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Middle Ages Game Day at Hill Top Berry Farm

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Event:
Middle Ages Game Day at Hill Top Berry Farm
Start:
November 16, 2013 11:00 am
End:
November 16, 2013 5:00 pm
Venue:
Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery
Phone:
434-361-1266
Website:
Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery
Address:

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2800 Berry Hill Road, Nellysford, VA, 22958

A demonstration of board games and card games popular in the Dark Ages, Middle Ages and Renaissance.Come play games like: Primero – a card game favored in the royal court of Queen Elizabeth I and the predecessor to modern poker, Hnefatafl- the Viking version of chess played in Northern Europe, the British Isles, and Iceland, and Back-Gammon- the classic dice and checker game that dates back more than five thousand years. Sponsored by the Society for Creative Anachronism, a worldwide, non-profit educational organization dedicated to recreating the lifestyles of pre-17th Century Europe. Free.  Hill Top Berry Farm and Winery is a producer of Authentic Historical Meads and “True to the Fruit” wines. Wines available for purchase.  Route 612 (off Route 151) 434-361-1266.