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Sep
27
Fri
Throne of Eldraine Prerelease Weekend @ Greenfield, Mayfair & North Shore
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day

Play Throne of Eldraine before it’s officially released at this Magic: the Gathering prerelease event!

As a participant, you’ll be among the first to enter this new plane inspired by classic fairy tales and Arthurian legend.

Open six booster packs, build a deck and compete for more packs and prizes!

New Stuff in Throne of Eldraine

  • Friday Events Continue: Prerelease Weekend now officially begins at 3:00PM on Friday. Check below for our Friday events at 3PM and 6:30PM!
  • No More Midnight: With the arrival of last set’s Prerelease Fridays, we will no longer be running a Midnight event.

 

 

 

 

(All pre-registration for these events will close at 11:59pm on Thursday, September 26.)
Please Note: Event tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-exchangeable.

Everyone leaves with something! Players who drop out early still receive a pack per completed match they won! Even if you lose all of your matches, you still receive a single booster pack as a prize – so long as you played all your matches.

 

Greenfield Events

Preregistration will be available online and in-store through 11:59pm on Thursday, September 26.

Friday Early Bird Event
2:30pm day-of registration. Event begins at 3:00PM. 2 rounds. Entry is always $35.

In this “Double Packs” weekend kickoff event, players will receive two booster packs per match win—and we’ll finish in time to play in the Friday Evening event!

Friday Evening “Purple” Event
6:00pm day-of registration. Event begins at 6:30PM. 3 rounds.

Our feature Friday event—In this “Double Packs” event, players will receive two booster packs per match win.

Saturday Morning “Red” Event
10:30am day-of registration. 11:00am start. 5 rounds.
Prizes for this event include a booster pack per match win, and a Feature Prize box set for all players who go 5-0 at Greenfield.

Saturday Evening Two-Headed Giant
6:00pm day-of registration. 6:30pm start. 3 rounds.
In the Two-Headed Giant cooperative Magic: the Gathering format, each team’s two players share turns and life totals, while fighting together against another pair of players. Learn more about the Two-Headed Giant format here.
Prizes: Each player on your team will receive a booster pack for every match your team wins!

Sunday Morning “Green” Event
11:30am day-of registration. 12:00pm start. 5 rounds.
Prizes for this event include a booster pack per match win, and a Feature Prize box set for all players who go 5-0.

Sunday Evening “Gold” Event
5:30pm day-of registration. 6:00pm start. 4 rounds.
Prizes for this event include a booster pack per match win, and a playmat for all players who go 4-0.

 

North Shore Events

Preregistration will be available online and in-store through 11:59pm on Thursday, September 26.

Friday Early Bird Event
2:30pm day-of registration. Event begins at 3:00PM. 2 rounds. Entry is always $35.

In this “Double Packs” weekend kickoff event, players will receive two booster packs per match win—and we’ll finish in time to play in the Friday Evening event!

Friday Evening “Purple” Event
6:00pm day-of registration. Event begins at 6:30PM. 3 rounds.

Our feature Friday event—In this “Double Packs” event, players will receive two booster packs per match win.

Saturday Morning “Orange” Event
10:30am day-of registration. 11:00am start. 4 rounds.
Prizes for this event include a booster pack per match win, and a playmat for all players who go 4-0.

Sunday Morning “Green” Event
11:30am day-of registration. 12:00pm start. 5 rounds.
Prizes for this event include a booster pack per match win, and a Feature Prize box set for all players who go 5-0.

 

Mayfair Events

Preregistration will be available online and in-store through 11:59pm on Thursday, September 26.

Friday Early Bird Event
2:30pm day-of registration. Event begins at 3:00PM. 2 rounds. Entry is always $35.

In this “Double Packs” weekend kickoff event, players will receive two booster packs per match win—and we’ll finish in time to play in the Friday Evening event!

Friday Evening “Purple” Event
6:00pm day-of registration. Event begins at 6:30PM. 3 rounds.

Our feature Friday event—In this “Double Packs” event, players will receive two booster packs per match win.

Saturday Afternoon “Blue” Event
1:30pm day-of registration. 2:00pm start. 3 rounds
Prizes for this event will be TWO booster packs for every match win!

Sunday Morning Two-Headed Giant
11:30am day-of registration. 12:00pm start. 3 rounds.
In the Two-Headed Giant cooperative Magic: the Gathering format, each team’s two players share turns and life totals, while fighting together against another pair of players. Learn more about the Two-Headed Giant format here.
Prizes: Each player on your team will receive a booster pack for every match your team wins.

 

First time at a prerelease?
Get a little more information on how this event works!

 

 

 

Sep
29
Sun
Pokemon League @ Greenfield
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am

Play the Pokemon Trading Card Game every Sunday at our Pokemon League. Battle other trainers in casual matches, and earn marks for each game played. Players can earn promo cards, cool Pokemon keychains, and nifty patches.
League usually runs until mid-to-late afternoon.

Gotta catch ’em all!

Find out more about this event on our Pokémon Events page.

HeroClix @ Mayfair
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm

Play with your favorite super heroes, sidekicks and villains at our HeroClix events! New players welcome!

