Archive - Jul 3, 2008

[ATE] Middle East Feast

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Since the birth of the honorable Barony of Twin Moons, our Noble Barons have been linked to the legend of the Grail. These Noble Barons have joined in the quest for the grail but have been unsuccessful. Our current Baron, Baron Thomas, has been privy of new information and clues linking the Grail to the lands of the Middle East. Baron Thomas has picked up his sword to become one of the Crusaders and, as this missive is being penned, is marching off to join the King in this noble battle and to follow up on his newly found information concerning the elusive Grail. Location:
Barony of Twin Moons (Fountain Hills, Arizona)

[LOC] Tocal Token Tourney & Midwinter Feast

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Come one, come all. Yes, it's Tocal time again! Fight, feast, and fall over into your nice warm bed. We are having an Eastern European theme with a focus on Polish and Hungarian food and culture in the late SCA period.

When: 12- 13 July, 2008
Times: 11am List and armour Inspection Opens, 12pm Lunch, 1.30pm Tourney, 5pm Feast

Address of Site: CB Alexander Agricultural College, Tocal Road Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Newcastle, New Sout Wales)

[ATE] Aten Dragon University

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The Baronies of Atenveldt and Sundragon would like to invite one and all to the Barony of Atenveldt and SunDragon University (B-ASU). This will be taking place on July 19th. If you would like to Teach at this event please contact one of the autocrats, and we will send you a teacher sign up sheet to fill out and send back to us.

So come and take some classes, learn something new. This will be our LAST Aten Dragon University so please come out and make this one the best ever! Location:
Baronies of Atenveldt and SunDragon (Phoenix, Arizona)

Environmentally-friendly "hobbit house" in Wales

Although technically not period for SCA, the Simondale House in rural Wales is an environmentally-friendly, family-built home that uses mostly period materials and would fit right into many SCA folks' dreams of the perfect dwelling.

[LOC] One Good Turn Deserves Another

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Suth Guild Hall in conjunction with The Woodworkers Guild Presents: "One Good Turn Deserves Another - A day of Wood Turning."

Learn the basic elements of this age-old craft. Add extra skills to your woodworking. Develop techniques to make different types of SCA gear.

How can this mighty challenge happen?
Using various resources within the region encompassed by the Suth Guild, the Esteemed Brother Waldo Turner (Member or the Embittered Poor) will Location:
Barony of Stormhold (Melbourne, Victoria)

[ART] Dragons Tear XXIV

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The Shire of Stan Wyrm invites all to our summer camping event held at Camp Rotary in Monarch Montana.

The Shire will be holding their annual Archery Tournament (We ask you bring your own Archery equipment), and Heavy Tournament to determine our Shire Champions. In addition, we will also be holding Rapier fighting and scenarios as well. All tournaments are open to all paid members of the SCA. Blue card must be available upon request. Our MoAS is also holding a Defender of the Arts tournament for Rapier fighters. Fighters must bring and display an Arts and Science project to enter.? A prize will be awarded to the winner of this tourney. Location:
Shire of Stan Wyrm (Monarch, Montana)

German Sword Arts Seminar

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Join us for a weekend of German martial arts: Longsword, Rapier and Dagger in the German tradition as taught by Stefan Dieke of Alte Kampfkunst in Germany.

Learn from one of the leading instructors of German Martial arts. From Leichtenaur to Meyer, Stefan will be covering techniques in longsword, rapier, dagger and some wrestling (at the instructors discretion).

For more information contact Davenriche European Martial Arts School http://www.davenriche.com/ Location:
Davenriche European Martial Arts School (Santa Clara, California)

[MER] Arabian Nights

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Come one come all to the 30th anniversary of the Shire of Arenal celebrated at Arabian Nights this July 4th and 5th, in Pensacola FL. This year's theme is A Mongol's Paradise XXXanadu! We are focusing on the melding of cultures resulting from the Mongol invasion of the Arabs in the 13th century.

The traditional Lion of the Desert double elimination tourney and Lord Malcolm Mcphee light weapons Rose Tourney will be held on Saturday. Location:
Shire of Arenal (Pensacola, Florida)

[AET] Children's Event

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Children of the Knowne Worlde unite! This event is dedicated to you! No standing on the sidelines and watching the adults play, it's your turn! There will be Youth Boffer, A&S, Heraldry and Bardic Competitions, as well as classes/activities for all ages! There will be a modest dayboard throughout the day, and no feast. AND, because they were SO WELL BEHAVED last year, under your direct supervision we will allow your parents and guardians to accompany you throughout the day. Location:
Barony of Delftwood (Camillus, New York)

[MER] Western Regional Dance Practice

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The Incipient Shire of Okeborne Keep will be hosting a regional dance practice on July 26, at the (air conditioned!) campus of the University of Alabama. The goal of this is to give the members of all nearby groups a chance to get together and learn some easy dances without the distractions of a full blown event. Garb is optional.

Classes will cover basic steps, simple dances from all the major Location:
Incipient Shire of Okeborne Keep (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

Position Open: Society Marshal

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Board of Directors is seeking applicants for the position of Society Marshal.

Pennsic XXXVII class schedule now online

The Pennsic University class schedule is now available to view in either PDF or Microsoft Word™ format on the Pennsic XXXVII official website.

SCA Announce: Comments sought for Board of Directors nominees

The Board of Directors of the Soceity for Creative Anachronism is seeking comments on the current nominees for the Board.