Holiday Count of Volodymyr the Great – January 27, 2024


The year is 988 and Prince Volodymyr Sviatoslavych, first of his name, has decreed that a Holiday Court and a grand Feast will be held at his palace in Kyiv. In addition to local subjects, friends and allies from the Baltic region have also been invited to attend. Attendees are encouraged (but not required) to dress accordingly. Please join the Barony of Lochmere in a day of feasting, the arts, fun, and friendship in the Eastern European tradition.

SiteSt. James’ Episcopal Church, 5757 Solomons Island Road, Lothian, MD  20711. (Directions are below). Site opens at 9:30a.m.

Site Restrictions:  Site is wet, no original containers, no pets other than service animals. Site is ADA Compliant. 

Martial Activities: No marshal activities planned 

Reservations:  Please send your reservations to Lady Brynhildr Grimskellsdottr (Dawn Fuller) at 1317 Middleford Rd. Catonsville, MD 21228. Questions concerning reservations should be directed to Lady Brynhildr at bryn1240@gmail.com.  Make checks payable to SCA Inc., Barony of Lochmere. 


  • Adult Member Registration: $15.00 (Day Trip) $15.00 (Feast)
  • Adult Non-Member Registration: $20.00 (Day Trip) $15.00 (Feast)
  • Youth (5-17) Registration: $5.00 (Day Trip) $15.00 (Feast)
  • Child (0-4) Registration: Free

Lunch:  A fundraiser lunch will be available for $10.  The proceeds will go towards purchasing
loaner armor for the new fighters in the Barony.  A vegetarian option will be available.  For
questions concerning lunch, please contact Baron Linhart at rmauler@gmail.com.

Feast Those guests desiring to join us for feast will experience a sumptuous Slavic Feast
prepared by one of Lochmere’s finest cooks:  Lady Katla Flokadottir. The feast will culminate
in a dessert board with a dessert from each region.  For dietary questions, please contact Lady
Katla at   Feast is limited to 56 so reserve early!

First Remove
Persian Sabbath Flatbread with Herbed Butter
Polish Cheese Dumplings with sweet dipping sauce
Mixed Greens with vinegar and olive oil
Second Remove
Romanian Mushroom Ciorba
Turkish Summaqiyya
Mongolian Yam T’o
Greek Lentils
Transylvanian About the Green Bean
Third Remove
Russian Apple Candy
Byzantine Pastfeli
For questions concerning feast, please contact the Head Cook, Lady Katla Flokadottir
(Kellie Michelle Shipley), 8500 Brauns Ave., Severn, MD 21144, Phone: (360) 339-
0060, or Email: katlaflokadottir@gmail.com

Arts & Sciences Activities:  
General A&S competition:

  • Submit a pan-Slavic piece of A&S! Provide minimum documentation of what, when,
    where, and how (consider using the EZ doc form as a starting point. )
  • Judging will use the generic rubric from the Atlantia MoAS website. There will be
    categories for beading and embroidery, but all forms are welcome to enter and compete in
    the general competition. There will be best in category winners selected for all three
    categories. Bonus points will be awarded for Ukrainian specific pieces.

Taste of Home Competition:
Ukrainians regard bread as one of the holiest of all foods and welcome visitors with a piece
dipped in salt. Bake and share a bread with the populace who will choose their favorite. Please
provide a complete ingredient list.

Open Display:  
Space will be provided for artisans to display their most recent projects, completed or in progress.
Please contact Lady Eilionora at daughterofthebard@gmail.com if you have any questions
concerning competitions, classes, or display!

Psyanky, Gandry (Ukrainian Beading), Silk Banner Painting. and others TBD.
Performing Arts:  Musicians (Vocal and Instrumental) are welcome to perform throughout the

The bag game will be tailored to the theme of the event!  Trade trinkets and gems for
points and get to know other guests. Test your knowledge of early regional history in our trivia
game. Prizes will be awarded for winners of both.

Refund Policy:
The exchequer must receive a refund request by mail or e-mail no later than five (5) days after
the event. Refund requests via Facebook message, text, or posts to the event page will not be

All requests received prior to the event will be honored.

Refund requests received at or after the event will be honored only if the event made a profit.

Refund requests for feast at the event can only be honored if the feast spot is resold.

No refund requests will be issued until the event books are closed and all reservation checks
have been cleared by the bank.

Refund checks will be issued no later than forty-five (45) days after the end of the event.