The Shire of Port Oasis, of the Kingdom of AEthelearc of the Society of Creative Anachronism, is holding Sicilian’s Revenge on November 14th through the 16th at Camp Mad Anthony Wayne in Huntington. The site opens on Friday at 4pm and closes Sunday at 10am.
Sign up for Heavy Weapons, Archery, and Fencing on Saturday from 10am to 11am. They are holding a Shakespearean Dinner Tournament, you will engage in combat while tied to your seats to determine who pays for dinner. For fencing there will be Daggers at Dawn (quick draw element), Cloak and Dagger, Stilettos at Sunset (by lanterns), and informal duels.
The Arts & Science Display and Competition categories are Decorative, Useful, Wearable and Tasty. Voting will be done by populous vote. You can also display without being part of the judging.
There will a light breakfast, lunch, and Italian pasta fest for dinner served on Saturday morning. Merchants will also be selling custom-made brick over pizzas throughout the day. The feast will be at 6pm on Saturday. The fest is limited to 60 people.
There is a lodge with 28 bunks which are available as first come, first served basis. There is space for tent camping and four primitive cabins on site, electricity but no heat. Contact Mistress Anne Greye about getting a cabin. Several hotels are in the area as well.
Site fees are $10 for adults, $4 for children between 6 to 17, and free for children 5 and under. Non-members will be charged a $5 surcharge. Feast fees are $7.50 for adults, $4 for children 6 and over, and free for children 5 and under. Your reservation clerk is Carrie Uihlein Nilles.
The Autocrats for the event are Mistress Anne Greye and Lady Luca di Cola.
They are also having a Potluck on Sunday November 9th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at the Huntington WV Radio Museum. The are having fencing practice and A&S activities before hand to check out as well.