Archive - May 24, 2007

Medieval couple demonstrate skills in Montana town

Terrell and Adrienne Cotterell of Shelby, Montana have enjoyed life in the SCa for ten years, he as a fighter and she as a Middle Eastern dancer. Reporter Kim Skornogoski of the Great Falls (Montana) Tribune spoke to them before the Shire of Windegate's Whipping Winds event.

Ealdormere Crown combatants announced

The list of Crown Combatants and their consorts for the upcoming Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere is available on the Legio Draconis website.

Ragnaroc V

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Ragnaroc is back! The event will be held at the fabulous Camano Island State Park, about halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, BC. Despite the island description, no ferries or bridges are required to get to the site.

Come to the edge of the sea for four days of fighting and revelry to match Valhalla.

Camano Island State Park, WA (no ferry needed)
May 30 - June 3, 2007 (weekend AFTER Memorial Day) Location:
Stanton, Washington

AEthelmearc Academy

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The Shire of Misty Highlands is proud to host a day long of learning at the AEthelmearc AEcademy on June 23, 2007 at Salem International University, 234 West Main Street, Salem , WV . In addition to the many A&S classes you would expect to find, we are seeking classes on "SCA Life". There is also plenty of field for martial classes, so ready your weapons and skills. Teacher registration is now open & you may register here until June 8. Watch for class listings on the AEcademy website here. There will be an A&S display and a scribal backlog display with prizes, so bring your finest projects to share. In addition, we'll also be hosting an "Ask a Laurel" table, so make sure you bring your questions. Location:
Shire of Misty Highlands (Salem, West Virginia)

Defenders of Sherwood VII

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The Shire of Misty Highlands once again challenges all to join us for battle and competition in the forests of Sherwood. This year Robin and his band will boldly face the Sheriff's forces in scenic Sherwood Forest, where they will attempt to best each other in contests of rapier, archery and full armored engagements on the field with combat archery. Of course the merry men will also offer thrown weapons, an A&S display, a scribal tea, rapier woods battles, plus a medieval Italian feast created by Don Anias Fenne. The evenings will also see bardic activities, drumming, and dancing. Location:
Shire of Misty Highlands (Ellamore, West Virginia)

Summer Solstice

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Come one come all and get ye to Hrafnafjr's first ever Summer Solstice Event!

Join us as we celebrate the mighty summer and all its glory! We will start with a Rapier Tournament to test the mettle all those who wield steel! This will be a "Defend Your Honor" tourney and you better come with your best wit for fun. This will be followed with a Heavy Combat Tournament that will test the endurance of all who dare to enter. You will fight a Gauntlet of men until you have fought every one who enters. Then you will take your place at the rear of the gauntlet and the next takes their place. If all goes well there may be Location:
Hrafnafjor (Nikiski, Alaska)

Privateers' Gathering

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Will you too join the ranks of the privateer in defense of Queen and country? Those skilled in blade or bow & of great fortitude, make haste & mark the day! The fleet needs those of armored combat, archery, privateer & rapier skill to compete for the bounteous treasure.

Those small of stature but mighty in heart are much needed as well & there be special feats of skill reserved for the smalls to aide in the battle. Location:
Barony of Arn Hold (Hagerman, Idaho)

Earliest dental prosthesis found in Roman grave

Archaeologists have discovered in the grave of an unidentified Roman woman a gold wire used to hold together a set of artificial teeth. The dental prosthesis is believed to be the earliest such device ever discovered.

Siege Cooking Competition at Lilies War

HL Gwen A'Brooke has announced that there will be a Siege Cooking Competition at this year's Lilies War. The competition will take place on Sunday June 10 at 8:30 a.m. Registration is open until June 5, 2007.

Updated Pre-Pennsic Booklet online

Duchess Marion FitzWilliam, Deputy Mayor for Pennsic Information Services, has announced that an updated version of the Pre-Pennsic Booklet is now available to download.

Spring 2007 Atenveldt, Northshield, Gleann Abhann Coronation Photos Online

Lord Vallaulfr Rurikson and Lady Cécile de Brétigny have posted many interesting albums of photos from various events around the Known World.