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Beaconsgate Boars Hunt

Saturday December 9th, 2017
El Cerrito, California

Winter is coming, and that means it’s time for the Annual Beconsgate Boar Hunt and Feast sponsored by the Province of the Mists! We will be at our traditional site, Camp Herms. The site is “discretely wet”, so please decant and take any containers with you; we cannot leave them on-site.

Boar Hunt is a fighting activity. A “Boar” is played by a fighter armed with two maces. Hunters are fighters armed only with spears, and “hounds” are fighters armed with daggers. There are also unarmored “dogs”, who seek out the boars and bark when they are discovered -- this can be a great role for a mature child accompanied by a responsible adult. There will be a corresponding “Stag Hunt” for rapier fighters. Battles will be held rain or shine.

We will have many activities within the hall — dancing, singing, music, games — for non-fighters and tired fighters, so bring musical instruments, dancing shoes, and board games. Banners to help make the hall more festive are especially welcome!

Feast ticket required for evening: No offboard seating will be available. Please contact Feast Cook Alfar Uthersson at with any allergies or food concerns a minimum of two weeks prior to the event. Please plan to bring something for your lunch if you are coming on site early.

Event Steward : Amanda Ackerman  ( 925-334-6140

Site Information: 
Start Time: 
Site opens at 10am and closes at 10pm
Site Fee: 
By Donation
Feast Fee: 
$15/person (Adults and Children). No off-board seating available.

From I-80 East: Take the Potrero Ave exit. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for San Pablo Ave. Merge onto Potrero Ave., continue as below. From I-80 West: Take the Cutting Blvd exit on the left & turn left. Turn right onto San Pablo Ave. Turn left onto Potrero Ave., continue as below. Continue from all directions: Turn right onto Arlington Blvd. Turn left onto Thors Bay Rd. Take the 1st right onto James Place. Destination will be on the right.