Harpers Retreat - Plague Edition: Take 2, "The Live Concert"

King and Queen's Thrown Weapons Champions

The Earl Horic Memorial King and Queen's Champions of Arms

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Welcome to Harper's!

Labor Day Weekend (September 3-September 5, 2021)

After much trial and tribulation, we are finally able to announce Harper's Retreat - The Plague Edition: Take 2, "The Live Concert". We will once again be at the beautiful Camp Takodah. Although we are still working with Covid restrictions, we look forward to being together once again. Many of our usual activities are being planned such as fighting, fencing, archery, thrown weapons, bardic, A&S and classes.

We are pleased to announce that in addition to our usual activities, this year we will also be hosting King and Queen's Thrown Weapons Champions on Saturday . And on Sunday we will be hosting The Earl Horic Memorial King and Queen's Champions of Arms. More details will be posted in the Martial Activities Page.

Although we will not be offering feast or meal plan, we will be offering a day board on both Saturday and Sunday. In addition, Their Excellencies will be hosting a "Bring Your Own Feast" on Saturday evening. A soup course will be offered for those who wish to partake. Our kitchen staff and servers will be wearing both gloves and masks whenever they are handling food. We ask that people sign up for a table ahead of time and be conscious of current Covid safety precautions.

Cabins will be available for the weekend on a first come first serve basis. This year we are not offering bunks in cabins, but a full cabin rental. It will be up to the individual renting the cabin to decide who to allow to stay in the cabin. We highly recommend keeping to family pods. There is also space for those who wish to set up tents.

Join us over the weekend to relax and enjoy the splendor of the site and the company of good friends during the day and around the campfire at night.

Merchants are welcome at no extra charge. Merchants will be outdoors again this year, and should contact the event steward to reserve a space.

There will be many updates to this site as we prepare for the event. Please bear with us and keep coming back for updates as things will be changing quickly!

Welcome to Harpers' Retreat Plague Edition 2: The Live Concert!

While we are thrilled to meet in person again, we are also wanting everyone to be cautious and careful in their interactions this weekend. You may have noticed that some of us have gone feral, and need to be approached carefully, palms up and voice soft; whereas others of us are rabid for attention and socialization: please obtain consent before jumping onto your friends and embracing them. It is up to each of us to keep our Society safe.

With that being said, we hope you have a wonderful time fighting and throwing, welcoming their Majesties and watching or competing in the Kingdom Championships for Rattan and Thrown Weapons; and our competition for Plague Bard and Stonemarche Idol. Stay safe, wear your mask and have a good time!

Deirdre and Keziah, Baroness and Baron of Stonemarche

P.S. We hope to see many of you there! We miss your smiling eyes.


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