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Event Details
Artisans' Village and Brewer's University TRH will be in attendanceEvent date: June 16th, 2017 - June 18th, 2017
Hosted by Shire of Buckland Cross - Point Pleasant, PA
Event Last Modified: June 6th, 2017
 
Event details
The Shire of Buckland Cross is honored to continue the tradition begun by Hartshorn-dale would like to extend an invitation to you to our Artisans' Village.  This is a place for all to gather and enjoy the arts and sciences practiced throughout the land.

The Village
Each area of the village will house one category of artisan, such as glass workers, cooks and brewers, fiber artists, metal workers, and many more.  Within each area, all are welcome to come and join their fellow artisans and work on projects in the company of friends.  There will also be classes scheduled throughout the weekend, both in the village areas as well as in a centralized class area.  If you are interested in running or being part of an artisan area or teaching a class, please contact Baroness Jenevra de Carvalhal.

Classes are posted at https://bucklandcross.eastkingdom.org/wp/artisans-village#classes


The Challenge and Display
In addition to the day of demonstrations and hands-on workshops, there are challenges to be given and challenges to be met.  Anyone is welcome to submit a challenge, and all are encouraged to take up the challenges.  In the past we have had a wide array of challenges, with examples such as create a period bow string and create a scroll blank and donate it to the kingdom.  For examples of a previous year's challenges, visit https://sites.google.com/site/artisanscdw/home/challenges-for-2014

Challenges are available at https://bucklandcross.eastkingdom.org/wp/artisans-village#challenges .  We will announce the winners at the start of our feast.

Brewer's University
Abbey of St.  Aegir Brewing Village
Teaching and demonstration of over-the-fire brewing of a basic mead using period recipes, recipe(s) to be determined.  Bystanders may be invited to participate in the brewing and ALL are welcome to watch and ask questions.  May end up doing two batches depending on how long the first one takes.
Abbey Contact, Thane Alexander Makcristyne
VILLAGE ACTIVITIES
1 Mead demo(short)
1 Beer demo (all day)
1 Hands On Demo after day board (people can help make a new batch where they will get a bottle person who help, up to 20, when the batch is finished out).
A brewing round table
Brewing classes
EKBG panel

Camping
For those interested in camping, there is ample space for tents.  There are bathrooms available, and one has showers.
Please pre-register if you are planning on camping, so the best allotment of space can be determined and enough breakfast (included) prepared.  Camping fees are under “Hours & Fees.”

For those not interested in camping and wishing for more modern amenities, there are many fine B&Bs and small inns in the area, as well as hotels in the Doylestown area which is about 10 miles southwest.  Click here for a Google Map of hotels and inns in the area, or contact the hotels below.
Days Inn Doylestown, 625 N Main St, Doylestown, PA 18901, daysinn.com, (215) 348-9222
Hampton Inn Doylestown, 1570 Easton Rd, Warrington, PA 18976, hamptoninn3.hilton.com, (215) 343-8400
Homewood Suites, 2650 Kelly Rd, Warrington, PA 18976, homewoodsuites3.hilton.com, (215) 343-1300

Pets on leash are only allowed in the picnic areas of the site, not in the camping areas.  If you are day-tripping or staying offsite your pets are welcome as long as you keep to this County rule, pick up after them and see that they are well-behaved.

Dining
A dayboard will be provided on Saturday and Sunday afternoon for all who attend.  See details at https://bucklandcross.eastkingdom.org/wp/artisans-village#dining
Site Opens: 5pm Friday
Site Closes: 3pm Sunday
 

Event Website: http://bucklandcross.eastkingdom.org/wp/artisans-village/

 
Event Location
Tohickon Valley Park
127 Cafferty Road
Point Pleasant, PA  18950
Google Map

Directions:
From Routes 95, 202, or PA-263 head north on River Road/PA-32 along the Delaware River.  River Road makes a couple of turns, so be sure to stay on it!  Approximately 6 miles north of PA-263 on River Road you will pass Point Pleasant Pike on your left.  Go over Tohickon Creek and pass Byram Road on your right.  Cafferty Road will be a slight left just past Byram.  Your destination is 0.2 miles past Deer Woods Ln.  If you reach Deerwood Ln you've gone a little too far.

 
Registration Fees
Registration: Adult= $20
Adult with SCA Membership= $15
Children with SCA Membership (6-17) = $10
Children 5 and under= Free

CAMPING
$5 per person

FAMILY MAX REGISTRATION FEES:
Family Max no camping $50
Family max camping $60

Feast: Feast:  Feast $10
Feast Cap:  60 people
Deadline:  June 10, 2017

Make Checks Payable to: SCA-PA Inc.  Shire of Buckland Cross

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Christine Connors
Baroness Christina Jenevra de Carvalhal
936 Roeloffs Road
Yardley, PA 19067
267-392-5518

Send Reservations to:
Christine Connors
936 Roeloffs Road
Yardley, PA 19067

Other Contact Information:
The park has a children's playground, hiking trails and a community pool that requires a fee.  You are welcome to use them at your own discretion.  SCA Inc is not responsible for county resources.  Pool fees are NOT included in your event fee. 

Park info:  http://www.buckscounty.org/government/ParksandRecreation/Parks/Tohickon
Pool info: 
http://www.buckscounty.org/government/ParksandRecreation/Sites/TohickonPool

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