Frosted Helm

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Frosted Helm: Coming Home to the Heartland

September 28-30, 2018

The Barony of Coeur d'Ennui cordially invites all to celebrate the change of seasons and the clash of Viking steel and arts.





Site Information

Madison County Fairground
1146 West Summit Street
Winterset, Iowa 50273

Note: This is a discretely damp site. We like this site, and would like to use it again in the future, so we appreciate your cooperation.

Gate Opens: 5:00 pm Friday
Site Closes: 12:00 pm Sunday

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Mobility and disability information for site: The Jackson Building is ADA compliant. Service dogs and assistive animals (as they are defined by the State of Iowa) are welcome. Contact the Seneschal at seneschal@barony-cde.org with any questions.

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Site Fees

Event Registration

  • Adult Event Registration - $15
  • Adult Member Discount Registration - $10
  • Youth 6-17 - $5
  • Youth 5 and under - Free

Feast Registration
50 seats available

  • Feast - $10

Make Checks Payable to: SCA Inc. - Barony of Coeur d’Ennui

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Directions

Google Map

Take your best route to I-80 towards the town of DeSoto, and take exit 110 for US-169/US-6 toward Adel/Winterset. Turn left onto US-169 S/US-6 E/N 8th St/N Avenue. Turn right to remain on US-169/IA-92, and follow the curve. Turn left onto W Summit St and the fairgrounds will be on the right.

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Accommodations

Camping is available on site. Camping spots and electrical hookups can be rented for a fee by contacting the site. http://www.madisoncountyfair.net/camping.html for more information.

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Schedule and Activities

Schedule:

Friday    
5:00 pm Site Opens ---
6:00 pm Boar Shoot (archery) Ends at Dusk
Dusk Bardic around the Fire ---
10:00 pm Gate Closes ---
Saturday    
8:00 am Gate Opens ---
As Available Heraldic Consultations ---
10:00 am Rattan Combat Various scenarios depending on # of fighters
  Cut and Thrust Combat Various scenarios depending on # of fighters
  Archery 1 on 1 multiple target shootout
  A&S Competition Present Frost or Heart entries until noon
  Silent Auction
 
Present entries until noon
Funds to go to Youth Activities and Cut and Thrust loaner equipment
Noon Inn Opens ---
  A&S Competition Populace Voting begins
1:00 pm Archery Boar Shoot: The Sequel
1:30 pm Inn Closes ---
2:00 pm Helga Ball ---
3:30 pm A&S Competition Voting Ends
  Silent Auction Ends ---
4:00 pm Court ---
6:00 pm
 
Feast
 
Best dressed feast table competition
Sponsored by Zachariah MacDonald
After Feast Bardic around the Fire ---
Sunday    
Noon Site Closes  

Activities:

  • Armored Rattan Combat
  • Cut and Thrust Steel Combat
  • Youth Combat
  • Archery Tournament, including a Friday Night Twilight Tourney (ends at sunset)
  • Helga Ball
  • Arts and Sciences: Heart or Frost in any Medium
  • Drumming and Dancing
  • Youth Activities

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Merchant Information

The Barony of Coeur d'Ennui welcomes all merchants to Frosted Helm. There is indoor space available for merchants; bring your own tables. Please direct any questions to frosted.helm@barony-cde.org.

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Inn

Welcome to the Boar and Axe Inn! Our innkeeper is M. Kateryn de Develyn.

Inn Menu

  • Barley soups
    • Beef
    • Vegetarian
  • Pork pies
  • PB&J sandwiches
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Assorted cookies
  • Beverages
    • Lemonade
    • Ice tea
    • Water

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Feast

Enjoy a wonderful Viking style feast prepared by our Head Cook, L. Antonia Stefani!

Feast Menu
First Course

  • Soft cheeses
  • Flatbread
  • Dried Fruit

Second Course

  • Sausages
  • Roasted Cabbage
  • Barley Porridge

Third Course

  • Roast Pork
  • Roasted Smoked Carp
  • Honey Glazed Carrots and Turnips

Fourth Course

  • Honey-Nut-Apple Cake
  • Sourdough Wheat Bread
  • Honey
  • Butter

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Staff

Event Steward
Lady Mel MacAlpin
(Melissa McDonald)
frosted.helm@barony-cde.org

Head Cook
Antonia Stefani
Frosted.helm.cook@barony-cde.org

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Updates to the website

9-19-2018 - Schedule added, alcohol policy added
8-17-2018 - Inn menu added, logo added
8-16-2018 - Feast menu added
8-13-2018 - Site created

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Helmet image in logo provided by: Viking helmet illustration set | designed by Vexels

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