West Kingdom Towne Faire @ San Benito County Fairgrounds
Apr 19 @ 12:00 am – Apr 21 @ 1:00 am

Friday April 18th, 2014 to Sunday April 20th, 2014
Tres Pinos, California

Welcome to West Kingdom Towne, where you are invited to roam amongst our artisans, craftspeople and merchants, and to join in and learn about the busy hum of daily life in a prosperous medieval town.  You’re in luck, as you are visiting while we celebrate the renewal of spring with a Towne Faire!  In addition to the activities of our day-to-day townsfolk, you’ll be witness to the wondrous entertainments that a medieval faire would typically attract.  A detailed schedule of artisan displays and entertainment will be published as the event draws nearer, so watch our website and follow us on Facebook at “West Kingdom Towne Faire”.

Event Website:  http://www.westkingdomfaire.org/

  • Friday: Town set up
  • Saturday: demos, shopping, carnivale and other entertainment
  • Sunday: Easter parade, egg hunt

Autocrat: Eliska z Jihlava

Site Information: 
9000 Airline Hwy

95075 Tres Pinos, CA

United States
Start Time: 
Opens noon on Friday, April 18, and closes at 5PM on Sunday, April 20
Site Fee:  Site fee is $15 per member, with children under 11 free of charge.

Boledo Park and Surrounding Area

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.vFrom 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 Fairvi

June Crown @ San Benito County Fairgrounds
Jun 19 – Jun 21 all-day

Their Majesties, Hauoc and Mina invite all to attend to the Crown tournament to determine Their heirs.

More specific information regarding the tournament and event activities will be forthcoming.

Fire restrictions: No open wood fires, or candles. Enclosed candles are ok, bbqs are ok as long as there is something to catch ashes/embers. Propane stoves are ok, and propane firepits are ok.

Please see the West Kingdom Website for further updates about the event.

Autocrat: Edmond of Surrey

Site Information:
San Benito County Fairgrounds (9000 Airline Hwy, Tres Pinos CA 95075)
9000 Airline Hwy 95075 Tres Pinos , CA
See map: Google Maps
Start Time:
Site opens at Noon on Friday and closes at 5 pm on Sunday.
Site Fee:
$15 ($20 for non-members). Family cap of $40 (members) applies. Make checks payable to “SCA Inc Kingdom of the West.”

Collegium Occidentalis @ Foothills Congregational UCC
Nov 7 all-day

Collegium Occidentalis,

Saturday, November 7th, 2015:

12 + hours of classes, hands-on workshops, discussion panels, and demonstrations celebrating the SCA and promoting the arts & sciences of the Medieval and Renaissance eras.

And, Yes! Activities WILL actually be scheduled from 8:00am to 9:00pm this year.

Below, you’ll find a few class titles from last year’s Collegium:

“Historical Carving and Serving (…a period chicken)”
“A Pas d’arms in 15th Century Burgundy”
“Intro to Norse/Viking Garb”
“Basic Combat Melee”
“Lampwork Beads….Taking the Genie Out of the Torch”
“Begining Embroidery and Design Transfer”
“Learn to Turn Gold into Gold by Making Real Gold Paint!”
“Intro to Late Period Flemish Headdresses”
“Beads for the Humble: Period Paternosters of Wood and Bone”

This year’s roster of Collegium activities will be even more impressive.

Visit the “Collegium Occidentalis” Facebook site often: information about the event will be updated regularly…as soon as it becomes available.