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12th Night Celebration

January 8, 2022



Please review official Meridies COVID-19 policies, which can be found in the kingdom Seneschal's letter in the November issue of Popular Chivalry and on this website. Plan accordingly. See for more information.

Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

ACTIVITIES: This year’s Twelfth Night Celebration, hosted by the Barony of Bryn Madoc, will have classes, a fiber arts solar, a scriptorium, music, dance, and both heavy and rapier fighting.

Calling all illuminators and other visual artists! There will be an arts competition/display based on the theme of “Best Representation of Dogs,” to be judged by the Baroness.

WHEN: Saturday, January 8th. Site opens at 9 a.m., and the doors close at 9 p.m.

SITE: St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church, 3195 Barnett Shoals Rd., Athens, GA 30605.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SITE IS PEANUT FREE! Do not bring anything containing peanuts or peanut products to the event.

Take your best route to Athens, taking Loop 10 South to College Station Rd. Exit from the loop onto College Station Rd., heading SE. When College Station Rd. dead-ends, turn right and go 0.55 mile to the next stop light. At the next light, turn left onto Barnett Shoals Rd. Go 1 mile, keeping right. St. Gregory is on the left after Athens Montessori School. A map to the site may be found here.*

COST: This event is FREE, though donations are welcome and encouraged.

Minors (under the age of eighteen) must have a parent or parent-approved legal guardian with completed proper paperwork (Minor Waiver form, Adult-in-Charge of a Minor form, Notarized Medical Authorization for Minors form) on site at all times.

FOOD: Bring your own food, dinner seating will be in pods. No peanuts or peanut products allowed on site.


9 a.m. Site opens
Armor Inspection begins on Field
Fiber Arts Solar opens
Dussacks Over the Barrier (Field, all day)
10 a.m. Class: Commedia del’Arte (Main Hall)
Scriptorium opens
Bridesmaids Tourney (Field)
11 a.m. Class: Chinese Calligraphy (Main Hall)
Class: Writing Poetry (Classroom)
Baronial Championship Tourney (Field)
Noon Lunch on your own; there are plenty of local restaurants nearby
Check-in closes
1 p.m. Class: Intro to SCA (Main Hall)
1:30 p.m. Cut and Thrust Over the Barrier (Field)
2 p.m. Class: Name That Meridian Award Game (Main Hall)
Class: Beginning Blackwork (Classroom)
2:30 p.m. Spears Over the Barrier (Field)
3 p.m. Dance and Music Practice (Main Hall)
Dussack continues on Field
4 p.m. Main Hall: Baroness Leonora's Art Competition (Best Representation of Dogs, Main Hall)
Class: Name That Meridian Award Game (Classroom)
5 p.m. Set up hall for dinner and court
Classes end
Scriptorium ends
Fiber Arts Solar ends
Martial activities end
Clean-up for all
5:30 p.m. Baronial Court
6 p.m. “Feast in chosen pods” (see here for Kingdom protocols and more information)
7-9 p.m. Music, dance, entertainment, revel
9 p.m. Site closes to guests (those still on site will be invited to help clean up)


Mistress Derbail inghean Conchobar
(Dee McKinney)
Email: astyanax66 (at) gmail (dot) com

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