Archive - Dec 21, 2006

Viking Vinter Vunderland IX

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Are you going to be missing something to do on January 13? No more college football and you just can't get into the Wide World of Televised Bowling and Darts (although those trick bowlers are REALLY amazing!)?

Then make the short trip out to hopefully play in the snow at Viking Vinter Vunderland! This is the only event in the Outlands daring enough to be held OUTSIDE in January! But, you say, "that must be horribly cold?!" Fear not, Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Spring Bears Event

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The Shire of Stormsport welcomes all to the Annual Spring Bears Event on March 3rd, 2007.

Activities this year will include heavy weapons as per normal, more activities to be announced later.

This year's event will be held at the Erie Day School, of 1372 West 6th Street, Erie PA 16505. With the site opening at 9 am and closing at 9 pm, there will be something for everyone. A gymnasium floor will Location:
Shire of Stormsport (Erie, Pennsylvania)

Pilgrimages of the 11th and 12th Centuries

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The Barony of Lonely Tower invites you to their Annual 12th Night celebration. Haven’t been on a pilgrimage for a while? Join us as we offer 4 pilgrimage locations for you to visit.

Activities for the day include:

  • Visit all 4 pilgrimage sites to collect your pilgrimage badges and then turn them in at Troll for your site token.
  • A&S Theme: “On the Pilgrim Way”: Anything you would pack, carry, wear, find, Location:
    arony of Lonely Tower (Omaha, Nebraska)

A Temperance of Cooks: Calontir Cooking Symposium

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Greetings! Please find below the list of classes for the upcoming "A Temperance of Cooks" - Calontir Cook's Guild Symposium, April 28, 2007, in the Barony of Forgotten Sea. It will be an all-day event, with multiple tracks of classes, a potluck feast, and a lunch-time keynote speech provided by Duke Cariadoc of the Bow. We are hoping for a wide variety of classes on a number of topics, and will have capability for hands-on classes. Location:
Barony of Forgotten Sea (Kansas City Missouri)

Jour d'Amour

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On behalf of the Incipient Shire of Drakenmere, we would like to extend a special invitation to all performing artists in Meridies to attend Jour d'Amour (Weekend of January 26-28) at Indian Springs State Park in Jackson, GA. The theme of the event is the "Venetian Carnivale," and thus we wanted to have a special emphasis on performing arts. We have arranged most of the day in the main hall to be set up solely for performing arts (Poetic Oration, European Dance, Middle Eastern Dance, Instrumentals, and Vocal Performance--if you have a question about where your performance might fit in, contact us, and we'll work something out). Location:
Incipient Shire of Drakenmere (Jackson, Georgia)

Caer Galen Arts and Sciences

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All ye gentles, hearken to the joyous words of Carrick and Katherina, Baron and Baroness of Caer Galen. Come learn, come enjoy, come view the amazing works of our local artisans at the Caer Galen Baronial Arts and Sciences Competition.

Competition Categories:

  • Best Blue & Gold or Baronial Entry
  • Youths' Open Category (up to age 16)
  • New Skill (anything new to entrant in last year) Location:
    Barony of Caer Galen (Longmont, Colorado)

Dragons come to Springfield Museums

Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism will be on hand December 26-30, 2006 when the at the Springfield Museums in Springfield, Massachusetts present a Medieval Faire.

Twelfth Night Coronation

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The Barony of Dragon's Laire welcomes all to witness the Coronation of Crown Prince and Crown Princess, Sven Fallgr Gunnarsson and Signy Oksendahl, the Heirs to the Their Royal Majesties Amalric Blackhart and Caia Snowden as They take Their rightful places upon the Sable Throne of An Tir at the Twelfth Night Coronation, January 12-14, 2007.

In addition to welcoming the successors to the crown of An Tir, festivities will include: Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Ocean Shores, Washington)

East Kingdom Twelfth Night

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Very high and powerful princes, dukes, counts, barons, lords, knights and squires at arms, gentle lords and ladies of the East Kingdom (and all you peasants...), the Barony of Dragonship Haven would like to cordially invite you to attend the East Kingdom Twelfth Night. We will be holding it at the lovely Golden Hill Methodist Church in Bridgeport CT, on the 6th of January 2007.

We have a day planned packed full of shopping, schmoozing, A&S displays, youth activities, and great food. Location:
Barony of Dragonship Haven (Bridgeport, Connecticut)

Today in the Middle Ages: December 21, 1494

The city of Naples reported an outbreak of a new disease on December 21, 1494 C.E. Its modern name: syphilis.

Wal-Mart says it will not remove fabric department

In an article dated December 4, 2006, Anita French of the Morning News reports that the retail giant Wal-Mart will not be closing the fabric departments in 80% of its stores by April 2007, as has been reported on a number of blogs.