contact Information:
If you are interested in teaching a class at Daily Life in the Dark Ages, please contact the Class Coordinator, Dalla Olafskona:  dalla.olafskona(at)gmail.com.
If you have dietary concerns, please contact the Dayboard Guru, Erland:  corbineemery(at)gmail.com.

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