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Event Details
Something Fishy This Way Comes VIII / (Lord of the Rivers VII, Rampart Riot VI Tournaments, Bhakail Baronial Champion III) **UPDATED** Event date: July 10th, 2004
Hosted by Bailiwick of Ivyeinrust - Philadelphia, PA
Event Last Modified: March 27th, 2004
 
Event details
We have once again, obtained historic Fort Mifflin for a fun and relaxed day.

Activities planned are:  2 heavy weapons tournaments (Lord of the Rivers will be a double elimination heavy weapons tournament and The Bhakail Baronial Championship will feature both the selection of the Baronial Champion and the selection of a Ladies Champion of Bhakail, who will be chosen by the damsels present.)

For our Fencers, we will again have "Rampart Riots".  Come out and have the opportunity to test your skills on actual ramparts, gates and bridges.  Weapons inspection is scheduled for 11am.

As the site is open to the public this will also double as a demo and we would also like to plan a day of A&S activities along the theme of "Period Sea Faring.  These can include both displays and lectures. 

The Fort has requested that we submit a formalized schedule of activities no later then May 1, 2004.  Those wishing to participate in this area should contact the Bailiwick's A&S officer, Lady Tiphaine de Montaigne at 215-382-5472 / tiphdmont@ucwphilly.rr.com.  (No calls after 9:00 PM)

A hearty luncheon will be available at 1pm.  It will consist of cold meats, breads, butters, cheeses and fresh fruits.  But "Beware", they are a few additional surprises in store.  More than enough to fortify those participating in the day's marshal activities.  Any questions or request regarding dayboard, please send to Lady Shannon at shannon@gallowglass.org.  (Note, this is Not an off board meal to all.  *Please see fee structure below.) As the site has limited facilities our alchemists have been hard at work developing disposable feast gear which will be provided.  There are also a number of fast food eateries on Island Ave.  a short distance from the site.

Site Rules:  Please be aware the site is Bone Dry.  Scadians of the four-legged variety are welcome but must be on leashes at all times.

Merchants are most welcome to ply their trade at this event.  We have arranged for easy access to the fort inner grounds.  There will be no separate merchant's fee.  Please contact the autocrat for details. 
Site Opens: 10am
Site Closes: 4pm
 
Event Location
Fort Mifflin
Fort Mifflin Road
(no street address)
Philadelphia, PA  19153

Directions:
From the North or East - Take your best route to I-95 South through Philadelphia and take the exit 13 for Island Ave.  It is after the double decker bridge.  A short distance after leaving the off ramp there is a sign for Old Fort Mifflin.  Make a left onto Fort Mifflin Rd.  Go one mile, make a left into Fort compound.  Fort signs and SCA signs will both be posted.

From the South - From the south take I-95 North to the exit immediately after Phila.  Airport, and stay in the right lane.  Airport exit lanes will merge with you, continue to move to the right.  Just prior to crossing the Platt Bridge you will see a sign for Island Ave.  Take this ramp until you reach the intersection with the Hilton Hotel on your left and make a left.  Take Island Ave all the way until it bends to the left and becomes Enterprise Ave.  Proceed to first stop sign and make the right turn onto Fort Mifflin Rd.  After passing under the runway make the first available left into the fort.  Fort signs and SCA signs will both be posted.

From the West or Local - Take your best route to I-76 East for the Phila.  International Airport.  Take exit 43A, which is a left lane exit.  At the first light make a right turn and cross over the George C.  Platt Bridge.  Get into the left lane and take the Island Ave off ramp from the bridge to Route 291 and Island Ave.  West.  At the first light make a left onto Island Ave.  (Hilton Hotel on your left.) Take Island Ave all the way until it bends to the left and becomes Enterprise Ave.  Proceed to first stop sign and make the right turn onto Fort Mifflin Rd.  After passing under the runway make the first available left into the fort.  Fort signs and SCA signs will both be posted.

 
Event Fees
Site : Adults:  $6.00, Children under 12:  $3.00 .  (For non-members:  Adults:  $9.00, Children under 12:  $6.00)

Feast: The luncheon is an additional $5.00. 

Those participating in the lunch must send an advance reservation with a SASE to receive a Fort Pass.  (The pass will also serve as your ticket for lunch.) Day-trippers are also encouraged to make advance reservations with a SASE as it helps fort personnel at troll.  (Lunches may be sold the day of the event depending on availability.)

The reservation Deadline for lunch is July 1, 2004.

Make Checks Payable to: SCA Inc.-Bailiwick of Ivyeinrust

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Lord Geoffert of the Lone Oake
(Anthony Honebrink)
4424 Osage Ave.  Apt #2W.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-382-5472 (No calls after 9pm)
Geoffert@ucwphilly.rr.com

Send Reservations to:
Baron Lorcan Dracontius
(John St.Dennis)
2035 Kater Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146. 
Baron@bhakail.eastkingdom.org). 

Other Contact Information:
Arts and Sciences Classes/Display:
Lady Tiphaine de Montaigne
215-382-5472 (No calls after 9pm)
tiphdmont@ucwphilly.rr.com

Dayboard:
Lady Shannon Gallowglass
shannon@gallowglass.org

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