Archive - Jan 2008
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-01-04 12:07
"War is a dish best served cold." It also requires endless practice. Therefore the Canton of Aire Faucon and the Order of Saint Aiden do hereby invite one and all to the Southern Regional War Practice to be held at the Pumpkin Center Club House, 2735 Clubhouse Rd, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Southern Regional War Practice
February 16, 2008
Pumpkin Center Club House, Lincolnton, NC
Site Fees: $5/person. For that $5 you get:
Canton of Aire Faucon (Lincolnton, North Carolina)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-01-04 12:01
The Society for Creative Anachronism Office Complex will be without power on 1/4/08 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (P.S.T.) The fax machine and telephones will not be operational during that time.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-01-04 11:32
Blaiddwyn College calls out for her Champions and supporters, Heralding a
call to gather nigh! The theme for this year's Winter Wolf is the Crusades.
Hail both the red and white colors of the College of
Blaiddwyn! Raise your voices and cheer your comrades as
they gather to learn, sing, fight and to vie for the positions only the most
talented, worthy, and valerous can earn. The
Defenders of Blaiddwyn hold illustrious titles. The Champion of Blaiddwyn
College of Blaiddwyn (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-01-04 11:23
This is a friendly reminder that the Shire's annual event, the Gathering of Crusaders, is a little over 3 weeks away. The event will be on Saturday, January 26th at Riverside Park next to the Territorial Prison. The event will feature the return of the Fighter's Pit, where you can bet on your favorite fighter (or just bribe the bookie to make sure he or she wins).
We'll also have some period games, lunch prepared by Ladies Imma and Constance, and the always popular auction.
Shire of Burning Sands (Yuma, Arizona)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-01-04 11:11
The Shire of Shadowed Stars proudly announces its 12th Night celebration
Night of 1,000 Stars (Portions of this even may be filmed) January 12, 2008
Lincolnshire Church of the Brethren
6404 S. Calhoun St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
It is the Shire's honor to announce that Their Royal Highnesses will be in attendance!
Event Steward Team:
Meistara Thorhalla Carlsdottir af Broberg
Shire of Shadowed Stars (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-01-04 11:04
Just a friendly reminder that there is regional dance practice January 6, 2008 from 1pm to 5pm. Come learn a new dance or practice and old one. All levels of experience are welcome. We will be learning the dances that will be danced at 12th night.
The Address is Elk's Endicott Lodge 619 N. Nanticoke Ave Endicott, NY 13760.
Take exit 67n Endicott, on to 26N go under the overpass and take the
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Endicott, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-01-04 10:19
I present to you a 2-day extravaganza of fighting geared to female fighters, there will also be classes for men and pickups to be had by all on Sunday. The Combat Symposium will be held March 1and 2, 2007, 10AM to 6PM.
The site for day one is at the St. Andrews United Methodist church in Weston Mills, NY.
The site for day two is Showers United Methodist church in Olean, NY
Food: We will be ordering out for food so plan ahead with some cash to cover pizza or Chinese
Shire of Blackwater (Olean, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-01-04 09:19
Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan announces that January deadlines for the upcoming Estrella War are rapidly approaching. There are also a number of updates to the website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 20:41
Estrella War is a week-long, annual event hosted and run by the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Estrella War offers all the members of your family a chance to spend a week camping and living with thousands of others as part of a medieval town with a robust Merchant’s Row. Held in February at Canyon Moon Ranch in Florence, AZ, the event provides those who are interested in things Medieval with a diverse combination of the exciting activities offered by the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). We invite you to explore the details of the event on these webpages, and to come join us in the warm Atenveldt Sun for a Glorious escape from the modern world!
Kingdom of Atenveldt (Florence, Arizona)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 20:34
The Incipient Shire of Pavlok Gorod (Kodiak, AK) is pleased to announce the fifth annual celebration of tales from all cultures!! Traditional games and contests from the previous events will include: the potluck dishes with the best fairytale pun/ connection to a traditional tale and best documentation; best bardic rendition of a traditional tale; and Rapunzel's hair braiding.
New activities this year will include the
Incipient Shire of Pavlok Gorod (Kodiak, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 20:28
As winter rushes away and spring comes forth with a symphony of color . . .
blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. Cast off the shackles of propriety and answer
the call of mischief, mayhem, merry making and madcap frivolity. Join in the
silliness and fun that is March Madness.
There will be a FOOL'S TOURNEY for both heavy and rapier and of course all
are expected to show an appropriate level of foolishness in the lists.
Barony of Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 20:07
Eoforwic invites you to EALDORMERE'S CLOTH OF GOLD COSTUMING COMPETITION April 11 -12, 2008
Location: Lake Vista Clubhouse, 450 Emerald Avenue, Oshawa, ON L1J 1K4,
Hours: Opens 6 PM Friday, closes 6 PM Saturday.
Site Fee for those checking in on Friday night: $20 CAD
(this includes a hot breakfast, lunch, and drinks and snacks during the night)
Site Fee for those coming on Saturday: $5 CAD, Plus $3 CAD Non-Member Surcharge as applicable
Eoforwic (Oshawa, Ontario)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 20:01
The Barony of Ramshaven invites one and all to come witness the Line of North be secured at Ealdormere’s 21st Crown Tournament, May 23-25, 2008 at the Blue Springs Scout Reserve.
