Archive - Jan 28, 2008

Job Announcement: Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism is now accepting applications for the position of Society Seneschal (Vice-President for Operations).

[ATL] Below the Salt

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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!! Location:
Canton of Baelfire Dunn (Lenoir, North Carolina)

[ART] Otherhill Candlemas

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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.

Location:
Shire of Otherhill (Rock Springs, Wyoming)

[MER] Winter Collegium

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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 Location:
Shire of An Dun Theine (Huntsville, Alabama)

[ATL] Feast of St Erasmus

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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. Location:
Canton of Falcon Cree (Marietta, South Carolina)

[WES] February Collegium

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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
Site: Mat-Su College, Mile 2 Trunk Rd, Palmer, AK
Open/Close: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Site Fees:
No site fee required, donations will be gratefully Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Palmer, Alaska)

7th Annual Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire

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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

  1. IN GARB
  2. PRESENT VALID AND CURRENT SCA ID CARD AT THE TICKET BOOTH

There will be Jousting Knights, Magical Wizards, JEsters, Jugglers, Location:
Pensacola, Florida

[ANS] St. Valentine' Day Massacre, err? Melees

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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 Location:
Barony of Raven's Fort (Huntsville, Texas)

Medieval melee: "a brutal free-for-all with few rules"

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."

[CAL] Lilies War XXII

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Lilies War XXII "Grand Tournament of Artisans" June 13, 2008 - June 22, 2008

Important!
The dates for Lilies War XXII have been changed!
The new dates are
June 13, 2008 - June 22, 2008 As is tradition in the heartlands, Their Royal Majesties Calontir have decreed that a grand tournament and melee be organized for all of their nobles, knights, and commons; as well as their Royal Cousins and their subjects from across the Known World. This tournament is to be held on the ground of their forefathers, the Field of Lilies, and is to consist of all manner of pageantry, display and entertainment for all who might attend. Location:
Kingdom of Calontir (Smithville, Missouri)

[MID] The Crusades & Tournament of Chivalry

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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
Where: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, Ohio

Site will be open at 8:30 am and will close at 10:00 pm. This is a totally DRY site.

Site Fees
Pre-Reg / At the Door Location:
Barony of the Cleftlands (Berea, Ohio)

[MID] Qaina

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The Barony of Brendoken presents Qaina: a Middle-Eastern dance and music event March 29, 2008.

Site: Tadmoor Shrine Center
3000 Krebs Dr.
Akron, Ohio 44319

Time: 11 am - 11 pm.

Activities:

  • Classes
  • Show
  • Dinner
  • Hafla

Fees: $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 Location:
Barony of Brendoken (Akron, Ohio)

[MID] Royal University of the Midrealm

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The Shire of Greyhope presents The Royal University of the Midrealm March 29, 2008

Edison High School
3304 Parkside Ave
Lake Station, IN 46405

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. Location:
Shire of Greyhope (Lake Station, Indiana)

[LOC] Rowany Festival

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Rowany Festival is a five day camping event hosted by the Barony of Rowany over the Easter weekend. With groups from all over Lochac (and international visitors) attending, the event is a huge celebration of all things SCA within Lochac.

Baronies, Shires and even Households set up group campsites and usually decorate them with their own pennons, banners and group colours. The Festival is self catered, and usually groups get together to cater for themselves and possibly other households, setting up large group campsites with cook tents, common areas and even group showers. Location:
Barony of Rowany (Yass, New South Wales)

[AET] AEthelmearc Crown Tournament

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Unto the Noble Lords and Ladies of the Sylvan Kingdom of AEthelmearc, come one, come all. The Shire of Heronter is pleased and proud to host AEthelmearc's 2008 Spring Crown Tournament to choose the heirs to Khalek & Branwyn.

The event will take place at Boy Scout Camp Merz (5297 West Lake Road, Mayville NY 14757). Site opens on Friday, May 2nd at 6 PM and closes on Sunday, May 4th at noon. Any gentles still on site will be handed a broom and thanked for volunteering to help us clean up! Cabins with electricity are available, but the tent spaces are closer to the tournament field. Tournament pavillions to surround the list field are heartily welcomed! Please notify the steward if you need disabled-accessible facilities. Location:
Shire of Heronter (Mayville New York)

[EAS] Fools Of Gotham

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Come to Gotham and play the foole! Rumor has it that our good King John will be visiting soon, looking to make a King's Highway ("I heard it was a hunting lodge!" "SHHHSHHHH!!!!!!") RIGHT ON TOP of Gotham!! All hands are needed to travel to Gotham--er, to travel to OSTGARDR-- to play the foole for the king's Tax Collectors, to disport themselves in foolish pastimes and games (including a Foolish Archery Shoot; it will be safe--we're fools, not idiots 8), to tell and hear foolish tales and songs, and to partake of a Foolish Feast in which nothing is as it appears. Location:
Crown Province of Ostgardr (Huntington, New York)

[EAS] Northern Lights XVII

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The Northern Lights Competition is a chance for gentles to display their wonderful talents in the fields of the Arts and Sciences. Come and share those projects you have been working on during the cold winter months. Gentles can enter into the competition or simply attend to peruse the variety of exhibits, competition entries, talk to old friends, and make a few new ones.

Deadlines:
Written Works and Papers: February 1 Location:
Shire of Glenn Linn (Glens Falls, New York)

The Blackfeather News

Lord Ivo Blackhawk has announced the premiere episode of the The Blackfeather News, a monthly news show covering items of interest to the populace of the north of the Kingdom of Ansteorra.