Archive - Apr 7, 2007

A son for Clan Goodwine

Adam Goodwine reports that on March 28, 2007, in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, a son was born to Esperanza de Navarra and himself and was named Edward Kelly.

Beltane Coronation

description:
Their Majesties invite one and all to come and bear witness to the coronation of their heirs. Come celebrate the grand traditions of the west with courts, arts & sciences, fighting, singing, dancing, and archery.

Site Directions
Beltane will be held at the Marie Hill Ranch, 43700 Highway 128, Cloverdale, CA 95425.

Make your best way to Hwy 101. from the South: go north on Hwy 101 to Cloverdale, *take the Hwy 128 WEST/ Boonville exit. Follow Hwy 128 for approximately 12.5 miles. The site will be on the right side of the road. from the north: travel south on Hwy 101 to Cloverdale, follow from * above. Location:
Shire of Wolfscairn (Cloverdale, California)

Quintavia's Bardic Bar-Room Brawl

description:
Come to picturesque Quintavia for a Spring Day of bards, dancing, fencing, thrown weapons, feasting and fun!

Bards come sing a song or tell a tale we will have a day of sharing and practice for the evenings festivities. Dancers come and twirl around the beautiful tavern fair. Those who prefer to throw things, like axes and the like will have space outside for thrown weapons competition. Also plenty of room for gaming! Bring your favorite period games and teach us how to play! There will also be a ‘serf’ auction where you can bid to have your own personal servant for the feast in the evening. Location:
Quintavia (Bolton , Massachusetts)

Balfar's Challenge

description:
Hail and well met! Once again, Duke Balfar and the Barony of Dragonship Haven welcome the great fighters of the East Kingdom to test their mettle in our annual multi-marshallate competition.

****** This year we have an exciting NEW site location, which is larger than in past years. Also more parking will be available. ******

Teams of three heavy fighters, fencers, archers and thrown weapons. There will be prizes for the best in each martial category. Location:
Barony of Dragonship Haven (Meriden, Connecticut)

Diamond Wars XXII

description:
Come join the Barony of Small Gray Bear for three days of fighting, learning, cooking, and revelry on the north border of Gleann Abhann.

Diamond Wars XXII:
Spice Wars: The Quest for Cuisine
October 11-14, 2007
Camp Cedar Valley, Viola, Arkansas

The site:
Beautiful Camp Cedar Valley near Viola, AR – a fantastic woodland of wonder, with a plentitude of camping areas and restroom facilities. Location:
Barony of Small Gray Bear (Viola, Arkansas)

BoD extends deadline for Liaison for International Affairs applications

Jason Williams, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SCA Inc., has announced that the deadline for application for the position of Liaison for International Affairs for the Society for Creative Anachronism Inc. has been extended until May 31, 2007.

AEthelmearc Spring Crown Tournament

description:
Spring is in the air and it's time determine who our fair kingdom's next heirs shall be! The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle welcomes all to Crown Tournament held at Camp Amahami (a Girl Scout camp), Page Pond Road (no street number), Deposit, New York 13754, on May 4-6 2007. Gates will open at 6 pm on Friday and close at noon on Sunday. There are not a lot of nearby hotels or restaurants, but there is a *lot* of room for camping, and GS tents with cots in them will be *all over* the place. There is one hill, but the site is otherwise handicapped accessible. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Deposit, New York)

Study claims "dead languages" detrimental to modern language learning

A recent "secret report" by the Dearing Languages Review in Great Britain warns that the study of ancient languages may be detrimental to the study of modern languages because they "contribute nothing to 'intercultural understanding'."

Sotleties and Subtleties Display at Midrealm Coronation

In honor of Their Most Royal Majesties Dag and AnneMarie, a display will be held at their Coronation featuring and promoting the art, science, and craft of Sotelties and Subtleties.