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      Agincourt Tournament and Feast (Altavia) in Van Nuys

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      October 27, 2019

      Sunday   8:00 AM

      6331 Woodley Ave
      Van Nuys, California 91406

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      Agincourt Tournament and Feast (Altavia)

      Agincourt Tournament and Feast (Altavia)
      The feast will be in a different location from the tournament. Feast details and location follow the tournament information.

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      The Barony of Altavia invites you to join us at Woodley Park archery range for our Agincourt Tournament as we celebrate St. Crispin’s Day with archery, thrown weapons, fun with fiber arts, and our Fretted Fork Cooking competition! Altavia's Archery and Thrown Weapons Champions (adults and youths) will be decided from the day's competitors.

      Tournament location: Woodley Park is at 6331 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406 in the Sepulveda Dam Basin Recreation Area, between Burbank Blvd and Victory Blvd. This is a dry site. Seriously: this is a DRY SITE. Sharp projectiles and alcohol do not mix. Extra-long stakes are needed when putting up pavilions or pop-ups.

      Altavia's Culinary Guild is hosting their Fretted Fork cooking contest. Come and bring your favorite dishes. We’ll have period and non-period categories. In the period category documentation is not required but appreciated.

      Fiber Playday: Come and sit under the trees and play with fibers: Work on new or unfinished projects, and maybe learn a new hobby.

      Schedule of the day:
      8:00am - Site opens
      10:00am - Opening court
      4:00am - Closing court
      5:00am - Site closes

      Children are welcome but must be supervised at all times by a parent or guardian. Pets are not allowed.

      Registration Information: Adults, $9.00. Adults members, $4.00. Children 16 and under are guests of the Barony. Please make checks payable to SCA, Inc./Barony of Altavia.

      Merchant Information: Merchants are allowed within the confines of the range. Please contact the Merchant Steward at for merchant information and reservations.

      Event steward: THL Monique Marie Sauniere
      Archery Marshal:
      Thrown Weapons Marshal:

      Directions: Take your favorite route to the 405 and Burbank Blvd. From the 405 North: Exit at Burbank Blvd. and turn left toward Woodley. From the 405 South: Exit at Burbank Blvd. and turn right toward Woodley. At Woodley, turn right. Look for a sign that bears the legend "Japanese Gardens." Turn right towards the gardens. Just before entering the gardens, turn right on the access road that traverses the park picnic grounds. Continue along this road until you reach the traffic circle. The Archery range is on the left, up the hill. Parking is limited near the range, but overflow parking is available alongside the range, behind the paved lot.

      Feast Information

      After a glorious day of archery, thrown weapons, and fun at the Altavia’s Agincourt Tournament please join the Barony at St. Mary’s Proto-Cathedral Feast Hall for a welcome back feast for our English archers!
      Location: St. Mary’s Proto-Cathedral Feast Hall, 5329 Sepulveda Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91411

      Bring your feast ware, table decorations, dancing shoes, games, and enjoy an evening of food and fun!

      This is a wet site. Enclosed candles are allowed. Please feel free to decorate your table! The tables are round and will be set up to sit 6 people. Bring bags to take your dishes home with you at the end of the evening because the kitchen will not be available for washing your feast gear.

      NO SMOKING inside the hall or on Church property. Pets are NOT allowed except for service animals.

      Menu of 15th Century English Dishes:

      Bread: flour, salt, yeast, honey
      Herbed butter: butter, savory, basil, thyme, dill

      Main Course
      Meat pie: crust: flour, lard, salt;
      Meat pie filling: chicken, bacon, egg, chicken broth, white wine, dates, currants, figs, ginger, allspice, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, cardamom
      Roasted carrots and parsnips: carrots, parsnips, veggie broth
      Golden leeks and onions: leeks, onions, saffron, chicken stock, brown sugar, pepper, cinnamon, cloves

      Apple mose: apple, almond milk, honey, bread crumbs, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg.
      Jumbals: eggs, sugar, flour, aniseed, caraway seeds.

      Reservations: RSVP for the feast to the event steward at

      You may also attend off-board (bring your own food), or for the revel only.

      Feast schedule:
      8:00am - Site opens for cooks
      4:00pm - Site opens to the populace
      5:30pm - Feast begins!
      6:30pm - 9:00pm – Feast and revel (games, music, and dancing)
      9:00pm - 9:45pm – Clean up
      10:00pm - Hall closes. Everyone must be off-site.

      Feast registration information:
      Adults, $20.00. Adult members, $15.00. Attendees 6-15 years old, $10.00. Youth 5 years and under are guests of the barony. Please make checks payable to SCA Inc./Barony of Altavia.

      Off-board (no food), or revel only: Adults, $10.00. Adult members, $5.00. Attendees 15 years and under are guests of the barony.

      From the 101 (north or south): Take I-405 north, exit and follow the directions below.

      Going north on I-405: Exit on Burbank Blvd and take an immediate right at the end of the exit ramp, which is Burbank Blvd, and take an immediate right at the next light, onto Sepulveda Blvd. The Church will be on the right-hand side.

      Going south on I-405: Exit on Burbank Blvd and take a left at the end of the exit ramp. (Turning left from the right-most left turn lane is helpful). Take an immediate right at the next light, onto Sepulveda Blvd. The Church will be on the right-hand side.

      The hall is a separate building behind the Church. Pull into either driveway. The parking lot is behind the Church and the hall is at the back of the parking lot.

      Feast steward: Mistress Lynnette de Sandoval
      Feast cook: THL Courtney of the White Meadow

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