Archive - Jan 2008
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-31 16:41
Baron Khevron reports that Viscount Sir Cyrus Aurelius, fighting for Lady Gwyneth Rhiannon of the Sea, was the victor of the recent Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Oertha.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-31 12:28
Only on NPR could the Bard, in the guise of Morning Edition's Frank Deford, comment on the upcoming Super Bowl football game.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-31 08:12
Gabrielle Underwood, Ombudsman for Recruiting for the Society for Creative Anachronism, has requested the posting of the current nominees for the SCA Board of Directors.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-30 18:34
The Internet is alive recently with reports that a secret cache of Islamic texts disputing the origins of the Koran has resurfaced after 60 years of suppression.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-30 15:06
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Professor Judith Hallett of the University of Maryland, looks at how love was expressed in ancient Rome.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-30 12:04
The catalog is nearing completion and we should be ready to start registration next week! Are you excited? There are lots of core classes available on this one, so if you're working towards your Lectors, you will be able to take a few, including Intro to the SCA, Graphic Heraldry, Castles & Fortifications, Survey of Medieval Arts, Survey of Medieval Sciences, Chivalry & Etiquette, Field & Court Heraldry, and Survey of Medieval Games! Location:
Shire of Shittimwoode (Bellingham, Washington)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-30 11:08
Come one and all to Regional Dance practice on Feb 10th form 1 to 4pm. All levels of experience are welcome!!
Elk's Endicott Lodge 619 N. Nanticoke Ave Endicott, NY 13760.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-30 10:38
Once again it's time for the Northern Frankmark Fighter Practice in the wonderful lands of Baerenau. This time the Shire of Baerenau invites all interested Fighters and Non-Fighters to the beautiful mountains of the Harz in the heart of Germany!!!
It will take place as a part of a mundane
event called the parade of history (die Parade der Geschichte http://www.parade-der-geschichte.de see some pictures from last year). There we
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-30 10:24
Come help the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands celebrate the festival of Carnivale in the high Venetian style. The day will feature quests, games, music, merriment and dance culminating in a grand masked ball in the evening.
All this for our guest of honor Signora Tomasia da Collivento as she sits vigil to contemplate elevation to the most noble Order of the Laurel. This revelry will be held at the Lodge at North Park of Allegheny County, (no street #) North Ridge Rd, Allison Park, PA 15101. The site will open at 9 am and close at 10 pm.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-30 10:13
As part of the National Multicultural Festival in February, we have had the opportunity to organise an Italian Renaissance Ball with live music from the band Earthly Delights. Yeah!
We would like to invite you to join us, and are offering people who read this message discount entry of $12, $5 under 15yrs. Simply send
us an email with your contact details and pay at the door. Tickets are
normally $16, $8 under 15yrs. No partners are necessary and all the
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-30 09:22
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares her photos from the recent 12th Night and Baronial Investiture in the Barony of Nordskogen in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-01-29 18:26
The BBC's British History website includes the Ages of English Timeline which allows visitors to hear English the way it would have been spoken throughout the various historical periods.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-01-29 17:18
The Barony of Thescorre is pleased to announce The College of Three Ravens to be held on February 23, 2008, at the Western Presbyterian Church, 101 East Main Street, Palmyra, NY (phone: 315-597-9171). The hall opens at 9 AM and closes at 9 PM. The site is very dry, non-smoking & all flames must be enclosed. The site is not handicapped accessible.
The College theme for this year is: "Everything Middle Eastern and Asian". We would like to see classes that have a ME or Asian bent to them.View class list here.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-01-29 14:07
The Dark Ages Re-Creation Company, a group "interested in using living history to research aspects of life in Northern Europe during the Viking Age," has become active again.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-01-29 12:47
Come and join the family of Beau Fort around our hearth as we celebrate the Feast of Flames on the 15th, 16th and 17th of February, 2008.
