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Raid The Brewery

Hosted by: Shire of Rivenwood Tower

Start Date: 5/26/2023 Thru End Date: 5/28/2023 58
McGowan Farm
20001 Hawkeye Lane (Township Road 198)
Mankato MN 56001

Planned Activities: Armored Combat , Arts & Sciences Display , Bardic Activities , Classes , Rapier Combat

Site opens noon Friday

Site closes 2pm Sunday

Fees and Pre-registration

Pre-registration and  pre-payment is encouraged.

  • Adult Registration $15

  • Adult Member Registration $10

  • Ages 17 and under: no fee

  • Camping $10 per sleeping tent, no charge for shade fly

Pre registration and Pre-payment Opens April 1 and closes May 12.  Link:

Kindly make checks payable to SCA Inc, Shire of Rivenwood Tower

Mail in pre-registration and/or pre payment may be sent to Richard Tate. Place in mail by May 12 

Richard Tate 2040 Cadbury Court, North Mankato MN 56003.

Class Submission by April 11. All Classes are welcome! We encourage you to focus on brewing and vintning or outdoor cooking classes. The site has many areas to teach messy outdoor 

Classes.  To Teach a class:

Event Steward- Rycharde (Richard Tate)

Site Information

The site recommends no small pets as there are large birds of prey. Pets are welcome but must be leashed. Owners are 100% liable for the actions of their pet while participating in this event and in the designated areas of the event. You are responsible for cleaning up after your pet.. Scoop the Poop!


Pets are specifically forbidden to enter any martial list or any additional public areas that are marked as such.

  • Populace space is available. You may bring shade fly or pavilion for shade.

  • The site has a large, shaded, child-friendly play area.

  • Children are invited to attend classes, unless there are specific restrictions.

  • Merchants are welcome and there is no fee to merchant.

  • Camping area is primitive. There are multiple water locations on site.

  • Showers are available on site. Plan Accordingly. 

  • Accessibility: The outside area is flat, but there are rough gravel roads on site. Most buildings are handicap accessible. There will be accessible port-a-potties and shower.  

Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to try to ensure the health and safety of our event participants,

we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infection diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you ackonwledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary. We will follow all current Kingdom, State, CDC, and local COVID guidelines. As guidelines and restrictions are updated, we will update the event information on the Shire webpage and Facebook Event.

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