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Event Details
Schola in the Meadow Event date: August 17th, 2013
Hosted by Shire of Blak Rose - Mechanicsburg, PA
Event Last Modified: August 3rd, 2013
Event details
Pennsic is over and harvest hasn't begun.  Take the day and join us in the Shire of Blak Rose for a relaxing day of learning, eating etc.  at the Trees and Trails Environmental Center and Meadow near Mechanicsburg, PA. 

Bring your shade awning or pavilion and set yourself up for an enjoyable day.  Be sure to bring your own seating.  Also, while some drinks will be available, you may want to bring your own supply as well.  This is an outdoor park.  There is no drinkable water on site. 

Lady Winifred will be providing a plentiful dayboard including, meatballs, chicken with three sauces, an assortment of cheeses and breads and sweet cakes and fruit.  White gazpacho (Sopa de Ajo Blanco) with its roots in a period recipe as well as the more modern version of Red Gazpacho. 

Gentles with dietary restrictions/allergies, please contact Lady Winifred.  Her contact information is:

Melissa Owens
7340 Derry Street
Apt 208
Harrisburg, PA 17111
717 736-6863 before 9pm

We have a full slate of teachers for our schola classes.  Subjects to cover such things as persona development, recipe redaction, glass bead making, scribal arts,etc.  Any questions on the classes, please contact Pani Magdalena.  Her contact information is listed below. 

PARENTS - For the safety and enjoyment of all at the event, your child(ren) must be within your sight AND hearing at all times.  If the child(ren) are unattended, event staff will have the authority to find the parents and return the child(ren).  If the same child(ren) are found to once again be unattended by parents, firmer restrictions up to possibly being asked to leave the site will be decided by the Event Steward.  Please err on the side of caution with this request.

Lady Tuathflaith is our event registrar.  You can contact her and/or send your reservation to:

Tracey Hanwell
2830 Fishing Creek Valley Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 599-7721

There is no site fee.  There is a dayboard only fee of $7.00 per person with a family cap of $28.00.  Children under six years of age are free. 

Event Steward:  Pani (Lady) Magdalena Gdanska

Daria Hayman
4925 Lancaster St
Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 564-3056 no calls after 9 pm, please

Site Opens: 10:00 am
Site Closes: 6:00 pm

Event Website: http://home.comcast.net/~hanwellweb/

Event Location
Trees and Trails Environmental Center
Mechanicsburg Middle School
1750 S Market St
Mechanicsburg, PA  17055

The event site is close to the PA Turnpike (take Gettysburg exit to Rts 11/15), Routes 11/15 (Routes 11/15 is one road), as well as Routes 81, 83 and 283.  It is directly behind the Mechanicsburg Middle School.  Please pull into the middle school parking lot and park toward the back of the lot.  There is a paved trail down to the site.  There are a few handicapped parking spots on site.  Please contact Pani Magdalena if you require a handicapped spot.  If all handicapped spots are filled, the shire will have volunteers available to help as needed to get you from the middle school parking lot to the event site.  Again, please contact Pani Magdalena if you will need assistance. 

A map to the Mechanicsburg Middle School can be found at this site:


Event Fees
Site : No site fee

Feast: Fee for dayboard only:  $7.00
No charge for children under 6 years.
Family cap of $28.00.

Non-member surcharge of $5.00 applies.
(Proof of current membership included with your reservation is helpful and will speed your way past the troll.)

Make Checks Payable to: Shire of Blak Rose, SCA Inc

Contact Information
Event Steward:
Pani Magdalena Gdanska

Daria Hayman
4925 Lancaster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17111

(717) 564-3056 no calls after 9 pm, please

Send Reservations to:
Tracey Hanwell
2830 Fishing Creek Valley Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17112

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