Archive - Apr 4, 2007

Battle of the Heart

The Shire of Harplestane is proud to invite you all to attend our newest event, the Battle of the Heart.

Event Location:
Nineacres Memorial Campsite
Crook of Devon

"Taking from his neck the silver casket which contained the heart of Bruce, Sir James Douglas threw it before him among the enemy, saying, "Now pass thou onward before us, as thou wert wont, and I Location:
Shire of Harplestane (Crook of Devon, Scotland)

Spring Offensive

O, how tacky can you get? Selviergard's annual springtime ritual is back! The site this year is between a cemetery and a farm... so we can wake the dead just so long as we don't rattle the cattle!

Three – count `em – Three Offensive Contests! –Awards will be given for the most offensive garb, (PG-13, please) Hat and Shakespearean- style Insult (must be done from memory!) Here's your chance to use Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Palmer, Alaska)

Mermaids Retreat XVI

Mermaids Retreat XIV: 2007, Woodland Wars, The Ultimate Surf and Turf

Camp Sinawa
Valders, Wisconsin

Miss Mermaid Contest - Oyez! Oyez! All fair maids! Take a chance and be crowned Miss Mermaid 2007 Any maid or matron (or if you attempt to look like one) may enter. Be aware that mermaids, being magical creatures, may be seen on land with actual legs! Therefore, a tail is not a requirement Please be adorned in some manner that will make the judges think "huh..a mermaid might wear that" Location:
Shire of Turm an dem See (Valders, Wisconsin)

Road to the Isle: Scotland the Ba’a

Join us for a day of Highland mirth and merriment! “Road to the Isle: Scotland the Ba’a,” is coming on Saturday, April 21! Site opens at 9 am and closes at midnight.

South Range Community Center
Highway M-26
South Range, MI

Martial activities include:

  • Michael McKay’s Last Mistig Tourney: The Sequel (rapier)
  • Armored Combat Tourney (to be announced) Location:
    Shire of Mistig Waetru (South Range, Michigan)

Quest for the Summer Sun

I would like to welcome everyone to join the Barony of Windhaven in our Quest for the Summer Sun being held June 1st through June 3rd on the manor lands of Lord Gonsalvo de Silva in beautiful Kewaunee County, just 1/2 mile south of the Door County border. Site opens at Noon on Friday, June 1st and closes at 4 pm on Sunday, June 3rd.

This is a rustic site -- porta pottys and potable water provided, but no electricity. We will have FREE ICE available on site! Responsibly wet site. Camp fires allowed. FREE firewood available (please don't bring any). Shade flies recommended. Dogs allowed if owners agree to clean up poo. Saturday evening's feast provided by House Blackstone. Location:
Barony of Windhaven (Algoma, Wisconsin)

Meridian SCAdians to help with Chamber of Commerce Renaissance Faire

Karen Middleton of the Athens, Alabama News-Courier reports on the planned activities of the fifth annual Ardmore (Tennessee) Renaissance Faire. The event is scheduled for April 21-22, 2007 and will feature participation by the Huntsville, Alabama chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Sword Maiden news headlines now offered on

News headlines from Sword Maiden, a web site devoted to the needs of female warriors, are now available as an optional feature for registered users.

History Channel offers RSS and podcasts

Duke Brannos of Legio Draconis reports that the History Channel now offers RSS feeds of their schedule and programming and podcasts of popular shows.

More Gulf War XVI pictures on-line

Ursus of Anglesey has posted some large galleries from Gulf Wars XVI on his photo website.

Piece of 14th Century Clock Found in York

Researchers in York have discovered a small copper-alloy disc dating back to around 1300 that was part of an early mechanical clock.