Baronial 3-Day Event

Bog Investiture

OYE, OYE, OYE!!!!!!!!! The Barony of St. Swithin’s Bog invites one and all to attend the Investiture of Gunther and Rosheen and the retirement of our current Baron and Baroness Iago and Emilia. To help celebrate this grand event, you are encourage to embrace the Bog in you by wearing Blue and Black for this auspicious occasion!

Investiture Three Day will start Friday July 14th and end on Sunday July 16th at the New Germany Grove, 1635 New Germany Rd, Summerhill, PA 15958. The site opens on Friday, July 14th at 5:00 pm and closes promptly at 12:00 pm on Sunday. Camping is free and very much encouraged. No shower facilities are available, but please feel free to bring your own amenities. The site is discreetly wet and above ground fires are permitted.

The autocrat for this event is Mistress Baroness Cynthia, Cynthia Chapple, 1945 Florida Avenue, Johnstown, PA 15902. Any questions can be sent to her at 814-266-1347 or mistresscynthia@verizon.net. The Co-Autocrat is THL Ian Campbell of Glen Mor, James Mowry.

Our Feastocrats, brought back by popular demand, our own Don Master Baron Iago, Ken Kusher, spamyard5@yahoo.com, and Master Don Bastiano, Norman Ed, sculpture_ed@yahoo.com. Please contact either of these good gentles with your dietary needs.

Checks may be made payable to “SCA-PA, Inc; Barony of St. Swithin’s Bog”. Reservations may be sent to our reservations clerk and head tollner Lord Battista , Paul Tedeski, 499 Southmont Blvd., Johnstown, PA 15905, 724-859-7190, ptedeski@outlook.com. The only good reservation is a paid reservation. “NOTE, A full refund will only be issued if reservation clerk is contacted with 24 hours after date of event.”

The event registration for this weekend of friends, food and fellowship will be:
Adult Event Registration: $17 – Includes Saturday dayboard.
Adult Event Pre-Registration (Postmarked by July 1st): $15
Adult Member Discount Event Registration: $12
Adult Member Discount Event Pre-Registration (Postmarked by July 1st): $10
Adult Feast: $8 and is limited to the first paid 60 gentles.
Children (6-17) Registration: $6
Children (6-17) Feast: $4
Youth (5 and under): Free

Refreshments will be available Friday night for those camping, as well as breakfast Saturday morning. A Saturday day board is included in the site fee. Sunday breakfast will be leftovers (if anything remains!)

Numerous activities will be held throughout the day Saturday. There will be fencing and heavy tournaments in the afternoon, as well as throwing on the thrown weapons range, archery and Youth combat if there is an interest. Gunther and Rosheen would be pleased to have all in attendance join them for an on-site revel after feast. Food, drinks, friends and fire await all those who would join them in celebrating their Investiture.

In keeping with past tradition, Scribes are encouraged to bring their paints and brushes and compete in the 9th Annual Iron Scribe competition. Remember this is the last event before Pennsic, so if you need to either authorize or re-authorize, this is the time and this is the place.

COME, CELEBRATE WITH US!