Join the Barony of Endewearde as we celebrate the beauty that is Autumn with our tradition of the Endewearde Hunt.
Archery is our focus for the weekend and a wide variety of shoots are planned for both novices and experts. The two archery highlights are the Woods Walk and the challenge for Endewearde’s First Archer.
A Potables competition will be held, which will include both East Kingdom judging as well as populace judging aspects.
We will have thrown weapons, a handful of A&S classes, a Bacon Tasting, fencing pickups, and fun activities for the kiddos. Full Schedule soon!!
There will be **NO** Day Board served at the Hunt, but we will have a Camp-Wide Potluck dinner on Saturday evening, that we may spend time in each other’s company enjoying the bounty of the Fall.
There will be Fun for All Ages!
Merchants are welcome – please contact the event steward.
Event Steward: Lady Alys Treeby
No reservations are required or accepted.
Site Dates and Times
Site Opens: 5:00 pm Friday, October 9, 2015
Site Closes: 1:00 pm Monday, October 12, 2015
Adult Weekend: $15
Child Weekend: $10 (for ages 3 yrs old -17 yrs old)
Adult Day: $10
Child Day: $5
Children ages 0-2 yrs old are free admission
*a $5 non-SCA member surcharge will be added to adult non-members.
There is no fee for Saturday night’s potluck, as it a collaborative event, but in order to satisfactorily feed us all, please plan bring a MAIN dish to share, feast gear, and a drinking vessel.
Make Checks Payable to: SCA-Maine, Inc. Endewearde
Please mention to the gate staff when you are checking in if you are planning to participate in the Endewearde Sponsorship Program.
The Endewearde Hunt is held at a private residence in Newburgh, Maine.
2910 Western Avenue
Newburgh, ME 04444
- Take your best route to I-95, Exit 174.
- Head toward Newburgh (from the south, turn right at the exit; from the north, turn left at the exit).
- You’ll go about 1.2 miles on Rt 69, then turn right onto Rt 202/9, heading west.
- Drive just over 4 miles, and the site will be on your right.
- You’re looking for a large white building named “Hospital Chaplaincy.” Turn there and follow the drive out into the woods behind the buildings.
Follow Event Updates on Social Media
There is a facebook page for the Endewearde Hunt where volunteers and event participants can ask questions related to this event and find last minute updates. The discussion forum can be found at Brais and Brassieres: Revenge of the Soggy Underwear Hunt! Endewearde Hunt
Information for Newcomers to the SCA
If you are new to the SCA or just new to this outdoor site the following information may be helpful to you.
- Porta-potties are the only restroom facility on site. They will be located conveniently around the grounds.
- Please remember there is no running water available on site or water hook-ups. Plan to bring your own water as needed for drinking or washing.
- There is no electricity available on site.
- Firewood available on site is limited and is not seasoned. Please bring only locally purchased firewood to the site.
- Firepits must be raised.
- There is a general parking area where you will leave your vehicle once you have arrived on site and unloaded any camping gear you need.
- Plan to walk outdoors across gently sloping lawns and through woods paths.
- Well behaved pets must be kept on a leash at all times.
Comfortable Clothing For A Crisp Autumn Day
- The SCA body of laws require that attendees make an attempt to dress in “garb” appropriate to the middle ages while at SCA events. Garments do not have to be fancy; a simple t-tunic satisfies this requirement. A simple sleeveless tabard worn over plain clothing also works.
- Loaner clothing, called “garb”, is available if you contact Lord Otto Gottlieb (send email to firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Those experienced at attending Fall or Spring outdoor events prepare for cool or cold weather by wearing thermals, wool, fleece under ample size tunics. Often they wear a cloak over other warm clothing for their evening comfort. If you don’t have a cloak perhaps you may want to plan to bring a nice warm blanket to wrap yourself in as you sit and visit with friends (especially once the sun sets). Warm socks, woolen hat and perhaps gloves may contribute to your increased comfort as temperatures drop.
- Plan to bring a chair for your comfort. Many SCA participants bring a simple folding chair which they sometimes disguise with a plain cover up.
- Please plan to bring your own dishware and cutlery, called “feastware”. Many of us bring a mug, bowl, plate and standard fork, spoon & steak knife. You can use a paper plate liner on top of a sturdy plate (or paper bowl inside a regular bowl) and discard the paper liner, thus keeping your feastware a little bit cleaner throughout the day. Plan ahead to bring a plastic bag to contain your used dishware for neat transport home at the end of the day. Don’t forget cloth or paper napkins!
- Please do bring your camera and enjoy taking pictures. The SCA body of law requires that you do not use your camera’s flash setting in general public gathering areas.
- Please be careful walking around the site and look out for markers indicating the boundaries of archery and thrown weapons ranges. If you hear the word “HOLD!”, please stop and look around – this is cry made when something is out of place (which might be you at the moment if you accidentally walk onto an active range).
- You may wish to bring a flashlight or camping lantern if you plan to wander around the site after the sun sets. A light source is convenient if you are using the porta-potties after sunset.
Bringing Along Guest Children (called “Minors” in the SCA)
- Paperwork Is Required For Guest Minors: If you are bringing Minors (youth under 18 years old) who are not your own children or for whom you do not have legal guardianship then you MUST have the Minor Consent To Participate And Hold Harmless waiver document signed for each child by their parent/legal guardian and brought with you to present at check-in gate. Please note that this form will be kept by our entrance gate staff as part of our SCA event records: http://www.sca.org/docs/pdf/chldwaiv.pdf
- Any minor not in the company of their parent or legal guardian at any SCA event must have in their possession the following form, Medical Authorization for Minors, which has been completed by their parents before the event and witnessed by a Notary Public. The person responsible for the Minor that day should also have a Medical Authorization for Minors form in their care for the duration of the SCA event: http://www.sca.org/docs/pdf/treatminor-notary.pdf
Additional Newcomer information is available through the Barony of Endewearde website at http://endewearde.eastkingdom.org/wp/newcomer-resources/
Endewearde Hunt Theme & Schedule
Once, long ago, the small shire of Endewearde was deluged by rains which nearly drove apart the Hunt! Now 10 years later we ask all to come join us in appeasing the rain gods by celebrating the shenanigans of the infamous Soggy Underwear Hunt!
FRIDAY October 9
4:00 PM: Site opens for set up
5:00 PM: Troll is open
5:00 PM: SausageFest – Smokehaus, will be holding a Sausage Bomb Fundraiser again this year. Dinner made for you on set up night?? Score!
SATURDAY October 10
8:00-ish AM: Oatmeal Bar – Please bring a topping to share at Baroness Margaret’s Oatmeal Bar. Don’t forget your feast gear. Held at Gamol Gat Encampment.
9:00 AM: Archery, Atlatl, & Thrown Weapons Range is Open.
9:00-ish AM: Morning Session: Forging on Bards Hill – There will be a selection of beginner projects to choose from and make one of following a demo. Space will be limited to the number of anvils/forges available as well as safe oversight. Children under 16 MUST have a parent present. Please bring eye protection and gloves if you have them, loaner will be available. Materials Fee $2-5.
9:00-10:00 AM: Scroll Layout for SCA Awards – with Adrienne d’Evreus. Saturday at her encampment. Bring a mug if it’s cold and you’d like tea.
10:00-11:00 AM: Calligraphy – with Alexandre Saint Pierre. Saturday at his encampment.
11:00 AM: Period Sing-Along with Aneleda Falconbridge, to be held in her encampment or at another location on site.
12:00 Noon: PickleFest 2015 – with Admiranda Howard at the Orchard, across from the Archery Range.
12:00-1:00 PM: There will be NO dayboard served, but please feel free to picnic together on the field across from the Archery Range. Please plan bring your own lunch.
1:00 PM: Archery Woods Walk, All Ranges Close.
2:30ish PM: Novice Bowyer Class with Ragnar in his encampment.
3:30ish PM: Sami/Lapi Tent Tent Discussion with Ragnar in his encampment
2:30ish PM: Afternoon Session: Forging on Bards Hill – See above for details. After Woods Walk.
3:00 PM: Brewing Competition and Round Table – Lord Otto will facilitate this year’s competition on Bards Hill. Brewers (21+) may submit your potables for this competition. The Populace will have the opportunity to vote later in the evening.
5:00 PM: Potluck Dinner – Please bring a MAIN DISH to share, as well as your feast gear and a drinking vessel! Bard’s Hill. It’s Canadian Thanksgiving! Consider bringing something thanksgiving-y. To be held at Bard’s Hill.
After the Range Closes: Hurley – Please meet up with Beccán at the Orchard, across from Archery
O’Dark-Thirty PM: Papa’s Bar at the End of the World opens – All are invited! Brewers: Please feel free to showcase your wares at Papa’s Bar – See a bartender for details!
SUNDAY October 11
8:00 AM: Bacon Tasting – Please bring along a pound of your favorite bacon! There will be a prize for the most tasty bacon! Held at Bard’s Hill.
9:00 AM: Archery, Atlatl, & Thrown Weapons Range Open
10:00-11:00 AM: Sewing – Let’s Start at the Very Beginning with Wendy at her encampment.
11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Finishing Necklines with Wendy at her encampment.
11:00-12:00 PM: Huva Cap Workshop with Christiana Crane. Held in her encampment.
12:00 PM: All Ranges Close for First Archer competition set up
12:00-1:00 PM: There will be NO dayboard served. but please feel free to picnic together on the field across from the Archery Range. Please plan bring your own lunch.
1:00 PM: Endewearde’s First Archer Competition – Archery Range
2:00 PM: Archery, Atlatl, & Thrown Weapons Range – Open for all
2:30-ish PM: Open Enameling Workshop – (After 1st Archer Competition) Come, create a copper and glass pendant with Lady Alys & Lord Nero. This enameling class will cover technique, tools, and methods. Caution: this class uses open flames and hot materials, children under 12 will need parent supervision throughout class. We have equipment for 8 people at a time, but will have a rolling enrollment. Please bring wire working tools, if you have them. There will be a $7 supply fee. Held at the Sundorwine Encampment.
3:30 PM: Norse Trunk Game with Aneleda Falconbridge, in her encampment.
4:00 PM: All Ranges Close for the Weekend.
5:00 PM: Court – Bard’s Hill
There is no formal supper plan. Please plan to bring your own meal.
MONDAY October 12
1:00 PM: Site Closes
Thank you for joining us!
This webpage was last updated 10/08/2015