Archive - May 22, 2008

[EAL] Pikeman's Pleasure XVIII

Pikeman's Pleasure XVIII Featuring Death, Mayhem & Destruction! Located at the North Monaghan Community Centre, 4 Needlers Lane, Millbrook, Ontario L0A 1G0. The Event happens Rain or Shine!

Saturday June 7, 2008 • Gates open at 10:00am until 11:00pm

Indoor space is readily available if necessary

Site fee :
Adults $8 per person,
$4 for 16 and under,
Babes in arms free Location:
Canton of Petrea Thule (Millbrook, Ontario)

[DRA] Cudgel War VI

Sharpen your quills and mark in your calenders that the sixth Cudgel War will be held at the traditional site in Kavalahti, Inkoo from 18th to 27th of July, 2008. Once again it is time to sweat on the battle field, fighting hard to end the oppression and then to cool down either in the lake or with a cold drink or a few.

For the heavy fighters we have several tourneys, including the (in)famous Nordic 1000, three days of war, plus plenty of structured fighter practices organized by Sir Siegfried and Sir GrimR. Of course we also have fencing, archery, arts and sciences as well as unforgettable sauna parties that last until the morning or beyond. Location:
Aarnimetsä (Inkoo, Finland)

Lochac Crown Tourney Fall 2008 video online

Kotek has posted on YouTube a video taken at the recent Fall 2008 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac.

[ART] Fletch and Foal and Frolic

Come one come all as the beautiful blue sky provides the canopy over our heads while we watch the spectacle unfold. Come attend this camping event to determine the next Kingdom Champion Archer and Kingdom Champion Equestrian of Artemisia. In addition, Their Excellencies of Arn Hold join Their Majesties of Artemisia in inviting you to join them all for some exciting Rapier and Heavy Fighter tournaments, as well as a Baronial Archery Competition, hosted in the lovely Barony of Arn Hold. Location:
Barony of Arn Hold

[CAI] Great Western War XI

Enjoy our wonderful site with green lawns, shade trees, lake breezes, and big blue skies at the Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area, 13601 Ironbark Rd, Taft, CA 93268. It is an easy drive over the hill to a lovely park where we have a large lakeside area all to ourselves.

You've heard the old saying that "many hands make light work." Please consider donating a few hours of your time to volunteer at the war. In addition to helping to make it a memorable event you will earn a monetary donation to your favorite SCA territory. Location:
Kingdom of Caid (Taft, California)

[ATL] On Target

As the days get warmer and we come out of our homes, it is that time again to test our skills in a little friendly competition with others in and out of our fair kingdom of Atlantia. We invite all to join us for a day of shooting, throwing, boasting and tests of skill in all things missile. There will be some loaner gear for archery, atlatl, thrown, and combat archery.

There will be variety of prizes awarded and a prize for the most well Location:
Barony of Lochmere (Glen Arm, Maryland)

[MER] All Things Middle Eastern

Come join us as we celebrate the tenth anniversary of All Things Middle Eastern!!!

  • Classes
  • Fighting -You bet!!! We'll be holding a standard list and some group tactics practice to sharpen our skills for Border Raids.
  • Dancers and drummers –bring your music and plan to share with the populace at our Saturday night Hafla, hosted by Master Salih.
  • What about food?? Prepare your stomachs for a feast of monumental Location:
    Shire Brantestone (Cullman, Alabama)

[ANT] Dragons Mist Defenders Tourney

Let it be known to all gentles of these lands that The Faire Shire of Dragon's Mist will hold its Defenders Tournament August 1-3. We will be choosing our new Heavily Armored, Rapier, Archery, and Arts & Sciences Defenders!

Friday August 1 through Sunday August 3
Site opens noon on Friday and closes noon on Sunday

$15 per adult for weekend
$6 per child (6 years old and up) for weekend Location:
Shire of Dragon's Mist (North Plains, Oregon)

[ATL] Northern Army War Muster

His Grace, Duke Badouin as the Warlord and Legatus Legionis for the North in the name of the King is calling a gathering of the Northern Army for a Grand War Muster that will take place on May 31, 2008 on the grounds of Christ the King Church, Baltimore, MD. Sponsored by the Barony of Bright Hills. Organized by Haus Wulfshaven.

The site will open at 8:00 AM with fighting starting at 10:00 AM and Location:
Barony of Bright Hills (Baltimore, Maryland)

Viking sword find wows experts on Isle of Man

Dan Crowe and Rob Farrer of the Manx Detectorists Society have found artifacts with their metal detectors before, but nothing quite as dramatic as fragments of a Viking sword, a rare find on the Isle of Man. (photo)

[OUT] Baron's War

Let these Words be known Around the World! The Armada of Dragonsspine prepares to prove it's ability to defend the lands it calls home. We invite any and all to come test the mettle of the water-bourne defenders of the Sleeping Dragon!

Barons War
August 1-3, 2008
Hosted by the Barony of Dragonsspine

Lost Burro Campground, 4023 Teller Road #1, Cripple Creek 80913 Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Cripple Creek, Colorado)

A history of the humble fork

Everyone knows that Byzantines (being superior creatures) used forks as early as the 10th century, while other Europeans struggled at stabbing their beef with a knife. The California Academy of Sciences offers a History of Kitchen Utensils, including the fork, on their website.

The Ancient History of the Barony of Loch Salann

Once upon a time, when the Great Salt Lake was part of the Kingdom of Atenveldt, a new chapter of the Society of Creative Anachronism was formed: Loch Salann. Read the "Ancient History" of this Artemisian barony online.