This Celtic mid-Winter celebration symbolizing the first stirring of the Earth from its icy sleep. Because this day was primarily marked by the kindling of sacred fires, we invite you to join us on Friday night for the first ever Beau Fort "Flaming Lily Tournament," a torch lit tourney that fans the flames for Saturday's traditional Golden Lily Tournament. Prizes awarded to the winner of each contest.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2008-01-29 12:18
The SCA Inc. Board of Directors is seeking member comments on a proposed change to Corpora related to translation of SCA official documents into non-English languages. (UPDATED)
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2008-01-29 10:30
The SCA Inc. seeks applicants for the position of Chief Technical Officer, for a three-year term beginning April 15, 2008. This is a part-time volunteer position requiring technical leadership and a commitment of approximately 10-15 hours per week plus availability for emergencies. The CTO is a direct deputy to the Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations, and reports indirectly to the Board of Directors by way of an Ombudsman.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 21:20
The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism is now accepting applications for the position of Society Seneschal (Vice-President for Operations).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 17:02
Thats right everyone! Below the Salt is back and its the BEST its ever been! And this year is going to be the LAST ONE!! Thats right, THE LAST BELOW THE SALT!! May 9-10, 2008 in Lenoir, NC.
This year the peasants of the Canton have managed to "appropriate" some funds from a local noble. So they have decided to celebrate the good fortune by making their annual village fair and revel a spectacular success!!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 16:53
For all of those who have been wondering about Otherhill Candlemas, wonder no more. Master Thomas duBeaumont wishes all to know the Shire of Otherhill, Artemisia's oldest shire, will celebrate the feast of Candlemas on February 2nd being 2008 of the common reckoning.
As is common for this celebration of the season, yearly contracts will be renegotiated and annual salaries will be paid.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 16:49
The Shire of An Dun Theine would like to invite you to join us for our Winter Collegium event scheduled next weekend Feb 2nd, 2008: Ready, Steady, War! A collegium dedicated to helping you prepare for war.
There will be plenty of classes for those gentles not attending war, as
well. There will be a Laurel consultation table for you to have A&S
entries critiqued; a Heraldic consultation table for you to get that
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 16:39
For Many years the Legendary Treasure of The Marseilles Pirates has eluded many an explorer. Finally the day has come and the key to finding the treasure has been discovered. Fighters arm yourselves for a MIGHTY QUEST!!!
Armored fighters and Rapier Fighters will work together; First, to Get into the Town to Discover the Treasure Map, then to determine what creatures they will be fighting and Traversing the ?Maze? to get to the Treasure. Finally the teams will face off against each other to battle out who will win the right to the Prize.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 16:28
Join the Barony of Selviergard as we host our second Baronial Collegium. There will be an hour set aside for a brown bag lunch in the middle of the day. No food will be provided, so please bring your own!
Date: Sat., February 9, 2007
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 16:24
The 7th Annual Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire will be held on March 1-2, 2008 in Pensacola FLorida at the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, 6655 Mobile Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32526, from 10 am to 5 pm each day.
ALL SCA GET IN FREE AS LONG AS
There will be Jousting Knights, Magical Wizards, JEsters, Jugglers,
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 16:11
Come show your heart belongs to Ansteorra on Valentine's Day weekend! February 15-17, 2008
Their Excellencies of Raven's Fort, Brian du Val and
Fionna ni Cheallaigh do invite one and all to gather
your forces and prepare your army for the next Gulf
War. A day of melees will be held just after St.
Valentine's Day that will consist of Chivalric,
Archery, Siege and Rapier Combat. This will be the
Submitted by Ealdred of Cold... on Mon, 2008-01-28 16:07
Literature and the media have glamorized medieval battle, but the reality was much different. In truth, the melee was a "brutal free-for-all with few rules designed very much as a preparation for war."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 13:21
Lilies War XXII "Grand Tournament of Artisans" June 13, 2008 - June 22, 2008
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 13:12
This year will be themed on the Crusades that happened between 1095 and 1291. There will be classes, fighting and more all based around the Crusades. The event will also be a Tournament of Chivalry.
When: February 2, 2008
Site will be open at 8:30 am and will close at 10:00 pm. This is a totally DRY site.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 12:57
The Barony of Brendoken presents Qaina: a Middle-Eastern dance and music event March 29, 2008.
Tadmoor Shrine Center
Time: 11 am - 11 pm.
$15 in advance for SCA members
$18 in advance for non-SCA members
$17 at the door for SCA members
$20 at the door for non-SCA members
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-01-28 12:44
The Shire of Greyhope presents The Royal University of the Midrealm March 29, 2008
Edison High School
Site opens 9am ; closes 9pm
SITE IS BONE DRY!!!!!!! NO LIVE STEEL!!!
Site Fees : 13 - adult $6; 6 - 12 $3; 5 & under no charge Plus $3 non-member surcharge when applicable
Lunch will be available on site for $5. Menu will be forthcoming.