The tournament itself will be held on Saturday, May 24th
(exact time to be determined by Their Majesties).
Following the Tournament, there will be a plated dinner
prepared by Baron Davin de La Baliene and THL Vladislav cel
Barony of Ramshaven (Acton, Ontario)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 19:08
Come celebrate the first signs of spring and show off the projects you have been working on all winter. Join the Baron and Baroness and watch as they choose the next A&S Champion.
Also we will be hosting Ithra classes, and a feast. Please help us decorate the feast hall and show off you persona by decorating your table in the fashion that would have been used at your spring celebration. Feast seating is limited please contact the autocrat to reserve a space. Check the kingdom and baronial website for feast menu and more information about the Ithra classes.
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Bainbridge Island, Washington)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 18:35
A day of Tournament for all and sundry. We will have a Canterbury Tournement for Heavy Combat. After the Tournament there will be a potluck style dinner. Bring your preferred seasonal medieval dish.
Starting Time is 12 noon. RSVP at email@example.com.
7 The Fairway
West Molesey, Surrey
Shire of Thamesreach (West Molesey, Surrey, England)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 18:24
The Barony of The Osprey is celebrating 30 glorious years in the SCA and 15 years of being a Barony!!! In the great Kingdom of Meridies!!!!! Please come and celebrate with us on Jan 18-20 at the WOW site in Evergreen Al.
There will be lots of great fighting a menagerie of games and fun
classes for the light of heart,with a hearty feast to follow
Not to mention a hot travelers faire on Friday night with breakfast on Saturday
Barony of The Osprey (Evergreen, Alabama)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 18:16
It is the 12th Century. The Civil War in England continues between those who support Stephen and those who support Maud. In the end Henry, Maud's son, will start the Plantagenet line. The little town of Ardanroe, of no strategic location in the great battles, has opened its gates for the Winter Faire before the Lenten season starts. All are welcome to compete for prizes and favors from this secluded town on the Welsh border.
Shire of Ardanroe (Doyline, Louisiana)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 17:56
State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia will present The Medieval Imagination: Illuminated Manuscripts from Cambridge, Australia and New Zealand from 28 March - 15 June 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 17:48
Gulf Wars is a week long event traditionally between the Kingdom of Ansteorra and Kingdom of Trimaris. It takes place at Kings Arrow Ranch in Lumberton, Mississippi, and is hosted by the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.
King's Arrow Ranch. 26 Kings Highway, Lumberton, Mississippi
Attendance is currently around four thousand. It attracts a temporary community of people from throughout the known world, all willing to suspend life in the 21st Century for a week and pretend they are living before the year 1600.
Kingdom of Gleann Abhann (Lumberton, Mississippi)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 16:26
It's Only a Flesh Wound on January 26, 2008 and Hosted by the Barony of Jararvellir
Jefferson County Fair Park
503 North Jackson Avenue
Jefferson, WI 53549
Gate opens at 8:00am
Site closes at 9:00pm
Site Fee: Adults $8.00 5-12: $3.00 under 5: Free
* Non Member Surcharge will apply
Food is available for purchase on site from vendor
Barony of Jararvellir (Jefferson, Wisconsin)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 16:00
The Kingdom of Northshield and The Shire of Schattentor Invite you to Quest For Camelot May 15-18, 2008
The Nemo Guest Ranch in Nemo S.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
Come to the Black Hills this spring and join us in our Quest to make Camelot
At Quest for Camelot, the New Kingdom of Northshield defends its borders
against the incursions of the Outlands, Calontir, and Artemesia.
Shire of Schattentor (Nemo, South Dakota)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-01-03 13:10
Cardinal Wolsey, Humble Servant of King Henry, shares his "musings on Tudor history, medieval history, early-modern history and anything else that takes his fancy" on his blog.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Thu, 2008-01-03 07:43
Archaeologists have uncovered parts of Prague's oldest ramparts, dating back to the 9th and 10th centuries. The remnants of the wall, which was part of one of Prague's main entrance gates, were discovered in the cellar of the Academy of Performing Arts building.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-02 18:13
How do you make a really luscious brocade even more beautiful? Try beading it! Gael Stirler offers a tutorial on how to bead brocades in the November 2007 Renstore newsletter: Beading Brocades: For gifts and personal adornment.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-02 13:15
Ulrich von Brixen has posted photos from the recent Ffynnon Gath Yule Revel which took place in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-01-02 08:03
"In the wrong hands, samurai swords are dangerous weapons," Home Office Minister Vernon Coaker said recently on the announcement by the British government that it would ban the sale of the swords.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-01-01 15:43
Missing the warm fuzzies of summer camping events? Drop by Darter's Depot and stave off the dark winter days with a walk through the Pennsic War courtesy of Darter's slideshow.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Tue, 2008-01-01 11:52
The Royston Cave, a man-made cave that dates to the 13th century, is under threat from truck traffic on the road above the cave.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-01-01 08:58
Lady Danielle has posted photos from the Christmas Revel event which took place December 8, 2007 in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann (Utica, Mississippi).