Archive - Sep 2005
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-16 12:29
The Barony of Stromgaard and the University of Ithra, Rivers campus bring you a Gothic Ithra on November 5-6, 2005 with a 14th century focus.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-16 12:27
Prepare for a fantastic weekend of feasting and medieval merrymaking on the first weekend of November when Aarnimetsä celebrates the patron saint of tailors and cloth workers.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-16 12:24
As we all know, the plans for The Rumble On The River had to be postponed for a while due to the effects of Hurricane Katrina. However, it takes more than a storm to stop a 30 year old tradition. So, while the storm has put off the war with the good folks from the Barony of Three Rivers until a later date, The Barony of Grey Niche will celebrate Samhain 2005 with a picnic in the park, blood drive, and fundraising tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-16 12:05
Ach, laddie, come ta tha Canton der Welfengau an' celebrate the end of tha year in Ancient Gailic Style!
Submitted by Halima on Fri, 2005-09-16 11:49
Sayyida Halima al-Shafi’i of the Stronghold of Raven’s Cove in the Kingdom of Atlantia reports on a challenge in which the kingdom's knitters will teach their craft to young people.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-09-16 10:51
If you are a professional photographer, or a serious amateur, or if you are a beginner with an interest in learning more, you may want to sign up for SCAtoday.net's new "Shutterbugs" email list.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-16 07:10
Anna Genevieve of Ancyra and THL Barbara Sterling have posted a report and photos covering the recent supply run by members of the SCA to deliver much-needed items to those affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-15 15:26
Dame Aoife offers a bevy of links about large chalk carvings, of which the virility-gifted Cerne Abbas Giant is the most famous, that decorate the hills of England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-15 12:27
Due to the event site being used as an evacuation center for victims of Hurricane Katrina, Diamond Wars 2005 will not take place.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-09-15 11:05
The Minot Daily News reports on an SCA-inspired siege engine demonstration that destroyed vegetables by the dozens to raise funds for the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-14 17:10
Elaine Koogler reports that many rare texts dealing with textiles from the collection of the D.C. Textile Museum are now available online.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-09-14 14:19
For those in the areas where the U.S. Postal Service has suspended mail delivery, the SCA will place memberships temporarily into hiatus so that members are not paying for newsletters that are not able to be delivered.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-14 12:29
Adeliza has posted photos from the recent Coronation of Janos & Rachel in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-14 09:44
Caroline Tharpe Weiss reports that FEMA is interested in hiring a few individuals to work in historic preservation in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-14 08:07
The remains of an early Byzantine church, dating from the 5th or 6th century, have been found near the town of Karak, Jordan.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-14 05:22
Smithsonian Magazine looks at the "Amesbury Archer," the 4,300-year-old skeleton discovered near Stonehenge surrounded by archery gear.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-09-13 21:05
Robert Marchet has posted an online album of photographs from the recent Crown Tournament, at which Hrorek and Caoilfhionn became the Royal Heirs to the Outlands throne.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-09-13 18:48
The Empire of Chivalry and Steel is a non-profit reenactor group that "specializes in the general recreation of the culture of the Middle Ages including all of the Art Forms, Events (Feasts, Tournaments, Ceremonies and Wars) and Combat Arts from that period."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-09-13 14:40
A new discussion list has formed to help SCA members deal with issues facing those over the age of forty.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-09-13 12:18
Researcher Xie Xiaodong is trying to prove that ancient Romans made it to Northwest China's Gansu Province by comparing DNA evidence to establish a genetic link.
Submitted by talorgen on Tue, 2005-09-13 07:47
Talorgen has posted photos from Flight of the Falcon, a newcomer's event held in Atlantia on 8/27 by the Canton of Aire Faucon.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-09-12 16:48
Syr Hrorek Wolfson and Caoilfhionn inghean Ui Sheanain are the new Royal Heirs for the Kingdom of Outlands.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-09-12 16:13
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review learns about the SCA at a Renaissance Festival.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-09-12 14:52
The Morning News describes some of the SCA's relief efforts for Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-12 13:46
The Ealdormere Fall Crown Tournament will take place on Saturday October 15, 2005 in Stratford, Ontario.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-12 13:38
The Royal Citie of Eoforwic is proud to present Feast of the Bear 2005, November 5, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-12 13:29
As the long, dark nights come creeping across our rocky land, we must remain vigilant against the Trolls who descend from the peaks and the crater, Hel, to raid our sparse pasture and threaten our livestock.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-12 13:15
Lord Peregrine Fairchylde, coordinator of the Gleann Abhann Supply Run, offers poetic insight in the form of a song on the new kingdom's valiant efforts to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, with a little help from their friends.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-09-12 11:46
"If someone says that he’s planning to kill you, believe him."..."Avoid situations where the obvious rhyme-word is 'maidenhead.'" So warns Jim Macdonald in these helpful tips, gleaned from English folk music, that can help you stay alive, healthy, wealthy, and not deflowered.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-12 10:37
Come one, come all, to Felding's annual Falling Leaves celebration. This year, the event will include fencing, thrown weapons, merchants, a commedia del arte performance by i Sebastiani, a sing-a-long with the Quire, and an evening ball.