The Shire of Darach
The Ventura County California Chapter of the SCA, the Society for Creative Anachronism

Shire Events

Upcoming Events

Caid Prize Tourney 2014 (Darach) >>

July 19, 2014

Greetings one and all from the Shire of Darach! Come one and all to Caid Prize Tourney 2014 and help raise money for our Fair King ...
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Past Events

Darach Anniversary XXXIX >>

May 03, 2014

Hail my lords and ladies! In the farthest northern reaches of the great kingdom of Caid, three tiny shires stand in bold defian ...
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Black Oak Lodge 2014 >>
Darach Shire Mountain Revel

March 14, 2014

The Shire of Darach invites you once again to join us in the beautiful mountains of central Caid for a weekend retreat of fun, ...
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Darach Anniversary XXXVIII >>
38th Anniversary 2013

August 10, 2013

Come, all good subjects and friends of Caid to the sun drenched and ocean cooled shores of Darach as we celebrate 38 years of  ...
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Black Oak Lodge 2013 >>
Strangers in a Strange Land: Wrath of the Ice Weas

March 16, 2013

With the winter swift approaching the Shire of Darach raises a call to arms asking all those who would brave the harrowing winter ...
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Fall Crown Tournament 2012 >>
See Caid Kingdom Calendar for more details

August 18, 2012

The Shire of Darach cordially invites the Noble Lords and Ladies of Caid to Caid's Fall Crown Tournament. Please join us in the se ...
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Darach Anniversary XXXVII >>

May 19, 2012

The Shire of Darach's 37th Anniversary! Come celebrate with us on Saturday MAY 19th, 2012. Come one and all to the sun dren ...
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Black Oak Lodge 2012 >>
Persian Paradise

March 16, 2012

The Shire of Darach is happy to announce the return of our famed weekend event, Black Oak Lodge. We cordially invite you to join ...
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Pirate Tourney 2011 >>

July 30, 2011

Arr! Avast, ye scurvy dogs, th' summer'll soon be thick upon us w' th' sun a harsh mistress, blazin' high n' fierce 'cross land n' ...
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Darach Anniversary XXXII >>

April 30, 2011

The Shire of Darach invites you to join us in celebration of our Anniversary Enjoy a day of coastal breezes, good fighting, an ...
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Black Oak Fighter Practice 2011 >>
Full Costume Fighter Practice and A&S display

March 19, 2011

Rained out. ...

Darach Yule 2010 >>

December 18, 2010

The Shire annual Yule event is once again being held at Ojai Women's Club, 441 East Ojai Avenue, Ojai, on December 18 ...
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Pirate Tourney 2010 >>
Mama Merc Sets Sail Again

July 31, 2010

Arr! Avast, ye scurvy dogs, th' summer'll soon be thick upon us w' th' sun a harsh mistress, blazin' high n' fierce 'cross land n' ...
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Darach Anniversary XXXI >>

May 15, 2010

Information to come.

Yule 2009 >>
Let's have a holiday party

December 19, 2009

Please join us for our Yule celebration in Ojai, at the Ojai Women's Center. ...
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Darach Pirate-versary & Altavia-Darach Equestrian >>

May 30, 2009

The Barony of Altavia and the Shire of Darach are pleased to announce an event for our times - the Altavia Equestrian Champions ...
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Black Oak Lodge 2009 >>
The Da Vinci Codex

March 14, 2009

It's not too early to start planning for your favorite Darachshire event, Black Oak Lodge! The 2009 event's theme is The Da Vin ...
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Pirate Tourney 2008 >>

August 02, 2008

There be pirates returning to Darach!

After a year of peace for the people of Darach, the pirates are returning to our ...
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Darach Anniversary XXIX >>

May 17, 2008

Another winter passes and spring approaches once again. The residents of Darach Shire invite all to come join us as we celebrate o ...
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Black Oak Lodge 2008 >>
Canterbury Tales

March 15, 2008

We invite you to make the pilgrimage into the mountains of Santa Barbara for a weekend of feasting and fighting, storytelling and ...
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Darach 12th Night 2007 >>
Celebrating our crazy hobbies, and loved ones

December 29, 2007

Once again we will descend on the Grange hall in Ojai to celebrate the holidays, our friends, and loved ones. Please bring a dish ...
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Oktoberfest >>
An annual celebration of brewing (beers)

October 20, 2007

In Germany, Oktobefest is a celebration of the winter harvest and the brewing of great beer. Well technically, it started as a ce ...
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CP Prize 2007 >>
Pirates Ports of Plunder!

July 07, 2007

Avast, mateys! The Shire of Darach shall be hostin' CP Prize Tournament on July 7! Prepare to attend, be boarded, and donate your ...
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Darach Anniversary XXVIII >>

May 19, 2007

The populace of the Shire of Darach invites one and all to attend a tournament in celebration of our 32nd anniversary. The event w ...
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Collegium Caidus 2007 >>

April 21, 2007

SCA related classes. ...
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Darachshire 12th Night >>

December 30, 2006

Greetings once again, friends. We have a site confirmed for Darachshire's 12th Night celebration. Many thanks to Mara for coordina ...
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Pirate Tourney 2006 >>

August 05, 2006

The Shire of Darach invites you to gather up your Booty, put on your best eye patch, and join Their Royal Majesties by the Paci ...
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Darach Anniversary XXVIII >>

May 13, 2006

UPDATE: We're delighted to report that Their Highnesses Sven & Kolfinna will be joining us!

It's that time again--time to re ...
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Black Oak Lodge 2006 >>
Tain Bo Cuailnge or The Cattle Raid of Cooley

March 17, 2006

Please plan to join us on March 17th - 19th for a weekend full of feasting, fighting, merrymaking and cattle stealing at Rancho S ...
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Fall Crown Tournament >>

September 17, 2005

The Shire of Darach invites all of Caid to enjoy the cool ocean breezes as we host Fall Crown Tournament on the shores of the migh ...
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Darachshire Anniversary Tournament >>

May 21, 2005

Come join the Shire of Darach to celebrate the merry month of May and our 30th Birthday. Please help us make this a bright and col ...
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