Join the Shire of Rivenvale for Saxon Summer XVII. It’s a fun casual event perfect for camping and catching up with friends, where equestrian activities, archery, thrown weapons, dancing, and feasting abound.

General Details

Saxon Summer will be held Friday-Sunday, Oct. 6-8, 2017 at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St NE, Warren, OH 44483.

Site Opens at 5pm Friday, closes at 5pm Sunday.

Gate Open (please plan to arrive accordingly):
Friday 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm


18 or over Registration: $10 site fee (SCA Members: $5.00 discount). Members: Be sure to bring your card if you want the Member rate.
Minors: Free
Camping & Vendors: No extra charge
Feast: $10. Lap sitters are free. Feast is limit is 28. Pre-payment is required by Sept 23. Send checks to: Darlene Hewitt, 3972 Bellwood Drive SE, Warren, OH 44484
Make checks payable to SCA, Inc. – Rivenvale

A&S Competition

Sat. 10am – 2pm – Our Shire’s Annual A&S Competition is open to all. Documentation is a plus but not required (a description on a 3×5 card is adequate). Competition is by populace vote. Bring your entry item(s) to the Great Hall. Winner will be announced at feast.








Note: For those arriving with trailers…You must use the “Exit” driveway to both enter and exit. There is an 8′ roof over the entrance driveway. See map for preferred parking areas.

Sat. 7:30am – Check-In
Sat. 9am – Rider Meeting and Weapon Inspection


Feast Menu – TBD

Sun. Noon – The shire will provide some lunch items TBD for everyone’s enjoyment. This will be at no cost. Donations (food/drinks/money) will gladly be accepted. In the Camping Area.

Other Food Options
Campfire cooking is allowed. Refrigerator space and microwave are available. See our Food & Lodging page for nearby off site options.



Rummage Sale

We will be conducting a “Rummage Sale” to raise money for the shire. Bring an item(s) to donate and/or money to spend if you can.


There is plenty of room for outdoor booths in addition to space and tables available indoors. We do NOT charge any merchant fees! You pay only what everyone else pays for entrance and feast. Inform us of your intent to attend, and of any special needs you may have, by contacting the Event Steward

Site Rules:

Please preserve the ambiance of this camping site by restricting artificial light sources to the inside of tents, no gas lanterns, and limit your use of flashlights. This is a fully handicapped accessible site with no stairs; many activities are in the field which may be rough terrain. No pets are allowed in the building. To remain on site, pets must be cleaned up after, be well behaved, be quiet, and be on a leash at all times. Camp fires are allowed at designated locations and in raised fire bowls. Showers are NOT available on site. This is NOT a dry site. Please keep obviously modern containers (cans) out of view.


Directions & Maps
Food & Lodging

Event Steward:

The Honorable Lord Rickard de Als (Rich Brown) @
(330) 398-1064

Feast Steward:

Æðelhild æt Liðerlande (Erin Hill)
aethelhild @
(330) 383-5462


Lydia Wynne (Darlene Hewitt)
dwhewitt4 @
(330) 219-7071