Winter's Gate Upcoming Meetings and Events

The following is a list of baronial events for the upcoming months. When more details are known, they will be either listed here, on the Yahoo Groups list-serve. Any questions about any upcoming events, what to expect, what to bring and any transportation issues should be directed toward the list. If you'd like to know what is going on in the rest of the Principality (the State of Alaska), please visit the Principality's Event Calendar. All are welcome at these events, and if you have questions or need clothing or other gear, please contact the Chatelaine, the Seneschal or the autocrat of the activity.
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Recurring Monthly Events

Business Meetings - Last Tuesday of each month, at (July is at College Rd Pizza Hut), watch for further location info.
. Check list-serve.
Arts and Sciences - 3rd Sunday of the month, at Fighter Practice.
Note that the Yahoo E-group list will maintain current schedules if they change suddenly.

St. Boniface Meetings

Weekly Meetings at Wood Center. 3pm Fridays. (Suspended during Summers) Monitor the Winter's Gate Facebook page for announcements.

Fighter Practices - From 1:00pm til 5pm (or later) at University Park Building (UAF) on University Avenue. Go around the back and into the Gym. Non-fighters Always Welcome, bring a snack, a project or just yourself!



August 25-27 - Purgatorio Coronation/Oertha Investiture (Hosted by Oertha) - Camp Gorsuch in the Birchwood Area - Cynehild
Investiture of the Prince and Princess (Chosen by Right of Arms at Coronet in July), and Coronation of our King and Queen (Chosen by Right of Arms at June Crown Tourney).

September 1-4 - Harvest Captaincy (Commander) Labor Day
Captaincy (Light/Fencing) tournament for Commander and Light of Winter's Gate!
Come one, come all, and join the Barony of Winter's Gate for the Labor Day weekend as the new baronial rapier champion is chosen by combat. There are currently offerings of various A&S classes and children's activities. Fall Captaincy will be held at Anderson Riverside Park, Anderson, Alaska. There is a good amount of space, but the autocrat respectfully requests that you and/or your group RSVP with your space requirements to ensure that the vision of the dream is best fulfilled.

The event schedule is still being finalized, if you would like to teach a class that is appropriate to a rustic site, please contact the autocrat.

Potable water is available on site. There is a bathhouse with flush toilets & pay-as-you-go showers in addition to porta-johns. If you have your own sunshade; it is recommended to bring it for set up near the eric.

Wildlife: This is a rustic site. Bears and other wildlife are known to frequent the area, so please keep food and trash properly contained as to avoid any unwanted guests. Also, the infamous man-eating mosquitos will be in force, please be sure to come prepared.

Children: There is a children's playground on site and there will be some children's activities scheduled. Please note that the playground is not in direct sight of the event and children should be supervised.

Pets: Animals are allowed on a leash or in a kennel. You must clean up after your pet. Please respect the rules that make the event enjoyable for everyone.

There are RV Hookups available. Contact the autocrat for specifics.

Offsite lodging: There is an Inn near site with limited rooms charging resort prices. There are also options about 40 miles away in Healy, AK.

The site is approximately 80 miles from Fairbanks, please plan ahead and bring all of your food/ice/adult beverages/toiletries/etc. to site with you. Do not plan to wash your dishes in the bathhouse. There is a small gas station/convenience store in Nenana, approximately 30 miles away. There is a small general store in Healy, approximately 40 miles away.

Autocrat: Baroness Elisheva bint Sitt al-Sirr, MKA Elisheva Corning, 1079 Blazer Trail North Pole, AK 99705. 907-888-0040 No calls after 9 PM.

Site Information:
Anderson Riverside Park (260 First St, Anderson AK 99744)
260 First St, Anderson, AK 99744
Site opens at noon on Sept 1 and closes at 4 PM on Sept 4, 2017.

The River is a 5 minute walk.

Site Fee: Adult Event Registration: $20, Adult Member Discount Event Registration: $15
Children (Ages 6-17) Event Registration: $10, Children under the age of 6 are free. Family Cap: $50

Directions: Make your way along Parks highway (AK 3) (North from Anchorage/ South from Fairbanks) towards Anderson/Clear. Turn off at mile post 283.5, Anderson/ Clear access road and follow the road less than one mile Turn right at the sign for Anderson (Anderson Rd). Follow the road through the town; continue onto 1st St. which terminates at the park entrance. Signs will be posted.

October 14 - Michaelmas Margery

November 11, (or 18) Collegium Liam, Cemper

December 16 Yule


January 19-21 Winter Coronet

Tentative Schedule:

February 17 or 24 Hearts Revel - Roman/Mediterranean!

March 11-18 Gulf Wars 3/11-18 and Spring Break

March 3 or 31 or 24 (permission to be against March Crown 3/24) St Boniface Championship/TBA

April 21 or 28 Fool's Revel (Grete - Disney-Con Theme)

May 26-28 Spring Captaincy (or Wolf Wars and Where) Camping preferred

June 16 Winter's Gate 40 Year

July 4-8 An-Tir - West War

July 20-22 Summer Coronet

September 3 Harvest Captaincy

October 13 or 20 Michaelmas

November Collegium TBA (UAF schedule)

December 29 or 15 Yule/New Years

See the Principality Calendar
or the West Kingdom Calendar for events in other areas.