New to the Game?
HeroClix is a collectible miniatures game that centers on the world of superhero comic books, especially the Marvel and DC Comics universes. Players construct teams of comic book heroes, villains, or characters from various video games series such as Street Fighter, Gears of War, and Halo and engage in a turn-by-turn battle on grid maps based on various storyline locations.

Magic – Commander @ Greenfield & North Shore
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm

Play Commander, the most popular multi-player format in Magic the Gathering! It’s also known as Elder Dragon Highlander or EDH.

Each player brings a Commander Deck. Players are placed into pods of 3-5 and there is one round of play. Everyone gets one pack of their choice for participating. The winner of the pod gets one more free pack!

Find Rules for Building a Commander Deck and Playing this Unique Format.

Commander at the Pub @ Oak & Shield Pub
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm

Join us for a casual Commander format Magic: the Gathering event—Sunday afternoons at Oak & Shield Pub!

Upon arriving, you’ll be given a pod of players to join, and settle in for an afternoon of legendary creatures, unforgettable plays, and free-for-all fun!

Then, for anyone who wants to play more games, we’ll break into new pods and do it all over again!

One Drink/Appetizer Minimum Per Person
We’re proud to host public gaming events in our pub, and to offer free admission to those events.
Please help us continue to run these events with a minimum order of one drink or appetizer.
Event minimum orders are subject to an 18% gratuity. Find out more.

New to Commander?
You’re welcome to join us! The Commander format, also known as Elder Dragon Highlander (EDH) is a casual Magic format featuring some truly unique deckbuilding options.

In Commander, each player chooses a legendary creature as the commander of their deck. They then play with a 99-card deck that contains only cards of their commander’s colors. Also, other than basic lands, each deck can only use one copy of any card. During the game, you can cast your commander multiple times, meaning your favorite Legendary Creature can come back again and again to lead the charge as you battle for victory!

 

Sep
30
Mon
Dungeons & Dragons (Casual Play) @ North Shore
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a weekly Dungeons & Dragons campaign!

Create a character, prepare to combat great threats, and dive into your own unique story in this massively popular roleplaying game! D&D is as much as game of collective storytelling and memorable moments as it is about slaying dragons and collecting loot.

Your Dungeon Master will guide you through this adventure campaign, welcoming all players new and old to a fantastic world.

New players welcome!
Players with little or no experience with Dungeons & Dragons are welcome at this event. Your Dungeon Master is available to provide guidance and answer questions during the event.

Oct
1
Tue
KeyForge Casual Play (ChainBound Available) @ Greenfield
Oct 1 @ 5:30 pm

Get in some weekly KeyForge, every Tuesday at our Greenfield location. Stop in any time between 5:30 and 9pm to meet up with other local players and get in some games with your favorite decks!

This event will feature open play, and will be the regular meeting night for organized play events and leagues.

 

ChainBound Available

On weeks with enough player interest, your event Champion will host this event as ChainBound tournament, allowing you to earn Aembershards and your decks to gain Chains and Power Levels.

ChainBound events do not carry any extra fee, and normally run for a couple of hours.

Visit our ChainBound FAQ Page

New to KeyForge?

KeyForge is the first-ever “Unique Deck Game,” meaning each of the game’s pre-built decks is completely one-of-a-kind among over 104 quadrillion possibilities.
 
When you sit down to play a game of KeyForge, you and your opponent will assume the roles of a mighty Archons with their own unique name and symbol. Your path to victory is to gather Æmber, forge three keys and unlock one of the Crucible’s hidden vaults!
Learn-to-Play Tuesday @ North Shore
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a night of open gaming hosted by our loyal Champion, Chris! Learn to play a new game or break out an old favorite.

This event will run from 6pm until 9pm. Chris will choose a couple fun games to play, or you can pick from hundreds of games in our demo library.

Magic – Modern @ North Shore
Oct 1 @ 6:15 pm

Join us on Tuesdays nights for Modern format Magic!

Round One will begin at 6:15PM. Please arrive as close to 6:00PM as possible.

Three Swiss rounds.

Win your choice of booster for every match win (or bye).

Or exchange 2 wins for a Modern Horizons pack.

We’ll see you out on the tables!

Drop-In Dungeons & Dragons @ Oak & Shield Pub
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm

Get in on Drop-In D&D every Tuesday! Each week, you’ll explore brand new stories and face off with exciting challenges in the 5th Edition of D&D.

DMs drink for free!*

Each session, your table will feature a different one-shot adventure. Space is very limited, and is first-come first-served.

Please bring one or more pre-built characters for each week’s session. If you do not have a character, or your character is not an appropriate level for the adventure, we will have pre-built characters available for you to use!

We also ask that players have a basic understanding of the rules.
If you have never played D&D before, we suggest learning the ropes at one of the many weekly events at Board Game Barrister locations.

One Drink/Appetizer Minimum Per Person
We’re proud to host public gaming events in our pub, and to offer free admission to those events.
Please help us continue to run these events with a minimum order of one drink or appetizer.
Event minimum orders are subject to an 18% gratuity. Find out more.

*DM Perks
We appreciate all the time and energy that goes into being the Dungeon Master, and we’d love to buy you a drink or a snack.
– DM for a table of 4+ players, and you’ll get two $5 “Inspiration Tokens” for a $10 total.

Find more information on being a Drop-In Dungeon Master.