Unto the populace of the Mists, the West and the Knowne World do Prince Roland and Princess Audrey extend an invitation to witness the selection of the Their Heirs by right of arms. Their Tournament will be held at beautiful Bolado Park in The Barony of Darkwood.
Pre-registration is available and optional
#5: Winged: Take a flight of fancy! Some special Roman jewelry comes to mind! How about some prose of Michel and his fight? What ingredients come from winged beasts? Those illumination’s would be a fanciful feat with winged creatures in its designs!
#6: Horned & Tusked: Oh leather workers and customers I’m looking at you! What about inspiration in armor or hats? What creature’s horns would turn up in a bottle? What drinking vessels could be made or etched items of stories?
More Information: While this site is flat there are gophers and invariably gopher holes. Electric wheelchairs should be doable. There are showers and flushies on site. RV space is available and should be directly booked with the park.
Terrain Description: This is a fairgrounds site, but the area we use has a lot of gopher holes. Be careful of your ankles
Site Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible
Electrical Outlets, Close / Handicap Parking, Cell Phone Reception
Amenities on Site: Stone Privies, Portable Privies, Showers, Potable Water, Shopping near by, RV Parking, RV Hookups, Pet Friendly
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.
Sibling rivalry at its finest!!
Come and have fun fighting your friends and family!
Please enter the park through the West Gate (where Crown and Coronet tournaments are usually held) — it is a sliding chain link fence gate. Look for the SCA signs! Be aware that since we are using this gate there will be a Hastings lock in place for all but the 2 hours the gate will be officially open. Please message if you need the combination.
If you are entering/exiting the park and the gate is closed, please make sure to close it behind you. There is a vagrancy issue and the park has asked us not to let extra people onto the property.
Terrain Description: a mostly level field
Site Accessibility: Close / Handicap Parking, Cell Phone Reception
Amenities on Site: Portable Privies, Shopping near by
From I-80: Take CA-12 West toward Napa/Sonoma. Turn right onto CA-29 North. Veer slightly to the right on CA-221 North toward Downtown Napa/Lake Berryessa. Turn right at Imola Ave., and the entrance to the park is approximately 1 mile on the right.
From US-101: Take CA-37 East toward Napa/Vallejo. Turn left on Ca-29 North/Sonoma Blvd. Veer slightly right on CA-221 North toward Downtown Napa/Lake Berryessa. Turn right at Imola Ave. and the entrance to the park is approximately 1 mile on the right.
From CA-12/121 (Carneros Hwy): Turn left on CA-29 North. Exit Imola Ave. and turn right at the light. Stay straight on Imola for 2.5 miles (approximately 6 minutes and 5 lights). Entrance to the park will be on the right.
Their Highnesses Roland and Audrey invite you to attend and bear witness to the Investiture of Their Heirs. More information about the day’s festivities and schedule will be announced as it is made available.
Competitions for the day include:
It’s all amount those creepy crawlers! Those many legged or flying, honey making lovely’s. From decorating your garb or jewels made up from their bodies, ground into paints and dyes; make a tasty treat, or teach a class on libations. There so much more to these than one might think.
What can we say about our hard working friends? Let’s see some saddles or spurs!! What tasty treats can be made from the belly’s of some or the skins of others! So many creatures have hooves, some even mythical! Come out and tell us a tale!
“My Cup Runneth Over”. Dishes, or drinks, that can be served in a cup.
In the evening, we will be doing something different and going back a couple of decades when revels were the thing! In lieu of a feast, there will be a dinner break where the populace can go off site or picnic on the grounds and then return for a grand revel where folks can kick up their heels, socialize, share a drink, and listen to fine music.
Come join the Principality of the Mists on this day of glorious celebration!
Terrain Description: Level and paved
Site Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible
Close / Handicap Parking
Cell Phone Reception
Amenities on Site: Stone Privies
Shopping near by
Modern Lighting: Such as Street/ Walkway lights
Written Directions To Site:
From the 280 in Cupertino, get off on the De Anza Boulevard exit. Head south on N. De Anza Boulevard. Turn right onto McClellan Road. Site will be on the left.
From the 85, get off on the De Anza Boulevard exit. Head north on S. De Anza Boulevard. Turn left onto McClellan Road. Site will be on the left.
More information when available