Marinus Investiture 

Day of Love IV

Barony of Marinus Investiture 

February 9-11, 2024

Pipsico Scout Reservation

57 Pipsico Road, Spring Grove VA 23881

Autocrat: Matthew of Norfolk (Matt Howard)

Join the Barony of Marinus in our yearly celebration of love and welcome our incoming baronage! 
Enjoy a relaxing day of courtly love, friendly competition, revelry and learning at Pipsico Scout Reservation in Spring Grove, VA and finish your evening with a generous feast by Lord Hugh de Montlucon. We will be hosting a variety of martial activities and A&S displays and competitions to honor and welcome our new baronage. Please see the navigation menu at the top of the page to locate additional information about our activities and schedule. 

Autocrat: Lord Matthew of Norfolk Phone: (757) 6502168, E-mail:

Reservationist: Lady Jina Kinjo Phone: (808) 561-3992, E-mail:


  • Adult, Member: $20.00

  • Adult, Nonmember: $25.00

  • Youth (5-17): $10.00

  • Children Under 4: Free

  • Feast: $20.00

  • Camping options and fee information will be available in the coming weeks. Please check back or contact our reservationist with specific questions. 

Feast is by pre-registration only.

Field Reservation is by request to Lady Annabella of the Bay. Please use this google form. 

Refund Policy: Pre-registered event attendees shall receive a refund for the site and feast registrations (as applicable) provided that the refund request is received at least 24 hours prior to the start of the event in writing by either the Event Steward, the head gatekeeper, or the reservationist (if separate from the head gatekeeper). Feast refunds will only be allowed if the seats can be resold. Pre-registered event attendees requesting a refund who used PayPal or other electronic forms of registering will receive a refund minus any fees incurred by the electronic registering service. Refunds will be issued after the event books close provided the event makes a profit. Cancelling the registration in SCORES is encouraged but does not meet the written notification request requirements.

DRY SITE. No pets are allowed on site. Service animals welcome.

Accessibility Information: Event site is primary hard packed dirt/sand or grass with limited paved areas. Pavilions are paved and covered, but there is no paved path between pavilions. Parking lot is gravel. Indoor tables have group benches, rather than individual chairs. Main hall has modern bathrooms with one accessible stall in men and women's area. Cabins/cabinettes are PRIMITIVE, not heated/cooled and are bunkbeds. Please see the images on the website to get a better idea of what will be available to you. Tent camping has access to a primitive latrine. The wash station will NOT be running, but there is water available nearby. Shower house has individual shower rooms, limited accessible showers. Flush toilets are available in the camping area. Restrooms and showers for the cabins/cabinettes are modern, flush toilets with sinks and running water.

Staff List

Autocrat/Event Steward

Lord Matthew of Norfolk

Deputy Autocrat/Event Steward

Lord Kujira Kinjo

Feast Steward

Lord Hugh de Montlucon

A&S Coordinator and Webminister

Dona Ilhuicacihuatl de Xochilmilco, called Yzma

Hall Steward

Kelsea of Marinus

Field Steward

Lady Annabelle of the Bay

Please use Field Reservation form in the header to reserve space. 

Marshal in Charge

Master Donal mac Ruissart


Head MOL

Magnifica Seraphina Delfino

Reservationist and Royal Liason

Lady Jina Kinjo

Head Troll

Lady Alianora Mackaustylyn