Starkhafn Yule

Starkhafn Yule
Event Opening Date & Time: Saturday, December 14, 2019 1:00pm
Site Closing Date & Time: Saturday, December 14, 2019 9:00pm

Site Name: Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve located at 333 S Valley View Drive Las Vegas, NV 89107. (click for map)

Directions: Take I-15 to Las Vegas. Exit at

Come all ye Merry Gentlemen and Ladies, the Barony of Starkhafn is celebrating Celtic Yuletide! As the nights grow longer, our hearth fires will be lit as we prepare for a day filled with ceoil agus craic. We bid you join us and warm yourself in the glow of good fellowship, conviviality and feasting.

Whisperings amongst the Faie have foretold the appearance of Daidí na Nollag with treats for all the children.

Brewers are invited to share their tasty creations for a people’s choice competition.

Decorate your table in fine fashion for our semi-traditional table decorating contest. The best decorated table will win a prize, as judged by our decorating team.

The Baronial Polling orders will hold their annual Basket Raffle with all proceeds going to the Baronial General Fund.

This year’s feast promises to be treat for the palette as it will be prepared by Mistress Colette de Montpellier and Master Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia.

1:00 pm- Site opens
1:30 – 3:30 pm – Polling orders meet.
1:30 pm – Order of the Flame of Starkhafn.
2:00 pm – Order of the Augmented Flame of Starkhafn.
2:30 pm – Order of St. Illuminatus.
3:00 pm – Order of the Defenders of Starkhafn.
2:00 pm – Brewing competition opens, must be 21 to participate.
4:00 pm – Brewing competition closes.
4:00 pm – Court
5ish pm – Feast
9:00 pm – Site closes

Adult Registration $10
Adult Member Registration $5
Children 17 yrs and under are guests of the Barony.
Feast Registration: $10
Feast is limited to 120. Please pre-reg using this Starkhafn Yule Feast Pre-Reg form.
Off-board seating is also available.
Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc., Barony of Starkhafn.

Feast Menu:

Vegetarian: Each meat dish will have a vegetarian option
First Course: Viking Fair (based on finds and suppositions from Scandinavia)
Griddle Cakes (barley flour, peas, salt)
Parsnip Soup (parsnips, onions, vegetable broth, butter, cream, cumin, coriander, salt)

Second Course: Post invasion (foods as could have been enjoyed after settling in the British Isles)
Sausage Stuffed Pork Loin (pork, beef, garlic, marjoram, parsley, leeks, apple, barley, egg, juniper berries, long pepper, salt)
Colcannon (Kale, onions, butter, salt, pepper, turnips, parsnips, cream, green onions)

Third Course: English fair (traditional English and Jorvik recipes)
Lamb Cabbage Rolls (Cabbage, lamb, rolled oats, groats, garlic, leeks, carrots, salt, honey, dried cherries, dried apples, butter, dill, thyme, apple cider vinegar, stock, hazelnuts, walnuts)
Sallat (Spring mix, parsley, chives, shallots, leeks, fennel, oil, vinegar, salt)

Dessert: Across the pond to Ireland
Barmbrack (Yeast, sugar, flour, butter, orange, currants, eggs)

Site is wet: Meads, Ales and other libations will be allowed at this event.

Looking for a spot to volunteer? We are in need of those willing to assist the kitchen crew in various capacities, as well as set-up and tear-down assistance. Please contact the Event Stewards to make arrangements.

Event Stewards for this event are Lady Deborah Kirkwood and Baroness Isidora Ell’eva. Contact the Event Team at Yule. Feast Stewards are Mistress Colette de Montpellier and Master Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia, Feast.

Sunday, Dec 15th – End of Year Tourney Site:
Lorenzi Park (click for map)
Come join in our End of Year Tourney! There will be Armoured, Rapier and Arts & Sciences tourneys. We are collecting for Toys 4 Tots. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy. Each toy will grant you an extra life in the tourney!