A Market Day at Birka

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Hosted by Barony of Stonemarche - Manchester, NH

Event date: January 24th, 2020 - January 26th, 2020

Event Last Modified: December 4th, 2019

COVID-19 Statement

The East Kingdom and the event staff are committed to making sure that our friends & families stay safe. Kingdom guidelines for COVID safety change often. Masks that conform to CDC standards and worn properly over the nose and mouth are required of all attendees over the age of 2 in all indoor spaces or in public tents or pop-ups with 3 or 4 walls up and may only be lowered briefly for eating or drinking. Masks are optional when outdoors and we encourage frequent handwashing and social distancing. Please take whatever steps you feel are necessary for your own sense of safety beyond the stated mandates.

All persons over the age of 5 are now required to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the event. All persons over the age of 18 must also present government issued photo ID or a valid SCA membership card. Please have these in hand when checking in.

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

The Barony of Stonemarche invites you to a Market Day at Birka XXIX!  This annual event will be held on January 24-26, 2020 at the DoubleTree Hotel. 

As always, the Stonemarche Baron, Baroness and populace have arranged for the following activities to amuse their guests:  a large indoor market with nearly a hundred merchants, a Ball *and* a Hafla, an A&S display, meetings, and martial activities including a heavy list bear pit tournament, fencing and youth combat.

Please join us as we ignore the cold, snow and ice outdoors, and have a fantastic time with our friends!

Site Opens: 6:00 pm - Friday, January 24
Site Closes: 2:00pm - Sunday, January 26

Event Website

http://www.birka.org

Event Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown
700 Elm Street
Manchester, NH  03101
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Registration Fees

Registration:
Advance Registration:
Adults -$20.00 ($15 with proof of SCA membership)
Youth (13-17) - $5.00
Child (under 13)- Free

At the Door:
Adult - $20.00 ($15 with proof of SCA membership)
Youth (13-17) - $5.00
Child (under 13) - Free

Paypal is now accepting Pre-Registrations at:  https://surveys.eastkingdom.org/index.php/61769
A PayPal invoice will be generated within 24 hours of the online preregistration information being submitted.  Online preregistration is not complete until the PayPal invoice has been paid.  The final day to preregister online is 1/13/20.

Feast:
Hotel has a restaurant inside, and many other restaurants are available nearby.  Our event does not include feast.

Make Checks Payable to: SCA NH Inc.  Barony of Stonemarche

Contact Information

Event Steward:

Mistress Fia Kareman
Amy Begnoche
207-632-2048 (before 9pm please)
autocrat@birka.org

Send Reservations to:

Lady Fionnghualla inghen Mhic Ceilleagh
Kelly-Jean Henderson
8 Roger Avenue
Concord, NH 03301

Other Contact Information:

Merchant Coordinator:
Lady Tegwen ferch Cydifor
merchants@birka.org