Archive - Dec 30, 2005

Volunteers Needed for Gulf Wars XV Artisans' Row

Mistress Derbail inghean Conchobar, Textile Arts Coordinator for Artisan's Row at Gulf Wars XV, is seeking volunteers to teach and demonstrate at the event.

Meridian Maneuvers '06

The Shire of Ravenwood and the Incipient Shire of Flintmarsh Present: Meridian Maneuvers '06: Let's get it on!

Happy New Year: 964!

A new book by University of Victoria mathematician Florin Diacu, Lost Millennium: History's Timetables Under Siege, explores the time theories of Russian mathematician Anatoli Fomenko and determines that the year is really 963.

Rent a Don IV - CANCELLED

The Shire of Mynydd Gwyn is proud to announce that once again Rent a Don will grace the shore of Insulae Draconis. This year it is our honour to have Don Giacomo Cavalli da Treviso from the Kingdom of Caid. A list of classes is currently being penned and will be made available shortly.

Atlantia Kingdom Arts & Science Festival

The Canton of Sudentorre is proud to host the next Kingdom of Atlantia Arts and Sciences Festival. We invite all artisans to display their works, and all non-artisans to come and see the exhibits.

Warbands XII

The Shire of Harpelstane is pleased to announce that Warbands will again take place at Edzell Castle. So please make a place in your diaries for Insulae Draconis' Greatest Event.

A Feast for Charlemagne

Hail and welcome to all! A celebration in honor of Charles Augustus, Holy Emperor of Rome, is to be held by the Barony of Lochmere. Cast off Winter's cold shroud and come revel in the warmth of our company and hall!

Third Quarterly Garb Workshop

I have the pleasure of announcing the third quarterly garb workshop, to be held by Stella Seraphima in the shire of Isengau, on February 3-5th! Now is the time to pull out all the garb you've been 'meaning to get to', get help on various aspects of garb making, or just to sit around and stitch in good company!

Arenal 12th Night

12th Night for the Shire is Friday, January 13th through Sunday January 15th, near Evergreen, AL at Woodmen of the World Camp Riversprings (that's in Alabama, people. There was a typo in the PopChiv). It's for the FULL WEEKEND!!! We decided to make our event more centrally located for more people to be able to come share this event with us this year and to have more indoor sleep space.

Love Revel

Join us for the Love Revel on March 25, 2006! Join for a day of Tourneys, both Heavy and Rapier. The Theme for these tourneys will be a Rose Tournament with a Twist. With the victor of each Bout Presenting a Rose to the Consort of his or her Opponent and profusely Apologize for Killing their Lord Or Lady. As Shire tradition holds we will also select the Shire Rapier Champion. In addition to the Tourneys we will have games, which will serve to choose the New Queen and King of Misrule.

Gleann Abhann Supply Run Ends

Peregrine Fairchylde, Coordinator for the Gleann Abhann Supply Run, has announced that as of December 16, 2005, the supply effort is officially ended.

Winter Regional Fight Practice

It's that time of year again. We will be hosting our Regional Fight Practice at the Meadville Area Senior High School. As usual we will have heavy weapons, youth combat, and fencing if participiation warrants it.

Windhaven Yule Feast

The Barony of Windhaven Proudly Presents Yule Feast 'Til You Surrender.

Bright Hills Baronial Birthday

The frigid winds of winter have chased even the hardiest of armies from the field. Now as the long cold nights of winter close in, journey to Bright Hills for a day of romance, a feast to delight both the eyes and the palate and evening of dancing, sweetened by a sideboard of deserts, specially created to hand feed to your partner.

Combative Arts Day Camp

Greetings! You are invited to participate in a day full of Combative Arts/Western Martial Arts training hosted by Chateau de Camville. The Day Camp will offer a structured lesson plan, slow drill and free focused sparring specifically geared to help you improve your understanding of the combative arts as related to armored combat and to sharpen you performance on the practice, tourney and melee field.

Rudolph in Latin

Slightly late, but still fun, a musical rendition of "Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer" - in Latin!