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May Day in Fenix

May 13, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM EDT

Spring has returned, but with it has come a scourge upon the fair Barony of Fenix! Riders bearing the banners of the seven deadly sins have invaded our lands and will be holding the field against all comers on May 13. We ask for the help of all Knights, Masters and Combatants at Arms, to help protect our beloved Barony from this deadly menace!

May 13, 2017

Big Bone Lick State Park

3380 Beaver Road

Union, KY 41091

Site Opens at 9AM and Closes at 9PM

$15 Site Fee for Adult Members/$20 non-members (includes lunch tavern)

$10 Site Fee for Child Members (includes lunch tavern)

$38 Family Cap

Event Steward: Mistress Melisande de Canonwald (Stephanie Drummonds, 513-403-3301, Stephanie.drummonds @ gmail.com)

Deputy Event Steward: Lady Melissa Di Constantino (Melissa Graden, 513-288-8759, Melissadiconstantino @ yahoo.com)


Heavy Weapons

Marshal in Charge – Sir Angus Von Atzinger (John Drummonds, 513-310-2533, jdrummonds @ hotmail.com)

Seven Deadly Sins Tournament:

– Challengers will take the field to impress the ladies’ gallery and strive to be chosen as one of the Tenons of Virtue.

– Remaining fighters will choose a side

– Tournament will culminate in a grand melee of Virtues versus Sins.

– Ladies will also observe the fighting with the purpose of choosing the recipients of the Baron and Baroness’ Golden and Silver Roses



Marshal in Charge – Lady Deor (dlitchard @ yahoo.com)
Pride and vanity – single sword one pass (offhand if you’re really cocky). Make sure you look good whatever you do.
Greed and lust – Two man teams with tokens. You gamble on the results and fight to take the other teams “gold” (whatever amount you gambled on the bout). If your “lover” dies you have to hold your ground.
Rest periods – Pick your vice
Gluttony – eat
Sloth – rest
Envy – do pick-ups
Likely to end with a Valhalla Circle of Death



Archery/Thrown Weapons:

Archery Marshal in Charge: Lady Melissa Di Constantino (Melissa Graden, 513-288-8759, Melissadiconstantino @ yahoo.com)
Archery Schedule:
9:00am – Open/Inspections/Open shooting if enough marshals.
10:00am – Novice tourney
10:30am – Children’s Shoot
11:00am – Sins & Virtues Shoot
12:00am-2pm – Range closed for lunch and setting up the afternoon shoots.
2:00pm – Specs Shoot
4:00pm – Open Shoot
5:00pm – Range Closes
Thrown Weapons Marshal in Charge: Lord Uthan (Uthan @ redspears.org)



Arts & Sciences Competitions

– If anyone is interested in teaching a A&S class or having a demo (messy demos okay) at our event.
Classes/demos will start at 10am so if interested please PM me a time and class description!

11:00am – Fridda’s appliqué class
12:00pm – Lunch
5:00pm Clean up

Also at mayday this year we will host a Spring South Oaken Regional Craftpersons Faire. This is a display and demonstration faire with prizes. It’s is to give artisans a chance to display their work and to interact with the populace. This is not the Individually Judged A&S competition that is a pre-requisite for Kingdom A&S faire. See the The KMoAS page for info on Judged Faire. We will have two A&S competitions based around the theme of the event and a couple of prizes for other categories!

One Prize for Best representation of the Sins or virtue
One Prize for Best Demo,
One Prize for Best Display or documentation,
One Prize for best Food or Beverage entry.

(Please keep entries family friendly)

If anyone is interested in sponsoring a prize or setting up a class or Demo, and entering the faire please message me here or at melissadiconstantino @ yahoo.com.

Susie Hurst has agreed to being my A&S deputy since i am also archery marshal this day! Huge thanks to her for help!


Lunch Tavern:
There will be a lunch tavern on site, as there are few restaurants close by. Lunch is included in the site fee, and will consist of simple but filling fare so our guests can keep up their strength for the day’s struggles.


May 13, 2017
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM


Big Bone State Park
3380 Beaver Road
Union, KY 41091 United States
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(859) 384-3522