Journey, one and all, to the glorious lands of Darkwood for a day of fighting and an evening of feasting.
Come share your skills on the heavy and rapier fields during the Champions’ and Flowers Tournaments.
That evening will be a feast orchestrated by the renowned team of Baron Juan Santiago and Dame Rose de la Mans. The menu is Magically Delicious and will be posted on the Facebook Event Page soon.
A Silent Auction will happen during the day with amazing items such as a Custom Silk Pennant by Katherine Grym; a Glorious Necklace made by Francisco de Salamanca; and Wonderful Woven Trim by Theiadora Groves. Stay for the feast and partake in a special live auction.
A&S Competition: Darkwood Dirty ½ Dozen (6 items of the same theme) to be donated to the Baronial Largess Chest. Favorite entry voted by the populace.
Dogs are permitted on site and must be on a leash at all times.
Event Steward: Baroness Norinna O’Shaughnessy (Lori Bush-Boylan) — E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org — Phone: 831-227-9957
San Benito County Fairgrounds (9000 Airline Hwy, Tres Pinos CA 95075)
From south of Gilroy: Take the best route to US-101 N to CA-156 E toward San Juan Batista/ Hollister. Turn right onto Union Road. Turn right onto Airline Hwy/ CA-25. *Follow CA-25 through Tres Pinos and the fairgrounds will be on your right.
From the Bay Area: Take US-101 S. Take the CA-25 exit toward Hollister CA-25 merging right going into Hollister. Turn left onto Santa Ana Road. Turn right onto Fairview Road. Turn left onto Airline Hwy/ CA-25 and follow CA-25 through Tres Pinos and the fairgrounds will be on your right.
From I-5: Take CA-33 exit at Santa Nella towards Gilroy. Turn West onto CA-33. Merge onto CA-152 West toward Gilroy. Turn left onto CA-156/ Pacheco Pass Hwy. Turn left onto Fairview Road. Turn left onto Airline Hwy/ CA-25 and follow CA-25 through Tres Pinos and the fairgrounds will be on your right.