Goat's Tavern II

Hosted by Canton of Northpass - Peekskill, NY

Event date: October 20th, 2017 - October 22nd, 2017

Event Last Modified: October 6th, 2017

Health Acknowledgement

Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

Event details

Goat's Tavern, in keeping with its one year old tradition, will be a family-friendly schola event, with several classes of a nautical theme (though not necessarily a pirate theme).  There will be classes and activities for children and adults with a focus on the nautical arts and science. 

The following is the list of scheduled classes for Goat's Tavern (with more on the way):

Lady Fiona the Volatile &
Lady Hugoline the Delicate – Childrens' Activities:
Pirate ship building/racing; sea chanteys, treasure maps,
Knot tying; 'Walk The Plank' (a delightful game).

Lady Hermina de Pagan – The Sinking & Discovery of the Mary Rose and; The Sinking of the Grace O'Malley

Lady Conandil Ingen Donnegal – Fingerlooping

Captain Elias Gedney - Mythbusting Period Pirates and; Eight Essential Knots

Lord Mathgamain ua Ruadhain – Youth Fighting Marshall
(some loaner gear will be available)

Lady Jenna Childslayer – Jerky Making

Baron William Graham – Introductory to Brewing Beer;
EKBG Panelling; Round Table Discussions

Lady Zillah al Sighira al Hurra – Cordial Making

Baron Richard the Poor of Eli – Nighttime Astronomy Walk (weather permitting).

Site Opens: 10/21/17 (9:00am)
Site Closes: 10/22/17 (noon)

Event Location

Blue Mountain Reservation
Welcher Avenue
Peekskill, NY  10567
Google Map


From East Westchester and Western Connecticut:  Best route to Route 35, to Route 202, to Bear Mountain Parkway Extension, to Route 9 South, to Peekskill's Welcher Ave.  exit.  At traffic signal, make left, go up hill and straight into Park.  Bear left after guard booth to lodge.

From Southern Westchester and Points South (NYC):  Best route to Saw Mill River Parkway, to Taconic State Parkway, to Route 9A North, to 9 North to Welcher Ave.  exit.  Make right, go up hill and into Park.  Bear left after guard booth to Lodge.

Registration Fees

Registration fees:
Day trip with feast (adults, ages 18+):  $27;
Day trip with feast (youths, ages 17-6):  $15;
Day trip with feast (babes in arms, ages 5-0):  $6.

Daytripping without feast will cost the same as above.  Stick around and enjoy a nice dinner!

Adult SCA members receive a $5 discount.  Please provide a copy of your SCA card when you pre-register, or have it available at troll.

Adults and teens must pay an extra $5 to stay overnight.  Babes-in-arms are free for overnight stay.

Please include email, or phone number with reservation in case there is a question on reservations.

Feast:  dayboard and feast will be served.

Make Checks Payable to:  SCA NY - Canton of Northpass

Pre-regged reservations must be received no later than October 10th.  Those received afterward (postmarked after 10/10 or at the gate) will be required to pay an additional $5 late fee per person.

Make Checks Payable to: SCA NY Inc.  Canton of Northpass

Contact Information

Event Steward:

Phil Clarke Jr.
Lord Oliver de Bainbrig

Send Reservations to:

Phil Clarke Jr.
c/o Westchester Homebrew Emporium
550 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Other Contact Information:

Merchants are welcome to attend.

Lord Wilhelm of Northpass will be the feastocrat for the event.  For questions regarding dietary concerns, please e-mail him at wrborn@yahoo.com