I bought two drop cloths, Dawn-Marie bought the third so we would have a long enough day shade. Total cost was $117.
We took it to our first event with it, Sport of Kings. It was sprinkling when we setup! Luckily, we brought a can of spray waterproof and so before it went up, it got sprayed. Thankfully it stayed to sprinkles and things never got wet under the day shade. A success!
A knitting success was the french press cozy I made for myself. I used some yellow from stash and some Noro that had been given to Cindy and I'd gotten it from her. I love how it came out! No buttons, it just slips on over the top and around the handle. It also does an excellent job of keeping the coffee hot for longer than the 5 minutes without a cozy!
I took the Field Marshal class from Sir Einar, the Kingdom Earl Marshal, and learned a lot. I got to help out that night with the Torchlight Tourney with Sir Rodrigo and then during the Grand Champion Tourney the next day with Lady Althaia: